Thursday, April 24, 2014 Nisan 24, 5774
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Yaffa Klugerman, JTA
Well before Google Glass is expected to be publicly available sometime in 2014, the device already is generating controversy. A few "explorers" who've been chosen to test drive it speculate how it could impact Jewish life.
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JTA
NEW YORK – Casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, donated another $40 million to the Birthright Israel Foundation. Their latest gift brings the couple's overall donations to the program to $180 million. “Sheldon and I are committed to improving the world through cultural exchange and educational opportunity,” Miriam Adelson said in a statement released May 22 by Birthright...
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Rabbi Ira Budow
The current buzzword in educational circles is “collaboration.” Pooling resources and increasing purchasing power by negotiating quantity discounts makes sense in this economy. However, I believe there’s another collaboration we do not discuss — the one between Jewish day schools and Israel.
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In a gritty artistic battle where most of the poets alluded to life in urban, low-income areas, students from the private, Main Line Kohelet Yeshiva held their own at the recent city slam league finals.
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Third-graders from a local day school got a rare opportunity to present their business ideas to a trio of high-profile venture capitalists.
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