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Visa Applicants and Vetting

Visa Applicants and Vetting

Gaby T

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

Since the initial travel ban approved by the Trump administration in January there have been countless revisions and controversies on the right, the left and in other government agencies, and because of this the Trump administration is continually working to revise the ban before their ninety day dea...

Confederate Statues: Heritage or Hate?

Confederate Statues: Heritage or Hate?

Avi Kister

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Showcase, Shul & State

On August 12th in Charlottesville Virginia, white supremacists gathered in a “Unite the Right” rally, in order to protest the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue. When counter protestors arrived, white supremacist Dylan Roof got into his car and plowed through the crowd of counter protesters, injurin...

Trump Transgender Ban

Trump Transgender Ban

Victoria Elfend, Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

President Trump announced to the world via twitter that he was banning the entry of Transgender people into the military. Expectantly, this created a lot of uproar from both Democrats and Republicans. Many transgender people have already filed lawsuits. Trump’s goal is to cut government spending o...

What is JSA?

What is JSA?

September 29, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den, Shul & State

   What is Junior State of America/JSA? The Junior State of America is an American non-partisan youth organization, founded in 1934 by Professor E.A. Rogers at the Montezuma Mountain School in Los Gatos, California. JSA’s purpose is to assist high school students in growing leadership skills and acqu...

How Socialism is Doing in Venezuela

How Socialism is Doing in Venezuela

September 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Shul & State

 How Socialism Is Doing In Venezuela by Ava Ganz   How does Venezuela a country with a functioning democracy, developing economy, flourishing middle class, and a solid healthcare system quickly turn into a country starving it’s own (now impoverished) citizens? What is it that demolished all...

Your Shavuot Questions Answered

Your Shavuot Questions Answered

Kyla S., Culture Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Shul & State

The Jewish Holiday of Shavuot is coming up, which for most of us here at TVT means NO SCHOOL! However, the holiday is more than no school and ice cream.   What is Shavuot? Shavuot commemorates the giving of the Torah, all the laws and mitzvot given at Mount Sinai. Originally it was the f...

That Airline Did What?

That Airline Did What?

Hope H, TVT Trends Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

Have you been looking at the news lately? You probably noticed some of the articles are about the problems that flights and airlines have had. One incident was on Delta Air Lines, pilot strikes a passenger in the jetway for one of the airline’s flights. (https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/fli...

Israeli Independence Day

Israeli Independence Day

Tali R, Sports Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Shul & State

This year, the holiday of Yom Ha'atzmaut, celebrates Israel's 69th anniversary of establishment. “Israel’s Independence Day is celebrated on the fifth day of the month of Iyar, which is the Hebrew date of the formal establishment of the State of Israel, when members of the “provisional government...

North Korea and The US

North Korea and The US

Gaby T

May 1, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

North Korea staged the largest military drill in the countries history on March 17th and throughout April till now. Pyongyang staged the display of immense caliber guns used in land warfare as a reminder that Seoul and the US military base in South Korea is vulnerable and within reach. The US staged...

Fake News📰 and Where to Find It (Satire)

Fake News📰 and Where to Find It (Satire)

Gaby T

March 7, 2017


Filed under Shul & State

During countless press conferences our President Trump repeatedly accused mainstream journalists of dishonesty and bias. Recent stories on campaign communications with Russia, he said, were “fake news” and “fabricated.” “The press has become so dishonest that if we don’t talk about it, we are...

Trump’s👱🏼 Party🎉🎈 Weekend (Satire)

Trump’s👱🏼 Party🎉🎈 Weekend (Satire)

Gaby T

March 3, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

On this presidents weekend President Trump and his cabinet sat down to watch School House Rock, and they watched How a Bill Becomes a Law. From in the white house there was insight that showed Trump was bigly shocked by the information in the video and Stephen Bannon took notes on checks and balances. F...

Climate Change: A Global Issue

Climate Change: A Global Issue

Gaby T

February 14, 2017


Filed under Shul & State

Climate change is an issue that is affecting the world we live in, though the cause is of it is still unknown. Some people believe that the cause goes back to the Industrial Revolution and the pronounced increase of CO2 in the atmosphere from industry. Since the late 1900s, the cause of many people’s wo...

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