Rabbi Yitzchak Feigenbaum is a noted educator and Menahel of the Toronto-based, Tiferes Bais Yaakov Toronto. Last year, he published a popular pamphlet to help teens of all ages find Vidui more relatable and meaningful. This year, Rabbi Feigenbaum has published a
In the past, we have written all about infographics (see here and here for example) and have even amassed a large collection of Jewish infographics (here and here)!
Thankfully, we recently received word that — in time for the High Holidays — NCSY created a Yom Kippur infographic for their NCSY Staff Education website. As with their other infographics, it’s really fantastic and addresses Hashem’s
We all want to begin Elul properly. We heard the shofar this morning in shul and we have just begun the road to repair. We all can certainly improve in our relationships with our fellow Jews. This past Shabbos we read the p’sukim (Devarim 15:7-8): “If there will be among you a needy person, from one of your brothers…, you shall not harden
Thanks to the generosity of Sylvia Freyer and the Freyer family, NJOP will be awarding 40 locations grants of up to $500 each to serve as seed money to help launch, promote and facilitate a High Holiday Beginners Service (HHBS). If your synagogue or Jewish organization has not run a HHBS during the past five years (or longer), we
With Rosh HaShanah right around the corner, many people are looking for a new Jewish Calendar. To that end, if you have a congregant or student looking for a free way to print their own Jewish Calendar -- you need to look no further! Jacob Richman created a new
I don’t know about you, but until recently, I wasn’t exactly looking forward to Elul and the Yamim Noraim. Let's admit it; considering our shortcomings and tallying up everything we have done wrong for the past 12 months is not exactly fun. I have a feeling I am not alone in this (and certainly many of the people you are trying to mekarev might share this
What resolutions should we make for the coming year after a year in which we Jews found ourselves in a war with Hamas, a war which triggered the greatest outbreak of naked anti-Semitism we have seen since the Second World War? While all this was happening, ISIS was busy slaughtering their own innocents, while thousands were being killed in Ukraine.
At NLE Resources, we are always on the look out for great resources, tips, programming ideas --- and even videos -- that can be of service to rabbis and educators. To that end, we wanted to highlight a must-see new video from Torah Live. The video below is both short and powerful and can help evoke feelings of the High Holidays truly being in the air. Feel free to share it with your students and congregants or use it as a trigger video in one of your
Are you kidding! Rosh Hashana in Moscow is my ruchniyus for the year. I go to the Dor Revii community of Rabbi Gediah Shestak and his rebbetzin who are literally an Abba and an Ima to all who walk through the door. There in the Mizrach on the left stand
Last week, NLE Resources posted the first half of a post (see here) from Avraham Lewis. We thank him for sharing with us his fundraising insights, and present the second and final part here: What is the next step I need to take? Then, once you have clarified what you need to do for this donor, list... Read more »