Tweets into Prayers

slichot_notesinwallI have a hard time getting behind Twitter most of the time, but occasionally I see that it has become a medium that people have learned to embrace for some amount of social change. First there was the use of Twitter to vocalize the events during the Iranian election a few months ago. And now people that are unable to travel to the Western Wall in Jerusalem to place their prayers in the cracks and crevices of the ancient wall can tweet their prayers. 25-year-old Alon Nil created the Twitter address for people to send their prayers to, privately or publicly. He then prints them out and rolls them into the wall of history and religion.

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2 responses to “Tweets into Prayers

  1. Now that’s the best use of Twitter I’ve seen to date. Could be used at holy sites for any religion.

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