Here are 12 free and useful mobile apps for Android. Several of the programs are supported by ads and some have ad-free paid versions. [Note to Apple users: Many of these applications are also available for Apple iOS devices.] PriceZ   …

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One might think that rabbinical students spend much of their days sitting in the beit midrash arguing over sections of the Talmud containing the debates of the medieval sages. That’s only partially correct. When I was in rabbinical school, I …

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Besides the often told joke that the definition of a Jewish holiday is “they tried to kill us, we prevailed, now let’s eat,” there are not many jokes about the Jewish calendar.  You might be surprised to know that 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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Beyond technology and gadgets: Rabbi Jason Miller’s view of International CES 2014 By Alan Weinkrantz Times of Israel I’ve just returned from the International CES show in Las Vegas, where 150,000 of us walked miles of aisles to visit 3,200 exhibitors. …

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I was excited when I saw that J.J. Goldberg, editor-at-large of The Forward, wrote an article referencing my recent “Jewish Techs” blog post about the Hanukkah (חנוכה) spelling confusion on The Jewish Week‘s website. And then I started reading the …

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