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In a first-ever hackathon for Haredi engineers and programmers, more than 200 men and women brainstormed with mentors from the Israeli tech industry for 18 hours last week — to come up with ways to inject artificial intelligence and big data sciences into the study of ancient Jewish texts. Held at the Facebook Israel headquarters in Tel Aviv, the event was organized by KamaTech, a startup accelerator for ultra-Orthodox entrepreneurs, together with Sefaria, a website for Jewish texts and translations, which allowed the developers to use its open platform to develop software programs.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2018
A new online learning tool from Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future is making it a little easier for anyone committed to Torah study to stay on track. Called Koveah.org, the online tool creates personalized learning schedules with daily reminders to keep users focused. Users can choose from a range of topics in Tanach, Mishna, Gemara, Rambam and Shulchan Aruch to study, then set their starting point, pace and the days of the week on which they would like to learn.
Updated: Jan. 04, 2017
In conjunction with the publication of Turn It and Turn It Again: Studies in the Teaching and Learning of Classical Jewish Texts (Jon A. Levisohn and Susan P. Fendrick, eds., 2013), the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education at Brandeis is launching an experimental professional development opportunity for teachers of Jewish texts at Jewish day schools.The goal of the program is to develop a small community of practitioners engaged together in thinking more deeply and critically about issues related to the teaching of Jewish texts
Updated: Nov. 28, 2013
Sefaria, a free living library of Jewish texts and their interconnections, in Hebrew and in translation, supports the seamless creation of source sheets. These sheets can be printed or transmitted electronically, kept private or published and shared with the Sefaria community.
Updated: Nov. 13, 2013
The third session of the 2012-3 Jewish Futures Conference will be held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC on June 4, 2013 - 3:15pm-6:45pm. This session will explore the ways in which we are confronting the new realities of today's information age, featuring keynote speaker, Douglas Rushkoff.
Updated: Apr. 29, 2013
The last issue of the Lookstein Bookjed Digest carried a review of this online Google Docs listing of primary and secondary Jewish digital resources compiled and regularly revised by Dr. Melech Tanen. In addition to links to traditional Jewish resources in original language and English translation, there is a large listing of articles and resources on many contemporary Jewish topics as well as links to Jewish education resources.
Updated: Sep. 19, 2011