technology

Judaism in a Cloud-Based Economy

Last week, my phone wouldn’t charge. Since it was still under warranty, I got a loaner phone while it was shipped ...

Holidays Down South (With a Little Help from Technology)

Holidays are always prime family time. My whole family goes to my grandparents’ house for pretty much every holiday, and ...

A Global Conversion

The convert was in New South Wales. And the rabbis on the beit din were in Georgia, Tennessee, New York and New Mexico.

How Tech Innovation Both Defines and Challenges Our Identity

Back in August, when I last posted for this blog, I was on my way to visit the URJ Six ...

Who Am I? And Other Great Questions that Science and Religion Explore

Today I’m off to the URJ (Union for Reform Judaism) 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy in Byfield, MA. It is just an ...

Mastering My (Online) Jewish Master’s Program

When it comes to technology … I’m not exactly a prodigy. I silently cheer when my computer turns on without any ...

How Skype Helps This Southern Jewish Family Stay in Sunday School

Our family recently relocated to Greene County, Georgia, leaving our longtime home of Marietta. One of the hardest things to ...

Click (Everyw)here

At the end of the week, I embark on a weeklong meditation retreat. As the retreat starts, and for its ...

Bat Mitzvah Girl Speaks Volumes, Without Saying a Word

If I close my eyes and sit quietly, I can still picture the expression on her face. My breath catches ...

Once A Fellow, Always a Fellow

Recently, I was sitting in my office listening to a Hanukkah mix on Spotify (one of the many reasons that I ...