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#14
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Stories from Shalhevet High School
Deadly Woolsey Fire hits Jewish camps, schools, homes
California Fires

Clara Sandler | December 13, 2018

The Woolsey Fire ravaged Simi Valley, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, West Hills and Malibu, resulting in thousands of home evacuations, destroyed properties and displaced schools.

Three Jewish summer camps…

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EXCLUSIVE: Mayor Garcetti tells LA Jewish teens to build bridges to other groups in wake of Pittsburgh tragedy
News

Shani Shaham and Eva Brous-Light | December 5, 2018

It’s okay to feel the pain of what is happening, to feel it and cry.  But remember to stand up afterward, get involved and build bridges.

That was the message to Jewish teenagers from Los Angeles…

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Jewish school, summer camps damaged or destroyed in Woolsey fire
California Fires

Clara Sandler | November 30, 2018

Jewish schools and camps have been hit hard by Southern California’s fires, with at least one day school and two camps reporting significant damage in the three-day-old blaze.

The Ilan Ramon Jewish…

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Call for emails to senators starts dispute over politics on Schoology
News

Lucy Fried | November 29, 2018

Some have called the past two years the most divided time in American history. Last month, that division spilled onto Schoology — Shalhevet’s online system for everything from attendance and quiz grades…

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Town Hall mostly defends Justice Kavanaugh as conversation stays civil
News

Alex Rubel | October 31, 2018

A recent Town Hall discussing the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court turned out to be a serious and dignified conversation, and the contentious debate that some expected failed…

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Her training completed, Yoetzet Segal finds new ways to teach and relate to students, female and male
Features

Tobey Lee | October 11, 2018

Last month in Israel, Ms. Atara Segal, who has been teaching Tanakh, Talmud, and Statistics for seven years, completed training and passed her exams to become a yoetzet halacha — literally, an adviser…

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Heartfelt and funny, cultures clash in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’
Arts & Entertainment

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks | September 27, 2018

Hollywood has seen shake-ups recently of some of its most formulaic film genres when the element of race is introduced. Following in the footsteps of Get Out (horror) and Black Panther (superhero), Crazy…

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Beloved by many, Jewish rapper will be remembered
Arts & Entertainment

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks | September 27, 2018

“Overdosing is just not cool,” said the rapper Mac Miller in 2016, describing his battle with addiction in his first-person documentary, Stopped Making Excuses.

“There’s no legendary romance,”…

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