Nowadays, drones have transformed from an expensive novelty item to something that anyone can purchase on Amazon.com and use to take truly unique videos and pictures. Indeed, drone flyover videos (see here for an example) feel somewhat magical and really can make a promotional or
Over the past several months, we have featured posts that highlight where you can get great looking free stock photos to enhance your flyers and brochures. See here for our latest post. Likewise, we have also featured useful design tools such as Canva and Smore. Recently, we received an inquiry asking if we could
As a rabbi or educator, you may very well use your smartphone to record hour long audios or videos of your shiurim and events. Likewise, you likely use your smartphone or tablet to take a slew of pictures to include in your email newsletter or to put up on social media. However, sending these files and
We are told that today’s students are addicted to their screens. It is true that it is hard for them to sit still for a traditional lecture, but switching to video doesn’t guarantee success. In fact, the majority of videos will not keep the attention of today’s students. It may come as no surprise, but the shorter your video is, the more engaged your students will be. In fact, research shows that on average, engagement by videos
At NLE Resources, we field inquiries from rabbis, educators, and nonprofit professionals asking us all sorts of questions. One particular question that we have been asked on more than one occasion is, “I'm looking for a way to livestream my shiurim and events. I'm not a 'tech-geek' and I am looking for an easy and simple way to
In this post, I want to show you how creative you can get as an organization or fundraiser in order to not only say “thank you” in a special way, but also to pull in even more donors and make them want to become a part of your message and family. OHEL’s event is a prime example of innovative fundraising. Many of our clients try
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
Organizations today are struggling to get a professional edge. They want to attract members and donors to support their cause, but it’s no easy task. Aside from the myriad of marketing tools and design, here is a new way to add some polish to your image…Voice Overs. Clear and direct Voice Overs that can accompany any and every message you wish to relay. Using the “right voice”
One of the key presentations at last year's President’s Conference in Israel focused on how videos are becoming the new web content. The panel emphasized that with so much information on the web, most people, including myself, skim articles rather than read them – which is probably what you're doing now. That means that a lot of people will miss the important points, while focusing on the "kleinekeit."
When it comes to learning about Jewish history, there are many wonderful books and websites out there to help you with your own study and to refer to students and congregants. However, as a rabbi or educator, it is hard to find time to extensively prepare for classes or learn about unknown but important figures from our past. Enter Dr. Hillel (Henry) Abramson.