Opinion

For Our Generation, The Great American Tragedy

Blind hope must be replaced by active change after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Blind hope must be replaced by active change after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. 

author's bio: 

Sofie Jacobs is a junior at Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville, Md. 

Novel Ideas From ‘The Chosen’

The iconic story, written by Chaim Potok, strengthened one writer’s Zionism.

The iconic story, written by Chaim Potok, strengthened one writer’s Zionism.  

author's bio: 

Amram D. Altzman is a junior at the Ramaz Upper School in Manhattan. He is also a participant in Write On for Israel, a program sponsored by The Jewish Week that teaches high school juniors to advocate for Israel on college campuses.

The Future Of Medicine Stems From Teens

What do you know about stem cell research?

We all watched this summer as hundreds of people held up signs and screamed at the top of their lungs during town hall meetings. This massive controversy stemmed from the divisive debate over how health care should be delivered to the American public. This raging political conflict has overshadowed other important health concerns such as scientific progress in the field of medicine.