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
Chanukah is very much in vogue today, and not just because it provides a convenient excuse to give presents during “the holiday season.” Its celebration of the miraculous Jewish victory over the Greek challenge to Judaism fits the popular mold of beating the odds, the underdog having his day, and religious freedom
Leadership may not be the first word that comes to mind when describing teachers. In fact some comprehensive lists of teacher descriptors, such as this one, include such predictable terms as prepared, enthusiastic, and supportive, but mention nothing specific about
(As a leader) you must know what you want to achieve, be certain of your aims, and have these goals constantly in mind... You must educate your (people)… And since the world never stops for a moment… you must constantly reassess chosen policies towards the achievement of your aims. David Ben-Gurion, first Prime Minister of Israel
The summer is a great time for educators to reflect and think of new teaching methods, tools and visual aids that they can use to enhance both their teaching and their classroom setting. With this in mind, we want to bring to the attention of all the rabbis and educators who read NLEResources.com, that as a service to the Jewish community, the Star-K has released—free of
As a rabbi or educator, you probably bookcases full of books and seforim. Each and every page is cherished for its content and many of them serve as a tool that helps you prepare for a class, give an inspiring drasha, or aid your students. However, nowadays, being a teacher or working in a nonprofit management position, requires tools that aren't found on just your bookshelf. Instead, you must know of and use an assortment of online tools.
As we enter Parshas Teruma, you may be looking for a way to have people better appreciate the Mishkan. We’ve got an excellent visual aid. You can now build your own Mishkan! This model is ideal for a classroom demonstration; it can be used as a way to bring the tabernacle and the concepts that surround... Read more »
People are beginning to talk about NLE Resources, and all that it offers rabbis and educators around in the world. In fact, we’ve been receiving requests, recommendations, and resources, and we just say, “keep ‘em coming!”. We’re looking to create the most useful resource depot online. Just recently, Rahel Halabe, a teacher of modern and biblical... Read more »
As a Jewish educator it is my hope that we can see brilliant laymen and individuals from within our greater community walk in the footsteps of Mr. Khan and consider not even dropping their profession entirely, but giving of their time and expertise, to educate and empower the future of Klal Yisrael.