Jewish Journal

Do you speak IMonics?

By Sam Gliksman

February 4, 2010 | 5:00 pm

I consider it my civic duty to keep you updated on the latest technological advances. Now I recognize that the new iPad is fascinating and advances in electronic cars are definitely... read on

  • iPad: an iPod Touch on steroids

    By Adam Wills

    January 27, 2010 | 9:19 pm

    Apple’s long-rumored tablet device, iPad, was heralded by Apple CEO Steve Jobs today following the strains of Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. But will a recession-weary, iPhone-wielding public be singing “It... read on

  • Hackers Deface US Jewish Website

    By Sam Gliksman

    December 13, 2009 | 2:58 pm

    (from Israel National News IIN.com) A self-identified Turkish Muslim returned for the second week in a row Saturday night to hack the popular Five Towns Jewish newspaper website. Readers of the site were met with a picture of the Statue of Liberty, carrying a Muslim holy book,... read on

  • Marijuana could reduce PTSD stress, Haifa study finds

    By Adam Wills

    November 4, 2009 | 1:41 pm

    Researchers at the University of Haifa report they have stumbled onto a medical treatment that could limit the release of stress hormones in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and it’s increasingly available in L.A. storefronts.

    According to a study by published... read on

  • Ada Yonath—first Israeli woman to win Nobel Prize

    By Adam Wills

    October 7, 2009 | 5:34 am

    Ada Yonath became the first Israeli woman to win a Nobel when the chemistry prize was awarded Wednesday. The Weizmann professor, who has dedicated her career to studying and mapping the ribosome—the protein factory within cells—shares the prize with two U.S. scientists: Thomas Steitz... read on

  • Criminals checking social media

    By Sam Gliksman

    September 17, 2009 | 2:12 pm

    Didn’t your Mother always remind your father to cancel the mail and newspaper delivery before you left on holidays? Well, for those of you using social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter, you should exercise the same caution when updating your status or sending out messages. A... read on

  • Trapped girls Facebook their way out

    By Sam Gliksman

    September 14, 2009 | 12:33 pm

    I feel that it’s my responsibility to keep you apprised of developments in the field of technology use. It pains me to have to reveal that this bulletin is about two girls from Australia - my country of origin - but the story is just so absurd that I had to swallow my national pride... read on

  • ‘Every iPhone’ vulnerable to SMS virus

    By Adam Wills

    July 30, 2009 | 1:51 pm

    Cybersecurity researchers Charlie Miller and Collin Mulliner have found a bug that enables hackers to take control of an iPhone via SMS, Andy Greenberg reports at Forbes.com.

    If you receive a text message on your iPhone any time after Thursday afternoon containing only a single... read on

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Sam Gliksman was born in Australia. As a child, the closest he ever came to technology was playing with a yo-yo that lit up at night. After college Sam made aliyah and took his...

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