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Membership Options

June 21, 2018, 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. A successful membership drive is like a good smorgasbord – there must be options. Allowing for different points of entry is sure to make your membership accessible to people who are […]

Resource of the Month: Seth Godin

June 18, 2018, 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. Taking a break for a moment from membership building, I’d like to start a once a month sub-column featuring what I believe to be an incredible resource for any shul leader. This month’s resource is […]

The Wildly Successful Membership Drive

June 11, 2018, 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. This past Shabbos, at my synagogue in Los Angeles, we just signed up our 70th new member – 70 weeks in a row! Please understand that our shul is in a part of town that doesn’t […]

The 7 Core Elements of Shul Life

June 11, 2018, by

In our last blog post we discussed the beginning elements of creating a wildly successful membership drive. All of that presupposed a basic framework for what the new member is going to be joining. In order to capture the attention of the new prospective member there is a ground level structure that needs to be […]

The Search Committee

March 28, 2016, 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. I’d like to start a brief series that focuses on some ideas for shuls that are looking for new rabbis. Running a proper search committee is a very grueling process. If done wrong it can […]

What to do with a Scholar in Residence

October 26, 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. Even the most exciting Rabbis need to take a step back and simply make way for another voice to be heard. That is important on many levels. First of all, speaking way too much kills […]

Engaging Parents in Youth Groups (continued)

October 15, 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. Hi all! It’s been a while since we’ve had some back and forth but when we left off last time we were speaking about how to engage parents in the development of a solid Youth […]

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 […]

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