from Haaretz: By the grace of God, and Mark Zuckerberg Internet is prevailing over rabbis as Haredi advertisers seek ways to circumvent modesty. "What's hiding behind the black?" That's the opening line of a Facebook page created by a group called "Haredim - Pleased to … [Read more...] about Haredi Rabbis 0; Internet 1
Archives for July 2011
Jewcy is now officially the Web site that absolutely refuses to die! When JDub announced that it was going to wind down one of the questions was what was going to happen to Jewcy, it’s Jewish lifestyle online magazine. You might recall that Jewcy was started by theater mogul Jon S … [Read more...] about It Lives! Jewcy Part IV
A couple of years back, the London based Jewish Association for Business Ethics hosted a seminar on the ethical challenges for Jewish charities. Simultaneously they released An Ethical Guide for Jewish Charities. Dayan I Berger, an expert in Jewish law, told the attendees that … [Read more...] about An Ethical Guide for Jewish Charities
by Leonard Saxe And Jeffrey Solomon Questions about Taglit trip’s content have come to the fore, perhaps a natural consequence of it becoming a rite of passage for diaspora young adults, magnified by the intensity of current debate about Israel. The questions are not new, and f … [Read more...] about Does Taglit-Birthright Israel Have a Political Agenda?
We’ve learned from Garrison Keillor that in the town of Lake Wobegon 90 percent of the children are above average. How great for them. But when we apply technology to education, the Jewish community is on the wrong side of the tracks: the rest of the world is far ahead of us. Far … [Read more...] about Wrong Side of the Divide