“M'she-nichnas Adar, Marbim B'simcha!” "When the month of Adar arrives, we increase our happiness!" I have always been fascinated by this statement which only appears once in the entire Talmud. Here is the actual quote (Ta’anis 29a): “Rav Yehuda, son of
Rav Aryeh Levin zt”l is famous for the following incident: When his wife had pain in her foot, Rav Aryeh brought his wife to the doctor and he said, “Doctor, my wife’s foot is hurting us.” It is interesting to
This chapter will uncover what is unique about Purim through a Piyut, a liturgical prayer-poem called Shoshanat Yaakov, that traditional Jews recite immediately upon the completion of the reading of the Book of Esther (called the Megillah) on the night of Purim
ur goal should be to perform mitzvos with energy, quickness, focus and excitement. As the Mesillas Yeshorim explains in Chapter 6, with the Gemara
You call a donor or prospect. There’s no answer. What action can you take that will increase your chances of a response? Do you: a) leave a voice message? or b) try reaching them through text, WhatsApp or email?
Do you always have a great story, fresh and ready to share with your donors? It's understandable if you don't; you’re the head of your organization, or focused more on fundraising, and less connected to the people
The spate of public arrests in the past few years by Jews who have swindled the government and many other people points to a serious breakdown in Jewish values. The most famous of these cases involves
A cryptocurrency is a digital currency using strong encryption to secure financial transactions. In contrast to government controlled, regulated and supervised currencies, a cryptocurrency is decentralized
There are almost always opportunities for getting Corporate Sponsorship, when you run a fundraising event, a dinner or even an online matching campaign. As with all our efforts, there's a learning curve
Did you know that most of the money spent on marketing by nonprofits small business owners is WASTED? And I’m here to tell you it’s not your fault!