MyJewishLearning Receives Prestigious 2005 Web Marketing Association Award

Sep 14, 2005, 01:00 ET from

    ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- today was
 awarded the prestigious Web Marketing Association 2005 Standard of Excellence
     The WMA, composed of Internet marketing, advertising, public relations and
 design professionals from around the country, seeks to improve the quality of
 advertising, marketing and promotion used to attract Internet visitors.
     Through its annual award competition WMA judges websites internationally
 against an ever higher industry standard and against peer sites. Over 2100
 entries from 33 countries for this award were judged on seven criteria:
 design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, copywriting and ease
 of use.
     Paul Roitman Bardack, MyJewishLearning's CEO, commented, "I am thrilled
 that our site was deemed worthy of such an award. To know that we are regarded
 by our peers as being in the same league as past winners such as Disney
 Interactive, Hewlett-Packard, IBM and FedEx is a wonderful tribute to our
 dedicated staff and supportive donors."
     A sampling of the judges' quotes reviewing the site
      - "Great writing and layout work"
      - "What a wonderful array of content"
      - "The site is extremely big in terms of content and does a good job in
         providing the tools to get it"
      - "Very appealing use of multimedia tools to help users learn about
         certain content"
     MyJewishLearning, based in Rockville, Maryland, is the world's largest
 English language, pluralistic Jewish educational website and has over 2500
 articles on all aspects of Judaism and the Jewish people; many active
 discussion boards; and is a portal to the larger Jewish Internet. MJL has
 experienced tremendous growth in its four years of existence, as increasing
 numbers of people -- Jews and non-Jews alike -- seek to better understand
 Judaism's rich and diverse heritage.
     About is a transdenominational website of Jewish
 information and education geared toward learners of all religious and
 educational backgrounds. is funded by The Samuel
 Bronfman Foundation (SBF), The Abramson Family Foundation, The Charles and
 Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, and The Jewish Life Network/Steinhardt