Yeshivas, day schools, shuls and other Jewish institutions may employ non-Jews in various administrative and faculty positions. The journey through the Jewish calendar can be lost upon the non-Jewish staff, and yet they commonly have questions about its meaning. Rabbi Reuven Margrett at the Frankel Jewish
“And you will return to the Lord your God, and listen to His voice, according to everything that I command you today; you and your children, with all your heart and all your soul.” Devarim 30:2 Jewish communities worldwide are bracing for an unprecedented teshuvah movement on the heels of Wells Fargo Bank’s CEO
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
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
Running a short, guided discussion session is a powerful alternative to a formal class to complement your beginner services. There are several resources for running such discussion groups. Again, the topic does not necessarily have to be specifically on the High Holidays (though it is always best to tie it in somehow).   Aish UK’s... Read more »
As the name implies, these resources are print-and-go versions, containing highlights of the more comprehensive Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Prayer Service Companions. The Prayer Companions can be downloaded in either Pdf or Word formats; the latter enables you to edit and incorporate your own sources, insights and stories to lead a service to help... Read more »