How to Gain Parent Buy-In for Classroom Technology Integration

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Every teacher who has attempted to integrate technology into the classroom knows that getting parents on board can sometimes be a challenge. It’s not uncommon for the parent…

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Avi Chai Releases New Online Learning Report

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

As part of AVI CHAI’s mission to support sustainable Jewish education, in October 2010, The AVI CHAI Foundation began promoting experimentation with online and blended learning in Jewish…

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Report: Jewish Teen Foundations Gave Away Over $750,000 in 2012

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

The Jewish Teen Funders Network (JTFN), a youth philanthropy project of the Jewish Funders Network, released the findings of its 4th annual survey, “Where did the Money Go?…

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The NBA’s Jewish Playmaker

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

A nylon curtain splits the gymnasium along the half-court line at the YM-YWHA of Union County, N.J. Fathers and sons wearing yarmulkes walk to the far side of…

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Birthright celebrates bar mitzvah year with Jerusalem party

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Some 3,000 young Jews from around the world celebrated Birthright Israel’s bar mitzvah year with a party in Jerusalem. “You come from different countries; you speak different…

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‘I lived next door to Adolf Hitler’: Young Jewish neighbour of German dictator reveals ‘sense of menace’ was everywhere

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Edgar Feuchtwanger, 88, was five when Hitler moved into a flat opposite his family home in Prinzregentplatz in 1929 Edgar’s father was thrown in Dachau concentration camp, Munich,…

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Fraud suspect targeting city’s Jewish community

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
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TORONTO, Ont. – Police are making the public aware of a fraudster who is targeting Toronto’s Jewish population. Investigators say the man has befriended Jewish women on the…

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Coalition Promises Fight Against Coney Island Casino

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

A coalition of organizations and groups, including many Russian Jewish immigrants, is working to keep gambling out of Coney Island as the state mulls expanding casinos. “If you…

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David Greenfield wants to banish city use of term ‘retarded’

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York City Council wants to banish the use of the words “mentally retarded” from all official documents and websites. It wants to…

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Israeli 2012 Tech Exits Top $5.5 Billion

Monday, January 7, 2013
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Israeli tech startups were bought out for a record total of $5.5 billion in 2012, according to a report published Monday. The report also suggests a maturity in…

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