This story was making the rounds on social media this past Thanksgiving weekend. It starts as a seemingly self-centered passenger complains to a flight attendant about her delayed flight, and how it’s important to her to get to her destination in time to help cook the stuffing for...
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Today’s New York Times has a thoughtful op/ed by Slate’s Emily Bazelon, the author of “Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy.” Bazelon writes about the problem of bullying and some of the myths that surround the...
February 21, 2013 | 6:53 am
A friend of mine shared this video on Facebook and I have watched it a dozen times, just this morning. I had no idea who Shane was, but in watching this video I have done a little research and discovered that Shane Koyczan is remarkable. Watch this video. It is important, it is beautiful, and it matters. Everyone should see it, share it, understand it, and learn from it.
To Shane, I fell in love with you this morning.
I am a fan, and I am keeping the faith.
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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...
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The family of a 14-year-old Ohio girl is suing school officials in the state for allowing bullying and anti-Semitic attacks aimed at their daughter.
The lawsuit alleges that officials at Green High School did nothing to curb years of bullying by classmates, which included being...
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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...
December 22, 2010 | 11:10 am
Three international Jewish youth movements have launched a campaign to combat homophobia.
The Coalition of Jewish Teen Leaders, comprised of the presidents of B’nai B’rith Youth Organization, the Reform movement’s National Federation of Temple Youth and the Conservative...
March 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Professor David Myers showed his true colors in his reply to StandWithUs when he wrote that the "Palestinians" are not entirely to blame for the conflict (Letters, Feb. 28). He reminds me of the familiar grade-school educator who never noticed bullying, but always...
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