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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Andie Cook ’19 studies the history of Kibbutz

Eugean Choi September 17, 2018

Andie Cook ’19 traveled to Israel to study the history of the Kibbutz, an agricultural community, after receiving the HWGo! Junior Summer Fellowship. Cook chose to visit Israel in order to connect with...

Seeing past polarization

Sophie Haber May 30, 2018

I can’t often point to a singular experience that informed a moment of clarity in my life, but when my sister FaceTimed me as she packed up her dorm room after finishing her last final of her freshman...

Students march with the Israeli flag on their backs at the March of the Living, an event that serves to educate students about the history of the Holocaust. Attendees travelled to Poland and Israel as part of the program for two weeks. Printed with permission of Jack Cohen '18

Students celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday, remember the Holocaust at annual March of the Living trip

Amelie Zilber April 26, 2018

Visiting Poland and Israel to study the history of the Holocaust and examine the roots of prejudice, intolerance and hatred, a group of seniors participated in the annual March of the Living program April...

Reception to take place for Israel Trip

Sofia Heller October 6, 2016

The school will hold a reception on Oct. 6 to thank the benefactors who sent 18 teachers on the faculty Israel trip this past summer in the Feldman-Horn Gallery . The immersion trip, which was sponsored...

History teachers Larry Klein and Katherine Holmes-Chuba speak to a shopkeeper in an Israeli spice market. Sixteen faculty members spent two weeks in Israel on an Immersion Faculty Fellowship to experience the culture. Printed with permission of Cheri Gaulke

Faculty visits Israel for immersion program

Noa Schwartz August 30, 2016

Sixteen faculty members traveled to Israel on an Immersion Faculty Fellowship June 13-27. The school’s Gunter Gross Global Fund sponsored the trip and provided faculty with the opportunity to study abroad. History...

Teachers to visit Israel amidst political strife

Sammi Handler February 11, 2016

Faculty members will have the opportunity June 13-27 to travel to Israel in the face of political conflict in the Middle East as part of an Immersion Faculty Fellowship. The program is sponsored by the...

Watching the news unfold

Jessica Spitz September 3, 2014

Every time he heard warning sirens, Judd Liebman ’12 calmly made his way to the fortified safe room in the Tel Aviv building where he was working. In northern Israeli cities including Tel Aviv, the warning...

David Hoffman: Jordan/Israel

Elana Zeltser September 5, 2012

David Hoffman ’13 traveled to Jordan and Israel as part of his Junior Fellowship this summer. In Jordan, Hoffman took classes at the University of Jordan. The primary goal of his trip was to interview...

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