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JELED stands for child in Hebrew and at the same time for Jewish European Learning Experience Dot net. The JELED.Net website was initiated by the Jewish umbrella organizations of The Netherlands, Switzerland and Finland and aims to meet the needs of these communities for curricular materials, ideas and opportunities of interaction in their national languages.
Updated: Dec. 06, 2009
The TALI Education Fund has announced the launching of itsnewest Web site - Visual Midrash - a collection of Fine and Folk Art onBiblical themes. The site was created by Dr. Jo Milgrom and Dr. JoelDuman and is based on Dr. Milgrom's archive of art images collected overa lifetime of teaching and pioneering the field of art as Biblicalcommentary.
Updated: Dec. 02, 2009
The Bibliographic Project is a comprehensive online database accessible through Israel's university library network (ALEPH), and printed bibliographies. It lists books, dissertations, master's theses, and articles from periodicals and collections published throughout the world on the subject of anti-Semitism throughout the centuries, from the ancient period to the present. The database is cumulative and ongoing, now containing more than 50,000 items. Publications from 1984 onwards are accompanied by an English abstract.
Updated: Nov. 17, 2009
Midreshet, a Hebrew resource, was created by the Israeli Bet Midrash Network, to make available Jewish learning resources for hevruta (pairs) or small group learning as carried out in Jewish halls of study. The site contains three hundred resource sheets created by teachers of the 18 pluralistic batei midrash in Israel covering a wide range of topics. The site also contains a digital wizard for creating personal resource sheets based on other resort sheets or a wealth of other resources contained on the site. Users can also upload to the site resource sheets which they have created.
Updated: Nov. 17, 2009
A new online tool is being developed by Jeffery Spitzer, Chair of Rabbinic Literature at Gann Academy. The literacy tool is a listing of basic terms and ideas that Jewish day schools such as Gann Academy would want their incoming 9th graders to be familiar with. The tool can be used in either flashcard definition, or full definition. Searchable in Hebrew or English, it also includes links for further study.
Updated: Nov. 05, 2009
The primary mission of the Judaica Sound Archives at Florida Atlantic Universities Libraries is to collect, preserve, and digitize Judaica sound recordings; to provide educational programming to highlight the contents of this rich cultural legacy; and to promote the use of this unique scholarly resource for students, scholars and the general public. The JSA maintains a website with over 7700 recordings in eight categories for the use of students, scholars and the general public. The online collection is searchable by performers, albums, track names and categories.
Updated: Oct. 01, 2009
JewishWebcasting.com provides a gateway to Jewish TV, radio, webcast and podcast programming on the internet. It presently links to over 400 websites and 25,000 programs of Israeli and Jewish content. Programs are listed alphabetically and by category, to provide convenient location of webcasts.The site also provides a search engine to allow searching the website and its listings using keywords.
Updated: Oct. 01, 2009
JInsider features the best of aggregated Jewish video across the Internet, establishing a more engaging and personalized user experience. JInsider plan to be the Jewish Web Video Archive in the internet by collecting 100k's of video on a wide topic range including current events and lifestyles, to community, culture and religion. JInsider will provide a continuously updated and comprehensive presentation of subjects connecting visitors to the pulse of the Jewish world.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2009
Jacob Richman has updated his listing of educational sites dealing with Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year). The listing contains links to articles, lesson plans, clipart, videos, Jewish laws and customs, games, recipes and various other resources to aid learning about Rosh Hashana. Site languages include English, Hebrew, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. All links have been reviewed very recently.
Updated: Sep. 07, 2009
At the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) 2009 convention in Chicago this summer, podcaster Mark Blevis led a session on Social Media that opened the floodgates of people's curiosity. Convention attendees wanted to learn more about social media: what it is, what it means to participate, and how to get started. As a continuation of that conversation, The Book of Life is offering a 4 part series of podcast episodes called 'Why Be Social?'
Updated: Sep. 01, 2009