This essay is Part Two of a three-part series on “Understanding and Accepting Nechama.” Click here to read Part One.    Rav Moshe Weinberger, based on an essay from Rav Kluger, explained the meaning of nechama:  “A family was sitting shiva for their loved ones that had died in a terrible accident. They were trying to think... Read more »

Do you have “fluffy-idea antennae?”  When you hear something beautiful and inspiring, is there a sensor in your mind that occasionally sends you the message, “Sounds nice, but beware lack of depth?” Some of us might have gotten that sense after reading last week’s email. We may have been thinking, “It’s really nice to talk... Read more »

How do you “inspire” someone to give big? How can we transition effectively from sharing this spectacular vision to actually making our ask? For those of you who’ve been biting their nails in suspense since last Sunday, allow me to take you out of your misery. Here’s how to transition smoothly and effectively from storytelling... Read more »

This article begins with the good news that many young and ambitious people live in today’s world who don’t only think about the future but also create it with their own hands. They are interested in the development of society but often have little desire to join existing nonprofit organizations with well-established rules and structures.... Read more »

Why should we observe any holiday — let alone Memorial Day — a federal holiday in the United States for mourning the U.S. military personnel who have died while serving in the United States armed …? Historic dates, like stepping stones, create a footpath through our heritage. Experienced by one generation and recalled by those to come,... Read more »

Storytelling is now a must, and the nonprofit world is no exception. Indeed, it would be a sin not to take advantage of a tool with the unique power of persuasion. However, creating high-impact content is a complicated process that requires specific knowledge and skills. So in this article, we decided to tell you what... Read more »

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