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Experiencing the Donald Trump Inauguration

Experiencing the Donald Trump Inauguration

Hope H, TVT Trends Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Middle School, Shul & State

Think about seeing history in the making, seeing a president at the inauguration. Well, I was able to do that. The inauguration of the President of the United States is a ceremony to mark the commencement of a new four-year term of the President of the United States. An inauguration ceremony takes pla...

Wikileaks Contributor Chelsea Manning Pardoned

Wikileaks Contributor Chelsea Manning Pardoned

Tyler S

January 25, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

In April 2010, Chelsea Manning was arrested under violation of the Espionage Act. Chelsea, formerly known as Bradley, was born December 17th, 1987. Chelsea was originally in the United States Military, and in 2009 she was assigned to an army unit in Iraq as an intelligence analyst. Chelsea was able to ob...

Resolution 2334: And What Will Happen To Israel

Resolution 2334: And What Will Happen To Israel

Kyla S., Culture Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Shul & State

On December 23, 2016, the UN Security Council voted 14-0 on Resolution 2334. This resolution doesn’t allow any settling or construction in East Jerusalem, West Bank, Gaza Strip, and other land that was captured in the 1967 Middle East (Six Day War). Instead, this land would become Palestinian territ...

Thousands Flee Fires in Israel

Thousands Flee Fires in Israel
http://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2016/11/25/israel-wildfires-haifa-evacuation-liebermann-lok.cnn

Tali R, Sports Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Shul & State

Fires in Israel As if out of nowhere, suddenly Israel is on fire. The truth is, these fires were neither sudden nor out of nowhere. The mystery question is, who caused them? Was it terrorists or was it “just the weather”? Currently in Israel, it is cloudy and raining most days. According to Isr...

Who Was Fidel Castro?

Who Was Fidel Castro?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKWyk86yWsQ

Gabi B., Middle School Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Shul & State

Fidel Castro was a Military leader and “dictator” of Cuba. Fidel Castro died on November 25, 2016. Just a few weeks ago, a leader or “dictator” who brought down the country of Cuba, passed away and is now gone. Until 2008, he was the head of Cuba’s government and was greatly hated by thousa...

And the Winner is…

And the Winner is…

Kyla S., Culture Editor

November 22, 2016


Filed under Shul & State

The Election that took place on November 8, 2016 was 18+ months in the making. Some outcomes of the election were wins for America, and others were debatable, but in the end I think that it’s safe to say that  America was greatly surprised by the results of the election.  The two major party candidates were business...

What to Expect in the Next Four Years Under Trump’s Presidency

What to Expect in the Next Four Years Under Trump’s Presidency

Isabella S., Editor-In-Chief

November 21, 2016


Filed under Shul & State

When he is inaugurated on January 20th, 2017, Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States. Following his policies elucidated on the campaign trail and after his election announcement, the ideals belonging to his current cabinet picks (and even those on his shortlist), his VP's, Mike...

What is Really Going on with the Syrian Refugees?

What is Really Going on with the Syrian Refugees?

Hope H, TVT Trends Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State

Every 15 seconds, a Syrian becomes a refugee. Think about being kicked out of your home because of a war, and having to travel to another country that is weeks on end of walking. Syrian people have to deal with this day in and day out. Syrian refugees are people that are citizens and permanent reside...

Justin Trudeau: Following in his Father’s Legacy

Justin Trudeau: Following in his Father’s Legacy

Isabella Shulman, Editor-in-Chief, Editor of Shul and State

November 16, 2016


Filed under Shul & State

Justin Trudeau is a father, teacher, and leader native to Canada and he is Canada's current Prime Minister. He is revered for both his political acumen and leadership, as well as his good looks. You may be wondering, "Why is it so important I know about Justin Trudeau?" It is important because he is...

Opinion: Politically Correct or Liberally Correct?

Opinion: Politically Correct or Liberally Correct?

Avi Kister, Guest Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Shul & State

The following article was created by our guest writer, Avi Kister. This year, guest speaker Alison Parks visited our school and talked to us about the importance of always being politically correct, in order not to offend or disadvantage any group. This idea that when we speak about others, we must spe...

Death of Shimon Peres

Death of Shimon Peres

Daniel B., Middle School Co-editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

On September 28th 2016, people were enjoying a sunny Wednesday afternoon when some sad news appeared on the T.V., Shimon Peres had suffered a massive stroke two weeks ago and his health had just gone for the worse. The doctors said that originally he was doing alright but during the past few days, i...

All About Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

All About Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

Gabi B., Middle School Editor

October 4, 2016


Filed under Lions' Den, Shul & State

Bar and bat mitzvahs are events that congratulate the boy or girl becoming a man or women in Jewish culture. Bar and bat mitzvahs transition kids into adulthood. Most people have their bar or bat mitzvah at the age of 13. Although many religious females have theirs when they are 12, Orthodox or not, boys ...

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