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
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“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 … [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 … [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
by Mordecai Holtz In an era in with information flying in supersonic speed, it takes quite a bit of creativity to attract a reader. The following tweet came through my feed recently, from someone attending a Jewish educational conference. In an “I” generation - Itouch, Ipad - … [Read more...] about There is No “I” in Web 2.0