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Should You Eat While You Negotiate?

Should You Eat While You Negotiate? | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
New research shows a link between lunch and profitable negotiations.
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Ads with Hitler, Palestinian leader to appear on Philly buses

Ads with Hitler, Palestinian leader to appear on Philly buses | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Advocacy group charges that ‘Jew hatred’ is ‘in the Quran,’ while local leaders say ads promote intolerance
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Global Jewish Teen Network Battles Assimilation on the Front Lines

Global Jewish Teen Network Battles Assimilation on the Front Lines | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
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Chabad's efforts in response to the question "what should be done to combat the troubling trajectory {from the news of the Pew Center's "A Portrait of Jewish Americans" } was to gather 1,500 teens in NYC.

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How to Start a Pinterest Board That Succeeds |

How to Start a Pinterest Board That Succeeds | | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Is Pinterest right for you? This article shows you how to develop Pinterest boards for your organization
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Web 2.0 Presentation Tools: A Quick Guide

Selected Web 2.0 presentation tools

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Something for everyone's e-library!

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Great demo directions for beginners.

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I love that this gives simple pictorial walk throughs as well as practical uses. 

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British teenagers are being radicalised in their bedrooms by terrorists as Government fails to act

British teenagers are being radicalised in their bedrooms by terrorists as Government fails to act | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
UK MP's: asking #Facebook #Twitter to suspend accts of Radical groups promoting terror among teens
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Four Steps to Simplify Your Daily Social Media Activities |

Four Steps to Simplify Your Daily Social Media Activities | | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Do you engage with your audience on multiple social platforms? This article shares a four step social media to do list that prioritizes engagement.
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Basic review of popular sites and engagement options on each
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The Most Important Skill for Students? Communication, Say Most Americans - NEA Today

The Most Important Skill for Students? Communication, Say Most Americans - NEA Today | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
According to Pew, communication is the most important skill for students to "get ahead in the world today." Do you agree?
Via Arnie Rotenberg
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Teaching students presentation skills is a first step...and incorporating tools for effective feedback into those lessons ensures that learning will be integrated
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University's 'anti-Semitic' Israel conference condemned - Telegraph.co.uk

University's 'anti-Semitic' Israel conference condemned - Telegraph.co.uk | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Southampton University's decision to organise a conference questioning Israel's right to exist has been condemned as 'legitimising anti-Semitism'
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How to Understand Your Conversion to Judaism

How to Understand Your Conversion to Judaism | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Converting to Judaism can be a difficult decision to make, and it can be especially hard on your family, but if you believe you made the right decision, here's what you need to know: Judaism doesn't seek converts, but will accept people...
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Six Reasons to Attend Jewish Summer Camp

Six Reasons to Attend Jewish Summer Camp | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Jewish summer camps fuse the activities, friendships, and communal life of traditional camps with th..
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Why summer camp memories tend to be indelible...

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How to Survive the College Admissions Madness

How to Survive the College Admissions Madness | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
The obsession with elite colleges distorts reality, hurts kids and perverts education.
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The message here is that the college you attend does not dictate your life choices:

 

excerpt: 'Education happens across a spectrum of settings and in infinite ways, and college has no monopoly on the ingredients for professional achievement or a life well lived.'

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Is your teen using apps to keep secrets? - CNN.com

Is your teen using apps to keep secrets? - CNN.com | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
If you think "my teen would never sext," you might be mistaken.
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In the article: "Sexting may be the new 'normal' when it comes to adolescent sexual behavior.."

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Old Style Parenting Starts Debate in the US - Voice of America (blog)

Old Style Parenting Starts Debate in the US - Voice of America (blog) | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
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The two parents most associated with 'Free Range Parenting" Lenore Skenazy and the Meitivs are Jewish. 

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Dodging bombs, Ukrainian Jewish war refugee flees hometown

Dodging bombs, Ukrainian Jewish war refugee flees hometown | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
With thousands of other Jews, Masha Shumatskaya, 23, leaves war-torn Donetsk behind; welfare groups struggle to help the displaced and impoverished
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A Helpful Guide of Public Speaking Tips [Infographic]

A Helpful Guide of Public Speaking Tips [Infographic] | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Learn how to become a public speaking expert, including how to prepare a speech, deliver it, and make a lasting impact on your audience.
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Great use of mnemonic tools that make the memorization of these tips really easy

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35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better - InformED

35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better - InformED | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore punk while they take their mid-term exam? Decided to do away with Power Point presentat
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Put in this framework, best practices are seen in a whole new light

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Technology Marketing: Avoid a Social Media Burnout With a Winning Game Plan

Technology Marketing: Avoid a Social Media Burnout With a Winning Game Plan | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
While going viral may be the Holy Grail of social media marketing, it’s also elusive and unpredictable. This is a race that’s won by more tortoises than hares—slow, steady, persistent progress.…
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How to Calculate Social Media ROI: A Delightfully Short Guide

How to Calculate Social Media ROI: A Delightfully Short Guide | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Step-by-step instructions on how to calculate social media ROI for your marketing.
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"ROI 101": This couldn't be clearer!
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Go Ahead, Help Your Child Apply to College

Go Ahead, Help Your Child Apply to College | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
As a parent, you can’t escape the role of college-application Sherpa. Nor should you try.
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The Value of Shutting Up and Listening

The Value of Shutting Up and Listening | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
We live at a time that does not value teachers as bearers of special knowledge, writes Elissa Strauss. But we need to recapture that quality if we ever hope to connect with Jewish learning.
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Jewish learning beyond the surface, needs to go below the surface...

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Israeli Model/Actress Gal Gadot the New Face of Gucci Fragrances

Israeli Model/Actress Gal Gadot the New Face of Gucci Fragrances | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Former Miss Israel turned Wonder Woman turned Fast and the Furious staple Gal Gadot has a new high-profile gig to add to her CV. The Israeli model/actress has been named the new face of Gucci fragrances.

Watch out, Miss Dior.

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Redeem Your Passover Seder to Free the Four Sons

Redeem Your Passover Seder to Free the Four Sons | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
The apocryphal story of the "Four Sons" has been a part of every Passover Seder I've ever attended or hosted. The seder has a unique and beautiful educational premise: how best to involve the young...
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The seder has a unique and beautiful educational premise: how best to involve the younger audience in the story. Read more to see great conversation starters. 

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In Boulder, new JCC marries goats and Judaism | Lifestyle

In Boulder, new JCC marries goats and Judaism | Lifestyle | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
In Boulder, new JCC marries goats and Judaism #Boulder http://t.co/lBYeUi0zIA
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Ashton Kutcher's Life Lessons for Teenagers

Ashton Kutcher's Life Lessons for Teenagers | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
He could have just accepted his award and sat down, but he did this instead.
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Surprising life wisdom from Ashton Kutcher
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