Orthodox social networking site FaceGlatt is an attempt to offer Haredi Jews the experience of Facebook without all the immodesty. From the opening page it reminds one of public restrooms with a sign for men to enter through one door …

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Social Network FaceGlatt Gets Hacked (Again) Read more »

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Who doesn’t love to play the game “Jewish geography”, know who married whom, and keep up with the latest gossip (uh, I mean news) about our high school classmates. In the pre-Web 2.0 era that meant attending a high school …

How Facebook Has Killed the High School Reunion Read more »

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I set up my Facebook account in 2004 none of my real life friends had accounts yet. At that stage in the social networking site’s development, a Facebook account was only for university students (or at least anyone with a …

Grandparents and Facebook: When Bubbie and Zaydie Log In Read more »

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After the success of his 2009 Facebook Haggadah, I predicted that Carl Elkin would say “Next Year on Twitter.” Apparently, that prediction didn’t come to be. However, I am happy that after his brilliant Facebook Haggadah parody last year, Elkin …

The Facebook Passover Haggadah Read more »

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Is Facebook kosher? If so, is it kosher for Passover? I’m not posing the question of whether it is acceptable to log on to Facebook on the first and last days of Passover, when observant Jews refrain from using computers …

Is Facebook Chametz on Passover? Read more »

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