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Community

Engaging Parents in Youth Groups

September 18, 2015, by

Rabbi Einhorn’s SynaBlog is a new innovative blog that shares tips, tactics, strategies and best practices that enable Shul growth and promote Shul vitality. Let’s continue where we left off. We were discussing the not so well known art of engaging parents in your youth groups. We looked at four compelling reasons why it’s critical […]

The Art of the Army

August 10, 2015, by

The Art of the Army: Building Volunteerism within your shul. Too often shul programs fail or under-produce because there simply isn’t enough help. I’d like to share with you an approach that will assist you in activating your membership base and turn them into a mobilized supporting group. This week let’s focus on the building […]

Beware of the Blind Spot

July 6, 2015, by

Rabbi Einhorn’s SynaBlog is a new innovative blog that shares tips, tactics, strategies and best practices that enable Shul growth and promote Shul vitality. When Rabbis and synagogue leaders asking what I think is the single biggest indicator of a leaders success or failure is whether they are aware of their own limitations and blind spots. As an elected […]

How to Run a Board Meeting Like a Boss: Strategic Conversations

June 25, 2015, by

Rabbi Einhorn’s SynaBlog is a new innovative blog that shares tips, tactics, strategies and best practices that enable Shul growth and promote Shul vitality. 10 Jews 47 opinions. Board meetings have a high chance of going awry, quickly. Tempers flare, egos burst, and pastrami goes flying. The key to running a great board meeting is to look at the […]

Efficient Ways to Prepare a Shiur

June 16, 2015, by

Rabbi Einhorn’s SynaBlog is a new innovative blog that shares tips, tactics, strategies and best practices that enable Shul growth and promote Shul vitality.   Preparing a class is often in the domain of the Rabbi, but a good synagogue is able to widen the net so that it encourages its lay leaders to teach. What follows are some resources […]

The Three “Killers” of Healthy Synagogue Growth

June 9, 2015, by

Rabbi Einhorn’s SynaBlog is a new innovative blog that shares tips, tactics, strategies and best practices that enable Shul growth and promote Shul vitality. As we already have been discussing, synagogue growth is a complex and sophisticated nut to crack. A lot of moving components go into what makes one shul more successful over the other. While there is […]

Strategies for Public Speaking

May 14, 2015, by

Rabbi Einhorn’s SynaBlog is a new innovative blog that shares tips, tactics, strategies and best practices that enable Shul growth and promote Shul vitality. Whether you are the President of your congregation, Chairman of the Sisterhood, or Rabbi of the Shul – odds are that a portion of your position entails public speaking. I’d like to share with you […]

Thinking Globally

May 4, 2015, by

Rabbi Einhorn’s SynaBlog is a new innovative blog that shares tips, tactics, strategies and best practices that enable Shul growth and promote Shul vitality. It’s time to think globally. Too many shul’s suffer from a small minded perspective. They’re focused on their narrow membership base. Let me clarify, actually, not even their membership base. Shul’s tend to focus on […]

How to make Shavuos All-Night Learning Come to Life

April 27, 2015, by

Rabbi Einhorn’s SynaBlog is a new innovative blog that shares tips, tactics, strategies and best practices that enable Shul growth and promote Shul vitality. For many communities, Shavuos night serves as a great opportunity to offer some serious Torah and draw a nice size crowd. We have heard of Shuls that do a midnight BBQ and an end of […]

Go Big or Go Home

April 16, 2015, by

Rabbi Einhorn’s SynaBlog is a new innovative blog that shares tips, tactics, strategies and best practices that enable Shul growth and promote Shul vitality. The problem I face with so many synagogue’s is that we simply are afraid to think big. Whether we micromanage or spend too much time on events with low impact, it seems to stem from […]