Today’s high school students were born after the mass shooting at Columbine and were in elementary school when a gunman murdered 20 first graders and six adults at Sandy Hook. These teens are old enough to remember the massacre in Parkland, but most of them were too young to join the protests that followed.
It was the beginning of the school day at the beginning of the school year at the beginning of the millennium. Millions of American children were in classrooms on the morning of September 11, 2001.
Join us as we welcome two powerful guests, Gabrielle Birkner and Marisa Renee Lee, in our first interview to unpack the heavy topic of grief. Both of them candidly share their stories of loss and how it has impacted the way they lead their lives and their work today. This episode is a breath of fresh air for those who have suffered deep loss this past year, or ever.
The "third wave" of coronavirus may very well be its emotional toll. In the absence of a comforter in chief, it’s up to all of us to fill the vacuum.
Here's the artifact that foretold the Kardashians’ celebrity.
This affluent community of about 50,000, it turns out, is not immune to the gun violence that has made schools and cities across the country synonymous with bloodshed. It’s not immune to the recent wave of anti-Semitic hate.
SATIRE: Dear First Grade Parents: While we wish we could all gather onstage for Juniper Street Elementary’s annual holiday concert, we are excited to see your children shine on screen. Since most of the recital will be pre-recorded, we are asking you to film your child singing “Here Comes Santa Claus” (Zuma Sunset remix). Please complete the following QUICK and EASY steps no later than tomorrow.
The Woolsey Fire has killed at least two people, burned nearly 100,000 acres and ravaged hundreds of structures — including several touchstones of Jewish life in Los Angeles.
“It’s raining, it’s pouring; the teachers are roaring,” was among the rallying cries Monday as educators — umbrellas in one hand and picket signs in the other — took to the streets to protest working and learning conditions in Los Angeles Unified School District.
A home birth in New York City—where neighbors live cheek-by-jowl, often in small walk-up apartments—poses unique challenges not faced in, say, rural Tennessee, where home-birth maven Ina May Gaskin started her practice.
For many of those who filled the sanctuary, showing up was an act of faith, of solidarity, of defiance just six days after a gunman entered the synagogue, killing one and injuring three, including the rabbi.
When Rafi Daugherty went to the hospital for the birth of his first child, he posted a sign on the delivery room door. “I am a single transgender man having my first baby,” it read.