Tag - Parkland

Post-Parkland activism shows
teens don’t need our praise.
They need a place at the table.

Twitter screenshot By David Bryfman In the aftermath of the fatal mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, the Jewish community should take note: Teenagers are not just the future of the Jewish people; they are the dynamic force driving social change today. Today we are witnessing history unfold as the American teenage populace is mobilizing. This...

The Walkout Matters

By Steve Freedman If we measure how the world seems to be going at this very moment, we may conclude it is getting worse. However, Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker makes strong arguments that the world is getting better across many measures, as described in his 2011 book “The Better Angels of Our Nature,” and in his new...