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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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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It is customary to study Jewish texts – mostly commonly Pirkei Avot – during Sefirat Ha’Omer, the period of time between Passover and Shavuot. Many take the opportunity to occupy themselves with Torah study in the late Shabbat afternoons when …

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What are the best iPhone Apps with Jewish content? Here’s a quick rundown: 10.  Dreidel HD By: Captain Moustache, LLP “Jews young and old… REJOICE! Hanukkah has finally hit the iPad.” That’s right, Dreidel HD lets you virtually spin the dreidel for your chance …

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Have you seen the photo of the Boneless Spiral Ham on sale for Hanukkah? Well, just like the return of the clothing fashion styles of yesteryear, many things on the Web tend to make a comeback too. It seems like …

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The Detroit Free Press ran an article detailing how social media is being used by religious leaders. In his article “What Would Jesus Tweet?,” religion editor Niraj Warikoo looks at how houses of worship are using Facebook and Twitter to …

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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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Announcing the winners of our inaugural Jewish Treats Top Ten Jewish Influencer Awards! Finalists were selected by an expert panel of judges and evaluated based on creative and strategic use of social media to positively impact the Jewish community. 2012 …

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Not every Jewish ritual can be transferred to the medium of the Internet, but even the question raises some interesting points for discussion. With the latest Web technology, we have seen how Jewish life-cycle events can be more inclusive and …

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Ben Stein legal battle with Kyocera continue. Stein, who played the memorable high school teacher in the 1986 movie (“Bueller? Bueller?”) was set to film a commercial for Kyocera, the producer of cameras, copiers, printers, mobile phones, and the like. …

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