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Turn Off Your Phone On National Day Of Unplugging
2014-03-07 07:35:06

Taking a break from your daily activities helps you unwind, refresh and revitalize to help you get through the rest of the day. But for many, there is no break from the always-connected modern age of society.

2014-02-25 08:43:11

Families encouraged to take a break from technology March 7-8, 2014 NEW YORK, Feb.

2014-01-28 12:33:23

Shabbat.com, the largest Jewish social networking site reaches over 40,000 active members who log in to engage with fellow users, find hosts for Shabbat meals or even find their soul mate.

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

Can you unplug for 25 hours? 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.

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...

2008-12-03 22:59:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amid the destruction and horror of the recent tragedies in Mumbai, FridayLight.org initiated a worldwide campaign to transform the darkness into light. In honor of Mrs.

2008-09-02 15:00:14

By DAN IZENBERG IDF soldiers working for Army Radio will not be allowed to operate the station on Shabbat and Jewish holidays if the High Court of Justice accepts a petition filed Wednesday by the Legal Forum for the Land of Israel.

2008-08-28 06:00:46

Text of report in English by privately-owned Israeli daily The Jerusalem Post website on 27 August IDF soldiers working for Army Radio will not be allowed to operate the station on Shabbat [weekly day of rest] and Jewish holidays if the High Court of Justice accepts a petition filed Wednesday by the Legal Forum for the Land of Israel.

2008-08-01 03:00:35

By Maria Cortes Gonzalez, El Paso Times, Texas Aug. 1--EL PASO -- Sonya Loya was raised Catholic, but in practicing her faith, she often felt that "things weren't quite right." Five years ago, the New Mexico resident went to her parents to ask for their blessing in researching her heritage.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.