April 11, 2014

April 04, 2014

March 28, 2014

Bullying Takes Center Stage In Hartford

Two national theater organizations asked 6th through 8th graders around the country to participate in a playwriting contest focusing on bullying. The regional competition in Connecticut took place earlier this month in Hartford.

March 21, 2014

March 14, 2014

The New Good Mother Myth

Are you mom enough? Writer and editor Avital Norman Nathman, who lives in western Massachusetts, was really tired of seeing this question in the headlines.

Temple Looks Past Bar Mitzvah ‘Ice Sculptures’

Some 80 percent of children who reach the Jewish rite of passage, Bar or Bat Mitzvah, don’t continue to practice Judaism or even go to synagogue. A cadre of educators in the reform movement hope to stop this attrition, they say, by adding meaning and reducing the fanfare.