Shallat Seminar

Shaping Sacred Partnerships

Rabbi Paula Winnig

“When two people sit together and there are words of Torah between them, the Shechinah (Divine Presence) dwells among them” (Pirkei Avot 3:2). 

These words from “Ethics of Our Ancestors” remind us of the essence of the sacred partnership and relationship

How the Language of Sacred Partnership Helps Build Trust

Jewish professionals and lay leaders are responsible for so much of what makes the synagogue community important and special that our work can feel overwhelming, especially if we think we are in it alone. But, the work is much sweeter when we recognize we have true partners by our side.

Your Congregation is Facing a Transition: Now What?

Joel Brown (with Rabbi Audrey Pollack)

Though I felt our rabbinic transition was going well, I knew it was too important to the future of the congregation to pass up the opportunity to learn whatever I could about making the transition as successful as possible.