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Early Ideas For Chanukah Gifts

As the holidays approach its time to get the ones you love the perfect gift. We had the opportunity to attend the CEA Line Show NYC and got first hand look into the newsiest and innovative products and gadgets on the market today.

Playing Games With Jewish Education

08/23/2011
Special To The Jewish Week

You can’t avoid it anymore.

Computer-based games like Farmville or Angry Birds or Grand Theft Auto, available on laptops and phones and game consoles, have become almost as ubiquitous as social media sites like Facebook.

Whether you are a teacher or principal, a parent or grandparent, a marketer or consumer, a smartphone user or a paperback-reading commuter, you can’t help but notice how these games fill the downtime minutes of millions of people, and increasingly are the first thing they connect to when they boot up their machines.

Daniel Schifrin

A Taboo That’s Kosher

08/02/2011
Staff Writer

From pork to intermarriage, traditional Judaism is known for its many taboos.

But there’s never been a Jewish “Taboo,” the Hasbro board game in which teams of players give each other clues to try to guess words.

Now, thanks to two Jewish friends and serial entrepreneurs, “Taboo Jewish Edition,” which has been “blessed” by Hasbro, can be had at Judaica stores nationwide, as well as at retailers like Bed Bath and Beyond. It can also be bought online at www.taboojewishedition.com.

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