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Arabs Hack Major Israeli Websites

Arab hackers known as Desert Falcons have stolen over 1 million files in 50 countries. It’s possible that this hacking groups could be government-backed. According to the Times of Israel website and David Shamah, Desert Falcons, which “distinguish themselves from the Gaza

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Social Media Advice for the Pro-Israel Crowd

5 Ways To Turn Down the Social Media Flame Think More Carefully About Posting on Israel and Palestine By Jay Michaelson Originally Published July 16, 2014 in the Jewish Daily Forward What Did You Expect? I’d like to say that

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Gaza Situation Becomes Cyber War for Israel

Social media changes the zeitgeist in ways we couldn’t have imagined. As we saw with the recent presidential election, opinions and attacks now travel at the speed of light. And so it should be no surprise that the ongoing Middle

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The Power of Facebook: Compelling Ex-Husbands to Grant a Get to Agunah Ex-Wives

Michigan Congressman Dave Camp is a proud Roman Catholic. Camp, a Republican, represents Michigan’s 4th District in Congress which includes places in Michigan’s “Up North” region that Jews only visit for a few days each year. Aside from the handful

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Kyocera Gets Sued by Ben Stein for Religious Discrimination

Ben Stein legal battle with Kyocera continue. Stein, who played the memorable high school teacher in the 1986 movie (“Bueller? Bueller?”) was set to film a commercial for Kyocera, the producer of cameras, copiers, printers, mobile phones, and the like.

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Gilad Shalit on Twitter

Israeli media company Ynet News has been reporting that the Israeli prime minister’s emissary to the negotiations for a prisoner exchange deal with Hamas to return the captive Gilad Shalit said “it’s not over yet. The deal reached is pretty

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Hillary Clinton Removed from History in Iconic White House Situation Room Photo by Hasidic Newspaper

An Ultra-Orthodox Hasidic Jewish newspaper named Der Tzitung has determined that the photo of top U.S. leaders receiving an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden was too scandalous. What was so offensive about the image? U.S. Secretary of State Hillary

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Razoo.com Corrects Its Israel Problem

A sign that your email server has been down is if you are a member of a Jewish community and you didn’t receive numerous email solicitations from non-profit organizations during the final week of 2010. Many of these charitable organizations

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Rabbi Forbids Commenting on Websites

The more I blog, the thicker my skin gets. Overtime, I’ve learned to prepare myself before reading the comment section at the bottom of my posts. With great inventions, we have to take the bad with the good. It’s been

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Female Soldiers in the Israeli Army on Facebook

The Israeli Army has been using Facebook to catch female draft dodgers. An article in All Facebook, the unofficial Facebook blog, reports that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has been using the social networking site to nab female Israelis who

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Jewish Techs: The Jewish Technology Blog

This blog looks at how modern technology affects Jewish life, particularly the impact of the Internet on Jews across the globe. The Internet has made the Jewish community seem smaller. The Jewish Techs blog, written by blogger Rabbi Jason Miller (The Techie Rabbi), explores the places where Jewish culture, education and faith intersect with technology. Of course, like anything, Jews will continue to ask if technology is good or bad for the Jews – the age old question of our people. Good or bad, it is undisputed that technology has changed Jewish life. If you’re Jewish or interested in technology or both… you’ll enjoy the conversation. Thanks for reading the Jewish Techs blog.

The Techie Rabbi – Rabbi Jason Miller

Rabbi Jason Miller, the Techie RabbiJason Miller is NOT your typical rabbi. Known as the Techie Rabbi, he launched Access Computer Technology in 2010 and has grown it into a full-scale technology firm that provides social media marketing consulting and web design in addition to IT support. Ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary a decade ago, Rabbi Jason has made a name for himself as a popular blogger, social media expert, educator and entrepreneur. Based in Detroit, his congregation includes more than a million people who read his blog and follow him in Cyberspace. He began the Jewish Techs blog in January 2010 as the New York Jewish Week's technology expert.

An entrepreneurial rabbi and an alum of Clal's "Rabbi Without Borders" fellowship, Jason Miller is a rabbi and thought leader whose personal blog has been viewed by millions. The Detroit Free Press called him “the most tech-savvy Jewish leader" and the Huffington Post ranked him among the top Jewish Twitter users in the world. A social media expert, Rabbi Jason is a popular speaker and writer on technology and its effect on the Jewish world. He writes the "Jewish Techs" blog for The Jewish Week and the monthly "Jews in the Digital Age" column for the Detroit Jewish News.

Miller won the 2012 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the West Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce and is one of the winners of a Jewish Influencer award from the National Jewish Outreach Program.