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Solstices Throughout History

By Alexandra Wenger ‘21, Features Editor When does winter begin? Ask different people and they’ll give you different answers. I personally believe that winter begins when I have to stop wearing sweaters and need to haul my winter jacket out from the back of my closet. Others tell me that […]

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Recipe: Brown Sugar Cookies

By Alexandra Wenger ‘21, Features Editor I am once again bringing a cookie recipe to the Heschel community. This time, it’s an adaptation from kickassbaker.com. This recipe is certainly one of the easiest I’ve made, but no less scrumptious because of it. As much as I absolutely adore chocolate, I […]

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Book Review: Very Short Introductions

By Sadie Mank ‘23, Staff Writer Browsing in bookstores was one of the many things I took for granted before the pandemic, so it was especially exciting to walk into a bookstore this summer after the lockdown lifted. I visited Oblong Books in Rhinebeck, NY and discovered something I didn’t […]

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The Fake Health of Fake Meat

By Peri Karpishpan ‘23, Staff Writer Water, pea protein, expeller-pressed canola oil, refined coconut oil, rice protein, natural flavors, cocoa butter, mung bean protein, methylcellulose, potato starch, apple extract, pomegranate extract, salt, potassium chloride, vinegar, lemon juice concentrate, sunflower lecithin, beet juice extract. This list of ingredients compels me to […]

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Broadway Shut Down Until June 2021

By Emma Jonas ‘23, Online Editor On October 8th, the Broadway League announced that all Broadway productions would remain shut down through May 30th 2021. This follows the previous announcement from June of 2020 that productions would not be able to open or reopen until January of 2021. The original […]

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Mask Style Ratings

By Sophie Gross ‘23 In the new normal we are living in at Heschel, face masks are mandatory. We are required to wear masks outside, in school, and nearly everywhere. Many people wear different masks for different occasions. Today I’ll be rating masks often seen around school on a scale […]

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Movie Review: A Silent Voice

By Shanee Goldman ‘23, Staff Writer Are you in the mood to watch an emotional film this weekend? (After you finish your homework, of course.) I have just the movie for you! During quarantine, I watched many movies, one of which was Kyoto Animation’s A Silent Voice, or as it’s […]

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The Tony Awards are Due for an Online Show

Neri Frank ‘23, Assistant Layout Editor The Tony Awards were cancelled this year due to the shutdown, but Broadway has arranged an online event instead. The Tony Awards will be broadcast online on The Tony Awards YouTube channel and on Playbill.com. The staff involved in the 2020 Broadway season will […]

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Get to Know the Heschel Fellows!

By Eliza Fisher ‘23, Assistant Features Editor  The Heschel School has developed a new Fellows program this year to account for our hybrid school system. Heschel “Fellows” are dispersed across the school to monitor bathrooms, enforce social distancing policies, and help younger children who require more because of this year’s […]

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A Freshman’s View of the Shabbaton

By Liana Feit ‘24, Staff Writer Leading up to this year’s shabbaton on November 13th, the freshmen had several meetings about what to expect. During most of them, the faculty spoke about how the shabbaton is a highlight of students’ year, providing a bonding opportunity for everyone in the school. […]