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Oy Gevalt! Yiddish Cell Phone Launches in Israel


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- 2935 days ago - reuters.com
Israel's kosher cellular phone market has a new model, a device with a Yiddish interface to help devout Jews combine tradition with modern technology.



   

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Tuesday May 10, 2011, 7:12 pm
Thanks Cal. Interesting in a quirky kind of way.
 

AWAY AWHILE Cal M (1065)
Tuesday May 10, 2011, 7:17 pm
Yes, and I find the restrictions on social activity and accessing the internet very disturbing
 

Walter Firth (45)
Tuesday May 10, 2011, 10:40 pm
NotedThanks Cal .It can be summed up in one yiddish word"Yikse".Only a wacko would buy one.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 11, 2011, 11:47 am
Thanks, also good for us that want a phone to be a phone. I'll use the computer or camera to do the other things.
 

Kate K (215)
Wednesday May 11, 2011, 1:57 pm
Oy1 Such a brokhe for the observant ones who don't want the tsores that go along with the sometime troubling technology..on phones today.
 

Roger G (148)
Wednesday May 11, 2011, 2:21 pm
noted thanks !
 

Koty Lapid (982)
Wednesday May 11, 2011, 10:50 pm
noted and thank you Cal! As I see it, the problem also has to do with the non religious population in Israel. As I see it, the non religious population has to help those who can not have the good access to the Internet.
 

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Thursday May 12, 2011, 12:37 am
Noted thanks
 

Bracha Katz (31)
Friday May 13, 2011, 3:41 am
Interesting. I like your comment, John. I think the idea of having a Jewish calendar on a phone is very useful, my sister tells me that the only reason that she does not use the calendar on her phone as her main calendar is because it does not have Jewish dates on it,
If they want to restrict access to internet, I respect that decision.

Thanks Cal
 
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