My grandmother’s positive outlook—despite all she’d been through—helped me endure years of bullying
I was ridiculed and physically abused for being the wrong kind of Jewish boy. As a result, it took decades to come to terms with my identity.
Teaching teenagers how to navigate a world that encourages aggression, cutthroat competition, and misogyny
I’m not afraid of the bullies anymore
When anti-Semitism is aimed at kids—by other kids—how can parents respond?
Times are changing. Are our sleepaway camps changing with them?
In the ’80s, Muhammad Ali gave me the strength to stand up to my bullies
By helping gay kids, synagogues and Jewish schools can make the community better for all of us
Karen Klein and the lessons of the schoolyard
Even as the Harvey Weinstein-produced film Bully falls flat, Jewish schools are trying new programs that do more than simply raise awareness
Comment of the Week
Instead of preaching kindness, we should realize, as the Bible did long ago, that we’re all bullies—and that the best advice is to give in to that reality
The Civil Rights Act now applies
Our Kurdish brothers, making ‘It Gets Better’ better, and more
Bullying is wrong, but so are facile solutions
Picks its battles wisely, for a change
A debate: Is cyberbullying inevitable, or can parents stop the tide?