Rabbinic Role in Reconstructionist Congregations

By Sidney Schwarz

Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA), Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC), Spring 1991

Through what he calls the "public" and "private" responsibilities of a congregational rabbi, Schwarz describes how Reconstructionist rabbis carve out their role at a congregation, how they make decisions and how they involve the laity to create a dynamic synagogue-community. He suggests that the congregation and board be maximally supportive of rabbinic creativity.

Topic: Decision Making, Non-Professional Leadership, Reconstructionist Judaism, Lay Leadership, Clergy, Community Building, Synagogues and Congregations

Name of Publication: Raayonot

Page Number(s): 9-10

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Schwarz, Sidney. Rabbinic Role in Reconstructionist Congregations. Raayonot. Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA),Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC). Spring 1991: 9-10. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8828


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