Rabbi Yehoshua Lewis is the founder of Mesorah NJ, an outreach network in New Jersey, reaching out, inspiring and educating university students and young professionals. Chapters have been established in Highland Park, Morristown, and Hoboken/Jersey City. We asked
The Gemara Academy is both a method and tool for learning and teaching Gemara. The Gemara Academy Method combines a focus on the understanding of the bigger picture and flow of the Gemara as well as a focus on understanding and being able to learn the Gemara text. Gemara Academy was previously
I would like to share with you an exciting educational tool called Gemara Academy. Gemara Academy is a program that is meant to be used by teachers and/or students for teaching and learning gemara. Gemara Academy utilizes technology to visually engage students with flowcharts, animations, and quizzes that
At NLEResources.com, we aim to provide rabbis and educators around the globe with resources to best educate and inspire their students and congregants. From our blogposts to our free Online Jewish Books, NLE Morasha Syllabus and our NLE Thinking Gemara Series, we
Tosafot Yomi is a new learning program for anyone who wants to take their Gemara learning to the next level. The commitment is to learn a Tosafot from each day's Daf Yomi, except for Saturdays and Sundays, which are designated for review. Each day, a 30-40 minute shiur is
Immediately following Matan Torah, Moshe Rebeinu teaches the Mishpatim, the social ordinances which comprise the bedrock of Jewish society. Why is it appropriate to introduce Talmud study to newcomers to Judaism especially in Parshas Mishpatim?
Many of our readers are familiar with the popular NLE Thinking Gemara Series. As many of our readers know, NCSY has recently launched an Education website for teachers, teen advisors, and Jewish Education professionals. As of late, this site began putting together source sheets to facilitate high-level Gemara learning for teens to learn with mentors (yeshiva guys).
Thousands of Jews study Gemara on a daily basis, but we all know that without chazara, it’s very hard to retain what we learn. And, when it comes to reviewing the Gemara, chazara can be a daunting task to the scholar, layperson and newcomer. Enter GemaraCards.com. This site is home to the, “Talmudo Biyado Gemara... Read more »
After two years of production and beta-testing, the Torah iTextbook Project is proud to announce that our library of 20 iTextbooks is ready for release to schools. Each iTextbook covers a particular sugyah (topic) and includes a trigger film, the relevant pesukim, sections of Gemara and related halachic rulings and responsa. The particular sugyot were chosen as those
Currently, those who learn or teach a Daf Yomi shiur are entrenched in studying Yevamos. This tractate discusses many intricate cases that involve cases of Yibum and Chalitza. Many find that the cases are best understood only after drawing charts and illustrations to visualize each case theGemara discusses. And so, we are pleased to let our readership