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Jews are world’s best-educated religious group, study reveals

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Jews are world’s best-educated religious group, study reveals Pew report on schooling of different faiths finds disparity between religions in some areas of world such as sub-Saharan Africa Students at a Jewish school in London. The report said that, worldwide, Jews had an average of 13.4 years of schooling. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian

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In Hong Kong’s book industry, ‘everybody is scared’

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In Hong Kong’s book industry, ‘everybody is scared’         Hong Kong used to be a place of relatively free speech in China, but that was before Xi Jinping’s crackdown. Now everybody from writers to booksellers, publishers and printers fear they will be next to ‘disappear’     Just over a year after

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3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

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3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life Open your mind to the opportunities all around you. Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school seemed to take me on

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Pictures: A Century of Reading Around the World

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Pictures: A Century of Reading Around the World The Printed Word Two men in Liulin, China, stand before shelves of printing blocks in 1925. Woodblock printing in China dates back to at least the ninth century, though it likely originated centuries before that. The earliest examples of writing are clay counting symbols from approximately 8000

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Reading physical books to kids makes parents more affectionate

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Science tells us that, when it comes to children’s cognitive development, reading on screens is just as effective as reading on paper. But the parent-child relationship benefits more from story time with a paper book than with a tablet, because the interaction is warmer and friendlier. A study by University of Sussex psychologists in the

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The Fading Reading Culture in Tanzania

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Herbat Ali, 26, is a university graduate who do not enjoy reading books. He says that he started reading books while he was in Form Four since he did not possess any book when he was young. Speaking at his house in Kawe, Dar es Salaam, Herbat narrates to the Success how bad he feels

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