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We must introduce Jewish kids to ‘Rabbi Google’

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Posted: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 9:22 am

Jewish schools need to teach their students how to use the Internet as a Judaic resource. There is no Jewish knowledge that can be imparted to students that is not available to them on the Internet. In fact, many of the things that can be taught to adults already exist in cyberspace.

Today’s education is not about knowledge. It is about skill. One of those foundational skills preparing children for the world they will live in is helping them navigate a web of almost infinite knowledge. Therefore, Jewish schools must take the time to teach Jewish students the vital skill of navigating the internet for Judaic answers, or as some call it: asking “Rabbi Google.”

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