The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

StandWithUs Israel’s Director of International Student Programs Charlotte Korchak discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with students over Zoom.

Israeli activist speaks to HWJFA students

Davis Marks November 19, 2021

Jewish Family Alliance (HWJFA) hosted StandWithUs Israel’s Director of International Student Programs Charlotte Korchak at a virtual speaker event Nov. 9.  Although she was born in Los Angeles, Korchak...

Teen HWJFA members sit around a table and converse with each other at the Fall Teen Shabbat Dinner.

HWJFA hosts Fall Teen Shabbat dinner

Grant Park November 3, 2021

Members of Harvard-Westlake Jewish Families Alliance (HWJFA) gathered to celebrate their Fall Teen Shabbat dinner in Beverly Hills on Friday. Founded in 2020, HWJFA aims to provide Jewish families in the...

Students and parents in the Harvard-Westlake Jewish Families Alliance (HWJFA) eat lunch outside at Holocaust Museum LA.

HWJFA visits Holocaust Museum LA

Davis Marks October 12, 2021

Members of the Harvard-Westlake Jewish Families Alliance (HWJFA) visited Holocaust Museum LA on a field trip organized by the group Sunday. HWJFA is a parent and student affinity group founded in 2020...

AN EASYGOING EVENING: Jewish Family Alliance (JFA) members mingle as they enjoy the food provided at the summer JFA Shabbat dinner.

JFA hosts summer Shabbat dinner

Natalie Cosgrove September 6, 2021

Harvard-Westlake Jewish Family Alliance (HWJFA) hosted their first Shabbat potluck dinner Aug. 20. The gathering was a back-to-school celebration allowing student members to sing blessings and discuss...

Reyto answers questions from event moderators (clockwise) Haley Rothbart 21 and Gracie Klein 21.

Holocaust survivor and author speaks on her journey at Community Flex Time

Leo Saperstein April 25, 2021

Holocaust survivor and award-winning author Susanne Reyto detailed her experience as a child during World War II and answered questions about modern anti-Semitism in a Community Flex Time hosted by the...

Aboubakr answers questions from his audience of community members during the Q&A portion of the event.

Switching sides: Hussein Aboubakr’s journey from future Jihadist to Israeli educator

Ava Fattahi April 15, 2021

The Harvard-Westlake Jewish Family Association (HWJFA) hosted a Zoom event with guest speaker Hussein Aboubakr, a political refugee from Egypt and an educator at StandWithUs (SWU), a nonprofit Los Angeles-based...

Students share their experiences during the Q&A portion of the panel.

HW Jewish Family Alliance hosts Jewish student activist panel

Kate Burry March 6, 2021

Members of the Harvard-Westlake Jewish Family Alliance (HWJFA) joined a virtual panel of Pro-Israel college students and listened to their experiences pursuing Jewish activism on campus at 7 pm on March...

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