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chang­ing tech­nolo­gies orig­i­nal­ly pub­lished Octo­ber 2011; updat­ed August 2018 Most peo­ple who know me under­stand that I am not averse to tech­no­log­i­cal change. I have been inter­ested in how com­mu­ni­ca­tions tech­nolo­gies have been used and changed for many years. In June of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Over the years I have been asked: What kind of a rab­bi are you? To which I answer with­out hes­i­ta­tion: A good rab­bi! And then my inter­locu­tor stam­mers a bit and says: No, no, what… oh, ah…. Are you…? At which point I gen­tly inter­rupt … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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What is the meaning of:
weaving together fringes of Jewish life”?

Do you wear a Kip­pah and/or Tzitz­it? On Sep­tem­ber 24, 1996 I asked my rab­binic col­leagues… in par­tic­u­lar, those who wear Kip­pot (and request/require the stu­dents in their con­gre­ga­tions to wear Kip­pot when either study­ing or enter­ing the syn­a­gogue), whether they wear … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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