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OPINION: Becoming an undercover Jew

OPINION: Becoming an undercover Jew

By Eva Suissa, Opinion Editor Growing up in a Modern Orthodox community in a free country, I’ve always been proud of my Judaism and ...

February 20No Comments

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How to get yourself to do your homework

How to get yourself to do your homework

By Aidel Townsley, Staff Writer I just don’t have any motivation to start my homework. Once I start, it’s easy to finish.” A commonly heard phrase in the halls of Shalhevet, and why wouldn’t it be?  Shalhevet studen...

February 1No Comments

  • REALITY CHECK: So-called ‘finsta’ accounts bring a different view of teen life to Instagram

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Feeling distant and close in ‘Almost, Maine’

Feeling distant and close in ‘Almost, Maine’

Enveloped in an awkward silence, Amin Lari and Neima Fax sit in character on a wooden bench together. Their stage characters, Pete and Ginette, have just exchanged their first “I love you”s, and Pete begins to describe people's’ relationships to one another using a snowball as a model of the earth. When sitting next to someone, you can say you are either the closest or the farthest from them, depending on which way around the snowball you measure.

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Sparks don’t quite fly as leaders of two branches of Modern Orthodoxy face off  at Shalhevet Institute

Sparks don’t quite fly as leaders of two branches of Modern Orthodoxy face off at Shalhevet Institute

Zev Kent, Senior Editor

Despite its title, “Disagreement Without Division” turned out to have very little disagreement. Rabbi Jeremy Weider and Rabbi Asher Lopatin came to speak at a Shalhevet Institute event Dec. 22, and...

January 7No Comments

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Live blog of Super Bowl commercials

Live blog of Super Bowl commercials

Eva Suissa, Opinion Editor

7:25pm - The New England Patriots win the Super Bowl -- making an incredible comeback. 6:20pm - A commercial for Scientology? During the Super Bowl? 6:18pm - Another wow. The NFL explores what...

February 5No Comments

  • Kent’s Calls: Bandwagoners miss the point of fandom

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Spontaneous protests at LAX as ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries leads to detentions of travelers

Spontaneous protests at LAX as ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries leads to detentions of travelers

Jacob Feitelberg, Outside News Editor

Students flying back to LAX from semester break Sunday arrived to see thousands of protesters gathered there in opposition to President Trump's ban on travelers from seven...

January 30No Comments

Dem convention star Khan tells LA Muslims to plan, not panic, about Trump

Dem convention star Khan tells LA Muslims to plan, not panic, about Trump

January 19

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More classrooms built for record student body, staff

More classrooms built for record student body, staff

Hannah Jannol, Community Editor

New construction throughout Shalhevet’s building has brought new space for seven new teachers, a record...

October 22No Comments

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Page Three: When normal days aren’t normal, there’s a problem

Page Three: When normal days aren’t normal, there’s a problem

Micha Thau, Staff Columnist

“What now?” I ask as I rub my eyes and check my phone to see the ever-so-common Shalhevet good morning greeting, “Special Schedule.”  Five minutes...

January 24No Comments

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Shalhevet news online: When we know it, you'll know it
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