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President Trump’s Bold Decision

February 1, 2018


Filed under Culture, Current Events

On December 6, just before Hanukkah, the holiday commemorating the Jewish rededication of the first temple, President Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and set in motion plans to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. This decision was shocking to all as it reversed...

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...

My Summer Travels, All the Way to the East

My Summer Travels, All the Way to the East

Tali R., Athletics Editor

October 22, 2016


Filed under Lions' Den

Summer. I miss summer, but what I miss most is my summer travels. I miss Spain and Israel, my homeland. And, Spain, which is just a beautiful place to visit. I miss visiting my grandparents in Israel, and I miss spending time with my family in Spain. I want to tell you about my summer travels. I want...

Gap Year Program Fair: What are YOUR Options?

Gap Year Program Fair: What are YOUR Options?

January 12, 2016


Filed under Lions' Den

On the night of November 19th, 4 programs and 30 people showed up for TVT's first ever Gap Year Program Fair. This fair was a success in the eyes of not only our students and parents but from the programs. A representative from the program Kivunim said, "I have never met a group who would just write...

Israel Consul General Siegel Visits TVT

Kayla Taft, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2015


Filed under Shul & State

Los Angeles’ Israeli Consul General David Siegel visited TVT on Monday, April 20th to speak to the tenth and eleventh grade regarding the current Middle East conflict, Israeli technology and politics, Israel’s reasoning for their choice against a nuclear weapon-related agreement with Iran, and the...

Welcoming Israel, the 51st State

Welcoming Israel, the 51st State

Matana Z., Staff Writer

March 8, 2015


Filed under Shul & State

With all the issues regarding terrorism and hatred towards Israel, it's no wonder that Israel doesn't feel safe anymore. The IDF has been unable to protect Israel as much as they need protecting. Thankfully, Israel's brethren state, the United States, is opening its arms to Israel with a warm welcome....

TVT Graduate is a Military Hero

Kayla Taft, Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2015


Filed under Shul & State

When a student graduates from TVT, they are often held to the expectation of achieving greatness. In Sahar Elbaz's case, this expectation was more than upheld--it was exceeded. Following his 2012 graduation, Sahar joined the Israel Defense Forces and immediately began his training. Sahar was added to...

Has CNN Bias Gone Too Far?

Has CNN Bias Gone Too Far?

Yadin B., Entertainment Co-Editor

December 10, 2014


Filed under Shul & State

Following the massacre of four Jewish men praying Shacharit (the morning prayer) in a synagogue in Har Nof, Israel, CNN reporter Ben Wedeman described the massacre as "Israeli Police Shot Dead Two Palestinian civilians.” Not only did Wedeman have his facts skewed, he aired them on live public television....

AIPAC High School Summit

AIPAC High School Summit

Matana Z

December 6, 2014


Filed under Lions' Den

During the weekend of November 16th, eight TVT students went off on a journey to the AIPAC High School Summit in Washington, DC. Starting off with busy schedules, hundreds of names to remember and ending with meeting with Congressmen and Congresswoman, overall AIPAC was a success. Not only was the so...

Life on the Other Side (The Israel Experience)

Life on the Other Side (The Israel Experience)

Yadin B., Entertainment Co-Editor

October 28, 2014


Filed under Shul & State

Sirens blared, waking me from a deep sleep in which I was away from the madness. Running for cover and scared for my life--these were the effects of the missiles being fired from Hamas. I had just finished my month long Poland and Israel trip with my grade, and was then spending another month in...

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