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S Blog: From Hip-Hop to Judaism, a Natural Transition - Sh'ma

S Blog: From Hip-Hop to Judaism, a Natural Transition - Sh'ma | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The overlap between Hip-Hop and Judaism may be surprising but considering the furnace from which the two cultures were forged, perhaps not. Enjoy this 6 minute presentation entitled: “Who put the Heeb in the Hippity ...
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‘The Simpsons’ Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers in ‘Jewish Heaven’

‘The Simpsons’ Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers in ‘Jewish Heaven’ | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The legendary comedian was added into the Season 26 premiere at last minute.
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Watch what happens when these non-Jews try Jewish food

Watch what happens when these non-Jews try Jewish food | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Every year, Jews gather to celebrate the High Holidays: They blow the shofar, they fast, they ask for repentance, and of course, they eat.
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First-timers taste "Jewish" food
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Horns up: Guinness shofar-blowing record broken in N.J.

Horns up: Guinness shofar-blowing record broken in N.J. | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
(JTA) — More than 1,000 people came together in New Jersey to break the Guinness World Record for largest shofar ensemble.
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Tips For Paying For College

Tips For Paying For College | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
While many students take out federal or private loans to pay for college, the costs of tuition, fees, and room and board still leave many people struggling to finance their education.
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Prioritizing Student Voices

Prioritizing Student Voices | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
In order to find value in their learning, students need to find their voices. Teachers can encourage student participation by enabling rather than enforcing it.
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Swastika spray-painted on sidewalk in NY suburb

Swastika spray-painted on sidewalk in NY suburb | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Vandalism attributed to poorly educated teens who misspelled Nazi slogan
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Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly converting to Judaism

Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly converting to Judaism | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly is converting to Judaism.Related Entries September 5, 2014 Statement of Principles: Ve-ahavta le-re`acha kamocha: Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself September 4, 2014 Effort to keep Sotloff’s Judaism secret was international...
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For female coach of Y.U. men’s team, biggest adjustment may be learning Jewish ways

For female coach of Y.U. men’s team, biggest adjustment may be learning Jewish ways | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Having been a standout player in high school and college, and an assistant coach, new Yeshiva University men’s volleyball coach Jacqui Dauphinais has plenty of knowledge about the sport.Related Entries
July 24, 2014 Joe Lieberman to teach at Y.U.
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The Beach Boys Are Surfing to Israel

The Beach Boys Are Surfing to Israel | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The iconic band will perform on November 29th in Tel Aviv
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ADHD diagnosis is in the eyes

ADHD diagnosis is in the eyes | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
 
Israeli researchers say eye movements tracked involuntary constitute a sound physiological marker of ADHD.
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Where is Obama on Hamas?

Where is Obama on Hamas? | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
I can understand why President Barack Obama would be reluctant to blindly support Israel at times when Israel’s neighbors have major grievances against the Jewish state. It serves no one’s interest for America to appear overly biased toward Israel.
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Why I'm Taking A Break From College Before I Even Start

Why I'm Taking A Break From College Before I Even Start | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The choice was clear as Mark Twain's quote, "Don't let schooling interfere with your education," popped into my mind. But there was one problem -- how would I tell people I was taking a year off school without seeming absolutely crazy?...
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This student created a viable media company at age 15. Read how he made the decision to go another route and create his own path to success.

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Yale chaplain blames anti-Semitism on Israel

Yale chaplain blames anti-Semitism on Israel | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Yale’s Episcopal chaplain got into a heated exchange with scholar Deborah Lipstadt over anti-Semitism and Israel. (Wikimedia Commons) Discontent is brewing in New Haven after Rev. Bruce M.
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Swedish Scientists Are Hiding Bob Dylan Lyrics in Scholarly Papers

Swedish Scientists Are Hiding Bob Dylan Lyrics in Scholarly Papers | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
For almost 20 years, John Jundberg and Eddie Weitzberg have been competing to see who can hide more Dylan lyrics.
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Hate is a 4-Letter Word

Hate is a 4-Letter Word | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Rather than shielding children from news about hate, educators could prepare them for the real world by teaching what hate is and how to prevent it.
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Ditto for educating our youth about the pernicious nature of Anti-Semitism
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Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School

Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Discover websites, organizations, articles, planning guides, lesson plans, and other resources dedicated to preventing bullying and harassment.
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Be informed, be prepared by visiting this site's well-organized resources

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Families may differ, but they share common values on parenting - Pew Research Center

Families may differ, but they share common values on parenting - Pew Research Center | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The Atlantic Families may differ, but they share common values on parenting Pew Research Center A new report released today by the Pew Research Center shows how the values Americans bring to parenting are strongly linked to their own ideological...
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Yale University Chaplain Who Blamed anti-Semitism on Israel Resigns

After coming under fire for offensive comments, Rev. Bruce M. Shipman has stepped down from his position
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Another Qawasmeh Hamas Member Arrested in Murder of 3 Israeli Teens

Another Qawasmeh Hamas Member Arrested in Murder of 3 Israeli Teens | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Another Hamas terror suspect is arrested in connection with the June 12 kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens in Gush Etzion.
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Teens Lose Out When Jewish Education Becomes an Activity

Teens Lose Out When Jewish Education Becomes an Activity | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The pressure to be busy has intensified, and Jewish education is suffering as a result. It's not what we squeeze in or have to fit into our schedules. It's who we are. It's what teens need time for...
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Not enough teens protected from UV exposure

Despite overwhelming information on the benefits of sunscreen and the harms of tanning, the number of high school students using sunscreen has been on the decline since 2001 while the number using tanning devices has risen in prevalence, according...
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Clutter-busting with...one-sentence journaling

Clutter-busting with...one-sentence journaling | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Today I'm introducing a regular feature that offers information about creative "clutter-busting" techniques. The kind of clutter I'm referring to is anything that gets in the way of creating on a r...

Via Bobby Dillard, Lynnette Van Dyke, Sharilee Swaity
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This technique pares things to the bare essentials, and makes journalling 'do-able' on a regular basis. Great idea for classroom use as well!

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Brilliant idea .... journal using one sentence a day. The awesome part is that it is doable. One of the hardest part of journaling is finding the time. This lets anyone journal. And the article outlines how much creativity and thoughtfulness can go into one-liners. 

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I do the morning pages, but love the idea of one-sentence journaling!
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Maccabi Medals Abound for Philly Teen Athletes - Jewish Exponent

Maccabi Medals Abound for Philly Teen Athletes - Jewish Exponent | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Maccabi Medals Abound for Philly Teen Athletes Jewish Exponent The games returned to the Delaware Valley for the first time since Philadelphia hosted in 2011 as the Jewish community of South Jersey and more specifically, the Katz JCC in Cherry...
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Lady Gaga's Message for Israel - YouTube

Lady Gaga says 'Shalom' to Israeli monsters. (RT @LadyGagaNowNet: VIDEO: Lady Gaga's Message for Israel. #artRAVETelAviv http://t.co/IEsbfqEhZ4)
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10 Things Every College Professor Hates

10 Things Every College Professor Hates | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Your professors are not your friends.

 

I reached out to my network and collected some things that really get on instructors’ nerves. Here are the results: some of the “don’ts” for how to interact with your professor or teaching assistant. For what it’s worth, No. 2 was by far the most common complaint.



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Here are some great tips for students. This might make a good way to begin a discussion on the first day of class.