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The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Campaign — no action, just noise

In the Missouri/Southern Illinois region, the movement known as BDS, for boycott, divestment and sanctions, has for the most part sustained itself by creating noise — angry, divisive noise.  For all the swagger, the movement has accomplished nothing save increased anxiety within the Jewish community and outside the community, bewilderment. Recent noise about a program scheduled for the Missouri History

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

So What Are Definitions Related to Name-Calling, Bullying and Bias? Anti-bias: A term to describe the active commitment to challenging prejudice, stereotyping and all forms of discrimination. Bias: An inclination or preference either for or against an individual or group that interferes with impartial judgment. Bullying: The repeated actions or threats of action directed toward a person by one or