Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Putting the "J" in JBlogging

Jewbiquitous addresses the issue of JBlogging responsibly--a particularly appropriate topic this time of year, and the rest of the year as well.

They touch on, and link to, some of the issues involved, including a post in 2005 by the bloggers of Jewschool and Jewlicious who together created the Jewish Bloggers Campaign for Responsible Speech Online. They urge that bloggers
be mindful before pressing the “Publish” button and that they ask this consideration from their site’s contributors — both other bloggers on their site and visitors. Ask yourself before posting, “Is what I’ve written a kiddush Hashem...

This campaign may not save the Jewish world from autocannibalism, but it may make the Jewish blogosphere a more welcoming, informative and enjoyable forum, and perhaps encourage some greater degree of Jewish unity despite the differences between us.
There is also a small banner that you can put on your blog.

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