A community process to resolve questions about observance of Shabbat
Topics: Congregational Development, Jewish Practice, Community Building, Congregational and Organizational Life, Holy Days and Rituals
Since 2001, Temple Beth Hatfiloh of Olympia, WA has been affiliated with the Reconstructionist Movement. This article chronicles their process and also the reasons for why their congregation overwhelmingly chose to join. This article is a great resource for prospective affiliates.
Topics: Congregational Development, Reconstructionism Today, Affiliation Process, Membership, Congregational and Organizational Life
Type: RT Article
Rabbi Mordechai Liebling is the former Torah of Money director at the Shefa Fund (now Bend the Arc). This article is adapted from a talk at the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation Tikkun Olam Kallah March, 2003.
Topics: Congregational Development, Synagogue Programs, Tikkun Olam, Jewish Community, Community Building, Innovative Programming
Based on the Rabbi-Congregational Relationship Report published by the Reconstructionist Movement, this companion offers specific suggestions for congregations sorting through the evaluation process.
Type: How to
Defines the terms "leadership" and "governance" to help create holy and whole communities.
A helpful guide to the who, what, where, when, why and how of getting your community's events publicized for free.
Type: How to