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Moral Education

A School's Moral Vision

Frank Breslin | Posted 10.28.2014 | Education
Frank Breslin

Doing well on tests is not an education, but simply a skill in taking tests. School offers an education that is too precious to be surrendered to those with no understanding of learning's ultimate meaning and value.

Does Hate Live Among Us?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact
Stuart Muszynski

If meanness and hate are ingrained, albeit unfortunate parts of human nature, we must create communities that reinforce our other natural tendencies toward kindness and against meanness.

Teaching Our Children: Ethics And Shavuot

Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster | Posted 08.07.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster

We must recommit to teaching through our actions that every human being, even our enemies, are created in God's image.

Shades of Praise and Prejudice for the Movie Precious

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carol Smaldino

Any work of art, film, or music that provokes deeper awareness of our differences and similarities, can make a dent in the usual lack of dialogue.