Whether writing a dvar
on a Torah portion, looking for guidance on Jewish ceremonies, studying
Hebrew, or seeking a community in which they will receive a warm
welcome, Jews and those who wish to learn about Judaism turn first to
the Internet, where all the world's resources are available with a few
NEW Technology Resources
RJ Web Builder 2.0 - URJ congregations can sign up to get a dynamic, easy-to-update website.
The URJ Techies is a contest for member congregations that recognizes those who are successfully utilizing and embracing social networks and technology, and provides inspiration for others to seek innovative ways of enriching their communities by engaging members online.
This presentation provides an overview of how a congregational blog can help extend the conversation of your synagogue's membership into the online world as well as ideas and strategies to make it a success.
This presentation details how to create and maintain a Facebook page for your congregation that engages potential and existing members, fosters online community and helps promote what's going on in your congregation.
Create a Congregational Blog - Learn more about why and how you should build a congregational blog,
and get resources and support for creating a vibrant online community
that will strengthen your offline community.
Create a Website - Guidelines on design, writing for the web, privacy policies, and more. Website Design 101 will help you plot out your site's menu, work with images, and find valuable resources.
Streaming Video - Visit this Wiki page
where congregational technology leaders share ideas and advice about
streaming video. If you have experience using streaming video for
services and other events, please join and contribute your knowledge!
Communications - Learn how to create effective email newsletters and ensure that your communications deliver the right message. Third-party Services - Services that many of our congregations use to enhance their websites.