The Text and Technology
Publication Date: November 1999
Publisher(s): JFL Media
Author(s): Steven M. Brown
Series: Sh'ma, November 1999.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Text; Education; Internet; Media
The author compares recent technological advances in accessibility of Jewish texts (such as internet resources and computer-searchable texts) with earlier advances, such as the advance from scrolls to bound books. Nostalgia should not cause us to fear new forms of learning, the author argues.