For every $1 of federal funding, public broadcasting stations raise more than $6 from local sources — a tremendous return and a successful public-private partnership. Still, the new administration is proposing to eliminate this funding and leave millions of Americans without what they believe is the most trusted source of news, information and early education in the country.
Sometimes, when communicating complex messages across cultures and between generations, the messenger makes all the difference. Yossi Cohen left Israel over 30 years ago to teach Hebrew to the Indianapolis community. Since then, he has touched the lives of thousands of students from the Bureau of Jewish education and North Central High School.