Witness What Is Possible

Written by Meredith Polsky, Matan’s Director of Advocacy and Training Three years ago, I called a parent meeting for one of our Matan classes. Most of the children had started with us at age 6. [...]

When Life Hands You Lemons…

The idea of having twins was something we often chided about. To say we were giddy and excited when we heard the news would be an enormous understatement. Once the magical feeling sank in, we [...]

Matan, Inc. (No Relation!)

This is the first post in our new series, Reflections from the Matan Institutes. We are thrilled to feature this post by Rabbi Shelley Kniaz of Temple Emanuel of the Pascack Valley. My son Matan [...]

In With the In Crowd

This article was originally published in Tablet Magazine, August, 2010 – By following the link to the actual article, you will also find many worthwhile comments. As I write this, kids are [...]