Future of the Synagogue

By Amy L. Sales

Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), December 2009

This article imagines possibilities for the future of the synagogue by examining the forces currently pushing on the institution. As part of the nonprofit sector, the synagogue is subject to the same trends affecting all nonprofit agencies. As a congregation, it is affected by the weakened Judaic knowledge, values, and belief of the rising generation.The successful synagogue of the future will understand these forces and respond proactively.

Topic: Congregations and Synagogues, Organizational Development, Generational Issues, Synagogues and Congregations

Name of Publication: CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly

Page Number(s): 116-124

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Sales, Amy L. Future of the Synagogue. CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly. Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR). December 2009: 116-124. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4715


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