Google removed from its app store — Google Play — a mobile game that simulates Israeli attacks on Gaza. “Bomb Gaza” lets video game players drop bombs and try to avoid killing civilians. The game got the axe from Google this …

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By Armin Rosen The conflict between Israel and Hamas has sent shockwaves through the Middle East and the broader world, but the hostilities have left one aspect of life in Israel curiously untouched: the Israeli tech sector. The four weeks …

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It was 1998 and I was in my first semester of rabbinical school at the Jewish Theological Seminary. My Talmud professor, Rabbi Avram Israel Reisner, approached me after class one day to discuss a project he was working on. As …

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Benjamin Levy, the Jewish founder of eduCanon was one of four young entrepreneurs who won 1776’s Challenge Cup competition, which brings regulators and disruptors together. Benjamin Levy’s company eduCanon was a winner in the education category. eduCanon is an online learning environment to …

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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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Buyer Beware: The Hidden Costs of Free Software for Nonprofits By Gretchen Barry Originally published on eJewishPhilanthropy The Appeal and Illusion of Free When it comes to purchasing new software, many organizations do so to increase efficiency, save time, and …

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From Haaretz.com By Rabbi Yehoshua Looks Could a Google vehicle be kosher for Shabbat? Driverless cars are comparable to Shabbat elevators. Would Jewish law therefore permit using them on the day of rest? In 1950, Rabbis Morris Adler, Jacob Agus …

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RustyBrick, Inc. latest app for iOS and Android once again shows how technology can make Jewish life easier. The Minyan Now iOS app and Minyan Now Android app allow Jewish people to create a minyan of 10 males over the age of Bar Mitzvah. …

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