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The Yiddish Book Center's new oral history project is building a dynamic library of recorded interviews on the never-ending subject of being Jewish in America (and other places, too). Contributors' stories will complement their vast collection of published Yiddish literature and capture the amazing diversity and creativity of contemporary Jewish life.
Updated: Jun. 20, 2010
Echoes and Reflections is a comprehensive 10-part curriculum on the Holocaust that uses visual history testimony from survivors and other witnesses and additional primary source documents, including maps, photographs, timelines, literature excerpts and other materials. Since its launch in July 2005, the program has reached more than 1.5 million students in 4,000 public, private and parochial schools in 43 states around the United States, and in Canada and Israel.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2010
Gateways received a generous grant from the Slingshot Fund in October 2009. This video is their mid-year report to Slingshot, using the Flip Video Camera they received at the time. The grant and the camera are helping them to document programs, materials and resources for future use. The video documents the use of visual strategies in several of Gateways' Jewish educational programs.
Updated: Mar. 15, 2010
JewishHistory.org offers anyone interested in Jewish history, in the context of world history, various popular learning formats based on Rabbi Berel Wein's multimedia lectures and books.
Updated: Mar. 07, 2010
Judaica Europeana is one of a series of initiatives supported by the European Commission to establish EUROPEANA, the European digital library. Judaica Europeana will identify and digitize Jewish content for Europeana with a projected contribution of several million pages and thousands of other items. Judaica Europeana will work with European cultural institutions to identify content documenting the Jewish contribution to the cities of Europe. It will digitise 10,500 photos, 1,500 postcards and 7,150 recordings as well as several million pages from books, newspapers, archives and press clippings.
Updated: Feb. 21, 2010
David Frank, photographer and educator, writes a beautiful blogpost about helping to create Jewish identity by digitally recording the important moments of the Jewish Life Cycle and cherishing them thus allowing us to 'translate our busy, sometimes chaotic lives into the illustrated narratives that, upon reflection, help us understand who we are, where we fit and what we mean.'
Updated: Feb. 18, 2010
Israeli President Shimon Peres recently launched his own YouTube channel. He inaugurated his channel alongside YouTube founder Chad Hurley, who made a special trip to Israel for the event. Peres will use the channel to meet Web surfers around the world, including those from countries with which Israel does not have formal diplomatic relations. The president also will answer questions from YouTube viewers at virtual news conferences he hosts.
Updated: Dec. 09, 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
Launched recently by Chabad's Jewish Learning Institute, Torahcafe.com presents a wealth of exclusive video lectures in 15 different categories. Many hundreds of videos discuss contemporary issues, Jewish history, mysticism, Talmud and Torah, psychology, ethics and character development. The lectures are presented by an impressive array of scholars and speakers.
Updated: Nov. 05, 2009
The Center for Educational Technology has launched a website, Psookim.com, which aims to rally Jews from different traditions around the Bible by encouraging them to add their own commentary in music, video, text and art to the wisdom of famous biblical commentators on a web site that presents the Bible on a platform built for users of social networking media.
Updated: Oct. 12, 2009