Three years after it first photographed the streets of the Jewish nation, Israelis will once again see Google Street View in Israel. The Google cars and tricycles, fitted with 360-degree cameras to take panoramic images, will visit Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa and …

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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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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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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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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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How will Google Glass affect Jewish education? This is the blog post I recently published on The Jewish Week’s “Jewish Techs” blog on that subject: In 1982 when I was in first grade at Hillel Day School, a Jewish day …

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Apple has been criticized by mobile app makers for the difficult process involved in getting their apps into the AppStore. The reason for all the red tape in this process, however, is so Apple can approve each app for content …

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The Orthodox Union (OU) has just released a new mobile app that will be helpful for those seeking knowledge on what food products are kosher for Passover. The new app allows the user to enter any food item or product …

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Spending a week in Israel earlier this month I kept my eyes open to the way Israelis use technology. Even on my first time in Israel over 18 years ago I noticed that Israelis thirsted for the latest tech gadgets. …

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