Our children are growing up in a very different world than their parents. They are “digital natives,” born into a world with radically changed norms of communication, study and recreation, where they and their contemporaries are more likely to text than talk, scan than read, tweet than meet. And as is the case with
Relationships have been changed forever. Technology has had a profound impact on relationships between friends, family and spouses. It has allowed for ease and frequency of communication between people physically apart and has introduced people who would otherwise never have met, creating marriages, friendships and invaluable support groups and relationships.
It just never stops. How many times while writing this article will I be interrupted by a text, a call or an email? How many times will you be similarly interrupted while reading it? All hours of day and night we hear the pings and feel the vibrations, and we either respond immediately, or our tension and dread mount as we realize that
We live in a very public world. This is in large part thanks to the proliferation of blogs and media outlets as well as our own ability to share news, personal thoughts and updates instantly whenever our heart desires. While much of this information is of the same basic variety as news that was commonplace in the days of Web 1.0 or earlier, many of the
Disclaimer: Please note the following is written in jest and is in no way meant to mock any person or group. That being said, almost every day I see ‘chashuva people’ speaking on their phones while driving. I myself can always use the chizuk to make sure I am properly ‘aligned.’ Therefore, if the only person who takes a
Today there are people who suffer from Internet Use Disorder (IUD). This new condition is another example of how one can easily become dependent on the internet. While you aren’t suffering from this disorder, you may wonder how you can answer emails, research something using the free Bar Ilan Response Project available on NLEResources.com, or sit at... Read more »
This page offers links to great websites, articles and two wonderful videos that are certain to enhance a Jewish Marriage! Websites HappyWife.com The fabulous website of a hilarious Rabbi who specializes in relationships, Rabbi Aryeh Pamensky. Articles Will Divorce Make You Happier? The Emotional and Financial Implications of Divorce Video How to Fall in Love... Read more »
This page offers links and insights into both the growing field of Educational Technology as well as the Halachic implications of Torah and Technology. Websites and Articles of Interest Blended Learning: The Newest Frontier in Jewish Education? Written by Dr. Simcha Katz Text Message Responsa Written by Rabbi Gil Student this link explores the concept... Read more »