Synagogue Self-Assessment: Are you Positioned to Survive or Thrive?
Synagogues no longer can take for granted business as usual. To assess your synagogue’s real situation, start with an honest assessment using the questions below in partnership with your...[ read more ]
Six Synagogues – An Oversimplified Lay of the Land
I spend a lot of time in the synagogue space. A colleague asked me for a overview of what I am seeing the most. Here are 6 oversimplified, overgeneralized...[ read more ]
Synagogues that Get "It"
I met with a young rabbinical student this morning. We had an inspiring conversation, the kind that fills you with promise for the future. She asked me what commonalities...[ read more ]
7 Suggestions for Synagogues at the “Apple Reveal” of the Jewish Calendar
This article originally appeared on www.ejewishphilanthropy.com and can be seen at http://ejewishphilanthropy.com/7-suggestions-for-synagogues-at-the-apple-reveal-of-the-jewish-calendar/ My 11 year old like much of the world was aware of the Apple iPhone 6 reveal...[ read more ]
Jewish Social Entrepreneurship
Tonight is the CJP/PresenTense Boston Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship launch. (You can watch it live at http://presentense.org/live). An email I received today about tonight’s launch party at City Year said,...[ read more ]
Planning for Your Community’s Future
Below is an article that I wrote that was published by eJewishPhilanthropy.com Planning for Your Community’s Future December 31, 2009 by eJP by Nanette Fridman As we embark upon...[ read more ]
Some friends in Fairfield, CT told me about an incident last Sunday at their local menorah lighting. Three masked men showed up holding Nazi flags and yelled anti-Jewish remarks...[ read more ]