As a rabbi and/or educator you spend countless hours a week serving as a public speaker. Refining speaking and presentation skills are heavily featured in Ner LeElef’s many training programs. And so, while you may want to brush up on your presentation and delivery techniques, you simply can’t find the time to search all over the... Read more »
What is Halachipedia? Halachipedia is not a posek. In fact, the site openly makes this proclamation on their About Us page. What the free site does offer the rabbi or educator is an organized list of topics that starts from the basics and then work through many different aspects of Halacha. Arguably the best feature of the site is the fact... Read more »
Lessons with a lot of information can be hard to digest—let alone to teach. For this reason and more, infographics—which are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge—have become an incredibly popular medium. Most infographics are fun to read and provide valuable information.
The Jewish web has being growing fast in the past five years, and that includes in the Orthodox sector. Naomi Elbinger has compiled a list of the top sites in various niches of this market and has graciously allowed us to use her graphs and parts of her findings.
Pinterest is a content sharing service that allows members to "pin" images, videos and other objects to their pinboard. Forbes reports here that Pinterest is the third largest social network. What's more, Business Insider recently reported that Pinterest is the fastest growing site ever!
Today's tough economic times are taking a toll on the budgets of families and non-profit organizations. It goes without saying that we are all looking for ways to cut corners. It's no secret that cellphone service is expensive and that costs some people/organizations as much $100
From shuls to schools, a slew of Jewish organizations use YouTube to promote learning opportunities, programs, and much more! Would you like to add some branding by adding the logo of your institution to your YouTube video(s)/channel(s)? For years, if one wanted to add a logo to their video, this meant using video editing software before uploading to... Read more »
“TEDTalks, ideas worth spreading” was launched in 1984 focused around the convergence of technology, entertainment and design. Nearly three decades since its inception, rabbis and educators the world over find that TEDTalks serve as great points of information to inspiration. In fact, we have linked to a handful of TEDTalks throughout our Online Resources section. When it comes... Read more »
There are lots of tools text-based tools for creating and hosting polls. You can find a list of some good ones here. To date there was nothing that allowed one to utilize the mode of video.
When it comes to an investment or fundraising idea, it’s always important to get in on the ground level before an innovative idea, becomes something that people will simply say, “everyone does it nowadays.” Indeed, Marian Davis’ BBQ Sauce which also helps support The Seattle Kollel was a great original concept that gave the non-profit... Read more »