Barry Schwartz is the President of RustyBrick, a New York-based web service firm specializing in customized online technology that helps companies decrease costs and increase sales. He is also the Executive Editor of the Search Engine Roundtable, and was instrumental in the creation of the The ArtScroll Talmud App. Jews around the world know... Read more »
Want a better website and don’t know where to start? All too often, people assume that a better website means a complete overhaul or the need to spend thousands of dollars on a brand new website. In some cases that may be true, but a couple tweaks can make the difference between bland and beautiful. After... Read more »
iShtick, a developer of Jewish educational apps for children, has announced the release of its inaugural app, a ground-breaking, fully interactive, musical siddur, designed for children ranging in age from two through nine.
Last week, I had the privilege of joining our engineering classes on a trip to Google. Wow! As my students pointed out, it was like a modern day Willie Wonka with game rooms, lego, scooters, funky furniture everywhere, and three free scrumptious meals a day
Pesach is now less than thirty days away! For shuls and outreach centers, Pesach is among the most celebrated Jewish holidays on the Jewish calendar. After all, Passover is the most celebrated Jewish holiday, and by extension, becomes a perfect time to draw in young professionals and families. And so, while you may be busy cleaning, shopping, cooking,... Read more »
Torahskills.org was created to help solve a problem many students and educators face, namely that students in modern Orthodox or kiruv schools often do not have anyone at home who can help them review, prepare or do homework
Jay Bailey, is CEO and Creative Director of Rapid Fire Consulting. He has more than a decade of hands-on experience in targeted (but friendly!) online marketing and web design. Most recently he served as the long-time Director of Marketing at the well-known Answers.com. At Rapid Fire Consulting, we’ve collected general “guidelines” that we gathered from... Read more »
Creating and sharing audio slideshows has never been easier, thanks to a new service called: UtellStory. As a rabbi or educator you can use this service to send a short thought on the weekly Torah portion, update parents on the latest news from your school, or even make a fundraising pitch! How does UtellStory work? All you... Read more »
Recently, we featured a post entitled, Jewish Game Based Learning. In that blog post, we highlighted how educators are using Minecraft, an online game about placing virtual blocks to build anything, to convey Jewish concepts. Below, we are going to introduce you to another example of how students are using technology to connect with their... Read more »
On January 1st, 2010, Shabbat.com opened for business with its first member. Now, nearly 300,000 Shabbat invitations later, it is growing exponentially, reaching more Jews than ever! Shabbat.com appears on a Google search for "Shabbat"