A 10-step guide for communities and parents to build connections across the barriers President Trump is trying so hard to create
Scene: Hebron, June 1997. Palestinian stone throwers clashing with IDF soldiers in the Old City. A friend and I who are living in Ramallah as part of a group of American law students working and learning for the summer pull…
An innocent question from my son prompts reflection on why many conversations about Israel/Palestine with the empty feeling of “It’s complicated.”
Learning from my boys the importance of direct human connection and honesty, even in a remote area of Jordan.
Can we respect the intelligence of American Jewish kids with more than official talking points? Two innovators talk with Jewschool about doing just that.
“Help.” “I feel lost.” “I do not know what to think or do.” “This may not be okay in the end.” These are things every parent feels from time to time. A lot of the time, in fact. But…
What can modern analytical approaches to baseball and baseball statistics teach us about understanding conflict in Israel-Palestine? Before answering that, I should say that a lot of our family’s time revolves around baseball, as both of our boys love playing…
As the BDS movement gains momentum and inspires backlash, it’s time to work with our kids to learn when to reject, or reflect on, challenging ideas.
Israel and the Jewish community can take pride in the Nepal response. We also have much to face -- and do -- about Gaza. A sip of Rambam smoothie may help.
Law enforcement and the military are necessities, not commodities. When we treat them like commodities, we forget that their actions reflect us.