The Latest From The Foundation

Dispatches from the network and updates from the Foundation.

View Category

Social Justice/Tikkun Olam

More than any task, our students brought cheer – they sang and danced wherever they went. A leader of the community whispered to me on the last day of the trip: “I really doubted there was anything for you to do here, but now I realize that what you all brought here was psychological CPR.”

It’s hard for me to say Happy New Year this week.  It seems wrong.  There is so much pain and loss now.  On the heels of devastating hurricanes and the ongoing crises in those areas hardest hit, we have now experienced the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.  That “record,” set in Las Vegas, is eclipsing the one set only last year at the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando.