Social Justice

Larry David Really Wants You to Vote in the 2012 Presidential Election

Larry David Really Wants You to Vote in the 2012 Presidential Election
By August 22, 2012

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ star tells young people they should get out and vote in the upcoming election—unless they live in Iran or North Korea, in which case they can continue to sit on their couches Read More

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Celebrating 130 Years of Immigrant Aid

Celebrating 130 Years of Immigrant Aid
By April 19, 2012

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society marks anniversary with collection of personal stories from those helped by the organization Read More

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Tzedakah: Because It’s The Season Of Giving (Or So We Hear…)

Tzedakah: Because It’s The Season Of Giving (Or So We Hear…)
By December 7, 2011

It’s as good a time of year as any to give to charity. Read More

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The Rwandan Refugee At The Holocaust Museum

The Rwandan Refugee At The Holocaust Museum
By November 17, 2011

Talking with the newest appointee to the board of the U.S. Holocaust Museum. Read More

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Global Hunger Shabbat

Global Hunger Shabbat
By October 26, 2011

What’s not to love about Shabbat? It happens every week, there’s not a super-sad story attached and it often involves food. Read More

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Making 5772 A Year For Social Action

Making 5772 A Year For Social Action
By October 4, 2011

With Rosh Hashanah behind us and Yom Kippur ahead, I’ve been thinking of what the sound of the shofar is calling me to do in this year, how I can heed its call to make changes in the lives of others. Read More

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Celebrities Show Their Hearts For Devastated Houston Family

Celebrities Show Their Hearts For Devastated Houston Family
By July 29, 2011

Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber are just a few of the big music names to come to the aid of the surviving members of the Berry Family, following a July 3 auto accident that killed parents Joshua and Robin and left brothers Peter, 9, and Aaron, 8 paralyzed and sister Willa, 6, injured. Read More

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It’s Time To Help Bubbie And Zadie

It’s Time To Help Bubbie And Zadie
By July 22, 2011

Simon Greer, president and CEO of PJA & JFSJ, issues a wake up call for the younger generation to take care of the older one. Read More

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