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Learn how Temple Emanu-El in Dallas, TX, successfully uses small groups to help members connect and engage with others in the synagogue community.
Senior staff transitions within congregations often prompt a range of emotions for everyone involved. Here are four ways to make things easier for the entire community.
We don’t often think about how our synagogue leaders stay fueled and energized – especially if they themselves are sad and grieving – to take such good care of us.
Through our work with congregations pursuing justice across North America, we have identified several principles that can help you strengthen social justice work in your congregation.
When it is time to think about budgeting and spreadsheets, or when banks or interest rates are discussed at board meetings, I feel lost. And I hate that feeling.
When I signed up for the URJ’s Congregational Finances Course to prepare for my new role as president, I never imagined I’d find sacred partnership in that online course.
This is a well-planned class with amazing staff, and I feel like a completely different person from when I started it.
We all want change, but we usually want someone else to do it. In order to bring about change in a congregation, its leaders need to be ready for it.
Every successful Jewish organization is jointly supported by both professional leaders and lay leaders, all working to serve the community’s members.
When I heard the URJ was switching website platforms, I was apprehensive. Once I learned we were moving to WordPress, I was excited to start the migration of our site.
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.