In a recent restaurant start-up that was seeking advice on its menu, the restaurant founders were seeking the expertise of well-known chefs for feedback on its menu. While the majority gave honest feedback on its dishes, there was one chef whose focus was not so much on the dishes, but the amount of dishes there were on the menu itself.
Kiruv organizations expend lots of time and energy trying to get people to attend Megillah readings on Purim. Even once a student walks in your door to hear the Megillah, another hurdle remains: what happens once they get there? People who
When it comes to programming on Shavuot night for teens, you need to be creative. An all-star speaker usually won’t do the trick regardless of how inspiring and interesting the topic may be. On Shavuot night, teens are up late, are with their friends, and the whole environment and atmosphere are just not conducive to traditional-style classes. Instead, you need to plan
Designing a rich educational curriculum and writing an engaging Dvar Torah are skills that many rabbis and educators have mastered. However, if your new lecture series does not feature a compelling title, chances are that no one's going to respond to the flyer, let alone read the email to learn more about the program. Here’s the good news: There’s no mysticism or magic behind catchy names.
As we are now in the thick of spring and summer, you may be on the lookout for creative ways to still draw people—especially families—into your events, so that they feel connected to your organization throughout the year. After all, bringing people into a shul or a community center is a lot easier during the High
Young professionals (and especially young moms) are busy. Between work and family there isn’t so much time left. And so, events that allow you to connect with them need to be "worth it" for them to take the time out of their schedule, give up an early night, and get a babysitter! We have found that inspiring speakers, guest lectures, and special
Recently, US News and World Report noted (see here) that the youngest "Baby-Boomers" have now turned 50. The article goes on to discuss how this massive generation is now on the cusp of retirement, and by extension, there are many implications that will be seen throughout the United States. At a Jewish communal level, this news is also worth noting.
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
At NLE Resources, we are always on the lookout to bring you creative programming ideas that can further your cause, bring awareness to all that you do and foster goodwill within the community. And so, we want to share with you four great events that where brought to our attention from our readers. The first event we want to highlight is from the LINK Kollel. As you know, this year, Lag B'Omer fell on a Sunday. As such,
Google Plus Hangouts on Air or HOA's, are online videos that are broadcast live in HD to a Google+ page, your organization’s YouTube channel and website at the same time. Best of all, HOA's are recorded and automatically saved on your YouTube channel so that your subscribers can watch without any additional effort on your part. You can also convert your HOA into a podcast by following the steps found here. (Read our earlier post about rabbis and podcasts here.)