Monday, October 6, 2008

Ultra-Orthodox Jews required to use kosher cellphones

One of the defining features of kosher mobiles is a rabbinical stamp

The kosher cellphone looks like an ordinary cellphone, can make and receive calls, and may have a calculator and alarm clock. But it cannot send or receive text messages, browse the internet or take photos - all activities that could potentially involve behaviour considered "immodest" among Haredis.

Some Haredi Jews have embraced modern technology, with limits

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