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Teacher Profile: Carl Haber
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Teacher Profile: Carl Haber

By Julia Proshan ’18 While Carl Haber’s title is “Machar Fellow,” multi-talented floater would be a better description of his position at Heschel. It is impossible to find Carl in one place throughout the school day; he is either leading the Social Justice Minyan, facilitating the American Voices club, teaching […]

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Teacher Profile: Rick Munn

By Abigail Lyss ‘18 (interviewed by Leila Small ‘18) Rick Munn, the physical education and athletics director, joined the high school staff team this year although he has worked in the Heschel Lower and Middle Schools for twenty years. Rick wasted no time in embarking on his mission to improve […]

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Teacher Profile: Isaac Levein

By Gidon Kaminer ‘18 “Music operates on an emotional spectrum” Isaac Levein, Heschel’s newest music teacher, says. This isn’t some mantra that Isaac simply repeats; throughout his continuing career as a musician, performer, and educator, Isaac has truly lived his innovative approach to understanding and appreciating music, a philosophy he […]

Teacher Profile: Aaron Boalick
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Teacher Profile: Aaron Boalick

By Molly Katz ’19 Aaron Boalick, Heschel’s newest Spanish teacher, has had a passion for teaching from a young age. Even as a child, he played school with his family members, forcing them to pretend they were the students and he was the teacher. Aaron grew up outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, […]

Teacher Profile: Joseph Eskin
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Teacher Profile: Joseph Eskin

By Sara Serfaty ‘18 “I initially think I liked history because I would learn something in class and then talk to my parents at home and they had experienced that thing,” Joseph Eskin, the newest member of the social studies department, said. “I think it was one of the only […]

Lisa Inberg News
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Lisa Inberg News

By: Sam Nevins 18’ This summer Lisa Inberg, her husband Graeme, and their newborn daughter Etta will be moving back to Sydney, Australia. After three years in New York City, the family has decided that it is time to return home. On one of her visits to Heschel this spring, […]

Teacher Profile: Jonah Peretz
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Teacher Profile: Jonah Peretz

By Sara Serfaty ‘18 “The bulk of my Jewish learning was learning the aleph-bet at around age fifteen” student-teacher Jonah Peretz said in describing his upbringing. In the month of March, Jonah student-taught with Limudei Quodesh teachers Rabbi Dahlia Kronish and Ruth Satinover Fagan as part of his studies toward […]

Teacher Profile: Elana Metsch-Ampel
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Teacher Profile: Elana Metsch-Ampel

By Dani Granowitz   Name: Elana Metsch-Ampel Department: English Grades teaching: 9 and 10 Hometown: Montclair, NJ University: Wesleyan   Elana Metsch-Ampel grew up surrounded by literature. Her mother was a high school English teacher in Montclair, NJ, and helped foster her love for the language. Yet she was not […]