In honor of Twitter’s 10th anniversary, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) put together a list of the top 25 Twitter users in the Jewish world. The following is the article in JTA by Gabe Friedman and then the list of the …

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William Daroff @daroff Followers: 41.6K Type: Politics/Jewish Washington DC and Vegan Food Recent Tweet: “Scene at the 2015 White House Hanukkah Parties http://eepurl.com/bJhNEv .” William Daroff is Senior Vice President for Public Policy & Director of the Washington office of The Jewish Federations of North …

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Refugee Nation Launches Largest Crowdfunding Campaign in History to Raise $3 Billion and Solve Global Humanitarian Crisis Donations collected from fundraising will be used to Establish a New Country by the Year 2020 San Francisco, CA – October 15, 2015 …

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It is customary to study Jewish texts – mostly commonly Pirkei Avot – during Sefirat Ha’Omer, the period of time between Passover and Shavuot. Many take the opportunity to occupy themselves with Torah study in the late Shabbat afternoons when …

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Reform Jewish wedding, Conservative Jewish wedding or Orthodox Jewish wedding… they all have one thing in common — the personalized yarmulke. It’s impossible to go to a Jewish wedding and not receive a keepsake kippah with the bride and groom’s …

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Is it acceptable to tweet teshuvah (repentance) or offer a mea culpa on Facebook? A few Yom Kippur holidays ago, I delivered a sermon explaining how Jewish people have begun “doing teshuvah” — seeking repentance from others — through social networking …

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The Detroit Free Press ran an article detailing how social media is being used by religious leaders. In his article “What Would Jesus Tweet?,” religion editor Niraj Warikoo looks at how houses of worship are using Facebook and Twitter to …

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Spending a week in Israel earlier this month I kept my eyes open to the way Israelis use technology. Even on my first time in Israel over 18 years ago I noticed that Israelis thirsted for the latest tech gadgets. …

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Social media changes the zeitgeist in ways we couldn’t have imagined. As we saw with the recent presidential election, opinions and attacks now travel at the speed of light. And so it should be no surprise that the ongoing Middle …

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As a rabbi who is a social media expert, I find myself consulting a lot of synagogues and Jewish nonprofits on their social media strategy. The leaders of these institutions all recognize that they require a social media strategy, but …

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