Blind hope must be replaced by active change after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Sofie Jacobs is a junior at Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville, Md.
The iconic story, written by Chaim Potok, strengthened one writer’s Zionism.
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.
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.