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Who Was Fidel Castro?

Who Was Fidel Castro?
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Gabi B., Middle School Editor

December 6, 2016


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 ...

Free Wi-Fi Drone to Help Those in Need

Free Wi-Fi Drone to Help Those in Need

Daniel B., Middle School co-editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Entertainment & Technology, Shul & State

It’s difficult to imagine two different world leaders hanging out together, especially when Mark  Zuckerberg, founder of FaceBook, was raised in a Jewish home, identifies as an atheist, and professes a profound respect for Buddhism, while the pope is a very important symbol of Christianity. Mark Zuckerberg me...

The Realities of the Zika Virus

The Realities of the Zika Virus

Sophia S., The Lion's Den Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Culture, Shul & State

The World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency over the spread of Zika virus, now known to cause devastating birth defects. What is Zika? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Zika is a virus that is spread by the bite of an infected mosqui...

Pro-Planned Parenthood

Pro-Planned Parenthood

Emily Rosen, Editor In Chief

January 12, 2016


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On November 27, Robert Lewis Dear shot and killed three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. He did this because he fundamentally disagreed with everything Planned Parenthood stood for. I find what he did sickening. Why would a man feel so passionate about an issue that does not co...

America And The Syrian Refugee Crisis

America And The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Emily Rosen, Editor In Chief

January 11, 2016


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   The Syrian refugee crisis is a humanitarian disaster.         Approximately four million Syrians are registered with the United Nations High Commission of Refugees and there are an estimated 7.6 million displaced peoples. The number of refugees has grown exponentially since 20...

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