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Teacher Profile: Shoshana Lauter

By Sarah Horvath ‘21 “Seeing teachers in a professional way is a wild and fun experience,” says Heschel’s newest Student Life Fellow and Heschel graduate, Shoshana Lauter. Lauter has returned to Heschel to work in the Jewish and Student Life (JSL) office and can not wait to see what has […]

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Teacher Profile: Penny Ratcliffe

By Hana Halff ‘21 “You’re not just teaching literature, you’re teaching life.” In a recent interview, Heschel’s newest English teacher Penny Ratcliffe expressed her enthusiasm about her teaching philosophy, evoking the above quote she attributes to her husband. Ratcliffe’s passion for inclusivity and kindness is fundamental to her teaching style, […]

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Farewell To Carl Haber

By Sabrina Zbar 21’ and Raphaela Gold 21’ As the year comes to a close, Machar fellow Carl Haber, who has been a part of the Heschel community for two years, is preparing to leave the school and embark on the next portion of his education. Over his time at […]

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Chocolate Cake Recipe

By: Alexandra Wenger, ‘21 Are feeling lazy? Perhaps combating a bit of residual fatigue from that last science test you took? Are you nevertheless craving chocolate and homemade baked goods? Look no further, because this recipe is perfect for such moods. This double chocolate cake contains a package of yellow […]

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Three Women

By Jacqueline Proshan ‘21  Who the world thinks are destined for three separate paths,  But make the same angled turns  Who think the world is moving,  Even when it stays in place One wanders, one gazes and the other guards  All lost like stemless flowers being carried swiftly on the […]

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Advice Column

By Talia Levin ‘20 and Bella Nessim ‘20 Q: I feel like everyone I know is in a relationship. I am the only person in my friend group who is currently not in a relationship and because of that, I often feel alone and excluded. My friends now spend their […]

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Farewell to Machar Fellow Johanna Press

By Sarah Horvath ‘21  After enhancing our Heschel community for the last two years, Machar Fellow Johanna Press is leaving to work on programming and recruitment at Eden Village Camp. As Press reflected on her experience at Heschel, she admitted, “The community has been the best part.” Press cherishes the […]