Jvillage Blog

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:53pm -- molly@jvillage

Given all the time and effort that goes into building and launching a website, it’s understandable that you might assume it would take care of itself – and you wouldn’t be alone in your expectations. But doing so, would be like failing to keep a fine auto in tune.

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 3:19pm -- molly@jvillage

Tu biShvat is coming, February 4th, and the Jvillage Holiday Kit has something for everyone in your community.

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:12pm -- molly@jvillage

1. The Rabbi will blog his or her sermon weekly.

2. All community events will get on our calendar with links to more information.

3. Our website homepage will have pictures of people on it, not buildings.

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 12:30pm -- Molly Ritvo
Act Now button In the non-profit and synagogue world, philanthropy and member engagement are the keys to success. Securing enough donations is not an easy task, especially in this challenging economy. These last few weeks of December are a crucial time for fundraising. According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, more dollars are donated online in the last five days of December than in other three weeks combined. In fact, it's possible for your organization to raise as much as 40% of all donations in December by maximizing your year-end fundraising appeals.
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:49am -- molly@jvillage

Last month we posted a blog, “How to Make the Most of Your Channels- Part 1,” that detailed using the content in your channels as a jumping off point for conversation.

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:00am -- Yoram Samets


Engage to Build Relationships

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 1:14pm -- molly@jvillage

Social media is like driving in Los Angeles: 10 lanes of bumper-to-bumper traffic going every which way in every direction. Everyday another social media platform goes live (Vine, Instagram, Google+, yelp, Blogger) and it is overwhelming to decide which platform to join.

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:56am -- molly@jvillage

You have a website.  It carries all the information about your organization.  It provides information about staff, leadership, events, hours of operation.  In that regard you’re like most other congregations and organizations.

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:48pm -- molly@jvillage

Your current staffing structure probably changes frequently. We want you to stay protected during these transition times as issues of security can be affected when a staff member or volunteer involved in your website leaves your organization.

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 4:14pm -- molly@jvillage

The High Holidays are the world series of our religion and all synagogues. Sports teams understand that they can fill their houses of worship (aka: stadiums) if they create a special meaning to bring fans to the stadium.

Synagogues need to do the same thing: