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Parents: Will your teen 'do' Jewish in college?

Parents: Will your teen 'do' Jewish in college? | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
What is the college campus like today? How does it differ from when you attended? Even more to think about are the challenges your Jewish teen will face once there. A recent article acknowledged wh...
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Family Internet Safety | Online Bullying | Social Networking Safety

Teach your family about Internet safety and how to avoid cyberbullying and maintain social networking safety with help from Microsoft Security.
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Check this out for so many helpful tips!

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Killing Us Softly: The effect of Advertising on Women and Girls

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FpyGwP3yzE Jean Kilbourne's pioneering work helped develop and popularize the study of gender representation in advertising. Her award-winning Killing us Softly film...
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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 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 ...
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Teenagers (Ages 13-17) on the Web | Research Report by Nielsen Norman Group: User Experience Research, Training, and Consulting

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This report defies simple stereotyping

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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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Concerns About A.D.H.D. Practices and Amphetamine Addiction

Concerns About A.D.H.D. Practices and Amphetamine Addiction | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
The suicide of Richard Fee highlights issues in the treatment of A.D.H.D., as youths fake symptoms to feed their addictions to potentially dangerous stimulants.
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Pharmaceutical Companies and Non-Profits: A New Frontier of ...

Pharmaceutical companies which face tightening restrictions on their ability to market their products are evading these restrictions by using non-profit and charitable organizations. The January 31, 2012 New York Times ...
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WATCH: Every 2013 Super Bowl Ad So Far

WATCH: Every 2013 Super Bowl Ad So Far | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
The Super Bowl isn't even here yet, but some of the ads airing during the game are already out in their entirety.
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Just watching the SB for the ads? No need, most are out on YouTube now. #Jteens

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Catching Catfish: Real and Unreal Life for Jewish Teens

Catching Catfish: Real and Unreal Life for Jewish Teens | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Just when you think you can keep pace with the bizarre events of the everyday, you find yourself having a discussion with Jewish teens that blows the dust off your brain just a bit. This is necessa...
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Northwestern’s Aaron Liberman Studies X’s, O’s and Torah

Northwestern’s Aaron Liberman Studies X’s, O’s and Torah | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Aaron Liberman, a freshman at Northwestern and an Orthodox Jew, is 6 feet 10 inches of lean muscle, topped on and off the court by a skullcap.
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Lieberman is the third practicing Orthodox Jew who is part of a Division I team.#Jteens

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Where Does Your Freshman Class Come From? - Facts & Figures - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Where Does Your Freshman Class Come From? - Facts & Figures - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Use our interactive tool to track the migration of full-time college students during a 16-year period at nearly 1,600 institutions.
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Penn State University (Main Campus) was the most popular in-state choice for freshman living in PA in 2010.

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slidetalk.net presentation: the "Show, Describe, Share" principle

This slidetalk video introduces the show-describe-share method for publishing presentation online as talking videos....

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Security Firm Can Use Social Media to Track People's Movements

Security Firm Can Use Social Media to Track People's Movements | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Security firm has been developing social media tracking System
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Deliberate self-harm peaks at adolescence

http://www.mentalhealthmy.com/ Deliberate self-harm (DSH) Deliberate self-harm peaks at adolescence and is generally low in childhood. Suicidal ideation is relatively common in adolescence with 10–...
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Introducing Sleek Image Search by Google | Social Media Today

Introducing Sleek Image Search by Google | Social Media Today | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
About ten days ago, Google released Google Image Search for the desktop, which was earlier launched for tablets. This is an interesting experience for both desktop and tablet users. The new search option has affected the ...
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Social Media Network Launches App For Video Blogging

Social Media Network Launches App For Video Blogging | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It's already being called the “Instagram for video,” letting users share six second video clips.

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Pedophiles Targeting Smartphone Apps

Pedophiles Targeting Smartphone Apps | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it

Adolescents using apps to exchange sexual images are particularly prone to predators, according to child protection officers. 

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Could law schools be ready to change their ways? - The Economist

Could law schools be ready to change their ways? - The Economist | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Could law schools be ready to change their ways? The Economist LAW students have been saying for years that America's legal education is broken. Graduates from even the best law schools are failing to find jobs.
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A Model School Focuses on Students Taking Global Action

A Model School Focuses on Students Taking Global Action | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
John Stanford International School has been a model for curriculum with global perspectives, and now they are expanding their goal to include teaching students how they can take action to help address global issues.
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Integrated service learning is a powerful teaching opportunity 

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Zuckerberg Reveals Why Social Media Are Fighting For Your Photos

Zuckerberg Reveals Why Social Media Are Fighting For Your Photos | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
In social media land, there's a war waging over your photos. But like so much else in the Twinstabook sphere, what you share matters only in determining what those sites can sell.
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Why are influencers influential? - Integrated Alliances

Why are influencers influential? - Integrated Alliances | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
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Reciprocity is not a strategy, it's a way of being.

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For Yiddish, a Fresh Presence Online

For Yiddish, a Fresh Presence Online | Judaism in Today's World | Scoop.it
Encouraged by what it sees as renewed interest in Yiddish among younger people, The Forward newspaper plans to introduce a rejuvenated and enhanced Yiddish Web site on Feb. 4.
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Yiddish is offered at thirty colleges! #Jteens

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