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National Day Of Unplugging Starts Digital Sabbath Tonight
2013-03-01 12:27:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is perhaps no better indicator of how reliant Americans have become on their digital devices than the fact that a National Day of Unplugging exists. That we must put aside a special day to disconnect from all things digital is a clear signal that we use our computers, smartphones and tablets as very real vices to get us through the day or distract us from real world problems. As we´re in the middle of Lent season,...

2012-05-18 06:23:30

NEW YORK, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most iconic rock bands of all time, Black Sabbath, has signed with the world's leading music merchandising company, Bravado, a division of Universal Music Group. The announcement was made today by Tom Bennett, CEO, Bravado. Black Sabbath, consisting of the legendary Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi, is one of the most influential bands of all time. Their albums, including the quadruple platinum Paranoid, released in 1970, helped...

2011-02-28 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology users can now "check out" of the Internet with the Sabbath Manifesto, a new smartphone app intended to spur a massive movement away from technology on the National Day of Unplugging (NDU), March 4-5, 2011. The free Sabbath Manifesto application is available for the iPhone, Android, Blackberry and other smartphones. Users can download and install the app by texting REBOOT to 738674 or visiting www.sabbathmanifesto.org/unplug. The...

2009-06-10 09:17:41

A religious ruling permits ultra-orthodox Jews to operate their mobile phones on the Sabbath and religious holidays with their teeth. Many of the ultra orthodox volunteers and workers at Israel's Magen David Adom emergency services work on the Sabbath and were confronted with the dilemma of how to activate their mobile phones without violating religious rules, Ynetnews.com reported. Recently, the agency began replacing workers' paging systems with modern mobile phones equipped with GPS...

2005-08-13 11:24:57

By Jonathan Saul NEVE DEKALIM, Gaza Strip (Reuters) - Jewish settlers held fast to their faith on Saturday on perhaps the last Sabbath many will celebrate in the occupied Gaza Strip. "The name of our neighborhood is called 'Faith' and it reflects how we feel," said Tamar Meir, 46, of the Neve Dekalim settlement. "Only the Lord can decide things and I look forward to celebrating the Sabbath here next year." Under Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's "disengagement" plan, Israel intends to...