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Over 1,200 professors and assorted scholars, teachers and other professionals converged on a Boston hotel conference center earlier this week to attend the 45th Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies, the largest gathering in the organization’s history. Presentations on Jewish Identity and International Pop Music, a panel on using social media as a tool for Jewish history research and talks on Medieval Jewish Marriage and Kabbalah as Literature were among its 190 sessions.
Updated: Jan. 01, 2014
Dina Kraft writes about dozens of young Israeli envoys who are aggressively pushing engagement with all things Israel on North American college campuses as Hillel Israel Fellows
Updated: Feb. 03, 2013
Dina Kraft writes about a slew of new smartphone apps that serve the Jewish observance and educational needs. There are now dozens of apps developed for mobile devices that range from finding the closest Kosher restaurant to teaching preschoolers how to write their Aleph Bet and more are being released every month.
Updated: Sep. 12, 2012
JTA correspondent Dina Kraft, writes about a new curriculum being introduced into Israeli high schools. Over the last 60 years, there has been scant study of contemporary Jewish life in America, even though the Jews of America may be the largest Jewish community in the Diaspora. Signaling the beginning of a shift in direction, 11th- and 12th-graders preparing for the national history matriculation exam this year for the first time were required to study a unit on American Jewry's contribution to the Jewish people after the Holocaust.
Updated: May. 30, 2010