Uhm… no. Probably not. The Jerusalem Post coverage of the recent GA in New Orleans verily gushed at the conference’s convergence of youth inclusivity and technology when it reported “…over 700 students, of course, meant over 1,400 thumbs eager to communicate with fellow electr … [Read more...] about Will Social Media Save the Jews?
Archives for November 2010
Participants in the Jewish Agency's German Student Conference visited the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, near Weimar, Germany, earlier today. A student placed a wreath to commemorate everyone who was killed during the Holocaust and candles were lit in their memory. The Kaddish … [Read more...] about Jewish Agency Student Conference Concludes with Buchenwald Visit
“Good looks” are only sometimes a positive factor in consideration for a job, according to new research from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). In the new working paper, “Are Good-Looking People More Employable?” two BGU economics researchers prove that a double standard e … [Read more...] about Are Good-Looking People More Employable?
from JewishJournal.com: Why are Jewish leaders not standing up for the “Charedi Rebel”? Where is Abraham Foxman when we really need him? Where is Malcom Hoenlein, David Harris, the American Jewish media, the leaders of Jewish Federations and other prominent Jewish machers wh … [Read more...] about The Charedi Rebel
from The (London) Jewish Chronicle: In heart of Brooklyn, a slice of living history On a recent sunlit morning in Brooklyn, Leonard Petlakh drove me on a tour of the synagogues that pepper the heavily Russian-speaking neighbourhoods of south Brooklyn. "Another … [Read more...] about Building a Sustainable Model for Russian-speaking Families in Brooklyn