Hesed Winter Dance Debriefed

By Sophie Fisher ‘21, Staff Writer The Hesed Council hosted its annual winter fundraiser on Saturday, December 7th from 7:30 to 10:00 pm. In accordance with the theme of the dance – neon rave B’nai Mitzvah – students played the popular bar and bat mitzvah game Coke and Pepsi. Since […]

News Sports

Heschel Girls Push For Soccer Team

By Zev Lonner ‘20, Sports Editor A group of Heschelians have recently been pushing for a girls’ indoor soccer team. On December 11th, Rick Munn, the athletic director, led a tryout to which nine girls showed up. Now, weeks after the town hall program that brought up the discussion of […]


Students Wary of New Gym Curriculum

By Anna Dubey ‘21 Changes have swept the Physical Education curriculum this year, including a new weight-room program and occasional homework. The Physical Education department instituted these changes because of the necessity of students learning about fitness, diet, and healthy practices. Heschel Athletic Director Rick Munn asserted that this knowledge […]

News Opinion

Unkosher food spotted in Heschel hallways

By Sophie Gross ‘23 Whether it be pork dumplings abandoned in a classroom or Chick-Fil-A in the student lounge, the unkosher food epidemic at Heschel seems to be spreading.  Heschel students who have witnessed unkosher food in school have a variety of opinions on the issue.  “I have seen some […]


Sitting Down With Dan Senor and Peter Beinart

By Raphaela Gold ‘21 and Sarah Horvath ‘21 Israeli politics can be a touchy subject in Jewish communities, especially when people possess different perspectives and have trouble understanding each other. One question that recurs time and again is “Why should American Jews care about Israel?” On October 31, Heschel hosted […]


Heschel Hosts Third Annual Homecoming

By Zev Lonner ‘20  The packed gymnasium cheered emphatically as the team marched back and forth across the court. The students’ support for their peers was unconditional. The blue and orange-clad audience in the bleachers stared in awe as their icons came through when it mattered most. The dream team […]


Eleventh-Graders Encouraged to #Ask

By Sophie Fisher ‘21 In a recent grade meeting, juniors were introduced to “#ask,” the grade theme of the year. “I think there is value in a grade having some sort of rallying cheer or word or something that pulls people together,” said English teacher and 11th-grade dean Austin Davis. […]

News Politics

Investigations to Impeach Trump Info & Reactions

By Zoe Singer ‘23  On September 24, 2019, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi declared that President Donald J. Trump’s  involvement with foreign countries, specifically Ukraine, which were reported by a whistleblower from within the intelligence community, show his “betrayal of his oath of office, betrayal of our national security […]