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The Israel Ministry of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs has launched an initiative for the Jewish New Year. The 'Say Shana Tova' website will allow Jews from around the world to design digital greeting cards with New Year's greetings and send them to Jews around the world. All those who send cards will receive greetings from other Jews around the world. The greetings can be sent in Hebrew, English, Russian, French, Spanish, German or Italian and will be delivered to the recipient via email, translated into his own language.
Updated: Sep. 19, 2011
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
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
MyKaddish is a not-for-profit information website and resource provider offering support to Jewish adults during their ultimate time of need. MyKaddish is committed to helping Jews navigate the intricate process of mourning and acquire a deeper understanding of the numerous customs and laws associated with death and mourning.
Updated: Feb. 11, 2009
ITIM provides online information (in Hebrew, English and Russian) and direction at critical moments in Jewish life such as birth, bar/bat mitzvah, marriage, divorce, death and burial, and conversion. ITIM believes that knowledge is power and that information can allow individuals to be confident as they experience critical moments of Jewish life. Founded in 2002 and based in Jerusalem, ITIM assists Israeli Jews to navigate their personal encounters with the religious (and often ultra-Orthodox) establishment in Israel. In addition, ITIM coordinates a support center whose mission is to deepen the knowledge and appreciation for the richness of Jewish lifecycle rituals, allow for a positive encounter between rank and file Jews and Jewish tradition and develop possibilities for individual expression within Jewish life.
Updated: Jan. 04, 2009
Mishpacha consists of this Web site -- an introductory guide to Jewish life -- and private virtual communities. The guide aims to survey the most important ideas of Jewish life, practice and culture, always asking the question: Is this relevant for our lives?
Updated: Apr. 29, 2008