Forward Thinking

Is the Internet the Enemy?

By Jane Eisner

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It’s easy to look on in amusement as 40,000 Hasidic men recently gathered in a New York stadium to listen to their rabbis implore them to use the Internet sparingly, if at all.

But within their zealous attempt to hold back modernity lies a serious conundrum: How should parents guard their children from the dangerous excesses of the online world? What, if any, boundaries should be established?

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