Tanya Schevitz

Tanya Schevitz is national communications manager for Reboot, an incubator of Jewish arts and culture. She spent 16 years as a newspaper reporter, including 12 years at the San Francisco Chronicle, where she covered higher education.

by Tanya Schevitz

I can remember the moment I realized that smartphones were going to change our relationships. I was at a 40th birthday dinner party for a friend, and as I looked around the table, 27 of the 28 guests had their faces buried in their iPhones for most of the night. Yes, they would look up […] more »

by Tanya Schevitz

Our family scene at Emmy’s Spaghetti Shack last week is the perfect illustration of the study by the Pew Research Center on “Couples, the Internet and Social Media” that is being released this week. I left my phone at home for our dinner out and as we sat waiting for our food to come, my […] more »

by Tanya Schevitz

I only have to look at my 3-year-old to see the impact of my use of technology. He walks around the house saying, “Where’s my iPhone? I have a call in a minute.” And he has two toy phones he carries around in his pockets in case an “important call” comes in. I know all […] more »