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Air Pollution Abates During Coronavirus Pandemic

By Shanee Goldman ‘23, Staff Writer While COVID-19 has infected millions of people and spurred mass unemployment, the pandemic has also drastically reduced air pollution. The lockdown of countries around the globe has, quite literally, cleared the air. Worldwide, air pollution is at remarkably low levels. Lauri Myllyvirta, an analyst […]

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What I Learned from Columbia’s Climate Summit

By Idan Mor ‘21, Staff Writer A number of Heschel students attended the March 6th Columbia University Youth Climate Summit, an annual program in which high school students meet to discuss climate-related issues, learn in workshops guided by various college professors and environmental professionals, and consider how to make a […]

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Almog Elijis Visits Heschel

By Talia Levin ‘20, Online Editor On February 25th, Israeli Diplomat Almog Elijis spoke with two of the twelfth-grade Hebrew classes to discuss her work in diplomacy and the media. Elijis has been the Spokesperson and Consul for Media Affairs in the Consulate General of Israel in New York since […]

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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 […]

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Nikki Haley: Heschel Theories

By Maddie Cosgrove and Talia Levin ‘20   On Tuesday, October 9th Nikki Haley, America’s ambassador to the United Nations, stepped down from her position. Her resignation is one in a series of Trump cabinet registrations over the past two years. Haley, the former governor of South Carolina, is often […]