Population Youth / 2015 April 27

Daily Archives: April 27, 2015

Blogilaties Shapes the Internet

Recently Cassey Ho, the Youtube fitness sensation, created a video on body images and the way the internet influences your idea of what ‘healthy’ means. With over 2 million subscribers, Cassey has a channel promoting daily fitness and staying healthy. After a almost a year of creating videos, comments started to flow across the internet…

Earthquake Close to Capital Kills Thousands in Nepal

On Saturday, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 struck Nepal killing more than 1,900 people and leaving over 3000 severely injured.  The capital, Kathmandu was in shock with historic sites destroyed and residential areas ruined. In addition, the earthquake set off avalanches in Mount Everest leaving at least 34 climbers dead. This being climbing…

An Important Rabbi, An Important Document

Chief Rabbi of Rome and leader of the Italian Jews, Elio Toaff, passed away this Sunday. Rabbi Toaff, after surviving World War II, focused on rebuilding Jewish schools and strengthening Jewish education in Rome. He was especially famous for inviting Pope John Paul II to pray with him in Rome’s central synagogue. Pope John Paul…

Egypt’s First Democratic Leader Sentenced

Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, who was elected after the Arab Spring, the revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests in the Arab World,  has just been sentenced to twenty years in prison. Morsi served as President for about a year. His presidency led to unrest and divisions within Egyptian society. Eventually, he was overthrown by the…

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