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We’ve Got to Flood The Internet

From the COLlive inbox: The trend in the traditional and social media has been progressively towards the unholy. Let's fix that. Full Story

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I really like this artical!
We must do something!
זה לעומת זה… We can totally add much more קדושה to whats out there…
We can change and put up more torah!!!
Lets go for it!!
I think this artical can get reposted in different places….
Lets do as the rebbe say we can change the world… Lets ise it theקליפת נוגה for קדושה…….

whatsapp N'shei Australia?
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whatsapp N'shei Australia?

There’s a wonderful WhatsApp group that I’m on that is used purely for kedusha! Dividing Tehillim, names to daaven for, who is in need of a chessed, inspiring storis, divrei Torah, tznius vertlach, etc. No dirt, no gossip, no complaining, no negativity!

B''H
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B''H

YOUR SO RIGHT

Excellent
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Excellent

Thank you for the push in the right direction. I have taken your words here to heart.
Thank you,
Shlucha in Europe

DECLINE OF YIRAIE SHMAYIM
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DECLINE OF YIRAIE SHMAYIM

The decline in Yiraie Shamayim of kids and Adults.
Is largely due to the internet.
It goes without saying, a strong Filter must be in place
K9 is free you can set as you need etc.
I just had a talk with my kids.
Stating that our home computer can only be used for Kedusha.

mum
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mum

good idea

let's do it!
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let's do it!

thank you for the motivation!

More Moshiach
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More Moshiach

The best way to increase Moshiach in our lives and to bring him faster is through learning and spreading matters to do with him. Check out this youtube channel where every week a video is posted with the full Dvar Malchus sicha taught in english. https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCV3lCQnuVsgY4gPZ68QdESQ

I reccomend www.mystoryteller.club
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I reccomend www.mystoryteller.club

Amazing exciting stories that teach yiras shamayim – my kids love the stories and listen to them and act them out , over and over!! Was put together by Tzivos Hashem and My Shaliach

Thank you # 9
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Thank you # 9

I will definitely implement that as well.
But what are we going to do about all of the kids who are bringing their smart phones to school and have easy internet access at the tips of their fingers? This is particularly disturbing to me.
Who will ever address THAT?????

Not So Sure
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Not So Sure

You start the article with a thought that was burning in your mind, and by the time we come to the end, you say that it’s “just what the Rebbe taught us.” Would the Rebbe really tell us to spend more time on the internet? I think of how the Frierdiker Rebbe discusses shtus dekedusha in Basi Legani, and it doesn’t compare to what you’re describing here. Consider also that once something goes online, it usually stays there forever. Who needs their foolishness immortalized online? People are retreating from real life interactions into the impersonal world of the internet, and… Read more »

To 11
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To 11

The impression i got is that he’s saying since we have “YouTube channels, twitter accounts” already, and we’re anyways using them to share and spread things, why not utilize them to create more holiness.

B’dieved and not lchatchila

#11
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#11

I agree with you but also with the artical.
I think we must try to stay off internet.
But at the same time we must pervide קדושה on there for for the people that are stil going to be using it. No matter whats on there…
Also noemw with apps.i dont even need to ‘go on line’ i can go to jewish.tv app and get all on chabad.orgs videos…
Just a thought…

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hat_glasses_beard
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hat_glasses_beard

We also must be VERY careful! There is a difference between flooding the internet with positivity and falling victim to trolls and cyber bullying. If your going to get involved in posting Jewish things online, you are going to be dealing with a special kind of basement dweller born to the internet. They are vicious, they are mean, they are atheists, they hate you for giving your kid a bris, and they won’t wish you any nice things. The internet is an ugly place, if anyone has been looking for their shlichus and has been inspired now to open social… Read more »

The Rebbe DID talk about it
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The Rebbe DID talk about it

From the Rebbe’s talks, Winter 1966 (free translation) Our sages have said: “All that G-d created was created for His honor.” This applies also to all the scientific discoveries of recent years–their purpose is to add honor to G-d by using them for holiness, Torah and mitzvot… There is a special advantage in using radio to teach Torah. Even if a person is not sufficiently motivated to go and attend a class, or even if he only turned on the radio to hear something else–the words of Torah reach him. Furthermore: also in a place where there is no human… Read more »

Chanukah Chaskind
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Chanukah Chaskind

Sends out a daily two minute clip of the rebbe speaking. This short but powerful whatsapp makes my day!

FLOOD THE WORLD
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FLOOD THE WORLD

Great idea! Lets all contribute our words of inspiration, our
amazing stories of hashgacha protius and kindness and
goodness, and short beautiful Torah thoughts.
The more the merrier.
Share your enthusiasm!
Fill the world with goodness!
Be a shliach even from your lounge chair!
Add whatever you can to the Rebbes campaign to
KER A VELT!!!

Ker a velt haint!
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Ker a velt haint!

Thanks for the motivation!

There are so many good Lubavitch blogs
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There are so many good Lubavitch blogs

Like hevria.org
thelightinthecorner.blogspot.com
shmoozingsandmusings.com
healthyjudiasm.org

Posting positive content on the internet is the way to combat spiritual darkness!

Moshiach guide app
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Moshiach guide app

Great app available on the App Store called the Moshiach guide app has a short daily lesson in inyonai geula and Moshiach. It’s free and a great way to add a little learning to your day

Don't forget apps
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Don't forget apps

There are tons of $ out there to earn for apps – we should have classes in crownheights on app building. I am sick of putting jewish or even Torah in the search box and getting filth. Missionaries or xtian or even arab apps aiming at innocent jews who don’t understand yiddishkeit. Apps do not need Internet.

Daily halacha email
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Daily halacha email

Check out shulchanaruchharav.com and sign up for the daily halacha email. Great stuff!!

it doesnt take a rocket surgeon...
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it doesnt take a rocket surgeon...

TO NUMBER 11

anyone who read this post/article is already on the Internet. Boom!

And yes, the Rebbe would say to use the internet more (see the Rebbe’s answer to “should farbrengens be on cable” and “should a Tanya shiur be on the radio”

Stay positive people.

love the idea
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love the idea

you have me inspired

YES!
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YES!

I have a personal blog and I decided to start a Torah blog as a side project. Not only does it give me more Jewish pride and make me analyze and internalize the concepts I write about, but, since it’s stumbled upon by the most unaffiliated people, it spreads Chassidus to the [often unholy] blogosphere.

To 24
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To 24

Already being on the internet is no argument for spending even more time on it. Please explain your logic.

No matter what the Rebbe said about cable and the radio, neither you nor I know what the Rebbe would say about using the internet more. Absolutely anything is available 24/7 on the internet, and it’s obvious that radio and cable don’t compare to that.

I will add as a final note that there is no such thing as a rocket surgeon.

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