Sefaria Uses Talmudic Model to Elucidate American Democracy

(JTA) – Could democracy take a page from the Talmud? The creators of Sefaria, a project to digitize Jewish texts, think so. Since 2012 Sefaria, a database of Jewish writings that allows...

Israel Aerospace Signs Deal With UAE to Research COVID-19

CTech – Israel Aerospace Industries announced Thursday that it has signed a cooperation agreement with Group 42 of Abu Dhabi. The companies will collaborate in research and development to...

What Caused Israeli-Founded Company Lemonade’s Surge?

CTech – The surge of the Lemonade shares by 139% in the first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange last Thursday made it the most successful...

How the ADL Went From Working with Facebook to Calling for a Boycott

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — It was when Mark Zuckerberg said he would allow Holocaust denial on his platform that the Anti-Defamation League realized its partnership with Facebook wasn’t working. The social...

Camp Ramah in Canada Moves to Minecraft

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — This was going to be Jake Offenheim’s 14th straight summer at Camp Ramah in Canada. Then camp was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Offenheim, who was set to be...

Israel Reinstates Use of Spy Tech to Track Coronavirus Carriers

JNS.org – Israel’s government voted unanimously on Wednesday to resume the use of surveillance tools by the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) to trace the movements of known coronavirus...

ADL: Major Increase in Online Harassment of Minorities in 2020

Online harassment of Jews and other minorities has increased sharply this year, a new survey by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) revealed on Tuesday. “Individuals who are part of a marginalized...

New Study Reveals Rampant Antisemitism on TikTok

JNS.org – The social media platform TikTok is a growing hotbed of extreme antisemitism, according to a new report. Led by researchers Gabriel Weimann, a professor of communication at the...

Researchers Develop Self-Disinfecting, Reusable Face Mask

  Researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering have developed a self-disinfecting, reusable protective face mask. The disinfection process occurs when a...

HALB’s Strategy for Blended and Personalized Remote Learning

By Rabbi Adam Englander, Head of School, Mr. Richard Altabe, Lower School Principal With the COVID-19 global pandemic, our schools have faced the tremendous challenge of reaching students remotely. Among the...
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