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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas in the Heschel Neighborhood

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas in the Heschel Neighborhood

Sylvia Zeltzer ‘24, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2024

As New York City transitions into the holiday season, the Christmas trees across the street from Heschel return! The stand is open 24/7 and operated by two tree growers from Canada who come down to spread...

Thumbprint Cookies

Eliya Yehudai ‘27, Staff Writer January 27, 2024

Ingredients: ½ cup of unsalted butter at room temperature ½ cup of powdered sugar 1 egg yolk ½ tsp of vanilla extract ¾ cup and 2 tbsp of plain flour 2 tbsp of cornstarch Fruit...

Bundle Up in the Comfiest Coat Available

Noa Chorowsky ‘25, Assistant Features Editor January 27, 2024

As temperatures drop and winter rapidly approaches, the search for the ultimate coat begins. Whether walking to school, sprinting to catch the train, or merely taking two steps in the blistering cold,...

Holiday Markets Open in New York City

Holiday Markets Open in New York City

Parker Slarskey ‘25, Assistant Features Editor January 27, 2024

Every year around the holiday season (typically the middle of November), New York City opens outdoor holiday markets, the most famous of which are found at Union Square, 42nd Street Bryant Park, and Columbus...

Caffeine Dependency Ravages the Student Body

Pierce Malter ‘26, Assistant Layout Editor January 27, 2024

The appeal of caffeinated beverages to young consumers is only growing, but should we be paying more attention to the root cause? Once school lets out, students of almost all ages rush to Starbucks for...

Fortnite “OG” Season Brings Back Players From Game’s Heyday

Charlie Shiff ‘26, Staff Writer January 27, 2024

The most recent season of Fortnite Battle Royale, released on Nov. 3, has caused many players who were previously active in the first chapter of the game, which lasted from 2017 to 2019, to return. This...

Five UWS Coffee Shops in Review

Five UWS Coffee Shops in Review

Gila Lehon ‘26, Staff Writer January 27, 2024

With coffee prices at an all-time high, it’s important to know where to go for your daily caffeine boost. To find out what neighborhood joint offers the best deal, I visited five coffee shops on the...

Eric Wilzig’s Mind-Boggling Magic Tricks

Bee Levy ‘25, News Editor January 27, 2024

Eric Wilzig, a renowned illusionist, performed for Heschel highschoolers in the Roanna Shorofsky Theater hours before the Heschel basketball team’s win during Homecoming, and he did not disappoint!  Eic...

An Installation That Speaks to Us All

An Installation That Speaks to Us All

Eden Bar-Chama ‘25, Contributing Writer December 5, 2023

We’ve all seen, either in person or virtually, the table with 243 empty seats in Times Square, the teddy bears in Tel Aviv, or the missing posters plastered onto hundreds of NYC street corners. At...

The Absolute Best Bagels

The Absolute Best Bagels

Eli Goldman '25, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

Any ring-shaped bread roll can be boiled and baked and called a bagel. However, for a bagel to be truly delectable, it must meet certain criteria.  It all starts with the crust. A bagel crust should...

The Easiest and Tastiest Spicy Pasta Recipe

The Easiest and Tastiest Spicy Pasta Recipe

Maya Barlev '24, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

Craving some delicious pasta after a long day of school but too tired to make anything too extravagant? Follow this simple and straightforward recipe to make the most delicious pasta dish!   What...

New Club Raises Awareness for Cancer

Maya Ortner '25, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

This year, Heschel welcomes the Cancer Awareness Club into its repertoire of extracurriculars. Co-founded by juniors Ella Nakum and Adira Kress and advised by Hebrew teacher Ema Horovitz, the Cancer Awareness...

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