And other odd questions from the NYPL’s pre-Internet days
More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses
Trolls come out strong for the Jews
Used social media to call for assaults, one of which was caught on camera
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
New website modeled after BuzzFeed offers quirky Jewish-themed listicles
Teachers should harness their students’ excitement without overloading them
Dutch group charged with criminal complaint over anti-Semitic article
Posting photos of an ex without consent could lead to up to five years in prison
Our digital age hinders empathy, facilitates malice, and ruptures relationships. But one books argues that all hope is not lost.
With raunchy Auschwitz shot, naturally
Despite their embrace of technology, when Israelis care enough to send the very best, they still do it the old-fashioned way
Websites, blogs, Facebook groups, and online support groups offer the chance to connect without the risk of ‘going public’
But a Google rep did go to Israel for a Knesset committee meeting about it
Sarah Bunin Benor’s new Jewish English Lexicon crowd-sources distinctive contributions to the language
A lesson for Yom Kippur from the loving reception a random transvestite got on the Internet
A comic’s commitment to human contact over computer chatter is just the right inspiration for the Days of Awe
DDOS attacks, the Jonah Lehrer story, and this website
Exploring the Internet led me to knowledge, questions, and, ultimately, leaving the Hasidism I’d grown up with
Internet parodies of the Fuhrer, including a new blog, weaken our memory of the Holocaust—and that’s good
Overheard at last night’s ultra-Orthodox rally against the Internet
For some ultra-Orthodox writers, the tension between obedience and skepticism in their community fuels a unique art
A sold-out event at New York’s Citi Field aims to unite the ultra-Orthodox world against online ‘evils’
Developers are creating Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini iPhone apps that offer little more than propaganda. And Apple’s gatekeepers approve them.
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.
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
Having decided not to get Internet in his new apartment, a graduate student winds up stealing it from the Chabadniks next door
Anti-piracy bills would censor Internet
A plaintive Gypsy song, possibly of Ladino origin, is hybridized and reinterpreted, then viewed on the Internet, where roots and homelands blur
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?