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SA Jewish student’s pro-Palestine Facebook post triggers outrage, support

SA Jewish student’s pro-Palestine Facebook post triggers outrage, support | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Deputy head boy of Jewish school uploaded image of himself in Palestinian scarf, says he’s a Zionist who ‘stands with Palestine’ over human rights violations
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Op-Ed: Gazans Must Get Rid of Hamas

Op-Ed: Gazans Must Get Rid of Hamas | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
As Palestinians, we can no longer deny our responsibility for the death of our own people
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When the dust settles

When the dust settles | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
With the latest flare-up in Gaza now seemingly coming to a close, this darling conflict of the media will…… Source: blogs.timesofisrael.com 
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Zach Schapira, Lone soldier for 3 1/2 years,  writes of the fall-out from the recent Israel Gaza conflict ..

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All-Female Orthodox Jewish Rock Group To Play Women-Only Show in New York

All-Female Orthodox Jewish Rock Group To Play Women-Only Show in New York | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Bulletproof Stockings are not permitting men into the building during their performance.
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Italy expelling Moroccan imam who called for killing of Jews

Italy expelling Moroccan imam who called for killing of Jews | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
(JTA) – Italy is expelling a Moroccan imam who called for Jews to be killed.
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Bravo Italy!
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Your Kids Are Ready to Talk About Israel. Are You?

Your Kids Are Ready to Talk About Israel. Are You? | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Our children are listening. When we pore over news sources and incessantly check our Facebook feeds to find out the latest from Israel and Gaza, our childre

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Israeli ‘leftist’ singer cancels show after threats

Israeli ‘leftist’ singer cancels show after threats | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Singer-songwriter Rona Kenan panned by right-wing extremists after expressing sympathy for Gazan children
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Bolivia declares Israel a ‘terrorist state’

Bolivia declares Israel a ‘terrorist state’ | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Bolivia will now require visas for Israeli travelers.
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What is going on???
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Protesters threaten British store selling Israeli products

Protesters threaten British store selling Israeli products | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Callers say they will kill Kedem’s staff and burn down the shop
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It’s not the settlements, stupid

It’s not the settlements, stupid | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
No doubt we'd have an easier time explaining to the world why Israel has taken military action in Gaza......
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The futility of brokering peace with a Hate Group 

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JFGO introduces the Jewish Teen Education Network (JTEN) - Heritage Florida Jewish News

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Communal support for teen education is key!

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Times of Israel editor rips Jon Stewart's Israel-Gaza segment to shreds - Red Alert Politics

Times of Israel editor rips Jon Stewart's Israel-Gaza segment to shreds - Red Alert Politics | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Jon Stewart’s take on the Israel-Gaza crisis drew robust laughs from audience members on Monday, but some commentators aren’t finding "The Daily Show" segment all that funny. One is Times of Israel editor David Horovitz.
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Moral equivalence promoted by a talk show host is very disturbing.

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Three Jewish Teens: Lives Lived and Lost

Three Jewish Teens: Lives Lived and Lost | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
      We lost three teenagers today, Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Shaar, and Naftali Fraenkel...Baruch Dayan HaEmet...Blessed is the Righteous Judge... And in the tragedy of what occurred at t...
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In the tragedy of what occurred at the tragic loss of such young teenage lives, I am left wondering if many of our Jewish teenagers in America are truly aware of what happened. Or care.


This is truly a painful question to ask.

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Israel Grants Citizenship to Same-Sex Spouses of Jews

Israel Grants Citizenship to Same-Sex Spouses of Jews | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A change to the Law of Return now offers the same citizenship rights to gay couples as heterosexual couples
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Israel's democracy at work

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Israel's ‘TalkItt’ Allows People With Speech Impairments to Speak Clearly

Israel's ‘TalkItt’ Allows People With Speech Impairments to Speak Clearly | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
The speech technology app recognizes unintelligible speech and translates it into language
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Technology that affirms life

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Australian Teens Threaten Jewish Children on School Bus, Police Say Attack is 'Isolated' Incident

Australian Teens Threaten Jewish Children on School Bus, Police Say Attack is 'Isolated' Incident | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Drunken anti-Semitic teens shout "Kill the Jews" at small children.
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These incidents are not to be ignored, they speak to a growing sentiment. We can not be silent in the face of anti-Semitism!
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NYT photographer explains absence of Hamas fighters

NYT photographer explains absence of Hamas fighters | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Israel Defense Forces artillery troops fire into the Gaza Strip as part of Operation Protective Edge, July 24, 2014.
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Why no pics of Hamas fighters? Media Damage already done....
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WATCH: Indian TV records Gaza rocket launch

WATCH: Indian TV records Gaza rocket launch | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
India’s NDTV gets what The New York Times said it could not: footage of Hamas fighters in Gaza assembling and then launching a rocket aimed at Israel.
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Interesting how #CNN coverage misses this
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Study: One Third of Young Americans Blame Israel for Gaza Conflict

Study: One Third of Young Americans Blame Israel for Gaza Conflict | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
While American support for Israel has held strong, there is one age group where pro-Zionism is deteriorating
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Some 8,000 attend police-secured pro-Israel rally in Paris

Some 8,000 attend police-secured pro-Israel rally in Paris | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Thursday marks first large-scale demonstration in support of Israel in France
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More European & American cities need to follow suit
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Israeli NBA star to sign with the Sacramento Kings

Israeli NBA star to sign with the Sacramento Kings | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Basketball rumors say Omri Casspi clears waivers and is snapped up for a year contract at league minimum
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Thank You, Anti-Semites

Thank You, Anti-Semites | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Dear World,

Thank you for finally releasing your anti-Semitic sentiments that you have so patiently tried (and failed) to......
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There is no moral equivalency, read and get strength!

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Major teen engagement project launches in Colorado

Major teen engagement project launches in Colorado | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
A national and local foundation are teaming to launch a wide-ranging initiative for Jewish teens in the Denver-Boulder area.
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So wonderful to see the support of Jewish teen education!

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An Account of Life in Israel Right Now | Reform Judaism

An Account of Life in Israel Right Now | Reform Judaism | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
How can I write an account of what it is like to live through alerts, sirens, and constant worry?
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Jewish community responds to death of kidnapped Israeli teens

Jewish community responds to death of kidnapped Israeli teens | Judaism, Jewish Teens, and Today's World | Scoop.it
Jewish groups respond to the tragedy in Israel.Related Entries June 30, 2014 Aunt of murdered Israeli teen mourns: ‘His sisters don’t have a brother anymore’ June 30, 2014 New Yorkers hold solidarity vigil for slain Israeli teenagers June 30, 2014...
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