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Doo Doo Doo Shabbat Songs and Spaces

By Rifki Orzech | Shabbat | 0 Comments | 30 January, 2019

“It’s Shabbat doo doo doo doo” sang the Maccabeats and their pint-size co-singers on their latest music video, Shabbat Baby Shark, throwing out beats on challa, tasty Shabbat fare, and nap time....

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Kids do Dumb Stuff in the Virtual World Too

By Rifki Orzech | Internet Safety | 0 Comments | 21 January, 2019

I would be reading out a press release from the Department of the Obvious if I said that children did  really dumb stuff sometimes. You know the things that leave you looking like a horrified...

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Tu Bishvat Higia Chag Ha’Get Outside

By Rifki Orzech | Tu Bishvat | 0 Comments | 15 January, 2019

I remember thinking quite clearly one Sunday morning, a little over a decade ago, that my child doesn’t really do nature. It was the way she screamed spiderrrrr, at the harmless fly hovering...

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Going Out on a Limb for Trees

By Rifki Orzech | Tu Bishvat | 0 Comments | 10 January, 2019

It seems a little odd that we all turn tree huggers in the dead of winter, so where did all this begin? Tu B’shvat, meaning the 15th of Shevat, is mentioned in the Mishnah as an important date...

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Meet Shiri Aharonovich

By Ji Team | Testimonials | 0 Comments | 03 January, 2019
My name is Shiri Aharonovich. I am a Special Education teacher in Solomon Schechter Day School in Chicago and I teach First and Second grade Hebrew.
 
The games I create on Ji Tap are used...
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When iPad Means I Can For All

By Rifki Orzech | disability | 0 Comments | 27 December, 2018

The iPad revolution introduced fun learning presented with engaging graphics and motivational sound effects. It is no accident that its wrapping is an easy interface that even non-verbal toddlers...

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Are we obligated to recite Brachot - Blessings?

By Sammy Morhaim | brachot | 0 Comments | 20 December, 2018

In Deuteronomy 10:12, Moses tells the Jewish people: "What (mah) does God ask of you?" The Talmud (Menachot 43b) explains that the word mah can be read as me'ah, meaning 100. In other words, God...

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8 Ways Chanukah Can Last a Lifetime

By Rifki Orzech | Chanukah | 0 Comments | 26 November, 2018

I’ve never met anyone who wanted to avoid Chanukah, the way some joke about postponing Pesach. Chanukah is easy. There’s no obligatory home cleaning, unless you invited family for a party and...

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Young Children Learn about Jewish Role Models

By Anat Goodman | Supermen of Israel | 0 Comments | 22 November, 2018

There is no doubt that Natan Sharansky's life story is one of the most inspiring Jewish journeys we all know. Ji wanted to make this and other Jewish superheroes' stories, accessible to all Jewish...

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What is Inclusion?

By Chaykee Mor | Inclusion | 0 Comments | 13 November, 2018

The inclusion series is for my children and any other loving people who live in our humble world.  It was birthed from an onslaught of great questions and my own lack of education, which...

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