Judaism in Today'...
Follow
Find
3.5K views | +0 today
 
Scooped by ruthschapira
onto Judaism in Today's World
Scoop.it!

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 in 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 ...
more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

Judaism in Today's World
Information Updates Useful for Jewish Professionals.  Relevant  News, Trends, Tools, and Ideas
Curated by ruthschapira
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

Orlando Jewish teens served their community at J-Serve

Orlando Jewish teens served their community at J-Serve | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Ninety-three teens from the Greater Orlando area, along with 11,000 Jewish teens in 80 communities across 16 countries, participated in a day of community service and improvement projects as they took part in J‑Serve, the International Day of Jewish Youth Service on April 12. This year marks the eleventh year that Jewish youth from around the wor...
ruthschapira's insight:

J-Serve is in its 11th year and attracts teens from across the spectrum.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

5 Things Admissions Officers Look For in the Application Essay

5 Things Admissions Officers Look For in the Application Essay | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Within your college application, your personal statement is your one opportunity for the admissions officer to “meet you”, to visualize the person behind the numbers.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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 ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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.
ruthschapira's insight:

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 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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...
ruthschapira's insight:

Are you and your teenager on the same page for college goals? 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

Top Free Social Media Tools

Top Free Social Media Tools | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Top Free Social Media Tools
ruthschapira's insight:

Check out this list, there are some new ones, some golden oldies.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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 ...
ruthschapira's insight:

The author makes a case for looking beyond simple demographics to segment your #marketing

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by ruthschapira from Jewish Education Around the World
Scoop.it!

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
You are here
From Remembrance to Celebration: Resources for Yom Ha'zikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut

Via reuvenwerber
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

The Orthodox Community and The Jewish LGBT Community

The Orthodox Community and The Jewish LGBT Community | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
But given cultural influence- whether it’s conscious or not- Orthodox communities have to start dealing with these questions.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

Israel Museum displays world’s tiniest bible

Israel Museum displays world’s tiniest bible | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Technion scientists etch entire Hebrew bible onto a gold-coated silicon chip the size of a grain of sugar
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by ruthschapira from Jewish Education Around the World
Scoop.it!

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.


Via reuvenwerber
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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.
ruthschapira's insight:

This is great news, glad that twitter is being responsive to issues of #cyberbullying and #antisemitism

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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
ruthschapira's insight:

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."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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.

ruthschapira's insight:

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

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by ruthschapira from digitalNow
Scoop.it!

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.


Via Don Dea
ruthschapira's insight:

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

more...
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.
Rescooped by ruthschapira from Jewish Education Around the World
Scoop.it!

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

Via reuvenwerber
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by ruthschapira from Jewish Education Around the World
Scoop.it!

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
ruthschapira's insight:

Helpful prompts to begin the thought process are included in this brief but succinct article.

more...
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!


(Reid)

Scooped by ruthschapira
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.