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Poland Trip Reflection

One twelfth-grade social studies elective, titled “Rebirth of Poland,” discusses the history of Poland and its recovery post-WWII, and it offers students the chance to travel to Poland over February break. In Poland, students confront the Holocaust at various concentration camps,explore Polish cities, and connect with Polish teenagers from a […]

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Vienna Trip No Longer Just a Vacation

By: Abby Fisher ’19 For five years now, Heschel sophomores have been given the opportunity to apply for an exchange program with the Zwi Perez Chajes School in Vienna. This year, however, the application was a bit more rigorous. Instead of writing a short personal statement about why they wished […]

Climate Change Debate
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Climate Change Debate

By: Eitan Goldberg ‘18 When running for office, President Trump said that climate change is a hoax. In a tweet from 2012, he said that the idea of global warming “was created by and for the Chinese.” Despite being the leader of the United States, President Trump does not hold […]

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Second Semester Cause

By: Sam Nevins ‘18 After a semester of fundraising for Headstrong, an organization that helps American veterans suffering from PTSD, Va’adat Hesed has shifted the school’s focus towards fundraising for an Israeli organization: The Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Survivors in Israel. The organization supports Holocaust survivors living in Israel […]

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Crossword Answers

Blue/Junior color Nooks/Popular hang out spots on the second and third floors Special/”Heschel is _______” Sohcahtoa/Mnemonic used to remember trig ratios Hudsonriver/ Body of water no longer visible from building as a result of construction Arieladubler/Head of school Swipingin/Letting school know that you arrived in the morning Applejacks/Popular breakfast cereal […]