Effects of Tech
While phones, computers, texting, email and various forms of social media are part of the fabric of society, it is undeniable that they pose unique challenges to education, child development, friendship, spiritual growth, and spousal relationships. Each parent, spouse and individual owes it to themselves to become self aware of their practices.
There are several resources for links to lectures and articles that help clarify these challenges. Please use discretion as each given source may not be directed at all audiences.
Contains links to many articles in popular newspapers and magazines related
to use of tech.
Klal Perspectives Journal
Collection of monographs by leading thinkers and educators.
Comprehensive pamphlet used for city-wide tech initiative in Chicago.
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger
Artscroll publishers https://www.artscroll.com/Books/9781422616451.html
Mrs Faygie Zelcer
Available for participants in penimi program.
The Evolving Digital Challenge
Rabbi Nechemia Gottleib
Mrs Aliza Feder
Available at Z. Berman Books https://zbermanbooks.com/tech-talk-aliza-feder
The Battle of Our Generation
A Practical Guide to Shemirat Habrit.
Available on local Jewish Bookstores and at http://thebattleofourgeneration.com/
Rabbi Ya’akov Langsner
Available in Hebrew and English
Available at local Jewish bookstores
Ana Yada D’at Li
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger
(845) 352- 3505
Ayin Lo Raasa
Rabbi Shmuel Heller
Rabbi Yehuda Shatz
Available at local Jewish Bookstores
Smart Choices is an organization dedicated to empowering Klal Yisroel to choose wisely with technology use according to Daas Torah - through audio and printed materials. This includes CD distribution, awareness posters, articles and booklets, as well as periodical projects, such as community asifos and mass magazine & CD distributions. to order cds or printed materials,
Call 732-200-2812, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
for the smart choices hotline call 732-400-9003
Powerful Lecture from Rabbonim
Powerful lectures from Rabbonim
Lectures by Rabbi Mordechai Kirschenbaum and Rabbi Yosef Elefant
Guard Your Eyes Website
Many excellent thought provoking videos related to various aspects of tech use.
A five-minute positive message by Rav Yaakov Bender, sent to the parent body of Yeshiva Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway.
Video of Rav Elya Brudny - the Apples of our Eyes, Chapter IV
Compelling video released in September 2019 encouraging the adoption of community wide standards of technology use for children.
The Apples of our Eyes, Chapter V: Setting Appropriate Limits
Video of Dr. David Pelcovitz
Readers are encouraged to use their discretion when using secular resources
Wait Until 8th
Website contains links to many sources.
Available on Amazon https://amzn.to/2J55uWS
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A Deadly Wandering
Riveting tragic true story relating from an accident caused by texting while driving.
Available on Amazon https://amzn.to/2NeCuRV
How to Break Up With Your Phone
By Catherine Price
Advice on becoming less addicted to our phones
Available on Amazon amazon.com/How-Break-Up-Your-Phone/dp/039958112X
By Devorah Heitner
Helping Kids Thrive in a Digital World
Available on Amazon https://amzn.to/2YgZ9y2