Daily Archives: September 17, 2012

Just in Time for Rosh Hashana

“Jew Pond” renamed! N.H. Residents can vote at a town meeting Tuesday whether to petition to officially change the name, which appears on a 1968 map but not on any town signs. Some say the name is inappropriate and disrespectful. … Continue reading

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Dumber Than Deaf

A deaf preschooler in Grand Island, Nebraska, has been prohibited from signing his own name because school administrators believe the gesture he uses looks too much like a gun. Hunter uses Signing Exact English or SEE — a form of … Continue reading

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