Media, Technology, Startups: Getting into the Game Join other Jewish techies and startup leaders at the next Jewish Technology meetup in New York City on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 6:30 PM. This meeting will take place at Quantum Networks (323 West 39th, 11th …

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By Rabbi Arnold Samlan Originally posted on eJewishPhilanthropy.com A hallmark of my work as a rabbi and Jewish educational leader has included the use of social media, be it as a blogger, and as a user of Facebook and Twitter. …

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Besides the often told joke that the definition of a Jewish holiday is “they tried to kill us, we prevailed, now let’s eat,” there are not many jokes about the Jewish calendar.  You might be surprised to know that the …

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Beyond technology and gadgets: Rabbi Jason Miller’s view of International CES 2014 By Alan Weinkrantz January 12, 2014 Originally published in the Times of Israel I’ve just returned from the International CES show in Las Vegas, where 150,000 of us walked miles of …

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Reposted from URJ.org Back to the Future: An Update on “Unplugging” at Camp By Rebecca Lunstroth What happens when a camp dutifully drafts and implements an electronics policy? (read the blog explaining the new policy here) For starters, it brings …

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HOW’S SLEEP-AWAY CAMP GOING? CHECK THE PHOTOS By BETH J. HARPAZ Jun. 11, 2014  NEW YORK (AP) — Not long ago, parents who sent children to sleep-away camp might wait days or even weeks for a letter. And they’d be lucky …

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Ford Motor Company has announced that Mark Fields will become the company’s next CEO replacing Alan Mulally. Presumably Henry Ford is rolling in his grave since Fields, a Jewish man whose family changed the last name from Finkelman in a previous …

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In the Coen Brother’s movie “A Serious Man,” we see young Danny practicing his haftorah for his bar mitzvah by listening to the cantor’s rendition of it on his record player. That scene was undoubtedly sentimental for Jewish men of …

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Announcing the winners of our inaugural Jewish Treats Top Ten Jewish Influencer Awards! Finalists were selected by an expert panel of judges and evaluated based on creative and strategic use of social media to positively impact the Jewish community. 2012 …

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