Year: 2012

December 2012

On Dealing with Gun Violence

This post originally appeared at the blog of Crown Heights Community Mediation Center, a project of the Center for Court Innovation. By Amy Ellenbogen, Director of Crown Heights Community Mediation Center  Our hearts go out to the town of Newtown, … Continue reading

20th Dec, 2012

A Tale of Two New Yorks

By Jessica Nevins On October 25, 2012, I received an email from the Human Resources director at my placement, New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) alerting all staff of an impending hurricane.  Rather than worry or panic, I joked with … Continue reading

11th Dec, 2012

November 2012

How Do You Respond to Panhandlers?

 By Rabbi Stephanie Ruskay, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement at AVODAH. Rabbi Ruskay shared her experiences and Judaism’s perspective on panhandling for The Jewish Daily Forward. The subway doors closed and a man inside loudly recounted being mugged and … Continue reading

20th Nov, 2012

What Are You Reading? The New Jim Crow

By Sarah Mintz For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a complete bibliophile. To me, there is nothing more satisfying than delving into a really good book—a book that captivates your imagination or challenges the way you think. … Continue reading

15th Nov, 2012
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