A Lubavitch entrepreneur is helping an Israeli haredi weekly to beat the postal service to its loyal readers.
Bakhila launched this week a digital version for the Jewish diaspora and is the first of its type to have an active presence on the web.
The newspaper will be uploaded each week to an interactive flash interface developed by Dmag, a company owned by Itzik Barkahan of Kfar Chabad.
The online version is an exact copy of the printed edition sold in Jewish newsstands in Brooklyn.
“I see this as a complete revolution of the haredi media,” Barkahan said. “The printed paper only comes to New York on Thursday night. The online one will be available Wednesday.
“Not to mention those who live in other parts of the U.S. and the world. Many Chabad Shluchim have already signed up.”
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