Finding hope at Ve’ahavta Skills Academy

The CJN Education & Community Focus, Thursday, August 27, 2015 Ryan Jelilyan’s family had never seen him so excited and engaged. For several years, Ryan, 23, had been suffering from depression and anxiety, unable to sleep, lacking the motivation to get a job and not doing much during the day. It was a life that was leading him, he says, “down a path of […]

There’s important work being done in Shoah education

Avrum Rosensweig, The CJN, Friday, July 31, 2015 In the July 23 edition of The CJN, I wrote a column entitled, “Holocaust education: we’ve lost our way.” My thesis was that the resources used to build Holocaust memorials and sponsor programs whose objective is to simply remember the Holocaust would be better spent on encouraging […]