A busy little ant traveled days and distances in search of treasures that might benefit all in the colony. One day while out foraging the ant found a big piece of straw and thought it could come in handy. Though the ant struggled under the size and weight of the load on its back it…Read more »
This is one of the most powerful articles on change I have read. How might we apply this to the synagogue of today? I think this hits the nail on the head-Listen, Learn, Engage, Adapt!!!!! Take heed The 9 Laws of Affinity in an Era of Digital Darwinism.
Here is my Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon dealing with the future of the Synagogue and the renewal of Faith that is needed. This was given at Congregation Kol Ami 5773 Like a Bridge Over Trouble Waters Shana Tova u metukah. I wish you each a sweet and happy New Year. Welcome home — A…Read more »
This article in Zeek magazine http://zeek.forward.com/articles/117044/(a product of the Jewish Forward) aptly describes the ways that young Jews are connecting to Jewish community through justice organizations, Community Based Organizing, and through Food! They have changed the landscape completely of the Jewish community. The ongoing rejection of traditional Jewish institutions is troubling however. Perhaps it is not…Read more »
There are some ins and outs of synagogue life that are a bit unwritten. In an earlier generation of synagogue members there were traditions of giving. But increasingly in congregations people seem to not know what to do. So… in the spirit of bringing to light that which is hidden let’s explore ways you might…Read more »
There are lots of folks who have never belonged to a synagogue community. And in their spiritual journey they seek out the benefits of belonging to a synagogue. The benefits are many. It is hard to be Jewish on your own. Oh, I know people do it all the time. They are unafilliated. In fact…Read more »