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Megiddo: The Cradle of Biblical Archaeology

Megiddo: The Cradle of Biblical Archaeology | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The ancient city’s name is the source of the word Armageddon.

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5 Rosh Hashanah Videos To Get You in the High Holiday Mood - The Assimilator

5 Rosh Hashanah Videos To Get You in the High Holiday Mood - The Assimilator | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

What’s the best way to celebrate Rosh Hashanah? New music! From Macklemore to Kanye West, here are some of the best High Holiday-inspired musical covers.

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10 American Rabbis You Haven’t Heard Of, But Should

10 American Rabbis You Haven’t Heard Of, But Should | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Last year, we launched this list to shine the spotlight on those Jewish leaders who typically avoid it. We hoped the piece, published before the High Holidays, would offer readers an array of options for fresh Jewish study, exploration, and worship.

Soon after, articles and lectures linked in the...
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Israel a model for Europe on resettling migrants, says Swedish official

Israel a model for Europe on resettling migrants, says Swedish official | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Russian Jewish immigration gave Israel the fuel for the Start-Up Nation – and Syrian immigration can do the same for Europe, according to Stockholm’s start-up chief

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Top 10 great reasons to love the pomegranate

Top 10 great reasons to love the pomegranate | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Pomegranates (rimonim in Hebrew) add color and symbolism to Rosh Hashana tables worldwide. Here’s why you should try one.

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How to Use Google Photos to Store an Unlimited Amount of Photos

Google Photos offers unlimited storage for your photos and videos, a slick website, and automatic-upload apps for Android, iPhone, Windows, and Mac. It’s a great option for storing your photos.

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What Honeybees Can Teach Us About the Value of Regulating Sex

What Honeybees Can Teach Us About the Value of Regulating Sex | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
When I dip my apple in honey this Rosh Hashanah, I will remember the wild, raw, unbridled sexual energy of the bees—and I will think about Jewish sex.

My honey will come from Vermont’s Champlain Valley Apiaries, where this summer I witnessed the bees in the rough, in a fury, as they yielded t...
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Israel blanketed in haze: Dangerous pollutants in the air

Israel blanketed in haze: Dangerous pollutants in the air | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Business, Environment: Israelis woke up to a morning of yellow skies and exhausting heat, with the country being covered by a massive Middle Eastern sand storm; Environmental Protection Ministry warns against physical activities outdoors.
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A Jewish School Opens in Lodz

A Jewish School Opens in Lodz | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
In 1968, facing government repression, the I.L. Peretz school closed in Lodz, Poland. For the next 47 years, there were no full-time Jewish schools in Lodz (pronounced woodge), which once had a Jewish population of more than 230,000 people.

For Lodz, Jewish day school is back in session, at least...
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MOFET JTEC - Tanakh Profiles - An Encyclopedia of Biblical Personalities

MOFET JTEC - Tanakh Profiles - An Encyclopedia of Biblical Personalities | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Birthright Opens Winter Registration; New Program Offers College Credit

Birthright Opens Winter Registration; New Program Offers College Credit | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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Will 5776 be your Jewish year?

Will 5776 be your Jewish year? | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The 10Q project is an ‘online reflection portal’ that asks participants deep questions, sends back responses one year later

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5775 in review: A definitive summary of the year’s Jewish news

5775 in review: A definitive summary of the year’s Jewish news | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

From the highest highs to the lowest lows, a month-by-month look at last year.

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The Teacher’s Guide to Using YouTube in the Classroom | Edudemic

The Teacher’s Guide to Using YouTube in the Classroom | Edudemic | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

YouTube is a vast resource for educational content. A completely free resource this huge and varied has nearly endless potential for the classroom.

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Israel’s population hits 8.4 million on eve of Jewish New Year - Israel

Number of immigrants to Israel grew 35% in 5775.

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The partnership: How a bold American imam and his skeptical Israeli host bridged the Muslim-Jewish chasm

The partnership: How a bold American imam and his skeptical Israeli host bridged the Muslim-Jewish chasm | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Since 2013, dozens of young US Muslim leaders have traveled to Israel to learn about Judaism, Zionism and Israel. This is the full story of their high-risk, taboo-shattering initiative — a vital step, they hope, toward Muslim-Jewish healing in America and beyond

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Why High Holiday Services Are Boring, and How Rabbis and Congregants Can Fix Them

Why High Holiday Services Are Boring, and How Rabbis and Congregants Can Fix Them | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
High Holiday services are a slog. All right, not at every synagogue, not all the time, not for everybody. But it’s true widely and often enough that most of you are nodding to yourselves. Granted, services aren’t meant to entertain us every minute. But which of the 613 commandments prescribe bor...
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This Day in Jewish History, 1191 //Richard the Lionheart defeats Saladin at Arsuf - This Day in Jewish History

The seaside skirmish was just one of the battles Saladin and the Crusaders fought, but it would be the one where the Muslim leader became shaken to the core.

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Tel Aviv University is a major source of Google employees

Tel Aviv University is a major source of Google employees | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Outside U.S., Tel Aviv University is third-largest source of graduates who become Google employees, with 288, says report • It is only university on list with non-English language of instruction • Stanford tops list with 2,275 graduates at Google.
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MOFET JTEC - The Palmach Museum in Tel-Aviv: The Past as a Space of Education, Entertainment, and Discipline

MOFET JTEC - The Palmach Museum in Tel-Aviv: The Past as a Space of Education, Entertainment, and Discipline | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
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