Elianna Mentzer

Tamar Davis and a student, wearing superhero costumes, smiling and holding up Purim decorations at Gateways' Purim Carnival

The World Turned Upside Down

This past Sunday felt like a new and jubilant kind of “upside down” as our Jewish Education Program students celebrated Purim together for the first time in two years. Read More

photo of Tamar Davis standing next to Senator Tom Harkin

Until We Experience Disability Ourselves

I read a Boston Globe article that came out this week, entitled “Disability should not mean invisibility,” and was reminded yet again of how even though the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law over 30 years ago, and we have made progress since, there is still so much more that needs to be done. Read More

photo of group of teen volunteers working on a poster

What We Take for Granted

The sukkah — a simple little hut with holes in the roof — is usually our annual reminder of how impermanent our lives truly are, and that we cannot take blessings like food and housing security for granted. Read More