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The Digital Promise in Education - Huffington Post

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The Digital Promise in EducationHuffington PostThere are, of course, no silver bullets when it comes to education.
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In 2011, 1 in 10 high school seniors used 'Spice' - Futurity

In 2011, 1 in 10 high school seniors used 'Spice' - Futurity | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
A survey about teens and synthetic marijuana has prompted a new question: Is it a gateway drug for regular marijuana, or the other way around?
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New ‘Gaza Man’ Game Promotes War Between Israelis and Palestinians

New ‘Gaza Man’ Game Promotes War Between Israelis and Palestinians | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
The game, available for download in the Google play store, encourages Palestinians to fight against Israelis and “liberate” the land
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Gamers out there with a sense of right and wrong, please protest!
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Kerry decries Human Rights Council’s ‘obsession’ with Israel

Kerry decries Human Rights Council’s ‘obsession’ with Israel | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

(JTA) — There is an “unbalanced focus” on Israel by the United Nations Human Rights Council, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told its members.

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This morning, Ambassador Powers shared her outrage at  the U.N.'s unconscionable attacks on Israel at #AIPAC2015

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Palestinians to file ICC case against Israel in April

Palestinians to file ICC case against Israel in April | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
PLO member says complaint will be lodged over Jewish state’s alleged war crimes in Gaza, settlement activity
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WATCH NOW! LIVE from Times Square - Gad Elbaz, 1500 Jewish Teens and Jewish Unity on Display… - Videos - Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters

WATCH NOW! LIVE from Times Square - Gad Elbaz, 1500 Jewish Teens and Jewish Unity on Display… - Videos - Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Chabad Lubavitch Official homepage for worldwide Chabad Lubavitch movement. Chabad Lubavitch is a philosophy, a movement, and an organization. Chabad is considered to be the most dynamic force in Jewish life today.
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Netanyahu to hold bipartisan meeting with US lawmakers

Netanyahu to hold bipartisan meeting with US lawmakers | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
After rebuffing Democrats, prime minister accepts invite for closed-door parlay from Senate majority leader McConnell and minority leader Reid
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Jewish Camps: How is the Magic Made?

Jewish Camps: How is the Magic Made? | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

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Jewish educators share their opinions about techniques that can be generalized to other environments. Possible? You decide.
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The 10 Campuses With The Worst Anti-Semitic Activity

The 10 Campuses With The Worst Anti-Semitic Activity | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
The 10 Campuses With The Worst Anti-Semitic Activity
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The image is so shocking that I debated whether or not to use it. In the end, I think the situation at many college campuses warrants us being shaken out of our complacency---so the image stays. 

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Ivanka Trump and Husband Jared Kushner Tout Benefits of Shabbat Observance: ‘We Turn Off Our Phones for 25 Hours’

Ivanka Trump and Husband Jared Kushner Tout Benefits of Shabbat Observance: ‘We Turn Off Our Phones for 25 Hours’ | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Renowned businesswoman and heiress Ivanka Trump and her husband, real estate mogul Jared Kushner, praised the benefits of observing Shabbat in the March issue of Vogue magazine, saying it is the one day a week they spend all their time together as a family, Jewish Insider reported on Wednesday. “From Friday to Saturday we don’t do anything but hang out with one another. We don’t make phone calls,” Trump said. “It’s an amazing thing when you’re so connected to really sign off. And for [...]
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Kudos to Ivanka Trump for sharing the impact that Shabbat observance has on the quality of family life!

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20 Top Pinterest Tips

20 Top Pinterest Tips | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Pinterest is an educator's dream come true because of its many options for curating and sharing ideas, displaying student work, and building a PLN.
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Digital Life: Social media rules for teens - USA TODAY

Digital Life: Social media rules for teens - USA TODAY | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
USA TODAY columnist Steven Petrow offers advice about digital etiquette.
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Jewish Communal Fund Helps Teens Give Strategically

Jewish Communal Fund Helps Teens Give Strategically | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Having a common set of questions to ask about each of the incoming proposals levels the playing field and enables a group to choose grant recipients more objectively.
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Steven Spielberg to Direct Jennifer Lawrence as War Photographer

Steven Spielberg to Direct Jennifer Lawrence as War Photographer | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Spielberg will direct the upcoming adaptation of ‘It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War’.
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Simon Wiesenthal Center Calls For The U.S. To Pull Out Of The Muscat International Book Fair

Simon Wiesenthal Center Calls For The U.S. To Pull Out Of The Muscat International Book Fair | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
The book fair, which promotes anti-semitic literature, has Jewish groups appalled by America’s support.
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If we are to put a stop to the availability of anti-Semitic summit, then vigilance is required
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It's ridiculously easy for teens to buy e-cigs online

Buying electronic cigarettes online is exceedingly easy for teenagers, according to a study conducted in North Carolina. Despite the state's e-cigarette age-verification law, more than 90 percent...
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On eve of US trip Netanyahu maintains: ‘I respect Obama’

On eve of US trip Netanyahu maintains: ‘I respect Obama’ | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Prime minister visits and prays at Jerusalem’s Western Wall hours before boarding flight to Washington, ahead of controversial Congress address
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36 Visual Content Creation Tools the Pros Can't Live Without

36 Visual Content Creation Tools the Pros Can't Live Without | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
We asked 19 Social Media Pros to share their Top Visual Content Creation Tools. Here are 36 of their top tools and a handy cheat sheet for the Top 5.

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Fijne nieuwe apps naast natuurlijk: Photoshop!

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, February 23, 8:55 AM

Mr Suñe and his awesome tips... 

Xavier Lambert's curator insight, February 23, 10:03 PM

#Canva Superstar :-)

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Reflections on Global Anti-Semitism: Its Implications and Impact

Reflections on Global Anti-Semitism: Its Implications and Impact | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

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Study shows overlap between cyberbullying and traditional bullying

Study shows overlap between cyberbullying and traditional bullying | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
In a study by Waasdorp and Bradshaw on data collected from 28104 adolescents in 58 American High schools, the researchers examined the overlap between cyberbullying and (more) traditional bullying ...
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The data is from close to 3,000 teens. 

 

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Seven in 10 Americans Continue to View Israel Favorably

Seven in 10 Americans Continue to View Israel Favorably | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Seventy percent of Americans view Israel favorably, in contrast with 17% viewing the Palestinian Authority favorably. Similarly, by 62% to 16% -- unchanged from 2014 -- more Americans sympathize with the Israelis than the Palestinians.
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Can You Pass Down Cultural Judaism Without the Faith? – Forward.com

Can You Pass Down Cultural Judaism Without the Faith? – Forward.com | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Can You Pass Down Cultural Judaism Without the Faith? http://t.co/j2szNKg4xO @jdforward
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Women's History Month: 6 Lesson Plan Resources for Teachers

Women's History Month: 6 Lesson Plan Resources for Teachers | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Matt Davis highlights free and easy-to-implement classroom resources to celebrate Women's History Month in March.
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Prosecutor's office says 5 teens held for questioning in connection with vandalism of 100s of graves at Jewish cemetery in Sarre-Union, France - @NBCNews

Prosecutor's office says 5 teens held for questioning in connection with vandalism of 100s of graves at Jewish cemetery in Sarre-Union, France - @NBCNews | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Prosecutor's office says 5 teens held for questioning in connection with vandalism of 100s of graves at Jewish cemetery in Sarre-Union, France - @NBCNews

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Israel asks UN to condemn Iran Holocaust cartoon contest

Israel asks UN to condemn Iran Holocaust cartoon contest | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Upcoming Tehran competition to offer first place prize of $12,000 for best drawing on Shoah denial
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