Byline: By SARA WEINBERGER

A recent NPR story chronicled the journey of recycled plastics from the U.S. to Malaysia, where noxious fumes led the reporter to an illegal...

My ancestors arrived in the United States centuries after the post-1492 genocide of indigenous Americans, but like all non-Native Americans, I...

Magnificent adobe homes, offering stunning mountain views, dot the foothills overlooking Tucson. Modest one-story stuccos in Central Tucson are...

One of the iconic photos of the civil rights movement shows Martin Luther King Jr. leading the Selma March. To his right is Rabbi Abraham Joshua...

So many people in this country expressed their outrage over the murders of 11 Jews in Pittsburgh, yet when racists murder African-Americans, it...

Two important issues for Massachusetts voters have not gotten the attention they deserve. Questions 3 and 4 impact all of us, and it’s important...

The humanitarian, educational and advocacy work I have been engaged in as a member of The Valley Syrian Relief Committee has been transformative...

Midterm elections don’t rouse much excitement among voters until after the fact.Two years after 57.1 percent of the population voted in the 2008...

This past April, I helped organize an interfaith service commemorating seven years of war in Syria.Thinking of a title for the event was not easy...

The Nazis took my mother’s 5-year-old niece, Nurit, and my maternal grandmother, Sara, from the Krakow Ghetto. My mother spent her life in a futile...

While my mother was dying of pancreatic cancer, I fielded threatening phone calls she received from collection agencies.My mother did not realize...

My favorite photo from my recent trip to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories shows two women, one Bedouin Israeli and the other Jewish...

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