The Internet Shiur Part 6

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Part 6: The Final Chapter

How should a Jew protect his children from improper websites? Can he or she let their children use mobile devices? 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.

Below is Part 6, the final part. The other parts can be viewed here: link. Access the handouts here: link. The text is available as PDF here: link or on this webpage: link.

Special thanks to Dovid Teitelbaum for his encouragement, video assistance and technical expertise and Nachman Mostofsky for his technical review.

About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Editor of TorahMusings.com, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student has served two terms on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and currently serves as the Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He serves on the Editorial Boards of Jewish Action magazine, the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society and the Achieve Journal of Behavioral Health, Religion & Community, as well as the Board of OU Press. He has published five English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

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  1. R’ Gil, יישר כחך for the excellent shiur.

    Regarding the statement that you don’t believe the technology has arrived for secure mobile devices, I was wondering if Funamo was considered for Android. I’m considering installing it myself. It costs $20.00. Have you or anyone here heard of it and if so, does it do the job?

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