Hineni (Here I am). Where are you?

Hineni (Here I am). Where are you?

A core tenet of Judaism is an emphasis on understanding what it means to be the “other.” Woven throughout Jewish texts is a directive to remember what it means to be the stranger in a strange land. My husband and I take this principle seriously and have intentionally...
Education Not Slogans

Education Not Slogans

Ever since I was a little girl one of my role models has been Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His thoughts on education have inspired me for decades and in some ways provided a blueprint for my intellectual pursuits. King said, “The function of education is to...
Navigating Complexity

Navigating Complexity

Many of us are obsessively reading the news, watching our social media feeds, and listening to policy analysts as the turmoil in Israel, the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank unfolds. Our children have questions and for many of us, we aren’t sure how to even begin...