Category Archives: Student Life

Fall Shabbaton 2019-20: An Unforgettable Experience

This article was written by Moshe Khoshbakhsh (’22), a Staff Writer for The Valley Torah Scroll. It was finally the day! The Valley Torah High School Fall Shabbaton was announced and excitement burst through the entire school, with students everywhere anticipating how fun it would be! Though November 1st was the sign up deadline, hordes of students had eagerly registered

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Valley Torah Boys Participate in Statewide Mock Trial Tournament

For the second year in a row, Valley Torah had the opportunity to take part in the California Mock Trial State Competition, in which hundreds of schools, across both California and the country, learn skills such as public speaking, critical thinking, and organized debate. Each team plays against another in a genuine court setting. Approximately a dozen of Valley Torah’s

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The Environmental Impact recycling can have and how Valley Torah’s E.A.C. Is addressing it

A substantial amount of the Valley Torah Environmental Awareness Club’s advocacy is directed towards the importance of recycling. The club (known as E.A.C.) believes it is essential for students to gain an understanding as to why recycling is so important. To put it simply, planet Earth has a limited quantity of natural resources- some of which are in very short

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Valley Torah Hires Long Time Basketball Coach

Valley Village— Valley Torah High School has hired Eli Essa, a longtime local basketball coach, to their basketball staff.  Coach Essa was the assistant boys basketball coach at North Hollywood High School for nine years during the 1980s and 1990s, and was more recently an assistant coach at Burbank High School, but he is most known as a longtime coach

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Let Them Play

An Anonymous Wolfpack writer contributed to the editing of this article. Several weeks ago, Shalhevet High School released a statement, along with an article by the Boiling Point, that they would refuse to play Valley Torah’s boys’ basketball team until Valley Torah replaces Head Coach Lior Schwartzberg. Shalhevet alleges that Coach Schwartzberg provided the Palm Springs High School Indians with

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Shabbaton 2018-19: A Weekend of Achdus and School Spirit

Of the many events in a Valley Torah Student’s career, one that can’t be missed is the annual winter Shabbaton. Much like all of the other meticulously planned school events, the Shabbaton has been designed for decades by our Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbi Stulberger, and graciously executed by Rabbi Semmel and other administrators over the times, as a weekend where students

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Valley Torah’s Blood Drive, An Amazing Success!

Not many people chose voluntarily to lie down on a cold platform with a needle in their arm. On Wednesday, December 19, students, parents, and many other volunteers from throughout the community set this discomfort aside and participated in Valley Torah’s biannual Blood Drive. Many weeks prior to the actual Blood Drive, Jake Schochet (’19) frantically searched for potential donors,

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Balancing American Law with Jewish Law- Baruch C. Cohen, Esq.

Honesty, respect, ethics, and integrity- four principles the Los Angeles civil litigation attorney, Baruch C. Cohen, spoke about on December 25th. Along with speaking about these four principles, Baruch C. Cohen, (BCC), spoke about his 13 Rules for the American Orthodox Jews and had a Q&A with the Valley Torah students. Mr. Cohen started his presentation by speaking about the

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