The mass cyber attacks of the past week are a sober reminder of how vulnerable we are to determined hackers who seek to benefit financially from compromising our personal details.
Last Friday, ransomware cyber attacks infected over 200 000 computers in more than 150 countries, most notably shutting down hospitals all over England.
(Many are particular to do this on Shabbat.) The reason for this custom is because the table that we eat on is compared to the Altar that once stood in the Holy Temple. Just as all offerings on the Altar were salted, the bread that we eat is salted, too.Here’s a few pointers and helpful reminders to get you started:1.Your Profile Photo This is your chance to be in the spotlight!In Talmudic times the practice was to dip bread in salt to give it some flavor.Jewish law states that for "clean bread" (and ours surely qualifies) this is not required.