Today, I’m heading to Jerusalem for The Nefesh B’Nefesh Second International Jewish Bloggers Convention. Since I am going to be social and perhaps even learn a little something, I have decided to go sans laptop. So please treat this post as an open thread in the absence of any updates from me until much later [...]
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The Second International Jewish Bloggers Convention takes place in Jerusalem this coming Sunday and unlike last year, there does not seem to be much whining or seething. In fact, the only negative post I have seen on the conference comes from none other than anti-Israel Tikun Olam Moron blogger Richard Silverstein. http://www.richardsilverstein.com/tikun_olam/2009/09/10/nefesh-bnefesh-jewish-blogging-conference/ Any newspaper articles [...]
The guy who wrote the infamous Ha’aretz piece dissing the Jewish Bloggers Conference before it began has written his follow-up piece. And it is actually a fair report. More than 200 Jewish bloggers, most of them immigrants from North America, attended the First International Jewish Bloggers Convention in Jerusalem this past Wednesday. Attendees seemed as [...]
Many have already posted about it, and I am really too exhausted to post something lengthy and articulate, so I’ll instead post some random thoughts and observations. For me, the highlight of the evening was meeting the various bloggers present, which invariably turned out to be a gigantic game of Jewish geography. Included was the [...]
In the wake of my post on the upcoming Jewish bloggers’ conference in Jerusalem and my criticism of those who seek to undermine it because of their bruised egos, I’ve been in touch with the organizers, who let me know how off-the-mark the critics have been in their claims that “the conference seems stacked in [...]
Blogger Benji Lovitt continues to promote his right-wing, religious agenda, as he is once again invited on to Israeli television to discuss the right-wing, religious Jewish bloggers’ conference. Meanwhile, you can see Benji here being all right-wing and religious.
The Nefesh B’Nefesh’s First International Jewish Bloggers Convention takes place next Wednesday, and while there are those who see it as a great opportunity to meet fellow bloggers and discuss how to improve the craft, there are predictably those who see it as a great opportunity to bitch and moan. A number of bloggers are [...]