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Pro-Palestine student group at Brooklyn College defends booting four Jewish students, despite audio recording  

Pro-Palestine student group at Brooklyn College defends booting four Jewish students, despite audio recording   | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
The pro-Palestinian student group that hosted a controversial forum at Brooklyn College defended tossing four Jewish students, despite audio showing no disruption.
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Netanyahu to hold bipartisan meeting with US lawmakers

Netanyahu to hold bipartisan meeting with US lawmakers | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
After rebuffing Democrats, prime minister accepts invite for closed-door parlay from Senate majority leader McConnell and minority leader Reid
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Jewish Camps: How is the Magic Made?

Jewish Camps: How is the Magic Made? | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

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Jewish educators share their opinions about techniques that can be generalized to other environments. Possible? You decide.
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The 10 Campuses With The Worst Anti-Semitic Activity

The 10 Campuses With The Worst Anti-Semitic Activity | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
The 10 Campuses With The Worst Anti-Semitic Activity
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The image is so shocking that I debated whether or not to use it. In the end, I think the situation at many college campuses warrants us being shaken out of our complacency---so the image stays. 

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Ivanka Trump and Husband Jared Kushner Tout Benefits of Shabbat Observance: ‘We Turn Off Our Phones for 25 Hours’

Ivanka Trump and Husband Jared Kushner Tout Benefits of Shabbat Observance: ‘We Turn Off Our Phones for 25 Hours’ | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Renowned businesswoman and heiress Ivanka Trump and her husband, real estate mogul Jared Kushner, praised the benefits of observing Shabbat in the March issue of Vogue magazine, saying it is the one day a week they spend all their time together as a family, Jewish Insider reported on Wednesday. “From Friday to Saturday we don’t do anything but hang out with one another. We don’t make phone calls,” Trump said. “It’s an amazing thing when you’re so connected to really sign off. And for [...]
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Kudos to Ivanka Trump for sharing the impact that Shabbat observance has on the quality of family life!

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20 Top Pinterest Tips

20 Top Pinterest Tips | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Pinterest is an educator's dream come true because of its many options for curating and sharing ideas, displaying student work, and building a PLN.
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Digital Life: Social media rules for teens - USA TODAY

Digital Life: Social media rules for teens - USA TODAY | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
USA TODAY columnist Steven Petrow offers advice about digital etiquette.
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Jewish Communal Fund Helps Teens Give Strategically

Jewish Communal Fund Helps Teens Give Strategically | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Having a common set of questions to ask about each of the incoming proposals levels the playing field and enables a group to choose grant recipients more objectively.
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Israel looks to help Chinese firms with early-stage start-ups

Israel looks to help Chinese firms with early-stage start-ups | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
The Trendlines Group, specializing in medical devices and agritech, plans to take its incubator model, IP knowledge to China
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The J Site - Jewish Education & Entertainment

The J Site - Jewish Education & Entertainment | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Jewish Trivia, Jewish Games, Jewish Clipart, The Shabbat Page, Jewish Holidays, Learn Hebrew Sites, 3 Year Jewish Holiday Calendar, Photos of Jerusalem, Israeli Stamps
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Lots of fun here for pre-teens!
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Organizer of anti-Semitic rally in London arrested for abusive tweets

Organizer of anti-Semitic rally in London arrested for abusive tweets | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Joshua Bonehill-Paine, self-described ‘nationalist, fascist,’ apprehended for alleged anti-Jewish messages sent to MP Luciana Berger
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Parenting is a sacred responsibility - Washington Post

Parenting is a sacred responsibility - Washington Post | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
People thinking about becoming parents ought to recognize the line between joking about it and making a joke of it.
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Reflections on Global Anti-Semitism: Its Implications and Impact

Reflections on Global Anti-Semitism: Its Implications and Impact | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

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We should pay attention!
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Study shows overlap between cyberbullying and traditional bullying

Study shows overlap between cyberbullying and traditional bullying | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
In a study by Waasdorp and Bradshaw on data collected from 28104 adolescents in 58 American High schools, the researchers examined the overlap between cyberbullying and (more) traditional bullying ...
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The data is from close to 3,000 teens. 

 

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Seven in 10 Americans Continue to View Israel Favorably

Seven in 10 Americans Continue to View Israel Favorably | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Seventy percent of Americans view Israel favorably, in contrast with 17% viewing the Palestinian Authority favorably. Similarly, by 62% to 16% -- unchanged from 2014 -- more Americans sympathize with the Israelis than the Palestinians.
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Can You Pass Down Cultural Judaism Without the Faith? – Forward.com

Can You Pass Down Cultural Judaism Without the Faith? – Forward.com | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Can You Pass Down Cultural Judaism Without the Faith? http://t.co/j2szNKg4xO @jdforward
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Women's History Month: 6 Lesson Plan Resources for Teachers

Women's History Month: 6 Lesson Plan Resources for Teachers | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Matt Davis highlights free and easy-to-implement classroom resources to celebrate Women's History Month in March.
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Prosecutor's office says 5 teens held for questioning in connection with vandalism of 100s of graves at Jewish cemetery in Sarre-Union, France - @NBCNews

Prosecutor's office says 5 teens held for questioning in connection with vandalism of 100s of graves at Jewish cemetery in Sarre-Union, France - @NBCNews | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Prosecutor's office says 5 teens held for questioning in connection with vandalism of 100s of graves at Jewish cemetery in Sarre-Union, France - @NBCNews

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Israel asks UN to condemn Iran Holocaust cartoon contest

Israel asks UN to condemn Iran Holocaust cartoon contest | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Upcoming Tehran competition to offer first place prize of $12,000 for best drawing on Shoah denial
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Despite limitations, Iran’s Jews say they want to stay

Despite limitations, Iran’s Jews say they want to stay | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Jewish community undeterred by dwindling numbers and hostility to Israel; upbeat about life in the Islamic Republic, NPR reports
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The strategy of some influential Jewish is to gain rights step-by-step ---little by little
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Social Media in Education: Resource Roundup

Social Media in Education: Resource Roundup | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
This collection of blogs, articles, and videos aims to help educators deploy social-media tools to develop professionally, connect with parents and communities, and engage students in 21st-century learning.
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See the section on #teens
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When Schools Forget That Kids Just Want to Be Kids

When Schools Forget That Kids Just Want to Be Kids | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
What if all the hype around "college and career readiness" is missing the point?
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Kids need to be kids, remember what that was like?
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Tunisian Jewry grapples with girls’ education

Tunisian Jewry grapples with girls’ education | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal: Pious community tries to balance modernity with an ever-changing, sometimes hostile society
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On and Off the Bench, Maryland Basketball Player Scores Points for Judaism - Chabad.org

On and Off the Bench, Maryland Basketball Player Scores Points for Judaism - Chabad.org | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

Player notes that Judaism is very special to him: “I constantly talk to my teammates about religion and since a lot of them didn't grow up with a lot of...

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Students don't have to choose between sports and a commitment to faith, as this story demonstrates.

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