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Thursday, June 4, 2020

AUTHOR NAME

Dr. Noam Weissman

7 ARTICLES

Creating Resilience in the Age of COVID-19

“What is the secret sauce that holds a family together?” “What are the ingredients that make some families effective, resilient and happy?” In the...

Making November Israel History Month

One of the more interesting and telling social experiments is to ask someone the very simple question, “Who are you?” Have the person fill...

Choosing Life: The Jewish Secret to Survival

My mother, a clinical social worker in the Baltimore public school system, swears by the book “The Choice” by Edith Eva Eger. Eger survived...

Airbnb’s Decision Is a Teachable Moment

When Airbnb announced its decision to remove listings in Israeli settlements, supporters of Israel immediately expressed deep concern. While we can disagree about the specific...

Living in the Joy of Sukkot

One of my closest friends from childhood, who is of Russian descent, was recently at my 3-year-old daughter’s birthday party here in Los Angeles....

What Can We Learn From the Altalena?

The Altalena affair has gone down in the annals of Jewish history as the moment a civil war was averted. A mere five weeks after...

We Should Sacrifice, Not Just Celebrate

Yizkor stickers. Standing at attention. The blaring of a siren. Reading the names of fallen soldiers. For many schools, these are the time-honored hallmarks of...

Latest news

Petition Launched Calling for UC Divestment From Israel in Response to Police Brutality

A petition was launched on June 1 calling for the University of California (UC) to divest from companies that conduct business with Israel, to...

Palestinian Authority Refuses to Accept Taxes Collected for It by Israel

The Palestinian Authority is refusing to accept the taxes collected for it by Israel. It’s part of the P.A.’s decision to boycott anything that smacks...

Norway Will Withhold Funding to Palestinians Over Textbooks It Says Promote Hate and Violence

Norway said Thursday that it will withhold half of the year’s funding to the Palestinian Authority’s education system until it stops using textbooks that...

Penn State Condemns Photo of Student With Swastika on Her Back

Penn State University condemned a photo circulating on social media of students showing off swastikas drawn on their bodies. The student-run Daily Collegian reported that...

White House Removes Social Media Posts Claiming That Antifa Put Bricks in Front of Sherman Oaks Chabad

The White House took down posts on Facebook and Twitter on June 3 stating that antifa had been put a series of bricks in...
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