I spent the weekend in San Francisco with the Englishman and our kids. It was his birthday, and with his oldest daughter there attending university, we headed up so we could celebrate together. Our kids all get along in a marvelous way and I am truly blessed because I love his...
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ABC News reports that close to 30 percent of students are either bullies or victims of bullying, and around 160,000 kids stay home from school every day out of fear of being bullied. Up to 10 percent of students either drop out or transfer to another school due to bullying. In the...
May 29, 2012 | 10:40 am
A New Mexico high school student was suspended for sending hundreds of anti-Semitic text messages to a Jewish classmate.
The sender reportedly confessed and was suspended from Eldorado High School in Albuquerque until January.
More than 1,700 anti-Semitic text messages were sent to...
April 18, 2012 | 2:41 pm
The shocking news came over the Passover holiday. Five young men, all Jews, were found in a basement, bound together nearly naked, covered in welts and smeared with honey, hot sauce and flour. When they were rescued, the victims were shivering and described as having “horrified and...
March 28, 2012 | 6:38 pm
Addressing the Bully Pulpit
Thank you for bringing so much attention to the important issue of bullying (“The Battle to Get ‘Bully’ Seen by Those Who Need It Most,” March 23).
When we talk about bullying, it’s not only about bystanders and targets. What is needed now is...
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During a panel discussion at the National Council of Jewish Women’s (NCJW) Los Angeles office in April, education experts highlighted the pervasiveness of bullying in schools, saying a disproportionate number of gay and lesbian students are victims.
As a result, gay and lesbian...
November 1, 2010 | 9:45 am
A high school where a group of students played a highway chase game called “Beat the Jew” will study a new tolerance curriculum.
Administrators at the La Quinta High School in Southern California and Desert Sands Unified School District have accepted an offer from the Jewish...
August 15, 2008 | 9:09 pm