Nowadays, the first thing that many people look at our touch in the morning is their cellphone. And so, capitalizing on the fact that people look at their phones seemingly hundreds of times throughout the day, there are several shuls (see here and here) who have set up "virtual pushkas"
You've started a community kollel or a local day school. Much of your success has been due to the hard work and long hours that you and your founding board members have put in to make sure that everything runs smoothly.
Hurricane Sandy is recking havoc throughout the east coast and pounding many Jewish communities. In fact, repercussions are even being felt in Israel as many Israelis (see here) are amongst the thousands who are stranded at airports across the country.
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If you are in the field of non-profit management, programming or marketing, you are well aware of just how important it is to get your message out there. At the same time the means needs to convey the information, while remaining true to your organizations branding and ideals.
Bringing people into shul or a community center is a lot easier during the High Holidays. The challenge lies in retaining the new people or converting those visitors into members after Yom Kippur services. Nowadays, shuls and community kollelim look for ways to highlight just how much they are a dynamic and vibrant center of Jewish life.
If you work with teens, young adults, and sometimes even their parents—it seems more and more difficult to speak to your student over the phone. Instead, one hears people simply saying, "just text me."