A Hasidic rebbe has called on his followers to burn their iPhones, BlackBerrys and any other "unkosher" devices they might have.
Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Dushinsky, whose community is based in Jerusalem, said smart phones and computers with internet access were treife (unkosher) because they caused trouble in people's personal lives.
Israeli students have stepped up to the challenge of developing unique mobile phone applications.
The winner of the Google-sponsored "Israeli Mobile Challenge 2011," was a group from Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev, for a system aimed at enhancing the communal musical experience.
From iPhone apps warning homeowners they have an intruder, to key-free locks, Israeli companies have shown they are at the forefront of security technology at the UK's largest security event.
Twelve Israeli companies joined 600 others at the annual IFSEC exhibition in Birmingham this week, to show off groundbreaking technology.
The umbrella group for Argentinean Jewry, the DAIA, has won an injunction against internet giant Google demanding that it stop recommending antisemitic websites to browsers.
Google operates a "suggested search" function, drawing users' attention to popular or relevant sites.
Three months after she was shot in the head from close range at a political event in Tucson, Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is expected be present as her astronaut husband sets of for space.
Ms Giffords was one of 20 people wounded, including six fatally, when a gunman sprayed bullets at a crowd outside of a supermarket.
Watch a group of Israeli robots put the humans to shame as they host a very scientific seder.
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An online retailer has removed a range of products, including underwear and baby clothes emblazoned with an image of a swastika superimposed on a star of David, after a complaint from the JC.
CafePress, has removed the products, which had been sold since 2009 as part of the True Nazis range and carry the slogan, 'What Is The Different?' (sic).
Pesach preparations would be far easier if we could clean the house at the touch of a button.
An American company has not quite managed this feat, but it has developed an iPhone application to help search for those last scraps of bread.
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London Mayor Boris Johnson has promised to provide wireless access citywide, but Tel Aviv may be about to outdo him.