Thursday, May 27, 2010

With new technology comes new halachic questions

Thought this was a great posting on Frum Satire (@frumsatire) by Heshy Fried:

With the recent advances in technology there are bound to be a whole bunch of halachic issues that arise. In order to preempt these issues I have thought about the following issues that may be debated amongst the great rabbis of our time, even if they happen to be in jail.

Technology related halachic issues:

If they were to genetically modify a pig to chew its cud, would it be kosher?

Can ten people in different places daven in video conference mode?

Can one tweet their prayers?

Does yichud count when it comes to your smart phone?

Can one lain from their iPad Torah?

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