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Are we reaching middle school students?

Are we reaching middle school students? | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A new Gallup poll studied factors related to student engagement, optimism, and well-being revealed that students scored relatively high on all these factors. Except when you examine the findings fo...
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The Chabad secret | Suissa's Blog

The Chabad secret | Suissa's Blog | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
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Chabad's success with outreach comes down to a simple formula, a focused mission that never wavers. 

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Secular activist crusades for religious access to the Temple Mount

Secular activist crusades for religious access to the Temple Mount | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Joining forces with radical right-wingers preparing for a third Temple, Linda Olmert frames Jewish prayer at the holy site as a civil rights issue
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Sensitive Parenting May Boost Kids' Social Skills, School Performance - US News

Sensitive Parenting May Boost Kids' Social Skills, School Performance - US News | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Researchers found the positive effect lingered into adulthood

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EU court says Hamas should be removed from terror list

EU court says Hamas should be removed from terror list | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas should be removed from the European Union's terrorist list, an EU court ruled on Wednesday, saying the decision to include it was based on media...
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More Admissions Officers Check Social Media, But Few Students Are Worried

More Admissions Officers Check Social Media, But Few Students Are Worried | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A 2014 summer telephone poll of 403 college admissions officers from all across the U.S. found that 35% of these individuals check social media of applicants to get a fuller picture of the candidate.
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Iran Launches ‘We Love Fighting Israel’ Campaign

Iran Launches ‘We Love Fighting Israel’ Campaign | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The Iranian regime has launched a nationwide social media campaign called, “We Love Fighting Israel,” which encourages Iranian children, teens, and Internet users to photograph themselves alongsid
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It is a despicable act to co-opt children and teens into the world of hate & prejudice
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Watch as JB Smoove Learns About Hanukkah [VIDEO]

Watch as JB Smoove Learns About Hanukkah [VIDEO] | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Have questions about Hanukkah?
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Making Hanukkah More Meaningful | Reform Judaism

Making Hanukkah More Meaningful | Reform Judaism | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Ways to make Hanukkah more meaningful.
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By assigning a value to every day of Hanukkah, observance can be much more meaningful.
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Circumcision Guidelines Target Teenagers - New York Times (blog)

Circumcision Guidelines Target Teenagers - New York Times (blog) | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Doctors should start telling sexually active teenage boys who aren’t circumcised that the surgery can reduce their risk of contracting H.I.V. and other sexually transmitted infections from female partners, federal health officials propose.
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Americans are obsessed with parenting advice. So why are our kids so miserable? - Washington Post

Americans are obsessed with parenting advice. So why are our kids so miserable? - Washington Post | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Our childrearing is stuck in the dark ages.
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UJA-Federation of New York Challenging Jewish Teens to Slam Poverty

UJA-Federation of New York Challenging Jewish Teens to Slam Poverty | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
UJA-Federation of New York Challenging Jewish Teens to Slam Poverty http://t.co/sZ0R8eDAdu
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iPadagogy - App Review - iMovie Video Tutorial ...

iPadagogy - App Review - iMovie Video Tutorial ... | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
http://www.ipadagogy.com.au This app review looks at iMovie, without a doubt the best Movie app for the iPad.
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Easy to understand & follow, step-by-step!
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Toning Down the Tweets Just in Case Colleges Pry - New York Times

Toning Down the Tweets Just in Case Colleges Pry - New York Times | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Warned that colleges are increasingly investigating digital histories, high school students are cleaning up their public social media activity.
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Don’t blame the USY’ers – blame the adults

Don’t blame the USY’ers – blame the adults | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

"The international board of United Synagogue Youth (USY) voted to junk the Conservative teen group’s requirement that its top leaders date only Jews. ...

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Hanukkah celebrations around the world, from Myanmar to Iran to Israel

Hanukkah celebrations around the world, from Myanmar to Iran to Israel | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Hanukkah celebrations around the world

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Andre Tippett and his faith in Judaism | nePatriotsLife.com - New England Patriots Fan Site, Blog, T-shirts

Andre Tippett and his faith in Judaism | nePatriotsLife.com - New England Patriots Fan Site, Blog, T-shirts | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
New England Patriots Fan Site, Blog, T-Shirts, Videos, Tickets
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Nestlé, Magic Bus join hands for adolescent's health

Nestlé, Magic Bus join hands for adolescent's health | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The partnership will enable Nestlé to reach out to 50,000 adolescents in a year, across metros.Nestlé Healthy Kids Global Programme, Marketing, Nestle India, Magic Bus India Foundation, Sanjay Khajuria, Pratik Kumar, Etienne Benet...
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Hallmark pulls gift wrap with design resembling swastika

Hallmark pulls gift wrap with design resembling swastika | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
(JTA) — Hallmark Cards Inc. ordered a gift wrap with a pattern resembling a swastika to be removed from U.S. stores. The company issued an apology for the paper on Tuesday, Reuters reported.
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Thailand Recalls Propaganda Film Featuring Adolf Hitler

Thailand Recalls Propaganda Film Featuring Adolf Hitler | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
'Values' film for children features Hitler illustration; Israeli amb. calls on Thai gov't to introduce Holocaust education over incident.
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Boston U. Hillel votes to accept J Street U as affiliate

Boston U. Hillel votes to accept J Street U as affiliate | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
(JTA) — The Boston University Hillel student board voted to approve J Street U as an official student affiliate group. #Israel
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For our teens: what does it really mean to be Jewish?

For our teens: what does it really mean to be Jewish? | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
    A portion of this post can be a lesson plan for Jewish teens, with the image above as the trigger. It would be an interesting exercise and not entirely out of context as a beginning t...
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Getting Into an Elite College Is Easier Than You Think - Slate Magazine (blog)

Getting Into an Elite College Is Easier Than You Think - Slate Magazine (blog) | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Pretty much the entire academic-industrial complex has an interest in convincing high school students that it’s really, really hard to get into a good college.
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Dating violence among adolescents seen as health risk

Dating violence among adolescents seen as health risk | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
More than one of every 10 Indiana adolescents experiences dating violence, and victims are more likely to carry a weapon to school, be injured in a fight, suffer depression, drink excessively or even attempt suicide, says a new report from Ball State University.
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10 Creative Ways to Use Your iPad in the Classroom

10 Creative Ways to Use Your iPad in the Classroom | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
If you’ve had an iPad (or several) in your classroom for any extended period of time, you’re probably familiar with the many practical ways this technology can be used as a central hub for learning.
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More Pressure Than Ever: The 2014 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors @insidehighered

More Pressure Than Ever: The 2014 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors @insidehighered | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Survey shows growing interest in education agents among US colleges http://t.co/yYAIwR8RB2
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