The Prowler

Reflections on Budapest

Ariel Esmailzadeh, Opinion Ediotr

May 19, 2019

When cool air brushes in and the sunlight dims, I realize that I am not at home. It is six o'clock, and I am in Budapest, a city in a country I’d never imagined I would experience in the middle of my senior year of high schoo...

My temporary grandparents are sitting in the middle.

Grandpa For a Day

February 24, 2019

de Toledo sophomore Neev Efrat drops his album Zooben on  Soundcloud.

Neev Releases Album

February 19, 2019

Pluralistic Jewry Practice Open Mindedness and Acceptance

Ariel Esmailzadeh, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2019

The concept of pluralism is inherent in Judaism and Jewish culture. In Jewish private schools like de Toledo High School, students are continually enlightened with a broad spectrum of beliefs and practices, while having the abi...

Mass Shooting and Deadly Wildfire Remind Us What’s Important

Ariel Esmailzadeh, Opinion Editor

November 15, 2018

In these recent, but seemingly familiar, times of hardship and pain, every individual  throughout the community needs to stop and reflect. While some, more fortunate than others, were, along with their property and belongings, ...

Clinton Loss Energizes Electoral College Debate

Ariel Esmailzadeh, Opinion Editor

October 18, 2018

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of The Prowler. In the bitter and bruising election of 2016, Democrats and Republicans fought for a chance to occupy the h...

Is Judaism Vengeful?

Ariel Esmailzadeh, Opinion Editor

October 18, 2018

In day to day life, humans constantly review and alter their morals and principles to match what they themselves, in addition to society, deem acceptable. Even more so in a pluralistic Jewish community such as de Toledo High School, ...

Believing in God Is Hard

Ariel Esmailzadeh, Opinion Editor

June 14, 2018

I wanted to ask my peers (teenagers in Jewish private school) how they perceive God, and the impacts God has on their daily lives. What does God mean to them? Do they have a relationship with God? Studying at de Toledo High School, an organi...

The Chameleon Effect in High School

Ariel Esmailzadeh, Opinion Editor

May 18, 2018

As children grow and move into the adult stage of their lives, many physical and mental changes occur. In the world of science, people refer to the gradual change of a living creature as metamorphosis. In a human’s case, metamorpho...

Parents Are Impeding Our Success

Ariel Esmailzadeh, Opinion Editor

February 28, 2018

I am not usually bothered by the little things that occur in day to day life, but I have realized that in today's society, millennials feel antagonized very easily, and act like the world owes them something. It may be the en...

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