As Jewish camp leaders once again convened at Leaders Assembly, the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s biennial conference here in New Brunswick, there was a lot of networking taking place – both in person and via social media. The dozens of …

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Is there a better way for a country to encourage Jewish techies to come do business in their country than to offer kosher food? Probably not. And that’s why China has been making a strong push for technology entrepreneurs from …

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The mini PocketPrinter by Israeli startup ZUtA Labs makes you wonder why nobody thought of this before. Cofounder Tuvia Elbaum, 29, was amazed to find no such solution on the market when he and fellow Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) student Matan …

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I wasn’t surprised that a reporter from the New York Times contacted me about mobile apps for Passover this year. I was just surprised it took her that long. Jennifer Medina, a reporter for the NY Times, called my cellphone …

Jewish Holidays? There’s An App for That! Read more »

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As a self-identified non-iPhone user I find myself waiting for great apps to make their way to the Android platform. I wonder if left-handed folks experience something similar when they have to special order everything from golf clubs to scissors. …

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June 16-17, 2014 | Digital Sandbox | New York City Where Innovation Meets Capital     NYCJewishTech is pleased to announce its sponsorship and invite you to attend New York’s largest Annual Venture Summit Special discount.  Use promo code “nycjewishtech” and receive $100 off the …

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Tikkun Olam means “fixing the world” in Hebrew, but it’s often translated as social action. A new feature on the Goldman Sachs website is called “25 Ways We Saw The World Change” and comes from the financial company’s recent 2013 …

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A reporter at the Detroit News asked me about a motorized scooter that can be used by observant Jews on Shabbat. She wanted a local rabbi’s help in understanding why a scooter wasn’t permissible on Shabbat and why this scooter …

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A standup comic tells the story of his mother’s first days using Facebook when she commented “LOL” on someone’s Facebook status announcing the death of her aunt. “Why’d you do that mom,” the standup comic exclaimed. “Because I wanted to …

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An Israeli-based team is hoping to send a Torah scroll to the moon’s surface. Reports are coming out of Israel that a scroll of the sacred Torah might be an item added to the Google spacecraft through the Google Lunar XPrize mission, which …

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