Thursday, January 1, 2015

A snapshot of twitter activity in the month of December shows that Rabbi Sacks is still the most active Rabbi in the UK generating the most tweets and replies during the period and with more than 36,000 followers.  But his successor Rabbi Mirvis has made a good start a...

Thursday, January 1, 2015

HarperCollins the bookpublisher was quickly on the backfoot after the Mail Online revealed that its new Atlas aimed at schools in the middle east had omitted mention of Israel.  Gaza and Jordan are included on the map, but Israel is not labelled.

 

After a massive a...

Thursday, November 6, 2014

 

The notion that anti-Semitism in social media can be curbed by getting tough with Twitter and Facebook is seriously misplaced. The unstoppable rise of internet crime and the explosion of internet pornography illustrates how improbable it is that any measures taken o...

Sunday, October 26, 2014

 

The Jewish community is in danger of being completely overwhelmed in social media and unable to make its voice heard, says a leading global technology expert.  Gary Simon, founder of DJFirst.org, the only voluntary organisation dedicated to training and preparing the...

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Conservative MP Robert Halfon, roundly criticised Jewish Communal Organizations for their lack of visibility in social media at the time of the parliamentary vote to recognise Palestine as an independent state.  Halfon told the JC what we have been saying for a very lo...

Sunday, October 12, 2014

University of Manchester students will vote between October 17th-24th on whether to twin with Al-Najah National University.  Al-Najah National university has an elected student council dominated by Hamas, with over 40% of the seats, and the "Martyrs Bloc", with about 5...

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Listen to DJFirst's founder discussing the 'social media gap' with Spectrum Radio presenter Jon Kaye for Sunday Jewish Radio.

 

Here is a link to the recording.  The interview starts @10:30 into the programme and lasts 12 minutes

 

 

Sunday, September 28, 2014

A sustained Twitter campaign has led to the arrest of  a suspect following a racist abuse incident on the 102 Bus reported by Jewish Chronicle journalist Rosa Doherty who witnessed a man shout "get the Jews off the bus all they do is f*** us" . 

 

Increasing pr...

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