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Amid Rising Antisemitism, Heschel Hosts Controversial Speaker from the ADL

By Shira Mack ’24, Heschel Beat Editor On December 1, the Heschel High School hosted Scott Richman, Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), for an important program about antisemitism. The program covered a wide range of topics, including the definition of antisemitism, statistics regarding antisemitism in the United States, […]


Heschel Adds Milk

By Caleb Friedman ‘23, Staff Writer and Jared Levy ‘23, Sports Editor Milk: a smooth, high protein beverage straight from the udders of America’s finest. In their most recent attempt to enhance the Heschel experience, the administration changed all of the water fountains and water bottles to milk. Our sources […]


Golden Globe Awards Return After a Consequential Controversy

By Georgia Bregman ’26, Contributing Writer The Golden Globe Awards, an award ceremony for the best movies and TV shows, was back on for their 80th year after an astonishing controversy last year. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HPFA), consisting of the judges for the awards, was accused of ethical […]


Book Review: Kathryn Stockett’s The Help

By Noa Chorowsky ‘25, Staff Writer Aibileen, Minny, and Skeeter, three distinct women from different backgrounds, are unexpectedly united to work on a project that could alter the course of their lives forever.  Set in Jackson, Mississippi in the 1960s, The Help by Kathryn Stockett captures the story of southern […]


Kosher Families Adapt to High Inflation

By Philip Efron ‘24, Opinion Editor Food prices are soaring. We’ve all heard it and felt it. While millions of Americans struggle to put food on the table, observant Jews bear a particular burden, having to pay a double premium on Kosher food. Indeed, while a kosher cowboy steak at […]


Best School Events of 2022

By Parker Slarskey ‘25, Staff Writer 2022 was a remarkable year of Heschel programs. Here are a few highlights.  Color War has always been a fan favorite at Heschel, and many Heschel students were lucky enough to experience two of them in 2022. Last spring, Color War directly followed the […]


New Bagel Place on 57th is Worth the Walk

By Sylvia Zeltzer ‘24, Features Editor Are you looking for a good bagel to start your school day off right? Try Bagel Market! Located at 875 10th Ave on 57th street, Bagel Market provides a warm atmosphere and a delectable menu. Bagel Market has a modern and inviting look, with […]


Coffee Cookie Recipe

By Sylvia Zeltzer ‘24, Features Editor  Studying late at night? In need of a sweet pick-me-up? Try these coffee cookies to get the caffeine you need while also satisfying that sugar craving! Ingredients (15 cookies):  Cookies: ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup packed brown sugar ½ cup softened butter or […]


New Cafe Opens: Common Address

By Sylvia Zeltzer ‘24, Features Editor  Sick of coffee from Starbucks or Pick A Bagel? Well, good thing a coffee shop just opened right behind Morton Williams! Common Address, located at 305 West 60th Street, is the perfect place to pick up your morning caffeine boost. The light colors, upbeat […]


Heschel Wirecutter: The Best Pen for Note-Taking

By Olivia Sohn ‘23, Features Editor Teachers regularly tell students to take notes in class by hand. While it can be tedious, it is an essential skill for academic success, and the writing utensil one choses can make a significant difference in the quality and time it takes.  I have […]


Taylor Swift Midnights Review

By Manuela Sinayuk ‘25, Staff Writer  It’s no secret that Taylor Swift is one of the greatest artists of this generation. In fact, many Heschel students include themselves among her legions of teenage fans, many of whom found themselves over the moon about her 10th studio album, Midnights. This highly […]