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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When the names of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut were announced, Jewish media outlets immediately published articles about the youngest victim Noah Pozner, the Jewish 6-year-old who was laid to rest earlier this …

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The tragic suicide of Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers University student who took his own life after being filmed having sex with a man, has led some to voice concern over young people’s misuse of technology. Rabbi Andy Bachman, the founder …

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