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.
ShortVort.com is a unique website that aims to help Jews of all levels come to a greater understanding and appreciation of the Torah. With over 2,500 short vorts from hundreds of authors on all different topics,
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."
Many non-profits assume their potential contributors will see the good they will do and generally focus on a theme – a particular disease, helping bring people closer to Judaism, a philanthropic cause, an organization that helps the elderly and the sick, and so on.
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.
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