Posts Tagged ‘gun control’

no guns allowed sign showing gun with a cross through it

Point/Counterpoint – Con: No Guns in Shul

I was shaken by the Pittsburgh massacre, as we all were; nothing like it had occurred in an American synagogue in most of our lifetimes. If we were complacent before Pittsburgh, in its aftermath we are not. Before we had even processed our sorrow, synagogue security, always a concern, became a top agenda item at…

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Berkeley High School students were greeted by U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, center, and his staff in Washington, D.C.

Praying With Their Feet

Detroit teens join marches in Washington, D.C., and Downtown Detroit. Continuing the legacy of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel from the great civil rights marches in the 1960s, Jews from Metro Detroit prayed with their feet here and in the nation’s capital by participating in the historic student-led March for Our Lives on March 24 calling…

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At the Teen Forum, moderator Mojo, a 95.5-FM radio personality, listens to a panelist. The panel included students Jonathon Moffett, Dalesia Malcolm, Chris Hamama, Carson Biederman, Egerton Abulu and Areeba Maysun, and Father Pierre Konja, Our Lady of Chaldeans Catholic Cathedral, Southfield; Rabbi Jen Lader, Temple Israel, West Bloomfield; and Rev. D. Alexander Bullock, Greater St. Matthew Baptist Church, Detroit.

Speaking Out

Teen Forum yields understanding through open, honest dialogue. The Teen Forum between all three Walled Lake Schools has been going on for many years now, and I feel that it was one of the most inspiring, influential and important school events I have ever participated in. The March 6 forum consisted of a panel, containing…

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Students from Florida traveled to Washington, D.C., Feb. 21 to demand change on gun laws from legislators.

Reactions To The Latest School Shooting

Teens and community leaders want to see change come from the latest tragedy in Florida. Huntington Woods native Zach Shanbom was surprised when the fire alarm at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., went off for the second time on Feb. 14. “We’d already had a fire drill earlier, so it was odd,” said the junior.…

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