A Rabbi Armed with a Blowtorch Keeps Things Kosher

If you saw a 6 foot 3 inch man built like a football player armed with a 3 1/2-foot blowtorch, what would you do? Why if you're Jewish, you'd hire him to clean your place before Passover. » 4/19/11 4:00pm 4/19/11 4:00pm

LED Motherboard Menorah Is Hanukkah 2.0

The Christmas ads are already hitting the airwaves, so it's only fair that we bring you this LED motherboard menorah way too early too. There are few surprises with this 5.5-inch tall by 9-inch wide menorah, other than the geek factor that comes alongside celebrating eight crazy nights with a motherboard and some… » 11/09/08 4:00pm 11/09/08 4:00pm

iBlessing and ParveOMeter iPhone Apps Make You a Kosher Keeping Mensch

Sorry Gentiles, you'll want to step aside for this one. Listen up bubbelahs, now that the shiksas and sheygets are gone let's kibbitz. Your diet? Not so great. Lucky for you, two new iPhone apps are designed with kosher-keepers in mind. iBlessing tells you the correct brachas for meal time, and ParveOMeter helps your… » 8/17/08 5:30pm 8/17/08 5:30pm

Ultra-Orthodox J-Phone Doesn't Roll On Shabbos

It turns out, the real J-phone is still waiting for a messiah. According to the NYT, ultra-Orthodox Jews living in Israel have developed a phone that flashes the insignia of a rabbinical council on startup. It can't send or receive text messages, take pictures or run a WAP browser. If you try to call one of over… » 11/05/07 1:30pm 11/05/07 1:30pm