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Kehilla Operations, Finance, and Dues

Welcome to the Operations, Finance, and Dues page - a clearinghouse for all kinds of information, helpful advice, and resources. We hold webinars and training throughout the year; if you have a specific topic in mind for a training, please contact Barry Mael.

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  • Dues and Membership
  • Planned Giving
  • Videos and Books
  • Mergers
  • Volunteerism
  • Budget and Financial Management

Sacred Communities and Financial Sustainability Webinars

Lack of Relationship Between Price and Participation

Staffing the Synagogue of Today....and Tomorrow

Listening to the Voice of Your Congregation

Synergy Voluntary Dues Presentation

What Do Dues Have to Do With It?

One Kehilla's Story

Community Circle Commitment Model

The Ten Commandments of Effective Budgeting and Fiscal Controls

Getting Organized to Get Connected

Membership Listserv Town Hall - "Don't Forget to Say Thank You"

Choosing the Sustaining Dues Model: Three Case Studies

Membership Listserv Town Hall - "Kol Nidre Appeal"

The ABCs of Synagogue Insurance

Enhancing Your Budget Committee Process

Secure Community Network

What Synagogue Leaders Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act

Preparing Now for Giving Tuesday

Security Do's and Don'ts for Synagogue Financial Systems

USCJ Articles and Resources

Other Resources

Meet our Director of Kehilla Operations and Finance

The Senior Director of Kehilla Affiliations and Operations for USCJ, Barry S. Mael brings more than 33 years of experience in the Jewish non-profit world to his role. A graduate of Yeshiva University (BA Economics), he holds a Master’s of Social Work from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work. Barry worked in the JCC world from 1982 to 1997, and was a synagogue executive director from 1997-2002. He came to USCJ in 2002 as the director of the New Jersey region and has been on the international staff since 2006. Barry has be part of the Sulam for Presidents faculty and worked with hundred of congregations in the areas of alternative dues models, budgeting, development, membership, financial sustainability and staffing An avid New England sports fan , Barry lives in Highland Park, New Jersey, with his wife and daughter and is a member of the Highland Park Conservative Temple -Congregation Anshei Emet.

To hear more from Barry, follow him on Twitter @barrycrdmo

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