Back to Shul: Innovate to Beat the Synagogue Slump

By Sidney Schwarz

Forward Association, September 18, 2009

Synagogues have too little appeal, especially to young adults, the author argues, and they should be willing to take risks and change significantly in order to become compelling spiritual homes. Denominational labels may be part of the problem, he writes.

Topic: Youth Engagement, Congregations and Synagogues, Young Adults, Spirituality, Renewal and Renaissance, Change, Religious Denominations, Synagogues and Congregations

Name of Publication: Jewish Daily Forward

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Schwarz, Sidney. Back to Shul: Innovate to Beat the Synagogue Slump. Jewish Daily Forward. Forward Association. 18 September 2009:


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