Appreciating a Growth Oriented Environment – growth oriented shuls are amazing places, do you daven at one? Should I stay or should I grow? – a insightful post on the difference between growth and change Social Media-Happy Youth Shun Learning of Torah – can our texting oriented youth be encouraged to commit to learning Torah?
OU YU Aish Chabad Torah.org Hirhurim
Setting Up Your Shul for Shavuos. The Black-Hat Underground – a Community of Creative Charedi Baalei Teshuva The Hidden Structure of the Ten Commandments
Running a Successful Shul Dinner: Between getting an honoree, a caterer, a journal, and short speeches, it’s not easy, but it’s a great event for fundraising and achdus. Orthodox Schooling: What Do We Know?: YU’s Azrieli School of Jewish Education begins studying how the experiences of observant life play out in the context of families, [...]
Emotional Bank Accounts and Letting it Slide – We let friend’s actions slide, because emotional bank account deposits have been made. With a nice postscript. Brooklyn Is the Second Most Expensive Place to Live in the U.S. Manhattan, Brooklyn, San Francisco, San Jose, Honolulu, Queens and Stamford are the top 7 most expensive. Effective Strategies [...]
Links for 4/11 – Making Rules to Prevent Digital Shuls, The Outreach Revolution, Don’t Blame Women for Shul No-Shows
Making Rules to Prevent Digital Shuls Harry Maryles has a good summary of Jack Wertheimer’s The Outreach Revolution in Commentary Magazine. Don’t Blame Women for Not Going to Shul.
Yom Tovim in Shul – Of Guests and Gabbaim. Jerusalem Streets during the Presidential Visit and Passover. Startup Blended Jewish Learning School Hits Some Obstacles in the Five Towns
Cutting the Line to Sell Your Chametz Fresh Pesach Shiurim – Posted Daily. The Malbim Haggadah – one of our favorites for the structure
What’s a Rabbi Worth? Temple Mount Jewish Prayer Battle. The Orthodox Fringe
As you’ve advanced your observance, how have your Pesach issues changed over the years? – Focusing on cleaning – Focusing on running the seder – Focusing on non-religious relatives – Focusing on keeping the children involved – Focusing on make it more meaningful each year
Choosing Shalom Over Emes. The Orthodox Go to Washington Preparing your Home for Pesach – mp3.
Links for the Week Ending 2/28/2013 – Collecting Outstanding Balances, Practical Chareidi IDF Participation, BTs Need to Create
Collecting Outstanding Balances From Members Principle vs Pragmatism in Chareidi IDF participation. Why Baal Teshuvas Need to Make Art
Ten Ideas For Purim Klal Perspectives Readers Respond to the Review of Kiruv Issue YU’s Purim to Go – Last 4 Years Tons of Free MP3s about Purim
Thermometers and The Problem of Objective Standards Funny Purim spirit Learning From Parent Voices: What Drives Orthodox Day School Enrollment
The Oneg A SoHo Synagogue Exports Its Own Brand of Jewish Outreach Ed Koch’s Tombstone – My father is Jewish, my mother is Jewish, I am Jewish
Setting a Shul Poster Policy Young Jews rebelling against paying dues Beshalach Divrei Torah
Member Participation – Coerce, Encourage or Accept The OU Guide to Blessings Rabbi Noson Weiez discusses the Famous Ramban at the end of Parsha Bo.
Who Can Make the Sun Shine? – The Candy Man Can! Endangered Jewish Genius AJOP 2013 this coming Shabbos through Tuesday including an Inreach Sub Conference on Sunday.
Tzedakah Collectors and the Unintended Tyranny of Policy New Klal Perspectives Journal Quarterly is Out. Topic: Kiruv. Dead Sea Scrolls Online
The Power of the Gabbai. Liberman bringing yarmulke back to court. With 7,170,000 results, Google’s Chanukah top 10 result is pretty good.keep looking »