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.

Forget Brain Drain. The Truth Is Israel Gains When Talent Goes Abroad.

The much-deplored ‘escape of the brains’ has actually brought closer ties with Silicon Valley, India, and even Taiwan

Twitter to Identify Anti-Semitic Users in France

Six months after court ruling, company turns over names to French authorities

The Final Telegram Will Be Sent This Weekend

My vivid memory of the only telegram I’ve ever received

Google Won’t Be Changing Palestine Homepage

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

Greetings from South By Southwest

The Scroll is on location at the massive tech gathering in Austin

A New App for Jewish Friends

Closing the gap between Jewish life and your technology

iPhones Are Bad for You

What the ultra-Orthodox campaign against smartphones as “a spiritual Holocaust” gets right about technology

In Prometheus, Reaching for God

Ridley Scott’s sci-fi masterpiece grasps for nothing less than the meaning of life and the limits of faith

Yiddish, Translated on a Jumbotron

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

Rallying Against the Internet

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

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

An App for That

From an iPhone shofar to smart Siddurs, the software company founded by twins Barry and Ronnie Schwartz dominates the Jewish app market

Fading

The one custom for celebrating Shavuot is to stay up all night and study Jewish texts. But will we continue celebrating the printed word as more and more of what we read is electronic?

Notes on Camp

An argument for keeping summertime unplugged

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