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The new open-source website, FallingFruit.org, maps fruit trees and other edible plants available for free harvesting in urban environments all over the world. Anyone can download its data, and all are welcome to update and add more sources of potential bounty.
Updated: May. 20, 2013
Hazon, America's largest Jewish environmental group, invites you to visit the 2013 Hazon Sustainable Omer Challenge. On each of the days of the Omer counting, Hazon invites you to challenge yourself to find ways to make your life healthier and more sustainable.
Updated: Apr. 09, 2013
The MJDS is pleased to announce that Jewish Interactive educational software company will be embarking on a joint project with the Martin J. Gottlieb Day School of Jacksonville, Florida, where students will be designing from the ground up an educational Chanukah video game. Jewish Interactive will then select the best game design and actually build the software, to be released in advance of next Chanukah for use in their current network to more than 50 elementary schools around the world.
Updated: Jan. 08, 2013
A new initiative to support Jewish Studies Teachers in London is being undertaken on January 30, 2013 between 20:00 – 21:20. This will follow the TeachMeet format and include time for discussion. This session will focus on 'Teaching Purim in Primary Schools'.
Updated: Dec. 30, 2012
Jacob Richman published a rich updated listing of Chanukah educational and fun sites to help schools, youth groups and families learn about and enjoy the Chanukah Festival.
Updated: Dec. 04, 2012
The Association of Jewish Libraries has created 'Hanukkah Read Up!,' a list of Hanukkah books for children recommended by the Sydney Taylor Book Award committee. The colorful, detailed 2-page flyer is available on the AJL website.
Updated: Dec. 04, 2012
Planned, researched, written and edited by Lookstein Center educators and experienced consultants, the comprehensive and user-friendly 'Israel Throughout the Year' curriculum is now ready for your classroom. Students will learn in a fun and engaging way all about Israeli history, geography, culture, tradition, democracy, leaders—and more! Curriculum includes four comprehensive lessons centered around each of the dates of Asara BeTevet, Tu BiShvat, Yom Ha’Atzmaut and Yom Yerushalayim.
Updated: Sep. 03, 2012
Moishe House Rocks is a series of digital cartoon videos aimed at empowering young leaders to feel confident and prepared to initiate and lead Jewish rituals in their homes and for their peers. Created in partnership with G-dcast, the package consists of two complementary virtual components: a three-minute cartoon video to introduce and explain a ritual element; and embedded karaoke-style prayers and tunes of the blessings and ceremonies prerecorded with words on the bottom.
Updated: Jul. 16, 2012
This issue of Sh'ma coincides with Shavuot, when, tradition tells us, the Torah was revealed. Jews throughout the world have long marked the eve of the festival with a Tikkun Leil Shavuot, an all-night text study session that includes conversation, reenactments, and explorations of how Torah and learning shape our lives. This issue demonstrates that many are the ways to learn Torah.
Updated: Jul. 12, 2012
Rabbi Donniel Hartman writes about Yom Ha’atzmaut which at its core is a day in which we must learn the art of celebration and giving thanks. A day in which we put aside our self-criticism and aspirations, and connect to the gift that we have, and declare, dayenu. He shares at Israel's 64th birthday for what he is thankful.
Updated: May. 16, 2012