“The National Day of Unplugging commences Friday night, hoping to inspire people of all faiths to sign off, log out, log off, and connect their minds elsewhere”

This Shabbat, Try a Digital Detox
by Zoë Miller
March 2, 2017

If you need a break from the perpetual din of technology, social media, and the 24/7 news cycle—and really, who doesn’t?—consider participating in the National Day of Unplugging to carve out your own temple in time. The screen-free initiative, which begins this week on Shabbat, from sundown to sundown, is an annual event organized by Reboot, a nonprofit that sponsors creative projects that both uphold and reimagine Jewish traditions. Envisioned as a universal day of rest, people across the country and the world are invited to set their smartphones, computers, and other gadgets aside regardless of their faith. READ MORE

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