History
Leah

Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow

In the fall of 1992, I was a senior in high school and the nation was consumed with a presidential election unlike any before. This

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History
Leah

The Power of Remembering

This week always makes me sad. My eyes fill with tears at the mere sight of the American flag. Fear feels like a long-lost companion

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Children
Leah

What Does That Song Mean?: Explaining 9/11 to Children

Sophie and I love music. We’re always listening to different genres and artists – from country to classical – usually in the car. My inquisitive

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History
Leah

The RNC and Me

It’s political convention time, ladies and gentlemen! The “magical” events that occur every four years just weeks after the Olympics end. Over the years, I’ve

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History
Leah

Observing Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day

6 million It’s hard for most of us to comprehend how big that number is and how many it represents. For most Jews, however, the

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History
Leah

Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning?

This post was originally posted on September 11, 2010. Since it is the 10-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks, I felt I should again publish

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Education
Leah

The Perception of Tragedy Over Time

January 28, 1986 is day that most Americans will always remember. The day the Challenger exploded before an entire nation’s eyes. Like the assassination of

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Children
Leah

Looking Back at 2010

As we draw near 2011, I went back and reflected on all my photos, blog posts and memorable events from 2010. It’s certainly been an

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Children
Leah

Happy Hanukkah!

Tonight was the first night of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. It was a great celebration — we ate latkes, lit the menorah,  played dreidel, and

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