The Internet Shiur is a discussion of critical information every Orthodox Jew needs to know about the internet. It provides a comprehensive worldview as well as specific technologies and detailed tips to enable safer internet usage. Featuring Rabbi Gil Student and organized together with Dovid Teitelbaum, this lecture gives you the ability to take control of your and your children’s internet experience.
Is the internet lechatchilah or bedieved, meaning is it a positive opportunity or a necessary evil? Should you let your children access the internet? Should you give them mobile devices? Can a man and woman who are not married communicate online? What do you do about the shmutz on the internet? All this and much more are addressed in The Internet Shiur.
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Policy on Posts and External Material
This website will include excerpts and links to external material and the occasional guest essay. In general (with rare exception), this material will focus on either attitudes toward the internet or tips on how to properly use it. Links to external websites will be either to Jewish websites that generally promote a Torah attitude and do not denigrate others or to general tech or news websites. In all cases, we will only link to external sites with images that are easy to block if necessary.
If you have any questions or would like to submit a guest post, please contact Rabbi Gil Student.