We all make mistakes, I know I do. In fact, I probably make more mistakes in a day than correct decisions! However, too often, I expect others to be tolerant and forgiving and forgetting when it comes to my mistakes while I am too strict in not being as tolerant with regard to the mistakes of others.
Looking for a fun and easy way to raise critical dollars for your organization over the spring and summer?Consider a Swim-a-Thon fundraising event! As opposed to a marathon in which participants run miles, swimmers of all ages earn money for your organization by swimming laps in the pool or teaming up with others to swim long distances.
Does your organization need an easy and fun fundraiser? Put the fun in your fundraising with a sports related event! In Great Sports-related Fundraising: Part 1 – Golf!, we explored how you can run a successful fundraiser on—of all places—a golf course and in Great Sports-related Fundraising: Part 2 – Cycling we showed how organizations such as Chai Lifeline are using this
From time to time, we publish blogposts that featured great programming brochures or ideas so that your shul or community kollel can be aware of wonderful events from around the globe. Last year, we wrote a blogpost entitled, Turn the Super Bowl Halftime Show into a Torah Halftime Show. We encourage you to read it once again as it highlights how your shul or school could use a game
In July, the Jewish world lost one of its greatest advocates and most accomplished pioneers. Dr. Alvin Schiff, the longtime executive vice president of the New York Board of Jewish Education, died at the age of 85. Thirteen years ago, I had the honor of learning a great deal
In Great Sports-related Fundraising: Part 1 – Golf!, we explored how you can run a successful fundraiser on of all places—a golf course! In this post we are going to focus on how Jewish organizations
People from around the globe have been turning to NLEResources.com for questions related to chinuch, marketing, programming, fundraising, and more! In this series of posts, we are going to share with you what different Jewish organizations are doing to bring people together to play games that they love, bask in the summer sun, and raise funds... Read more »
Recently, we received an email from an educator who said that he was, “looking for resources from which he could use sports to teach Jewish concepts.” As a rabbi or educator, you are always looking for ways to help your congregants or students better their behavior and conduct. It follows that the use of sports references... Read more »
For many people—including your students and congregants—watching the Super Bowl is a sacred grail, and is something about which people will say, "Rabbi, I am not missing that game/the commercials for the world!"
A few years ago when I was traveling, a relative suggested I read the book “It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life” by Lance Armstrong. They said that as a person who appreciates inspiring stories about overcoming obstacles, I would be impressed with the book and may find future fodder for future Vorts in it. I read the book and do not recall being particularly inspired.