A Different Kind of Summer Vacation: Jewish Teens Take a Bus Across America

Through music, politics, and barbecue, Etgar 36 trips help high-school students develop a sense of identity as Jews and Americans

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Jews of Atlanta

Remembering the South’s first racially integrated banquet

The Power of a Circle: Standing Hand-in-Hand to Overcome Discrimination

Listen to Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1958 speech at my synagogue, and you’ll understand how his words continue to inspire activism

The Haftarah Reading That Inspired Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’

King’s speech draws on a part of Isaiah that Jews recite after Tisha B’Av—offering a model for revitalizing his mission

Remembering the March on Washington

Listening to Martin Luther King Jr’s ‘I have a Dream’ speech, 50 years later

Happy Birthday, Peter Yarrow

The activist and Peter, Paul, and Mary guitarist turns 75 today

The First Time I Shot a Gun

When I decided that my next book would include a gun, I went to a firing range for the first time—and loved it

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

‘Brotherhood Cannot Be a Theory’

A Jewish look at Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Why I’m Voting for Romney

The Republican’s vision—based on choice and dignity, not dependence—is why Jews should support him

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