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Lag BaOmer Customs: Fans of Kumsitz and First Haircut

By Rifki Orzech | Lag BaOmer | 0 Comments | 20 May, 2019

Lag BaOmer is the semi holiday many Jews don’t know about. It is literally the the 33rd day of Sfirat HaOmer, the counting of the Omer (Vayikra 23:15-16) as the numerical value of lag, lamed ל...

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Ji's new J-STEAM Director - Jared Matas

By Josh Salter | JSTEAM | 0 Comments | 06 May, 2019
Jewish Interactive is proud to announce a new addition to our team. This month we welcome Dr. Jared Matas who has begun working in the role of US J-STEAM Director. 
 
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The Meaning behind Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut

By Rabbi Johnny Solomon | Israel | 0 Comments | 29 April, 2019

Next week is Yom Hazikaron when we remember all those who have been killed in safeguarding the Modern State of Israel, and this is immediately followed by Yom Ha’atzmaut when we celebrate the...

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What is Pesach Celebration?

By Rifki Orzech | Pesach | 0 Comments | 10 April, 2019

Jeopardy! is an American television game show with a specific quiz format. Contestants, competing for prize money, are presented with general knowledge answers and must phrase their responses in...

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Making the most out of Pesach

By Rifki Orzech | Pesach | 0 Comments | 10 April, 2019

Behold (I just like that word) one of my favorite passages in the Haggadah:

It happened that R. Eliezer, R. Yehoshua, R. Elazar ben Azarya, R. Akiva, and R. Tarfon were reclining [at a seder] in...

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Importance of teaching through STEAM

By Liat Moss | JSTEAM | 0 Comments | 10 April, 2019

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. The newer acronym has included art and design which are important areas in almost all STEAM based activities.

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La classe inversée: Kezako?

Au cours de nos nombreuses séances de formation face aux professeurs d’hébreu ou de kodesh à travers le monde, nous avons très souvent la même frustration qui revient: le manque de temps!

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Putting the "J" in J-STEAM

By Carina Rock | JSTEAM | 0 Comments | 02 April, 2019

In 2009, the "Educate to Innovate" campaign was announced by the Obama administration to motivate and inspire students to excel in STEM subjects. STEM was created as an interdisciplinary approach...

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Viral Online Scares

By Liat Moss | e-safety | 0 Comments | 26 March, 2019

Recently there have been stories, articles and warnings online about challenges which encourage children and young adults to engage in harmful activities such as self harm and suicide. While most...

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The Potential of Purim

By Rabbi Johnny Solomon | Purim | 0 Comments | 12 March, 2019

A basic reading of the section of the Bible known as the Torah (Pentateuch) has led many people to conclude that good only occurs when humanity listens to God and that when we do not, bad things...

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