Five men were caught after breaking into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee in the Watergate Scandal. The compact disk was developed at RCA. Pong was born. The Godfather was released. And the hit show M*A*S*H premiered on CBS.
Words written hundreds of years ago are every bit as compelling for Phillip Greenspon as he learns how Ezra the Scribe and Nehemiah dealt with Jewish assimilation.
Michael Haberman listens with interest while a student explains in Hebrew why he likes fellow classmate, Raquel Welch. The answer? “Because she’s pretty.”
In 1972, the Kindergarteners collected $100 in nickels and dimes to send to Soviet Refuseniks. At JDS, developing character was as important as the school work.