At NLE Resources, we keep our eye on the news to bring you timely articles and links that we think a rabbi or Jewish educator would find interesting! We have decided to share some of these links in a weekly feature on the blog. Enjoy!
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1) The oldest person in the U.S. dies at 113. She said her secret was loving people and greeting each day with a smile! Read more here: http://usat.ly/10j6z04
2) New poll shows most/least religious cities in the U.S. Are you surprised at the results? Where does your city fall? http://usat.ly/114qVf0
3) Did you see the unbelievable photos taken by Russians who illegally climbed Egypt’s Great Pyramid! You can here: http://englishrussia.com/2013/03/22/on-top-of-the-pyramide/
4) According to the Christian Science Monitor, “kosher” is the new “artisan.” http://ow.ly/jtzew
5) Israel’s Demographic Miracle. Read more from inFocus Quarterly Journal: http://www.jewishpolicycenter.org/4058/israel-demographic-miracle
6) Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer: How to Draft Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox: http://forum.tikvahfund.org/yehoshua-pfeffer-how-to-draft-israels-ultra-orthodox/
7) A new book suggests that the growing number of interfaith couples don’t know exactly what they’re getting into: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/01/marrying-out-of-the-faith/?hp
8) As a rabbi and educator, you speak all the time. Still, many dread hearing how their voice sounds on recordings? Here’s why: http://rgr.cc/Z84wsq
9) Learn how being a volunteer can make you HAPPIER and more productive! http://trib.al/a1Cs7Lp
10) Nowadays, everyone is counting Sefiras HaOmer—even The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/28/counting-the-omer-49-days-liveblog_n_2974623.html
Please note: The views expressed in the articles featured in this post reflect the views of their authors and do not necessarily reflect the thinking of NLE Resources.