It's about two weeks until Rosh Hashanah. How do you make your professional efforts in the year ahead make even more of an impact? Having this clarity and the plan to get there, will kick start you into 5779 with a new resolve, focus and drive.
This past Sunday I traveled to Phoenix in order to present at a national conference for school business officials. When my teenagers found out where I was going, my trip quickly took on new meaning. To them, the conference was really only a means to a loftier purpose, which was to shop at a local clearance store called Last Chance.
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
“Rabbi, what is that on your wrist?” “It’s a Fitbit.” “Why do you wear it?” “It tracks how many steps I take each day, the quantity and quality of my sleep, and other important pieces of information.” “C’mon Rabbi, sounds like shtick to me. Do you really need that? What does it do for you? You already know you should
NLEResources.com is honored to have hundreds of rabbis, educators and Jewish leaders contribute to our site. In advance of the upcoming Yomim Noraim, we are thankful to Kollel Ateres Mordechai for providing us with the opportunity to share a newly released transcription of divrei hisorarus delivered by the Telshe
Thanks, once again, to the generosity of Sylvia Freyer and the Freyer Family Foundation, NJOP will be awarding grants of up to $500 each to 20 locations to serve as seed money to help launch, promote and facilitate a High Holiday Beginners Service. If your synagogue or
At the start of Chodesh Elul the Tzadik Reb Itzel of Petterburg zt”l stepped up to the Aron Kodesh, opened up its doors, and with tears streaming down his cheeks screamed out, “Modeh Ani Lifanecha! I thank you Hashem! “She’nasata lanu Chodesh Elul,” for giving us this
With Elul right around the corner, Rabbi Binyomin Zev Karman, director of curriculum and professional development at the Yeshiva of South Shore, has recently completed and released a new set of pertinent Yom Tov booklets on chinuch.org. They include a new
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)! Just in time for Rosh Hashanah, the fine folks over at NCSY Education have created a helpful new infographic called: Shofar Thoughts — 10 Ideas to Consider During Shofar Blowing. This infographic answers