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The story of Passover, as told by the Internet

What if the Internet — with Google Maps, Twitter, Google Translate, Facebook, YouTube, and all — existed during the Israelites departure from ancient Egypt? How would the story of Passover have been documented?A viral video created by the folks behind Aish.com, a Jewish content website, speculates about the answer to that question by basically retelling the Passover story in a more modern way:
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What if the Internet — with Google Maps, Twitter, Google Translate, Facebook, YouTube, and all — existed during the Israelites departure from ancient Egypt? How would the story of Passover have been documented?

A viral video created by the folks behind Aish.com, a Jewish content website, speculates about the answer to that question by basically retelling the Passover story in a more modern way:

The video created by Aish.com is similar to the "Digital Story of the Nativity" clip which we saw a few months back. Both retell classic origin stories in a way that shows how they might've been documented through social networks.

While some individuals might feel that videos like this make light of significant religious mythology, it seems that the modern retellings could serve as a way to re-capture the younger generations' interest in the origins of holidays enough for them to seek out more serious documentation and information.

And even if the videos don't wind up leading to anything quite so deep, they do at least result in some of the most coherent and most amusing YouTube comments I've seen in a while:

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Rosa Golijan writes about tech here and there. She's a bit obsessed with Twitter and loves to be liked on Facebook.