Anthony Weiss


Vaccination Rates Drop at Some Jewish Day Schools — Even as Diseases Spread

By Anthony Weiss

Vaccination Rates Drop at Some Jewish Day Schools — Even as Diseases Spread
A recent measles outbreak originating at Disneyland that has infected more than 50 people has returned the issue of declining immunization rates to the national headlines.Read More


7 Jewish Movies To Watch Out For at Sundance

By Anthony Weiss

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#JeSuisJuif Hashtag Spreads After Paris Terror

By Anthony Weiss

#JeSuisJuif Hashtag Spreads After Paris Terror
(JTA) — In the wake of Wednesday’s deadly attack on the offices of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper, the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie (“I Am Charlie”) swept the internet in solidarity with the victims. Then came #JeSuisAhmed, to honor Ahmed Merabet, the Muslim police officer murdered during the Charlie Hebdo attacks, and who has become a symbol of inclusion and respect for non-Islamist Muslims.Read More


Is Ted Cruz a Big Draw in Kosher Vacationland?

By Anthony Weiss

Is Ted Cruz a Big Draw in Kosher Vacationland?
(JTA) — Imagine your ideal Passover getaway. What would it include? Sandy beaches? Emerald green fairways? Kosher haute cuisine? Sen. Ted Cruz?Read More


Portland Jewish Pre-School Pushes Boundaries of Outdoor Education

By Anthony Weiss

Portland Jewish Pre-School Pushes Boundaries of Outdoor Education
Even on a cold, gray and rainy morning, the children from the Gan Shalom Collaborative School are outside, seated under a wood-framed shelter topped by corrugated plastic.Read More



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