The Tam News

Anti-Semitic and Affirmative Consent Lessons

Anti-Semitic and Affirmative Consent Lessons

By Josh Love and Josh Love

June 3, 2017

On April 24 the social science department held a staff meeting after school to discuss two new California laws on affirmative consent, as well as parental concern about anti-Semitism in the community. The laws, SB 695 and SB 967, went into effect on January 1, 2016 and require that high school studen...

Increase in Swastika Graffiti in Marin

By Elissa Asch

April 3, 2017

Over the last few months the Marin community has experienced a sharp increase in anti-Semitic behavior. This behavior includes the drawing of five swastikas found at Tam, Mill Valley Middle School, the Mill Valley Community Center (MVMS), and the Safeway parking lot. “The Safeway incident involved a red swast...

Bomb Threat at Osher Marin JCC

By Maddie Asch

January 27, 2017

A bomb threat was called into the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center (JCC) in San Rafael on Tuesday, January 17. It was one of 27 bomb threats to various JCC’s across the nation. According to Iris Lax, director of marketing and strategic projects at the JCC, all the buildings on the campus qui...