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At Hanukkah, Art Brightens the World from Boston, Warsaw and Israel

Penny Schwartz | Posted 12.09.2015 | Arts
Penny Schwartz

With its own hashtag, #8Nights8Windows runs from December 6 through December 14, and includes Hanukkah inspired art installations presented in storefronts, from cafes to banks to museums and community organizations.

Agents of Change: 5 Resilient People Who Are Empowering Others

Greg Archer | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Greg Archer

They walk among us -- those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are. Take note of five noteworthy souls striving to make the world a better place.

President Obama's Medal for Karski Shines Light on Poland's Real World War II Record

Alex Storozynski | Posted 07.29.2012 | World
Alex Storozynski

After escaping Soviet imprisonment and being savagely tortured by the Gestapo, Karski risked his life to sneak past German guards into the ghetto to see how the Nazis were abusing Jews. Karski then disguised himself as a Ukrainian guard to visit a transfer station that sorted Jews on their way to the death camps.