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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...

“For Somebody who cares”: A poem by Adam C.

“For Somebody who cares”: A poem by Adam C.

Adam C.

January 7, 2016


Filed under Art, Culture, Shul & State

For somebody who cares. 13 years, 278 days, my age Racham, a word to be forgotten. A thing of the past. Bombs exploding all around. No where safe, no where to call home "Hey mom, why are you crying?" Something I have asked countless times. There is no reply. I watch the shadow of the...

ISIS And The City Of Light

Isabella Shulman

December 9, 2015


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Before I explain the connection between Paris and ISIS, you should be informed about how, why, and where ISIS originated. In 2003, under the presidency of George W. Bush, the U.S. invaded Iraq because of terrorist allegations and the possibility that Iraq had acquired weapons of mass destruction....

Purple Out The Month of November

Purple Out The Month of November

Hannah F.

October 19, 2015


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Pancreatic Cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancerous) cells form in the tissues of the pancreas. The pancreas is a gland located behind the stomach and in front of  the spine. The pancreas produces digestive juices and hormones that regulate blood sugar.  Cells called exocrine pancreas cells pro...

The Semicolon Project: How To Support Those With Mental Illness

The Semicolon Project: How To Support Those With Mental Illness

Isabella S., Staff Writer

October 1, 2015


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The Semicolon Project has become a trend where people get tattoos to help spread awareness about the stigma associated with mental illness. The semicolon is used by authors who chose not to end a sentence but could have otherwise. The use of the semicolon in the Semicolon Project represents you as t...

Image Isn’t Everything: Promoting Body Positivity

Image Isn’t Everything: Promoting Body Positivity

Elianna S., Staff Writer

September 24, 2015


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What does it mean to be Body Positive? Body Positivity is the act of loving yourself the way you are regardless of shape, race, gender and any other factors that make you who you are. Let's face it. Not everyone can look like they just came out of a Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. There are so ma...

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