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Job Purpose Summary: Create an active young adult division and coordinate meetings and volunteer opportunities. Handle all social media pertaining to young adult group. Advise and assist the Jewish Pavilion and the Orlando Senior Help desk on their social media strategies.
Despite the friendly reception and informal atmosphere, Rabbi Yaakov Bleich braced himself for tough questions as he sat down on a recent Sunday in front of dozens young Jews at a conference room near Kiev’s main synagogue.
Bleich, the American-born chief rabbi of Ukraine, was right to expect a third degree. Within 20 minutes, his hosts were grilling him and two other rabbis present – Pichans Goldshmidt of Moscow and Yonatan Abraham of London — with questions like: “Why do seats at shul cost money, are you running a business?” and: “Why should our philanthropists fund synagogues in Jerusalem when we have problems at home?”
But the rabbis came prepared to that Q&A session which was organized in October by Juice — a group of young Ukrainian Jews who use social media and real-life events to connect skeptic young Jews to Jewish life independently from the establishment and institutions that many here have come to distrust and even resent….
The grant will also provide funds for other programs, such as “Raising a Digital Mensch,” a joint project with The Learning Shuk scheduled for this fall that will explore how Jewish values get expressed through social media.
The Milwaukee Jewish Day School successfully completed its work in a nation-wide social media project in April.
MJDS was one of 20 Jewish day schools chosen this past September by Darim Online to participate in a Jewish Day School Social Media Academy.
According to a release from Darim, this academy “is an intensive program designed to help Jewish day schools advance their strategic use of social media in areas such as communication, marketing, community building, alumni relations, and development.”
The Israeli military said Sunday that it has disciplined a group of female soldiers who posed for photos in underwear and combat gear and posted the images on Facebook.[…]Shortly thereafter, the Israeli military banned soldiers from using social media sites while on base. The ban was an effort to prevent future embarrassing posts on social media. It remains unclear whether the ban is in effect.
Let us all commit to using social media to tell the stories of our own redemption and help others redeem themselves and the world, instead of building ourselves up by tearing down others.
The first Jewish funeral in an Australian Outback town since 1943 was held with the aid of a Facebook and Twitter campaign.
Apple recently released a new social media app called Serveboard that was founded by cousins Alec Kretch and Michael Marg.
Marg attended Orange High School in Pepper Pike. Kretch went to Hawken School in Chester Township until his senior year and now attends Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, Ariz. Both celebrated their bar mitzvahs at The Temple-Tifereth Israel.
When it comes to mastering the evolving art of social media, even schools still have a thing or two to learn.
We knew before joining the Academy that Facebook could be a great way to reach our parent body, but we just weren’t getting the response we knew was possible! Our first step after joining the Academy was to switch our Facebook profile to a page so that we could garner more likes from our parents and the broader community. Then we started thinking about what content would create the most buzz…
The panel discussed how social media — Jewish gaming, Hasidic blogging, orthodox Facebook sites are changing ideas of moral authority, community, gendered subjectivity and more, while transforming possibilities for Jewish communities in the worlds around them.
In an ironic move, a pair of Millennials fight to preserve the Canadian Jewish News’ print edition… by setting up a website
Kayfetz and Singer immediately sprung into action, using modern social media tools to try to save the 53-year-old weekly tabloid
Several thousand ultra-Orthodox Jews are expected to pack the Rockland Boulders baseball stadium Thursday night for a rally about the potential dangers of the Internet.
The event follows rallies last year — including a gathering of an estimated 60,000 people at Citi Field and a tennis stadium in Queens — that warned of the Internet’s dangers to members of the cloistered Hasidic Jewish world. Others there promoted some uses of the Internet as positive.
The two NYC museums using the greatest number of social media and video channels are The Jewish Museum and the Rubin Museum of Art.
Social media has transformed the advertising and marketing industries, according to Lilach Bullock, who was last month named among the Top 20 Women Social Media Power Influencers and the Top 50 Social Media Influencers 2013 by Forbes.
Mrs Bullock, 40, says to retain consumers, business leaders need to develop their social media presence over advertising — from Twitter to Linked In and Facebook. The majority cost-free sites “are guaranteed to increase business,” she explains.
Gafni attacked Lapid for posting on Facebook on Shabbos. Lapid responded, “I’m entitled to send messages on Shabbat. I do not keep Shabbat. I don’t tell you what to do on Shabbat, you don’t tell me what to do on Shabbat. I don’t ask you, what does this say
No doubt that the social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest have enabled many to create and support relationships among friends and family. Jewish organizations are just beginning to marshal the power of these platforms for building online communities and for encouraging face-to-face communities.