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4 Rules Every Shul Should Live By

March 31, 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. Over the years, I’ve been trying to distill the elements of success. Along with the OU I have seen countless synagogues around the country. There are many components that contribute to how and why a shul […]

What to do With New Guests

March 23, 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. How many new guests do I need to retain to grow my shul? Comparative church research seems to suggest that a shul must keep around 15 percent of its first time guests in order to […]

Building Relationships, Building Membership

March 12, 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. Much of our ability to fundraise in synagogue and/or build our membership base is based upon the relationships that we are able to form. A Shul president or membership committee chair and Rabbi don’t always […]

Synagogue Brochure: How it creates value with your membership and community

February 19, 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.  There are plenty of values in having a synagogue programming brochure.  It forces your team to think and plan ahead of time. The synagogue year needs to have a cadence and rhythm to its programming. Without proper thought […]

The Killer Question

February 5, 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. Why do some programs flourish and some programs flop? Doesn’t it seem like some of the best ideas go unnoticed and just when you least expect it the most benign programs […]

Creating an Online Learning Environment for your Shul

January 30, 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. Part of good synagogue leadership is about guiding your shul toward higher levels and quantities of Torah study. We bemoan the fact that our constituents are busy with their Smart Phones […]

3 Ideas to Ignite Synagogue Creativity

January 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. Our davening is more or less a set program. We’re not going to add more blessings to the Shemona Esrei, and we’re not going to delete Aleinu. The fixed agenda of […]

Apps to Outsource

December 31, 2014, by

The purpose of this blog is to share tips, tactics, strategies, and best practices that enable Shul growth and promote Shul vitality.