gossip and the Torah

The Good And The Bad Of Gossip

10/11/2010 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Gossip has so infected cyberspace that in just a few months, two young students killed themselves because of it. Two weeks ago a Rutgers freshman jumped off the George Washington Bridge after his roommate and another student used a hidden camera to view him during an intimate moment with a man, and stream it onto the Internet for all to see. Before that, a high school teenager hanged herself when classmates mocked and bullied her online.

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