- The Lookstein center - https://www.lookstein.org -

Being a Web-Mensch: When Jewish Values and Technology Coincide and Collide

Do you fear that your students’ ethical sense disappears when they “log in?” The Internet offers infinite resources, but its use carries a responsibility as well. Are kids practicing respect for all people (k’vod habriyot) when they post on MySpace? Are they stealing (lo tignov) when they “borrow” someone else’s words for a paper? Do they commit lashon hara when they IM? We will explore the ways our students are using the Internet and how we can encourage them to “double-click with derech eretz.”

 

Click here [1].