Media / Coverage
Articles by Ruth Ebenstein
How do you teach kids to care about something? Here’s how one teacher does it.
Washington Post. March 3, 2016
Their turn to serve: Fifth-graders do good deeds for war veterans
Stars and Stripes. December 16, 2016
Learning how to lose a presidential election: An elementary school primer
The Times of Israel. November 15, 2016
Learning How to Lose a Presidential Election: A Primer for Students
Education Week. November 15, 2016
Presidential Choices Matter: Kid Edition
Quail Bell Magazine. November 9, 2016
A Lesson in Democracy for 9-Year-Olds
It’s John Adams vs. Thomas Jefferson on the third-grade campaign trail. Who will win the election of 1800?
The Atlantic. November 4, 2016
This school is holding a presidential election — but Trump and Clinton aren’t on the ballot
The Washington Post. October 19, 2016
How My Son Skipped a School Party, and Schooled Me in Boundaries
The Jewish Daily Forward. April 2, 2016
A Jewish Christmas Story in a Concentration Camp
The Yiddish Daily Forward. December 29, 2015
Voices: An unforgettable Christmas act of kindness
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
The Times of Israel. November 12, 2015
"Don’t Walk Away: An Entreaty from Jewish and Arab Israelis"
TriQuarterly. September 23, 2014
An Israeli and Palestinian,
Together by Breast Cancer
"We are not the ones at war," Ibtisam told me. "It's our governments, not us."
The Atlantic. April 23, 2014
"Melting cancer-induced writer’s block"
Times of Israel
. December 25, 2013
"Brought Together by Cancer"
Israeli and Palestinian breast-cancer survivors build camaraderie as we face a common enemy
Tablet. October 15, 2012
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