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Oren Oppenheim

Articles by Oren Oppenheim

A Beautifully False Story

Ready to hear about the newest worrying trend I’ve noticed on the internet? Yep, besides incitement, misinformation and cyberbullying. Even beyond Candy Crush invitations! I’ve

Shalom, Como Estas?

One of the essay prompts I recently worked on for an application went along these lines: There are some words in other languages that don’t

A Time For Light

A modernized version of the Chanukah miracle: When the Jews reentered the Temple, they found it devastated, and without any light. They wanted to light

A Terrible Week in Review

“…The evil man shall not be unpunished; but the seed of the righteous shall escape.” —Mishlei (Proverbs) 11:21 (translation from Mechon-Mamre) As I write this,

Kristallnacht and Today

November 9 is a day that we commemorate every year: the anniversary of Kristallnacht, the night of broken glass. We remember the pogrom against the

Return to Yeshivat Noam

I walked alongside the playground towards the orange-and-tan, boxy building; the memories rushed back with every step. It had been a while since I last

Looking Up At the Top Tier

It’s the fall of senior year, and that means missing 50 school days for the chagim, getting used to AP-level classes (whether they’re called AP