After spending most of the month-long Gaza war trapped at home watching the news for hours, Palestinian Salam al-Bayid returned to her university for the first time on Thursday to find the administration building with its facade in pieces.
Peering through dusty apartment widows isn’t an uncommon pastime in this capital city’s crime-infested 8th District, with its many drug addicts and alcoholics seeking for a fix.
When Israeli filmmaker Tom Shoval’s father lost his job, it plunged the family into a financial and emotional crisis. Shoval portrays that experience in his new film, “Youth.”
All across the country young Jews are working to improve their communities. We want to find those people and share their stories. We’re looking for The Do-ers.
Limmud UK is run mostly by people under 30, and Jane Eisner was impressed with their spirit of youthful volunteerism. Why doesn’t it exist among American Jews?
Bleak Palestinian realities mean whatever comes out of the contest to be “The President” will have only symbolic significance. The winner will be “ambassador for a day” at one of the Palestinian missions in Europe, among other prizes.
U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice charged teens at BBYO’s International Convention to “get impatient with the way things are so you can dream of the ways things can be.”
J.J. Goldberg has been traveling the country and speaking with Jews in different communities about why young people seem to be drifting away from Israel.