Lessons From The Jewish Day School Social Media Academy
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…
Smartphones and social media replacing traditional matchmaker, assisting men and women in Jewish state to find love
Digital Judaism: Tablet To Tablet - transforming possibilities for Jewish communities
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.
Tech-savvy duo use social media in bid to save Canada’s Jewish weekly
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
Ultra-Orthodox Jews’ Rockland rally to highlight dangers of Internet
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.
NYC Museums Receive 49M Video Views on Social Media
The two NYC museums using the greatest number of social media and video channels are The Jewish Museum and the Rubin Museum of Art.
All my business is from social media
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.
Social Media On Shabbos
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
Cutting-Edge Work in the Jewish Community
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.