Jewish Journal

Laureen Lazarovici

  • ADL Youth DREAM of Promoting Tolerance

    February 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    At Claremont High School, there is a boy named Matthew Shepard -- the same name as the Wyoming college student killed seven years ago in a brutal anti-gay hate crime. Senior Adam Primack often saw his schoolmate get teased, and he also witnessed students chant homophobic slurs during...

  • South African Judge Inspires Redemption

    January 19, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    When he turned 6 in 1941, Albie Sachs received a birthday card from his father, Solly, a union leader in South Africa. The card read: "Many happy returns, and may you grow up to be a soldier in the fight for liberation."

    It would be less a wish than a prophecy. The younger Sachs...