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94 Percent Of Teachers Say Students Equate "Research" With Using Google

94 Percent Of Teachers Say Students Equate "Research" With Using Google | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

Google used more than other search engines — more so than Wikipedia and other online encyclopedias.


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Major teen engagement project launches in Colorado

Major teen engagement project launches in Colorado | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A national and local foundation are teaming to launch a wide-ranging initiative for Jewish teens in the Denver-Boulder area.
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So wonderful to see the support of Jewish teen education!

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An Account of Life in Israel Right Now | Reform Judaism

An Account of Life in Israel Right Now | Reform Judaism | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
How can I write an account of what it is like to live through alerts, sirens, and constant worry?
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Jewish community responds to death of kidnapped Israeli teens

Jewish community responds to death of kidnapped Israeli teens | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Jewish groups respond to the tragedy in Israel.Related Entries June 30, 2014 Aunt of murdered Israeli teen mourns: ‘His sisters don’t have a brother anymore’ June 30, 2014 New Yorkers hold solidarity vigil for slain Israeli teenagers June 30, 2014...
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David Blatt Introduces Himself to the NBA

David Blatt Introduces Himself to the NBA | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The Israeli-American coach brings confidence and humor as Head Coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers
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Orthodox school unamused by student’s raunchy routine

Orthodox school unamused by student’s raunchy routine | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Westchester Day School tells Josh Orlian’s parents that ‘America’s Got Talent’ routine won’t be repeated
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Good topic for discussion: when are lines crossed; what should be the consequences?
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Israel rides high on wearable technology wave

Israel rides high on wearable technology wave | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
‘I think a lot of the wearables will come out of Israel,’ predicts Robert Scoble, one of America’s most highly regarded tech evangelists.
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Israel' first Wearable Tech Conference speaks to the capacity of that small state to constantly innovate, create, and gain recognition for discoveries that impact our daily lives.

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Israeli government approves plan to strengthen Jewish identity of Diaspora Jews

Israeli government approves plan to strengthen Jewish identity of Diaspora Jews | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s government has approved an initiative to strengthen the connection between Israel and world Jewry, as well as to strengthen the Jewish identity of young Diaspora Jews.
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Social media mistakes Millennials make

Social media mistakes Millennials make | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
With the national youth unemployment rate above 15 percent, it seems as though Millennials are struggling to lock in full-time employment. The sluggish economy is partly the blame. Misusing social media accounts is also seriously hurting Millennials.

The social media diet
Last week, the Chronic
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It's important for #teens to be aware of boundaries regarding social media and workplace ethics

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Tech seed fund brings MIT, Israeli R&D closer

Tech seed fund brings MIT, Israeli R&D closer | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Deal between the elite US institution and Ben Gurion University rewards promising research with financing
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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently as


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Maccabi Tel Aviv wins Euroleague final 98-86

Maccabi Tel Aviv wins Euroleague final 98-86 | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Unfancied Israelis beat Spain’s Real Madrid in overtime, crowned kings of Europe in Milan
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Parents: Are you sure that your teen will 'do' Jewish in college?

Parents: Are you sure that your teen will 'do' Jewish in college? | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
What is the college campus like today? How does it differ from when you attended and what new challenges will your Jewish teen face once there? We know from several research studies that affiliatio...
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"Having a Hillel on campus is not a guarantee of  a Jewish connection......"

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Poll: 93% of Palestinians hold anti-Jewish beliefs

Poll: 93% of Palestinians hold anti-Jewish beliefs | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Global survey by ADL reveals that almost half the world does not know that the Holocaust happened; suggests over 1 billion people are anti-Semitic
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Excerpt: "The Middle East is the most anti-Semitic region on earth, with 93% of Palestinians holding anti-Semitic beliefs, a global survey of anti-Semitism revealed."

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JFGO introduces the Jewish Teen Education Network (JTEN) - Heritage Florida Jewish News

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Communal support for teen education is key!

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Times of Israel editor rips Jon Stewart's Israel-Gaza segment to shreds - Red Alert Politics

Times of Israel editor rips Jon Stewart's Israel-Gaza segment to shreds - Red Alert Politics | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Jon Stewart’s take on the Israel-Gaza crisis drew robust laughs from audience members on Monday, but some commentators aren’t finding "The Daily Show" segment all that funny. One is Times of Israel editor David Horovitz.
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Moral equivalence promoted by a talk show host is very disturbing.

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Three Jewish Teens: Lives Lived and Lost

Three Jewish Teens: Lives Lived and Lost | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
      We lost three teenagers today, Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Shaar, and Naftali Fraenkel...Baruch Dayan HaEmet...Blessed is the Righteous Judge... And in the tragedy of what occurred at t...
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In the tragedy of what occurred at the tragic loss of such young teenage lives, I am left wondering if many of our Jewish teenagers in America are truly aware of what happened. Or care.


This is truly a painful question to ask.

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SpongeBob Squarepants Restaurant Opening in West Bank

SpongeBob Squarepants Restaurant Opening in West Bank | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A real-life exact replica of the Krusty Krab will be breaking ground in the Palestinian Territories
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Violin maestro Perlman mentors young ‘fiddlers’

Violin maestro Perlman mentors young ‘fiddlers’ | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Itzhak Perlman was back in his native land to run the Perlman Music Program for 13- to 19-year-old string players from Israel and abroad.
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Computer passes 'Turing Test' for the first time after convincing users it is a13 year old

Computer passes 'Turing Test' for the first time after convincing users it is a13 year old | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A ''super computer'' has duped humans into thinking it is a 13-year-old boy, becoming the first machine to pass the ''iconic'' Turing Test, experts say
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MOFET JTEC - As Numbers Drop, Birthright Targets Candidates with Little or No Jewish Connection

MOFET JTEC - As Numbers Drop, Birthright Targets Candidates with Little or No Jewish Connection | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

Concerned about declining interest in its free 10-day trips to Israel, Taglit-Birthright has hired a marketing agency to seek out new participants, targeting college students with little or no connection to the Jewish community. 

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Birthright is casting its net wider, though exact reasons for the downturn in participation are unclear.

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Stones promise voter ‘Satisfaction’

Stones promise voter ‘Satisfaction’ | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Rolling Stones will play in Tel Aviv next week! rolls App will let audiences choose their encore
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This Policy Could Help Parents Afford College - Heritage.org (blog)

This Policy Could Help Parents Afford College - Heritage.org (blog) | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Heritage.org (blog) This Policy Could Help Parents Afford College Heritage.org (blog) Spending is higher than it's ever been, but student performance is not.
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If I Were 22: 80+ Influencers Share Lessons from Their Youth

If I Were 22: 80+ Influencers Share Lessons from Their Youth | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it

This blog links to 80+ of LinkedIn Influencers – "the top minds in business in every industry from retail to media, tech or healthcare – who share lessons from their youth and what their few more years of life can teach the class of 2014."

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It's helpful for #teens to know that 86% of these influencers are not doing what they thought they would be....demonstrating how career choices are fluid and reflect changing goals and priorities. #Jteens

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How Young Is Too Young for a Digital Presence?

How Young Is Too Young for a Digital Presence? | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Some parents savvy in matters of social media are establishing web and email accounts, not to mention usernames, for their newborns.
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Although this article documents the trend for parents including minor children in an online presence, it brings up issues that parents of teens may want to consider. #Jteens

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what parents of Jewish teens told me

what parents of Jewish teens told me | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
  I've had the privilege to meet with parents who attended informal meetings especially for them in locations across Philadelphia. All the parents I met with are parents of teens who attend a ...
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Parents are busy. Really busy. Here's what they said (and didn't) about their teens.

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