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Audrey Hepburn Fought the Nazis as a Teen

By On January 25, 2017

Legend has it that during the Nazi occupation of Holland, a teenaged Audrey Hepburn slipped through the streets as a courier, relaying documents and money between groups of resistance fighters—all while withering… Read More


Leonard Cohen Led His High School’s ‘Menorah Club’

By On January 2, 2017

(Cohen is standing in the second row, far right) Long before becoming the prince of bummers that we all know and love, Leonard Cohen was a regular, bona fide, all-Canadian high-schooler, an A-student… Read More

Meet London's Jewish Teenager Comic Genius, Scribbling Since Age 8

Meet London’s Jewish Teenage Comic Genius, Famous Since Age 8

By On June 29, 2016

When most 8-year-olds sit down with paper and pens, there’s lots of stick figures, basic representations of houses and trees–you remember. But when Zoom (yes, Zoom) Rockman sat down at age 8,… Read More


The German Teens Who Sang and Danced Their Nazi Resistance

By On June 14, 2016

  In a time of rising authoritarianism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and fear, a group of young people insisting on their freedoms expressed themselves through dance. Donning checkered shirts, shorts and stockings, and signature… Read More

The 1990s' Baby-Sitters Club Books for Orthodox Girls

The 1990s’ Baby-Sitters Club Books for Orthodox Girls

By On May 26, 2016

  In the 1980s and 1990s, The Baby-Sitters Club ruled. The series, created by Ann M. Martin, followed a group of middle school girls as they babysat and navigated life as pre-teens,… Read More