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Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation -- The Internet: Pathways and Possibilities

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Publication Date: January 2006

Publisher(s): Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life

Author(s): Michael Kriess; Matthew Grossman; Daniel Septimus

Series: Contact: The Journal of the Jewish Life Network / Steinhardt Foundation, Eli Valley (ed), vol.8, no.

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Media, telecommunications, and information (Electronic data processing, transmission, and retrieval)

Keywords: Culture; Informal Jewish Education; Internet; Media

Type: Other

Abstract:

This issue of Contact examines the potential and implications of the internet as a part of Jewish life. Matthew Grossman discusses b-linked, BBYO's online social networking website. Daniel Septimus discusses MyJewishLearning.com. Blake Eskin discusses Nextbook.org, an online magazine. Dr. David Gordis and Martin Kaminer discuss online potential for Jewish distance learning. Esther D. Kustanowitz and Daniel Sieradski discuss Jewish blogging. David Siminoff discusses Jewish online dating and JDate. Also included are articles by Michael Kress, Tara Harned, and Yosef I. Abramowitz.