At the end of Parshas Vayechi, both Yaakov Avinu and Yosef HaTzadik die, are buried and mourned. It is an appropriate juncture to address the eternal question: what happens to us when we die? Death, it is often said, is a part of life. For those who remain alive and experience the death of a relative or close friend, this is certainly
In Parshas Vayigash, Yosef HaTzadik reveals his true identity to his brothers and asks them to inform Yaakov Avinu that he is alive and to bring their father down to Mitzrayim. Sefer HaYashar (Parshas Vayigash) relates that as the brothers travelled home, they were afraid that suddenly reporting the albeit wonderful news of Yosef
Rabbi Yehoshua Pffefer writes, “In Parashas Vayeishev we begin to learn about the importance of dreams. Yaakov Avinu, the Torah informs us, “kept the matter” of Yosef’s prophetic dreams, anticipating their future fulfillment. Ultimately, the dreams were realized when Yaakov and his sons were brought before Yosef, the
We aim to help your Jewish nonprofit organizations keep up with the latest trends and methods used to help bring in additional funds and donations. It’s for that reason that we have written posts such as All You Need to Know About Google Grants for Nonprofits and Why Your Organization
So who is Rabbi ______? Tell me about his organization? I hope you say something like, “I’m that approachable guy who helps students and/or young professionals connect to timeless Jewish wisdom, have a more meaningful life as a Jew, and in all human experiences.” It’s important that you keep your personal and organizational brand moving forward.... Read more »

When I was studying in yeshivah in the suburbs of Baltimore, each Friday afternoon we would leave the campus to take care of errands. The only way to travel was relying on the kindness of people who had cars to give us a lift. We stood at the gate of the yeshivah and drivers would stop and ask where we needed to go.

The real answer is: It. Doesn’t. Matter. Soooo what matters? Length isn’t as important as you may think! What is important: Getting your point across in a clear and compelling way. So….know your students and your audience. If they appreciate messaging in Instagram stories…use that medium. If your students relate to you in your WhatsApp status... Read more »