From Matzo Balls to Base Ball

Seder and Sports: No Problem for Jewish New York Fans, Says Jeffrey Gurock As someone who has frequently been righteously critical of the world of sports for holding games on central Jewish holidays and gratified when recent protests have led the Lord of Athletics to change the starting times of games to permit Jews to […]

The Lessons of Kristallnacht

Nov. 15 Event to Commemorate the Night of Broken Glass November 9 marks the 72nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, commonly referred to as the Night of Broken Glass. On this day, terror swept through German streets and cities—killing tens of Jews, desecrating hundreds of synagogues, and sending tens of thousands to concentration camps in Sachsenhausen and […]

Disaster 101: Guns on College Campuses

The Huffington Post Features an Op-Ed by Dean Victor Schwartz and Drs. Jerald Kay and Paul Appelbaum on the Dangers of Firearms on Campus (The Huffington Post) Several states are currently dealing with well-organized efforts to loosen regulations prohibiting or limiting the ability to carry firearms on college campuses. The University of Colorado is now […]

Caring for Vets in College

The Huffington Post Features an Op-Ed by Dean Victor Schwartz and Dr. Jerald Kay on Mental Health Challenges Facing Servicemen and Women Returning Home The data released recently by the US government regarding the alarming rate of suicide among active members of our armed forces is cause for serious concern. For the past two years, […]