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Teen Shaming the Latest Rage on Social Media - ABC News

Teen Shaming the Latest Rage on Social Media - ABC News | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
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In social media websites like Facebook, pages such as "Hey Girls, Did You Know" contain these types of photos, which have exploded into viral, copycat sensations.
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Study: One Third of Young Americans Blame Israel for Gaza Conflict

Study: One Third of Young Americans Blame Israel for Gaza Conflict | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
While American support for Israel has held strong, there is one age group where pro-Zionism is deteriorating
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Some 8,000 attend police-secured pro-Israel rally in Paris

Some 8,000 attend police-secured pro-Israel rally in Paris | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Thursday marks first large-scale demonstration in support of Israel in France
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More European & American cities need to follow suit
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Israeli NBA star to sign with the Sacramento Kings

Israeli NBA star to sign with the Sacramento Kings | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Basketball rumors say Omri Casspi clears waivers and is snapped up for a year contract at league minimum
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Thank You, Anti-Semites

Thank You, Anti-Semites | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Dear World,

Thank you for finally releasing your anti-Semitic sentiments that you have so patiently tried (and failed) to......
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There is no moral equivalency, read and get strength!

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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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Israeli ‘leftist’ singer cancels show after threats

Israeli ‘leftist’ singer cancels show after threats | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Singer-songwriter Rona Kenan panned by right-wing extremists after expressing sympathy for Gazan children
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Bolivia declares Israel a ‘terrorist state’

Bolivia declares Israel a ‘terrorist state’ | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Bolivia will now require visas for Israeli travelers.
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What is going on???
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Protesters threaten British store selling Israeli products

Protesters threaten British store selling Israeli products | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Callers say they will kill Kedem’s staff and burn down the shop
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It’s not the settlements, stupid

It’s not the settlements, stupid | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
No doubt we'd have an easier time explaining to the world why Israel has taken military action in Gaza......
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The futility of brokering peace with a Hate Group 

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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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