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DJLN Educator Spotlight: Flipping for Mishnah with Rabbi Avrohom Wagshul | DigitalJLearning Network

DJLN Educator Spotlight: Flipping for Mishnah with Rabbi Avrohom Wagshul | DigitalJLearning Network | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
n this Educator Spotlight, Rabbi Avrohom Wagshul shares how the flipped classroom model helps his students learn mishnah and the many ways educational technology helps bring Torah to life.
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Terror at Sarona Market

Terror at Sarona Market | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
News: Shots fired at Tel Aviv's Sarona Market; at least nine persons are wounded, one of them critically; the alleged assailant has been neutralized and is apparently lying on the sidewalk.
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Around the World in Four Days

Around the World in Four Days | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Bulgaria, Chile, Estonia, Israel, Paraguay and Ukraine. What seems like an odd grouping of countries actually reflects the home countries of 12 Jewish leaders who were part of a delegation that participated in the JCC Association of North America’s Biennial conference in Baltimore and then spent four days visiting our JCC of Greater Washington in Rockville, MD
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In Bar Kochba rebels’ caves, salvaging what the thieves left behind

In Bar Kochba rebels’ caves, salvaging what the thieves left behind | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Archaeologists conclude 3-week excavation of the Judean Desert's Cave of the Skulls, the largest undertaking of its kind in 60 years
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WATCH: Cache of Hasmonean-era silver coins uncovered in Modiin

WATCH: Cache of Hasmonean-era silver coins uncovered in Modiin | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
2,150-year-old hoard likely buried by a Jew who was never able to return for it, found in dig at agricultural estate that took part in Bar Kochba uprising
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MOFET JTEC - Limmud Chavruta Releases Tikkun Leyl Shavuot Resource for Shavuot 2016

MOFET JTEC - Limmud Chavruta Releases Tikkun Leyl Shavuot Resource for Shavuot 2016 | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The Limmud Chavruta Project is delighted to present its third downloadable Chavruta study materials for Tikkun Leyl Shavuot.  These pages contain six sources which address the theme of ‘Offerings’ – exploring the relationship between intention and ritual, God and scripture, and the ultimate value of making offerings.

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MOFET JTEC - When Bible and Science Interact: Teachers’ Pedagogic and Value Challenges in Teaching Religious Minority Students in Higher Education Settings

MOFET JTEC - When Bible and Science Interact: Teachers’ Pedagogic and Value Challenges in Teaching Religious Minority Students in Higher Education Settings | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Creating opportunities for meaningful dialog between teachers and students within the context of cultural and religious diversity could turn values difference into a teaching resource, and lead to parallel processes of student and teacher transformation. Inculcating habits of openness to religious diversity may promote a more general change in the way teachers enter into dialog with religious students in their classrooms. As a follow-up to this study, we propose testing some of these interventions and measuring the ensuing satisfaction of students and teachers in such settings.

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MOFET JTEC - Challenges and Psychological Adjustment of Religious American Adolescent Immigrants to Israel

MOFET JTEC - Challenges and Psychological Adjustment of Religious American Adolescent Immigrants to Israel | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

This study points to several immigration protective factors that can inform future research in the area and educate families and professionals about the conditions necessary to enhance the likelihood of successful immigration to Israel for teenagers.

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Yeshiva Lab School to Launch Middle School for 2017-2018

Yeshiva Lab School to Launch Middle School for 2017-2018 | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Yeshiva Lab School, an educationally progressive Modern Orthodox elementary school serving the Lower Merion Jewish community, announced today that due to overwhelming interest in its innovative pedagogy and distinctively Modern Orthodox and Zionist philosophy, it will open a middle school for the 2017- 2018 academic year.

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Google launches a simpler website testing tool aimed at small businesses

Google launches a simpler website testing tool aimed at small businesses | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Google today is launching a new tool aimed at helping business owners determine how well their website performs on the mobile web, including on both..
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Top 10 Places to Find Awesome Things to 3D Print

Top 10 Places to Find Awesome Things to 3D Print | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
3D printing is a great way to create something truly personal, make your awesome ideas reality, or just make perfect replacements for broken parts or components. If you’re stumped for ideas though, here are 10 great resources for you to get inspired, or just find something you’d like to have printed yourself.
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Searching for remains of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Searching for remains of the Dead Sea Scrolls | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The disposable paper face masks offer little protection from the clouds of dust that fill the cliffside cave where Israeli archaeologists are wrapping up the largest excavation in the Judean desert of the past half-century.

