Jewish Journal

Compassion may be in our bones

By Michelle K. Wolf

December 27, 2012 | 12:12 am

Were all pre-modern humans brutish and nasty? Were the ill and disabled dispatched to their fate in the wilderness for the “greater good’? I shuddered when I first read that in ancient... read on

  • Stopping Asperger’s from Becoming Another Victim in the CT Massacre

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    December 16, 2012 | 1:14 am

    I first heard about the Connecticut school tragedy from the TV stations at the gym, and felt like someone had punched me in the stomach. I wanted to hear more about what had happened but couldn't stand to keep listening as the terrible details begin to emerge.

    In my mind, I could... read on

  • The Bright Lights of Inclusion

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    December 6, 2012 | 10:43 pm

    As we get ready to celebrate another 8-day marathon of carbs, candles and explaining to our non-Jewish colleagues why we aren’t taking off time from work, it’s hard not to compare this year’s Hanukkah with those of the past.

    To paraphrase from a major Jewish holiday, Why is this... read on