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Tyler Clementi Foundation launches Jewish-themed toolkit to end bullying

Last month, the Tyler Clementi Foundation, a prominent anti-bullying organization, launched its first #Day1 toolkit designed for synagogues and Jewish communities. #Day1 toolkit is a simple, effective, and empowering intervention to help prevent bullying before it begins. This edition of the #Day1 toolkit is specially crafted for Jewish communities; it directly addresses the ways religious…

With fist or words, bullies hurt peers

Is bullying the latest national epidemic? At a recent event at Congregation Beth Israel, children’s advocate and best-selling author Trudy Ludwig was emphatic that although bullying is a complex issue, it is over hyped by the media. According to the latest research, bullying has actually decreased in the last decade. An award-winning writer and speaker…