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Life lessons from a Mengele survivor : Elko students learn about the Holocaust

Life lessons from a Mengele survivor : Elko students learn about the Holocaust | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
ELKO – An Auschwitz and Dr. Josef Mengele survivor gave three life lessons to Elko students this week – never give up, don’t be prejudiced, and forgive.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Great Google Drive Add-ons & Chrome Extensions for Teachers - Best of 2015-16 School Year

Free Technology for Teachers: Great Google Drive Add-ons & Chrome Extensions for Teachers - Best of 2015-16 School Year | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Last week I presented three webinars about Google Apps for Education. The third of those webinars was all about Google Drive Add-ons and Chrome extensions for teachers. If you couldn't attend the live webinar, you can still grab the handout here or view it as embedded below.
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YUTorah Online - Shavuot To Go

YUTorah Online - Shavuot To Go | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Online study of the Jewish holidays, Parsha, Halakha and Talmud by Yeshiva University
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The 21st Century and the Remaking of American Jewry

The 21st Century and the Remaking of American Jewry | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
The American Jewish community is undergoing a major demographic transformation, driven by the imprint of the millennial generation and influenced by a collection of economic and cultural forces. This new Jewish paradigm encompasses a number of operating principles.
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Israeli lesbian composer moved to tears by NY haredi singer’s Yiddish version of her classic tune

Israeli lesbian composer moved to tears by NY haredi singer’s Yiddish version of her classic tune | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
During an emotional encounter, Lipa Schmeltzer sang to Corinne Allal his translation of a critical love song for Israel, which she had composed 30 years ago.
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MOFET JTEC - Speaking of Jewish Identity…

MOFET JTEC - Speaking of Jewish Identity… | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

The language of “Jewish identity” has served us well for decades, but is now limiting us and conditioning us in ways that are detrimental to the objectives we claim. I want to propose that we thank “identity” profusely for its services, dismiss it, and then think together of better language to express the mission of the Jewish community

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MOFET JTEC - Education in Civic Participation: Children, Seniors and the Challenges of an Intergenerational Information and Communications Technology Program

MOFET JTEC - Education in Civic Participation: Children, Seniors and the Challenges of an Intergenerational Information and Communications Technology Program | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

This article investigates an intergenerational information and communications technology (ICT) program that seeks expressly to enhance children’s civic participation by placing them in mutually educational encounters with seniors.

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MOFET JTEC - Voluntary Work with Sporting Activities for Jewish Children and Teenagers: Commitment to Inclusiveness, Jewish Identity, and a Future Jewish Life – An Interview Study

MOFET JTEC - Voluntary Work with Sporting Activities for Jewish Children and Teenagers: Commitment to Inclusiveness, Jewish Identity, and a Future Jewish Life – An Interview Study | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

In this study, six members of a Swedish Conservative congregation, who were committed to voluntary work with sporting activities for children and teenagers, were interviewed about the way in which they perceived their voluntary work.

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Control Alt Achieve: Extensions vs Web Apps vs Add-ons

Control Alt Achieve: Extensions vs Web Apps vs Add-ons | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
At the most basic level, all three of these do the same thing. The are tools that help you do something in the Google ecosystem that normally you would not be able to do. They provide extended features, tools, and programs that Google did not build into their products by default (at least not yet). "What’s the difference between an extension, a web app, and an add-on?”
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Families marginalized by disability find warm welcome at Tower of David

Families marginalized by disability find warm welcome at Tower of David | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
Leading the way, Jerusalem museum encourages other cultural institutions to also offer inclusive programs for families with special needs children
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Tech Tips for Teachers: 3 Ways to Use QR Codes in the Classroom

Tech Tips for Teachers: 3 Ways to Use QR Codes in the Classroom | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
By making lengthy links more shareable, QR codes help teachers distribute educational resources, student work and parent surveys.

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ראשון מסוגו בעברית: הושק אתר ישראלי חדש ששווה להכיר

ראשון מסוגו בעברית: הושק אתר ישראלי חדש ששווה להכיר | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it
הכירו את אתר התקשורת והמדע הראשון מסוגו בישראל שהושק השבוע: נכתב על ידי קבוצה של כ-50 מדענים, כותבים ועורכים, וכולל אלפי אייטמים, פינות וסרטוני הדגמה בליווי הסברים, בכל תחומי המדע
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Joseph B. Soloveitchik on Tradition, Authority, and Historical Change

Joseph B. Soloveitchik on Tradition, Authority, and Historical Change | Jewish Education Around the World | Scoop.it

Focusing on a speech given by the 20th-century sage in 1975, Jeffrey Woolf analyzes Soloveitchik’s understanding of the halakhic authority of tradition, and his response to those who would say that Jewish law must change to keep up with a changing world:

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