Springfield’s Jewish community played a crucial part in shaping our region…but the community’s role is largely unknown to the public. A new book aims to change that, and give that religious community the recognition it deserves. As part of our ongoing Sense of Place series on local history, KSMU’s Julie Greene has more.
Steve Yonke, a science teacher at Glendale High School in Springfield, was recently awarded the 2013 Yale Educator Award by the Yale Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Yonke was nominated by one of his former students, as KSMU’s Julie Greene explains.