Do Polish Kids Hate Jews?

A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past

Israeli-Arab War Over Textbooks

A new study funded by the U.S. undercuts the notion that Palestinian schools incite violence against Israel

Schools of Thought: Embodying Racial Harmony in the Classroom

On Martin Luther King Day, remembering the advantages of a public-school—rather than day-school—education

Voting Jewish Values

Policies proposed by Mitt Romney, especially on education, are antithetical to fairness and compassion

Modern Muslim Girls

Documentary film The Light in Her Eyes reveals how a Syrian school upends notions about religious education

TED Balks

The famed conference’s lectures can’t be educational tools, because the bite-sized videos trivialize big ideas

Bookends

How serious is our society’s literacy problem? Unless we commit to being serious readers of a shared canon, we might as well stop reading altogether.

Stark Loss

The death of a beloved Solomon Schechter teacher shadows a community of former students—many now at the forefront of American Jewish life

Material Differences

My 3-year-old wanted a velvet yarmulke, like they wear at his Chabad preschool—an early skirmish in the values clashes I knew were coming.

Girls at War

How a group of teenage believers could reshape the Israeli-Palestinian struggle

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