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Sabbath Manifesto

May Day And Torah: Biblical Ecology And Economics For The 21st (Or 58th) Century

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 06.22.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

Is there some subterranean -- even subversive -- connection between spring celebration of the Earth and spring celebration of work and time for rest?

Unplugging Is the New Status Update

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Tanya Schevitz

About 75 percent of people use their phones in the bathroom. A freaky 15 percent of people have interrupted sex to answer a cell phone call. Nothing is sacred anymore.

National Day Of Unplugging: Take A Tech Break This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

We at HuffPost Living are always looking for ways to help you de-stress, relax and get your life back under control. That's why we'd like to encourage...

Missed Connection: Take a Digital Detox

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tanya Schevitz

Bucking the trend of technology that allows people to tell everyone that they've checked into their local restaurant, café or bar, the creators of the National Day of Unplugging have developed a smartphone app that helps users "check out".

Gravitating to an Unplugged Life

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tanya Schevitz

Stephen Prothero, author of "God is Not One," and chief editorial consultant for the PBS "God in America" series, announced with seeming surprise, "I survived!" after taking the Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge."

Power Off = Less Power?

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tanya Schevitz

Frank Aldorf, executive creative director of Hubble Innovations, was the most recent person to take our Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge," shutting off his cell phone and computer for 24 hours last weekend.

Ben Greenman and the Sabbath Challenge to Unplug

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Tanya Schevitz

Ben Greenman was the most recent person to take our Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge," cutting off his cell phone and computer for 24 hours last weekend.

Rachel Sklar Finds Absence Makes Her Fonder of Blackberry

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tanya Schevitz

Rachel Sklar, editor-at-large at Mediaite, was the most recent person to take our Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge," connecting to life without technology for 24 hours during a weekend in May.

Joel Stein Gets "Off the Grid" in Time

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tanya Schevitz

Time magazine columnist Joel Stein was the first person to take our Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge," going "off the grid" for 24 hours last weekend.

Josh Radnor Connects to Life Old School Style

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tanya Schevitz

Josh Radnor, star of the CBS series How I Met Your Mother took our Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge," connecting to life without technology for 24 hours last weekend.