As a teacher, using an inspirational story to make your point can be very impactful. Rav Yaakov Greenwald once joked to my father-in-law, “Lo hamedrash hu ha’ikar, elah hama’aseh – the ikar is the story, not the teaching.” There is actually a lot of truth to that
As a Jewish female educator, if you want to continue giving to others, you also have to invest time to receive. If you are thirsting to fill your own wellspring of advanced Torah learning, then this new weekly shiur is a must.
Taught by Rabbi Avraham Edelstein, Director of Neve Yerushalayim and Ner Le’Elef, the shiur is an in-depth
Abraham is now regarded as one of the most influential people in all of history. The world's three largest monotheistic religions – in fact possibly monotheism itself – found their beginnings with him. Over 3 billion people in the modern world cite Avraham as the "father" of their religion. (From Encyclopedia.com, Entry:
The New and Revised Art and Science of Melamdus is being offered to members of the Chaburah at a 5% discount if registered before November 7. Classes are all held online using the latest technology has to offer to make the classes super-interactive! This year we are offering two distinct modules: 1) Planning and Delivering a
With winter officially underway, Rabbi Binyomin Zev Karman, Director of Curriculum and Professional Development at the Yeshiva of South Shore, has recently completed and released a new set of pertinent Mashiv Haruach booklets on chinuch.org. All of Rabbi Karman’s booklets (see the links below) are based on the psak of
At NLE Resources, we keep our eye on the news to bring you timely articles and links that we think a rabbi or Jewish educator would find interesting! We have decided to share some of these links in a weekly feature on the blog. Enjoy! 1) Trapped in an uncomfortable conversation with a coworker? Use... Read more »
Rabbis and educators have begun the new semester on campus by rolling out eye-opening classes to attract, inspire and educate their students. Among the foundational topics to consider teaching, whether in a class or one-on-one chavrusa, is one raised by the opening words of Parshas Bereishis, “In the beginning, God created heaven and earth.” Bereishis... Read more »
On Rosh HaShanah we saw the big picture. We affirmed that God created and guides the universe. We coronated God as King of the world amidst resounding shofar blasts. We identified with both the great deeds of the avot (forefathers) and the dedication of the nascent Jewish nation that followed God into the desert to receive the Torah at Mount Sinai. As we are judged for another
Join over 900 Jews around the world in Middos Challenges, an innovative learning program! Sign up now to receive FREE weekly emails focused on middos improvement! A new round is starting this coming Sunday, October 2, 2016 (erev Rosh Hashanah), providing insights into the Yamim Nora'im. What can we do to prepare
Add meaning and inspiration to your Rosh Hashanah this year with these pocket Torah cards. Each card contains a brief insight into the holiday and a relevant and inspiring takeaway message. These cards are handy for any rabbi or educator to use to enhance their teaching about the key themes of Rosh Hashanah.