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  • At Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda, Anne Heyman’s legacy lives on

    February 3, 2014 | 11:10 am

    Anne Heyman’s death during a horse-riding competition in Palm Beach, Fla., on Jan. 31 shocked and devastated many in the Jewish world.

    But it was Heyman’s work in Rwanda that so many of her admirers will remember most.

    A former assistant district attorney in Manhattan who made...

  • Letters

    July 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Young Philanthropists

    I read with interest Daniel Akst's excellent article on youth philanthropy in your July 22 issue, titled, "Getting Kids Into Charity Pays Off Big." The Jewish Journal provides a tremendous service to the community through its informative coverage of this...

  • Hope for At-Risk Youth at Yemin Orde

    By Larry Derfner

    June 2, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    One of the notorious ways that overwrought Israeli parents get unruly kids into line is by threatening to send them to a pnimia -- a boarding school. For Israelis, "boarding school" carries the associations that "reform school" once did for Americans: juvenile delinquents, family...