Today there are people who suffer from Internet Use Disorder (IUD). This new condition is another example of how one can easily become dependent on the internet. While you aren’t suffering from this disorder, you may wonder how you can answer emails, research something using the free Bar Ilan Response Project available on NLEResources.com, or sit at... Read more »
As rabbis, educators, and executive directors, we are all juggling a very busy schedule. Between our teaching schedules, personal responsibilities and more, it can be a major challenge to find the time to stay productive so that your many responsibilities—let alone your inbox—don’t pile up. After all, there may be times where you are required to network... Read more »
If you are in the field of non-profit management, programming or marketing, you are well aware of just how important it is to get your message out there. At the same time the means needs to convey the information, while remaining true to your organizations branding and ideals.
More and more parents, students or congregants may feel more comfortable to reach out to their rabbi or teacher by texting, instead of picking up the phone or scheduling an appointment in his office. After all, this is a means of communication that they feel comfortable using because it’s “quick and easy”. In fact, as... Read more »
Bringing people into shul or a community center is a lot easier during the High Holidays. The challenge lies in retaining the new people or converting those visitors into members after Yom Kippur services. Nowadays, shuls and community kollelim look for ways to highlight just how much they are a dynamic and vibrant center of Jewish life.
If you work with teens, young adults, and sometimes even their parents—it seems more and more difficult to speak to your student over the phone. Instead, one hears people simply saying, "just text me."
Lessons with a lot of information can be hard to digest—let alone to teach. For this reason and more, infographics—which are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge—have become an incredibly popular medium. Most infographics are fun to read and provide valuable information.
Pinterest is a content sharing service that allows members to "pin" images, videos and other objects to their pinboard. Forbes reports here that Pinterest is the third largest social network. What's more, Business Insider recently reported that Pinterest is the fastest growing site ever!
From shuls to schools, a slew of Jewish organizations use YouTube to promote learning opportunities, programs, and much more! Would you like to add some branding by adding the logo of your institution to your YouTube video(s)/channel(s)? For years, if one wanted to add a logo to their video, this meant using video editing software before uploading to... Read more »
“TEDTalks, ideas worth spreading” was launched in 1984 focused around the convergence of technology, entertainment and design. Nearly three decades since its inception, rabbis and educators the world over find that TEDTalks serve as great points of information to inspiration. In fact, we have linked to a handful of TEDTalks throughout our Online Resources section. When it comes... Read more »