Rabbis, educators, and mekarvim worldwide look to NLEResources.com as an important source of educational materials to assist in their teaching and outreach. As the founder of NLEResources.com, Rabbi Avraham Edelstein has written a comprehensive and growing library of books, articles, and Torah commentaries. The
You run a vital organization doing crucial work in your community. Are you struggling to keep your management strategies, program development, and fundraising efforts current and effective? Many of today's nonprofits are grappling with multiple challenges as the scope of their operations has widened. Tried
Yaakov cried because he came without gifts for Rachel. He said, “Eliezer brought nose rings, bracelets and delicacies for Rivkah on behalf of Yitzchak, but I came empty-handed.” Yaakov had no possessions because Eisav sent his son Eliphaz to kill Yaakov but was unable to do so since Eliphaz was influenced by Yitzchak
Middos Challenges is proud to announce the recent launch of a new program for schools! Give your students the chance to participate in a worldwide program and earn the chance to win a prize! Here's how it works: Choose which middah you would like your students to work on, and decide what will be their
Google news reported that Clinton's questionable integrity cost her the election. Marc A. Thiessen wrote on September 22, 2016 in The Washington Post, “The American people have been burned, time and again, by Hillary Clinton’s “honesty”... A recent NBC News poll found that just 11 percent of Americans say Clinton is
The Parsha Discussion is a new project launched by Rabbi Alex Israel in 5777. The Parsha Discussion is published every Thursday in preparation for Shabbos. The posts are short text-based essays that include questions to stimulate discussions on the parsha around the Shabbat table, especially with teenagers.
Every Jewish nonprofit and institution constantly looks for new ways to connect with their congregants, students and donors. And, in our busy world that we live in, doing so can at times be quite the challenge. It goes without saying that in an effort to constantly reach one’s constituency — rabbis, educators and
Throughout history, protests and demonstrations have been successful in catalyzing change: The Boston Tea Party against British rule in 1773 that led to the American Revolution, Bastille Day and the French Revolution in 1789, and Martin Luther King’s Civil Rights March on Washington in 1963. Most recently, Donald Trump’s
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.
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