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The Mystery of Hitler’s Heavy Leg

And other odd questions from the NYPL’s pre-Internet days

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Yiddish Goes Virtual With Online Classes

More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses

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Gaza War Brings Down L’Internet in France

Trolls come out strong for the Jews

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Israeli Arrested For Instigating Beating of Arabs

Used social media to call for assaults, one of which was caught on camera

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Online and Unabashed: Orthodox Rabbis and Scholars Take to the Internet

A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways

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BuzzTorah Wants to Make Judaism Go Viral

New website modeled after BuzzFeed offers quirky Jewish-themed listicles

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How Jewish Learning Benefits From Snow Days

Teachers should harness their students’ excitement without overloading them

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Jews Control the Internet, Says Pro-Palestinian Website

Dutch group charged with criminal complaint over anti-Semitic article

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What Israel’s New ‘Revenge Porn’ Ban Means

Posting photos of an ex without consent could lead to up to five years in prison

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Stop Texting. Make a Resolution To Reconnect the Old Fashioned Way.

Our digital age hinders empathy, facilitates malice, and ruptures relationships. But one books argues that all hope is not lost.

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Tila Tequila, Jew (?), Converts to Sexy Hitler

With raunchy Auschwitz shot, naturally

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Even as They Die Out Everywhere Else, Telegrams Persist in Israel

Despite their embrace of technology, when Israelis care enough to send the very best, they still do it the old-fashioned way

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For LGBT Orthodox Jews, Growth of Social Media Creates a Safe Space Online

Websites, blogs, Facebook groups, and online support groups offer the chance to connect without the risk of ‘going public’

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Google Won’t Be Changing Palestine Homepage

But a Google rep did go to Israel for a Knesset committee meeting about it

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The New Jew-Speak, via Google

Sarah Bunin Benor’s new Jewish English Lexicon crowd-sources distinctive contributions to the language

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Days of Awwww

A lesson for Yom Kippur from the loving reception a random transvestite got on the Internet

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Stopping Suicide Online

A comic’s commitment to human contact over computer chatter is just the right inspiration for the Days of Awe

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On Tablet’s Server Outages

DDOS attacks, the Jonah Lehrer story, and this website

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Breaking From Hasidism, Online

Exploring the Internet led me to knowledge, questions, and, ultimately, leaving the Hasidism I’d grown up with

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‘Ignore Hitler,’ Indeed

Internet parodies of the Fuhrer, including a new blog, weaken our memory of the Holocaust—and that’s good

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Yiddish, Translated on a Jumbotron

Overheard at last night’s ultra-Orthodox rally against the Internet

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Hasidic Writers, Plugged In

For some ultra-Orthodox writers, the tension between obedience and skepticism in their community fuels a unique art

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Rallying Against the Internet

A sold-out event at New York’s Citi Field aims to unite the ultra-Orthodox world against online ‘evils’

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Hitler? There’s an App for That

Developers are creating Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini iPhone apps that offer little more than propaganda. And Apple’s gatekeepers approve them.

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You Be the Judge

From Top Chef to online restaurant reviews, we love to pass judgment—but we’re doing it all wrong. Judaism offers a blueprint for doing it wisely.

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Free Ravi

The jury in the Rutgers case got it wrong: It may be the Internet, not a stupid 20-year-old, that is ultimately responsible for the tragedy

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Easy Access

Having decided not to get Internet in his new apartment, a graduate student winds up stealing it from the Chabadniks next door

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Web Darkens to Protest Proposed Legislation

Anti-piracy bills would censor Internet

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Convivencia

A plaintive Gypsy song, possibly of Ladino origin, is hybridized and reinterpreted, then viewed on the Internet, where roots and homelands blur

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Private Parts

The scandal seems to be less about Anthony Weiner’s sexual social networking than the fact that he got caught. As technology thins the line between public and private, do politicians retain a right to be human?