Using Social Media in Your Job Search
Also June 5, 6 and 7. Learn how to use social media in your job search to connect with industry leaders on LinkedIn, highlight your area of job expertise by writing a blog and following JVS on Twitter for employment leads, news and events.
OU job: Young Adult and social Media Coordinator
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.
In Kiev, a website reconnects young Jews one post at a time
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….
Women’s learning center gets $20K Slingshot grant
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.
MJDS succeeds at social media project
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.”
Israeli military disciplines female soldiers for posting racy photos on Facebook
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.
(Source: Washington Post)
War for the Soul of the World
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.
Social Media Used to Rally Jews for First Jewish Funeral in Australian Outback Since ‘43
The first Jewish funeral in an Australian Outback town since 1943 was held with the aid of a Facebook and Twitter campaign.
Cousins create new social media app
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.
Jewish Day School Social Media Coaching
When it comes to mastering the evolving art of social media, even schools still have a thing or two to learn.