Anti-Semitism in the U.S.: One Year After Pittsburgh

One year has passed since the shooter in the Tree of Life Synagogue took eleven innocent lives during Shabbat services on Oct. 27, 2018. The Tree of Life Synagogue is located in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,…

Coping with distance when disaster strikes at home

Being born and raised in South Florida, I was always taught to prepare for the unexpected—the bad driver on the road and even the pop-up thunderstorm. But no one can prepare for a Category Five hurricane with 185 mph winds churning off the…

Op-ed: One year after Parkland, how to love on a day of hate

My grandfather sent me a card every Valentine’s Day, but he always crossed out “Valentine’s” and wrote “LOVE” instead. So, my card on Feb. 14 always read “Happy LOVE Day.” Every year Feb. 14 represents a day of love, but this year, too many…