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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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VIDEO: Jewish teens form a human chain of life to protest the recent terror attacks in Israel

VIDEO: Jewish teens form a human chain of life to protest the recent terror attacks in Israel | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
EMOTIONAL VIDEO: Jewish teens form a human chain of life to protest the recent terror attacks in... http://t.co/OhG5wBQXTX
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Israeli teens, singing Hatikvah, affirming Judaism's focus on life

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Students paint over SS and Nazi symbols in Buenos Aires park

Students paint over SS and Nazi symbols in Buenos Aires park | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Kids from four non-Jewish schools post tolerance messages instead
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Photo of the Week – Mmm shakshuka

Photo of the Week – Mmm shakshuka | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Shakshuka is one of Israel’s favorite dishes, and with good reason. Eggs are poached in tomatoes, chili peppers or red peppers, and onions, and often spiced with cumin.
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Gazans celebrate, Israel condemns Jerusalem synagogue attack

Three of four people killed in a Jerusalem synagogue attack have been identified as U.S.-Israeli citizens. The fourth was a British-Israeli national. They were victims of an attack by two Palestini...
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Challah for Hunger On the Rise

Challah for Hunger On the Rise | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Challah for Hunger On the Rise http://t.co/ve7wcgXHHV via @eJPhil #challah #tikkunolam #Jewish #Judaism #Philanthropy
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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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Funny, brief Q & A
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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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Video warns ‘Zionists’ that car attacks are coming

Video warns ‘Zionists’ that car attacks are coming | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Animated clip, posted to Shehab News Agency’s Facebook page, shows vehicle hitting victim at bus stop
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How to Turn a Classroom Research Project into an Infographic

How to Turn a Classroom Research Project into an Infographic | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Conveying information in a striking, concise way has never been more important, and infographics are the perfect pedagogical tool with which to do so. Below, you’ll find my experience with designing an infographic-friendly classroom research...
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Visuals are compelling educational tools, and infographics are an effective way to offer content.

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With right investments, world's adolescents can help economies soar – UN report - UN News Centre

With right investments, world's adolescents can help economies soar – UN report - UN News Centre | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The 1.8 billion adolescents worldwide – more than ever before in human history – can help to propel their countries’ economies, provided that Governments invest in education, health care and jobs for them, a new report released today by the United...
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7 Ways to Deal With Digital Distractions in the Classroom

7 Ways to Deal With Digital Distractions in the Classroom | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Some call today’s students “digital natives.” Others call them the “distracted generation.” Whichever term you prefer, it’s clear they’re both far more than labels: they capture the core conflict many of us involved in education — educators,...
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