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  • Survey: Israeli parents give children cell phones for peace of mind

    August 14, 2013 | 9:50 am

    One in four Israeli children between the ages of 6 and 8 has their own cell phone, a new survey found.

    The number increases to one in three children for ages 9 to 11, and 91 percent for children ages 12-14, the survey by the Israeli cell phone company Pelephone found.

    The...

  • Millennial Manners

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    November 16, 2011 | 2:32 pm

    Have you noticed that when you make plans with someone, you almost never really make plans with them?  You essentially make plans to talk with them on the phone at a certain time from a certain location.  This drives me crazy.  If we’re meeting at 6:30 and we’re both on time and...

  • Cellphone Users Have a Higher Risk of Getting Annoyed at the World Health Organization

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    June 3, 2011 | 9:57 am

    This week all the buzz is about cellphones and brain tumors. Who would possibly link cellphones and brain tumors? The World Health Organization, that’s WHO.

    This week, an agency in WHO announced that it was declaring cellphone use to be “possibly carcinogenic”, adding it to a...

  • VideoJew’s VideoGuide to L.A. #1—How to look like an Angeleno

    By Jay Firestone

    October 2, 2008 | 5:31 pm

    In this how-to style segment, JewishJournal.com VideoJew Jay Firestone reveals the most important aspects of visiting Los Angeles: fitting in. Because nobody wants to look like an outsider or worse—a tourist—VideoJew teaches you the secrets of blending into the L.A. scene. And in no time, you’ll be wearing a T-shirt and flip-flops as you sip on a tall caffeinated beverage.

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  • A Cellular Moment

    By Julie M. Brown

    June 2, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The following conversation took place between a cellular telephone subscriber and her daughter:

    "Hello?"

    "Mom?"

    "Hi dear, what do you need?'

    "What has more calories, Italian or Ranch?"

    "Where are you?"

    "I'm at the salad bar. I can't decide which dressing."

    "Honey, I told you last...

  • Are Cell Phones Ever Cool in Shul?

    By Annabelle Stevens

    September 16, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    A few weeks ago, I was at a funeral at Mount Sinai in Glendale when, at one of the most emotional moments, a cell phone rang loudly for several minutes, humming a Broadway tune. Attendees fumbled into their handbags and pockets to check if they were the culprit. The cell phone...

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