The teen coming-out rom-com ‘Love, Simon’ is a gem. Now the author of the book it is based on is assailed for her sexuality not matching that of her protagonists.
In Israel, a bevy of new programs are helping at-risk youth who’ve long been overlooked
Rabbi Tully Harcsztark, principal of Bronx-based SAR Academy, acknowledged the grief of the LGBT community in a speech that went viral on Facebook
Maccabi Tel Aviv’s youth team met NBA stars and hit the court during visit
Social media messages proclaiming ‘Sieg Heil’ intercepted by authorities
California high school prints 1,600 copies without catching misspelling prank
Through music, politics, and barbecue, Etgar 36 trips help high-school students develop a sense of identity as Jews and Americans
Introducing Sam Horowitz and his troupe of scantily-clad female dancers
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‘They learn to take responsibility, to be there for other people,’ says one organizer of the year-long Shin-Shin program
As teenage girls wrestle with their body image, new programs look for solutions in Jewish tradition
Thane Rosenbaum’s young-adult novel The Stranger Within Sarah Stein, takes on the Holocaust and Sept. 11 but can’t reconcile Jewish past and future
Outside my cloistered yeshiva, I found a new social order and a friend who, unlike me, was trusting enough to submit to someone else’s authority
How to keep your kids from hopping onto the magic bus
With millions visiting D.C., a few had to crash on the JCC’s floor