The Spiritual Embrace of Cyber-Community

By Vanessa L. Ochs

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, 2000

The author describes her positive outlook on the rise of Cyber-communities that offer support to those who need it. The author explains her experience in an online community made up of people who had undergone surgery, or had had a family member undergo surgery. She articulates that Cyber-communities offer support of a different caliber than a bouquet of flowers from a neighbor.

Topic: Technology, Community Development, Health and Healing

Name of Publication: CLAL Community and Society Archive

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Genre: Brief

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Ochs, Vanessa L. The Spiritual Embrace of Cyber-Community. CLAL Community and Society Archive. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 2000:


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