Archive for May, 2009

Carry a book wherever you go

My daughter, Batel, sent me this special piece that was published in an Israeli internet site that serves as a critique stage on cultural issues. A young girl graduated from an Israeli high-school with top grades. To the graduation ceremony she invited two librarian women from the public library where she used to prepare her [...]

Happiness

Tal Ben-Shachar, PhD. is a reputable lecturer in Harvard and thousands of students are gathering to hear him. Listen to story he tells about Marva Collins: Marva Collins was a teacher in a very bad neighborhood in Chicago, a place rich with crime and drugs but poor with optimism and hope. The local educators felt [...]