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Importance of Community

What 'Chronicle' Teaches Us About Violence And Community

Rabbi Herb Cohen | Posted 03.19.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Herb Cohen

The violence in Newtown should make us think about the idea and reality of community. Do we do enough to welcome the stranger, to make the loner feel accepted? In "Chronicle," we can actually trace the evolution of a high school loner into a full-fledged murderer.

The Life Out Loud: The Importance Of Community

MeiMei Fox | Posted 05.06.2012 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

An abundance of research has emerged in the past few years about the health benefits of friendships. We now know that having a close-knit community helps us fight depression and illness, slows aging, promotes mental health and even leads to a longer life.