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Pope Benedict Takes To Social Media To Spread The Faith

Pope Benedict Takes To Social Media To Spread The Faith | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Hoping priests will follow his digital example, Pope Benedict is urging church leaders to spread the faith to the next generation on social media.

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Israel sending planes to rescue citizens from Nepal after earthquake

Israel sending planes to rescue citizens from Nepal after earthquake | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Efforts target 26 Nepalese babies and their Israeli parents.
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Mentally stepping back from problems helps youth deal with negative emotions - PsyPost

Mentally stepping back from problems helps youth deal with negative emotions - PsyPost | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Adolescence is a time of frequent and intense emotional experiences, but some youth handle their emotions better than others. Why do some young people reac ...
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Pew Research Study Examines Teens’ Online Habits—Nonprofits Should Pay Attention

Pew Research Study Examines Teens’ Online Habits—Nonprofits Should Pay Attention | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Nonprofits looking to engage with youth should make sure they are incorporating mobile devices and the most popular social networks into their communication strategies.
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It is important that organizations reach out to those they wish to engage in the target's preferred medium, even if the organization needs to retool in order to effect that change 

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My Advice to Parents Before Your Teenager Leaves for College

My Advice to Parents Before Your Teenager Leaves for College | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
For those teens who have hopefully garnered enough college acceptance letters to make some choices, parents will need to make some choices too. In a short time, your son or daughter will be packing...
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Are you and your teenager on the same page for college goals? 

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Top Free Social Media Tools

Top Free Social Media Tools | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Top Free Social Media Tools
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Check out this list, there are some new ones, some golden oldies.

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Two Jewish High Schools in France Earn Top Spots on Education-Ranking Lists

Two Jewish High Schools in France Earn Top Spots on Education-Ranking Lists | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Logo of the Le Parisien. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
JNS.org – Two Jewish high schools made national news in France by topping two of the French media’s annual education-ranking lists. More than 4,000 French schools are ranked in the lists.
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Marketing With Psychographics: 4 Leading Insights

Marketing With Psychographics: 4 Leading Insights | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
If modern marketing centers around the value of your marketing list, then marketing with psychographics to build said list is essential. Here's how ...
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The author makes a case for looking beyond simple demographics to segment your #marketing

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From Rememberance to Celebration: Resources for Yom Ha'zikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut

From Rememberance to Celebration: Resources for Yom Ha'zikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
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From Remembrance to Celebration: Resources for Yom Ha'zikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut

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Four Digital Marketing Mistakes You Should Never Make

Four Digital Marketing Mistakes You Should Never Make | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
As a CMO or marketing leader, what marketing mistakes should you never make? Wire Stone's Executive Director of Strategy, Neil Michel shares his insights...
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7 Creative Ways Colleges Are Using Social Media

7 Creative Ways Colleges Are Using Social Media | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
All across the United States, colleges and universities are utilizing social media to increase enrollment, connect with students and alumni, and drive goodwill towards their institutions. They’re r…
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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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Why Birthright Next Was Doomed From the Start - Israel

Why Birthright Next Was Doomed From the Start - Israel | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

The news that Birthright Next is winding down has come as a surprise to many. But Jay Michaelson says the effort to engage alums of the free trips to Israel was doomed from the start — and he explains why.


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Twitter Tests Tool to Search for Patterns of Abuse

Twitter Tests Tool to Search for Patterns of Abuse | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Twitter on Tuesday broadened its harassment policy to include a wider definition of what constitutes abuse and is rolling out more weapons to blunt such attacks, including for the first time a feature that will search for patterns of misuse.
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This is great news, glad that twitter is being responsive to issues of #cyberbullying and #antisemitism

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Mentally Stepping Back From Problems Helps Youth Deal With Negative Emotions, Penn Study Says

Mentally Stepping Back From Problems Helps Youth Deal With Negative Emotions, Penn Study Says | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Adolescence is a time of frequent and intense emotional experiences, but some youth handle their emo
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Excerpt: "...youth who mentally take a step back from their own point of view when thinking about something troubling can deal with negative emotions more effectively and become less upset by them."

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A Teen’s Perspective on Philanthropy

Check out this reflective piece Scott Rubenstein, a high school senior, wrote on international Jewish philanthropy! http://t.co/r1dcvsdVhf
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easel.ly : Create and share visual ideas online

easel.ly : Create and share visual ideas online | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

Easel.ly is a simple web tool that empowers anyone to create and share powerful visuals (infographics, posters)... no design experience needed! We provide the canvas, you provide the creativity.

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This is an incredibly easy tool, adaptable for so many uses! 

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Obama Meets With Top American Jewish Leaders to Gain Support for Iran Deal

Obama Meets With Top American Jewish Leaders to Gain Support for Iran Deal | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
The White House. Photo: Zach Rudisin via Wikimedia Commons.
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Cornell social network helps prospective students decide

Cornell social network helps prospective students decide | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

RhiaThe private network for Cornell students, alumni, and accepted applicants is meant to give decision-makers a better sense of campus.


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This is a great strategy to promote engagement among Cornell's constituents! 

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Don Dea's curator insight, April 14, 2:13 AM
  • Cornell University’s private social network, CUontheHill, brings a new dimension to college admissions.
  • CUontheHill is open to students, alumni, and accepted applicants, and it was launched to help high schoolers decide whether to attend Cornell, Campus Technology reports.
  • The network supports tweets, chats, media uploads, and messaging, all of which people seem to be using — the site has had more than 250,000 page views in just a few months, according to the article.
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30 Innovative Ways to Use Twitter In the Classroom | Edudemic

30 Innovative Ways to Use Twitter In the Classroom | Edudemic | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

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How to Foster Critical Thinking Skills—Fast!

How to Foster Critical Thinking Skills—Fast! | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
As busy teachers, we are looking to make our jobs more effective within a short time span. What’s our goal?

Via Yashy Tohsaku, reuvenwerber
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Helpful prompts to begin the thought process are included in this brief but succinct article.

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Charles Fischer's curator insight, April 15, 7:44 AM

A nice article with some important principles for Socratic seminar. One of them, "Avoid doing all the work for them," is a key component to any seminar experience. This often takes the form of "gradual release of responsibility," since students need to be taught skills first before they get a chance to practice.

Anthippi Harou's curator insight, April 16, 3:37 PM
An interesting article on how to develop our students' critical thinking skills.
Jake Goulet's curator insight, April 20, 3:21 PM

Great advice for helping someone learn a new language!


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Tell Them You're Coming! Admissions Waits 4U | Zinjenzo.com

Tell Them You're Coming! Admissions Waits 4U | Zinjenzo.com | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Admissions offices are now waiting for you to say whether or not you're coming. There are forms to fill out and deadlines not to be missed. Here's a list...
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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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