Article "An Unlikely Pairing" by Liel Liebovitz for The Jewish Week, posted February 11, 2005:
The strip embodies Levin’s mission: an irreverent, funny, yet ultimately respectful examination of Orthodox Judaism. To enhance the humor with a dollop of edification, he concludes each strip with footnotes that lucidly clarify key religious concepts. In just one year of weekly online publication, Shabot and his master have taken on several pillars of Jewish life, from tzedakah to JDate. And it just might take a robot, Levin hopes, to start a serious conversation about Judaism.Read the rest of the article.