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Recent Press Featuring and Quoting Darim Online

"For Long Island Synagogues A More Perfect Union"  Lessons from Connected Congregations, in The Jewish Week, December 2014.

Keeping the Faith "Network Organizing: Rethinking Communal Leadership for Rabbis" by Lisa Colton and Lianna Levine Reisner. 2014.  Why Rabbis need to understand and integrate network organizing theory and skills into their work.  Publish in coordination Keeping the Faith, editing by Rabbi Hayim Herring.

"36 Under 36, May 2012" featuring Miriam Brosseau, Jewish Week, 5.22.12
The Jewish Week's fifth annual list of young educators, thinkers, social justice activists,philanthropists and artists reinventing Jewish life.

"Facebook Timeline for Nonprofit Organizations" by Rebecca Saidlower and Miriam Brosseau, eJewish Philanthropy, 3.4.12
Helpful hints for setting up an organization's Facebook Page Timeline.

"Darim Online’s Social Media Boot Camp for Educators: A View from an Alum" by Viki Shayna, EdJewTopia, 2.29.12
Article in February 2012 issue of EdJewTopia about Darim's Social Media Boot Camp for Educators. written by an alum of two of Darim's education programs.

NJOP's 2012 Jewish Treats: Jewish Influencer Awards, 2.13.12
Lisa Colton is named as as the recipient of Jewish Treats Top Ten Jewish Influencer Awards

"Crowd Sourcing The Sermon" The Jewish Week, 1.17.12
Article on how a rabbi is soliciting material from his congregants for his farewell sermon.  Darim and the Social Sermon concept are cited.

"The Jewish Future is Now" by Dr. Jonathan Woocher, eJewish Philanthropy, 10.11.2011
Article on the 2011 Jewish Futures Conference which focuses on the "prosumer." Lisa Colton, "social media guru," is mentioned as a keynote at the conference, along with Chris Lehmann, educator extraordinaire and Tiffany Shlain, prize-winning film maker.

"Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau" Beth's Blog, 10.7.11
Guest post by Miriam Brosseau on Beth Kanter's blog.

"Which Rule Book Are You Leading From" article by Lisa Colon, PresenTense 15, 10.3.11
Article by Lisa Colton on being a networked nonprofit, page 41.

"Social Media Academy Graduation" A Fine Blog, 9.22.11
Allison Fine reflects on AVI CHAI's Social Media Academy, facilitated by Darim Online

"Jewish Day Schools Look For Online Savings" The Jewish Week, 7.14.11
The increasing use of technologies for learning in Jewish day schools.  Caren Levine quoted.

"In Case You Missed It: Footage from 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference" Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation Blog, 4.12.11
Video from the Tribe at the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference, co-sponsored by Darim Online and the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, including Lisa Colton's presentation, "The New Rules of the Game."

"The Jewish Community’s $20,000 Gender Gap" The Jewish Week, 11.30.10
Study of communal professionals finds women trailing men, even as they make up 70 percent of the field. Lisa Colton quoted.

"Brave New Tech World Awaits Jewish Education" The Jewish Week, 8.17.10
Emerging trends in Jewish education and technology. Lisa Colton quoted.

"Rise of Independent Groups Influencing Judaism",The Associated Press, 7.28.10
How independent minyanim are replacing gaps in the Jewish community.  Lisa Colton quoted.

"Virtually There" The Jewish Week, 6.23.10
How Jews are using streaming audio and video to be present at long distance weddings and baby namings.  Lisa Colton quoted.

"Technology and Jewish Education Conference" The Jewish Week, Jewish Techs blog, 5.9.10
JESNA's Lippman Kanfer Institute's consultation on Jewish education and technology.  Lisa Colton quoted.

"This JLand Is Your Land" The Jewish Week, 3.5.2010
Jewish learning, gaming, and virtual worlds.  Caren Levine quoted.

"cu @ temple: Social media transforming the way synagogues, members connect" Jweekly.com, 1.7.10
How social media is transforming California synagogue communities. Lisa Colton quoted.

"Synagogues blogging and tweeting their way to new kinds of communication" JTA. 12.20.09
Jewish organizations, including synagogues and schools, are integrating social media into their community building.  Lisa Colton quoted, Darim's Social Media Boot Camp cited.

"Finally, Shul Web Sites Coming Of Age" The Jewish Week, 10.13.09
Lisa Colton quoted on how synagogue web sites (and leadership) have matured over the years.

"If You Stream It, They Will Come", The Jewish Week, 9.15.09
The impact of streaming services on Jewish community and observance.  Lisa Colton quoted.

"Berrie Fellows Make BIG Grants to Foster Jewish Future" The New Jersey Jewish Standard, 8.7.09
Darim Online is the recipient of a Berrie Innovation Grant for the North New Jersey Social Media Boot Camp.

"Lead Us To Tweet, and Forgive the Tresspassers" The New York Times, 7.4.09
How congregations are using Twitter and other social media to engage those on-site and off-site.  Lisa Colton quoted.

"Local educator selected for online learning network" Jewish Federation of Rockland County'
Benjamin Lewis chosen to participate in Darim Online Learning Network for Educators

"The Networked Congregation" Alban Institute/Congregational Resource Guide  (website), 4.13.09
(Download the PDF)

"In High-Tech Age, STAR Grants Help Shuls Build Online Presence"  JTA, 10.16.02

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