By Aimee Close When our entire world changed overnight just a few months ago, we in the synagogue world had many new challenges to address as the enormity of the pandemic came to light. This unprecedented time was clearly going to require innovative solutions and a very … [Read more...] about Design Thinking Techniques for Synagogues: Let’s Talk Tachlis!
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By Robert Leventhal The Covid-19 crisis has disrupted many of the programs, services and convening that make synagogues meaningful to their members. It has also challenged congregational leadership to use technology to engage their members in community connections, both for … [Read more...] about Emerging Leadership Lessons from the Crisis
Pre-recorded and print materials If you are looking for material to view anytime between now and Shavuot, we now present this playlist of video shiurim submitted by colleagues from around North America. Additionally, here is a compilation of source sheets meant to … [Read more...] about Rabbinical Assembly Shares Shavuot Events and Materials
By Barry Mael
I shared ten tips for synagogue leaders in Virtual Fundraising Today to Prepare For Tomorrow as we were starting to deal with lockdowns and Passover. It is now six weeks later and we still have shuttered buildings. Now, as our attention turns to issues … [Read more...] about Thinking About Reopening?
10 Things Synagogue Leaders Should Consider
By Rabbi Joshua Rabin Dear Friends, “The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day. T … [Read more...] about Redemption Through Relationships – A Letter To A Heartbroken Teen