As a rabbi or spiritual leader of your community, you are asked fundamental questions of faith by both the scholar and layperson. One question that people ask is, "Why should I care about observing all of the mitzvos?" How All Mitzvos Help Improve Our Middos & Come Close to Hashem, is a free eBook authored by Rabbi Yitzi Weiner, the director of The Community Kollel of Sharon
I needed flyers. In order to do programs for my community, I needed to be able to make nice flyers to hang up, hand out, and embed in an email. We could not pay the $75 or more for each flyer to be designed. So I wondered, "What should I do?" Rabbi Michoel Green wrote an article (see here) on NLEResources.com about Canva where you can make flyers! You can layer words, and you can
I first fell in love with Gemara Berura a dozen years ago. I had just finished my most ambitious project-based learning assignment I had ever attempted with my 9th grade class. We designed a “How To Learn Gemara” website. In this project, my students culminated a year of a careful skills-based approach to learning Gemara by summarizing the various Sugiyot they had learned complete with keywords and color coding. They
Rabbis and educators around the world all know about NLEResources.com. It’s recognized as a global online portal that has amassed over 1,000 resources for teaching, management, and marketing. If you’ve visited WomenInKiruv.org (WIK) within the last several months, you’ve probably noticed that things have begun to change on this site as well.
A number of weeks ago, we featured a post called, How to Find and Use Free Images for Your Flyers, Websites, Blogs and More. Several people thanked us for sharing these resources as they are constantly looking for sites that offer high-quality free images that they can use to help advertise their events and programs. We have recently come across four other sites that can be of service to all rabbis and educators
For years, Rabbi Asher Weiss has been known for his weekly lectures that he gives in numerous places (you can find many of his recorded shiurim here) and his publications such as the acclaimed Minchas Asher series. Now, anybody involved in kiruv work can also bask in his thougths. We are all aware of the difficult and complex... Read more »
“TEDTalks, ideas worth spreading” was launched in 1984 focused around the convergence of technology, entertainment and design. Nearly three decades since its inception, rabbis and educators the world over find that TEDTalks serve as great points of education and inspiration. In fact, we have blogged here about where you can find a handy spreadsheet with nearly 900 TEDTalks organized by topic and
We live in a digital age. According to a survey conducted by emarketer.com, the average adult spends five hours a day on the internet. Between being at work, surfing the web on a desktop or searching on a mobile device, a very large chunk of time is spent online. Therefore, by not promoting your non-profit organization online, you are
Seder night overflows with excitement and meaning as we journey through the fifteen steps of the Seder. The four cups of wine feature as one of the key defining aspects of reliving the Exodus from Egypt. The seemingly straightforward practice of drinking the four cups of wine on Seder night is the subject of great Talmudic discussion and debate. This shiur analyzes sections of the Talmud, along with commentaries of
At NLE Resources, we field inquiries from rabbis, educators, and nonprofit professionals asking us all sorts of questions. One particular set of questions that we have been asked on more than one occasion is, "Where can we find free high-quality pictures to use for our flyers, websites, etc?" "Is there a place online to find great free images to add more visual appeal to my classroom or enrich our email newsletters?"