The Talking Point Episode 3: Community Means Community

By Sam Rubanowitz, Shalhevet High School

In this episode, Senior Editor Alex Rubel shares some insight on remaining motivated during this time of quarantine; co-hosts Jacob Lefkowitz Brooks and Benjamin Gamson update the COVID-19 situation in Los Angeles and beyond, including donations of plasma from Orthodox Jewish communities in New York; Jacob and Benjamin provide news of Shalhevet events and changes caused by the outbreak; and Benjamin interviews junior Hannah Poltorak about the blood drive held at school April 6.


– The Rubel Report: Senior Editor Alex Rubel gives insight and tips on how to remain motivated during this time of quarantine.

– COVID-19 recent data | By Benjamin Gamson

– Hassidic and Modern Orthodox Jews donating plasma to help current COVID-19 patients | By Benjamin Gamson

– Update on senior Poland Israel trip | By Jacob Lefkowitz Brooks

– Coverage of Yom HaShoah event held April 21 | By Jacob Lefkowitz Brooks

– Coverage of dual Town Hall held for students and parents separately on Thurs. April 23 | By Jacob Lefkowitz Brooks

– Interview with junior Hannah Poltorak about the April 6 blood drive | By Benjamin Gamson

“Underwater Bubble Sounds ” by Priscilla Wood
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This story was originally published on The Boiling Point on April 30, 2020.