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  • VR helps people immerse themselves in faith rituals
  • VR helps people immerse themselves in faith rituals
    Joshua Sukoff (2019) ©

VR helps people immerse themselves in faith rituals

Passover is normally one of the busiest times in Jerusalem, but COVID-19 has upheaved norms in 2020. As people of faith navigate a world without IRL interactions, VR services are letting them connect with one another and visit sacred landmarks from the comfort of their homes.



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