Social Studies

Birth Injury Justice Center Resources

According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, children with disabilities are entitled to educational services. Children born with Cerebral Palsy will require specialized learning plans to meet their unique needs. Parents with special needs children...

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Chanukah

It’s beginning to look a lot like Chanukah Everywhere you go Take a look at the latkes fry, I’m winning all the gelt tonight When the dreidels spin to and fro   Chanukah is my favorite time of the year. As a child, it was all about the gifts and the gelt. The first...

Two Bridges Park: A Garden of Earthly Delights

I moved to the Lofts Apartments on Nov. 4, 2012. While directing the movers to my new apartment, I noticed a sign across the street that was standing before a long, deep strand of trees. Coming: Perimeter Center East Park. The park, as the years passed, and did not...

Opening up the Floodgates to a New Normal

Published in the Atlanta Jewish Times, April 15, 2020 Last year I wrote that the Hebrew’s ten plagues was the first recorded use of applied terror to achieve political goals. The plagues brought about the Exodus from Egypt, and after the wandering, the ancient...

Forgiveness in the Dark Age of Trump

Psychologists define forgiveness as a conscious, deliberate decision to release feelings of resentment or vengeance toward a person or group who has harmed you (Google). On Yom Kippur, Jews ask God to forgive their sins and atone by fasting to learn that repentance is...

My Panzer Family in Israel Web Page

The inspiration to produce this web page grew out of a March 20 – 27, 2015 Atlanta trade and sister cities mission to Israel. After 39 years, I fortunately re-connected with branches of the Panzer family in Israel, the Ilani and Metzger lines. I so appreciated the...

Nzimbu Brown, SVG, Goatskin and Banana Leaf Artist

I met Nzimbu Browne at the 1993 Harmony Hall Crafts Fair in Ocho Rios – he was from the McKies Hill section of Kingstown located on the island of St. Vincent in the Grenadines. This small island group is part of the Leeward and Windward chains that stretch across the...