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Resources for Lay and Professional Leadership

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Synagogue Resource Library Electronic Index 2007

 

 

Running a program? Setting a policy? Writing a constitution?

Search this Excel database of over 1,300 documents compiled by the USCJ that can support the efforts of your congregation and its leadership.

 

Send an email to goldberg@uscj.org with the filenames you want, and they will be emailed to you in PDF format.

 


 

Join a United Synagogue Email List

Synagogue Affiliation and Membership

Committee on Jewish Law and Standards (Including materials on the Status of Homosexuals in Halakhah)

Conservative Judaism

HAZAK - Programming for Congregants Fifty-Five Years of Age and Older

The Next Step Newsletter for Synagogue Leadership

Security and Safety

 

 

Join a United Synagogue Email List

 

EMAIL LISTS FOR SYNAGOGUE PROFESSIONAL & LAY LEADERSHIP

 

Synagogue Presidents

EVERY Synagogue President should join this list!

 

All Synagogue Lay and Professional Leadership in Empire Region

 

Bulletin Editors and others involved with Publicity

Synagogue Treasurer/Financial Officer

Synagogue Program Directors

Congregational Programming

HAZAK (Programming for 55+) Leadership

Synagogue Membership Chairperson/Membership Programmer

Synagogue Ritual Committee Chairpeople

Synagogue Web Designers/Masters

Public Policy and Social Action

 

Early Childhood/Nursery School Directors

Early Childhood Teachers

Hebrew School/Talmud Torah/Hebrew High School Principals/Educators

USY/Youth Group Advisors

Jewish Educators (Synagogue Schools)

you must be a member of the Jewish Educators Assembly to join this list

 

Executive Directors/Office Managers

you must be a member of North American Association of Synagogue Executives - NAASE - to join this list

 

 

EMAIL LISTS FOR THE ENTIRE CONGREGATION

 

USCJ Compact Articles on living a "Conservative Jewish Life"

Weekly Haftorah Commentary

College Outreach (KOACH)

Daily Mishnah Study & Daily Mishnah Discussion

Families who have Active Military Personnel

Torah Sparks

For USYers in Tzafon Region & For All USYers in North America

 

For a complete list of USCJ Email discussion lists, visit http://uscj.org/archives

 

 

 

Synagogue Affiliation and Membership

 

USCJ Membership Reporting Form (MRF) 2008-2009

 

 

USCJ's "Come Home to Conservative Judaism"

Campaign Materials

 

 

For more information on USCJ's "Come Home to Conservative Judaism" campaign and

how your congregation can participate, visit http://www.uscj.org/Download_Come_Home_t7787.html

 

 

 

Conservative Judaism

 

Al Ha-Derekh - On the Path to Passionate Outreach to Interfaith Families

Emet V'Emunah Statement of Principles of Conservative Judaism 

The 'Ideal' Conservative Jew

Thoughts on Conservative Theology

 

  

 

HAZAK - Programming for Congregants Fifty-Five Years of Age and Older

 

 

HAZAK PowerPoint Presentation (PDF Format)

Application to Be Granted a Hazak Chapter Charter

 

Starting a Chapter of Hazak Handbook

Establishing and Administering a Hazak Program (VBS, Encino)

Hazak Chapter Manual Third Edition 2005

Hazak Brouchure

 

 

Hazak Shabbat Publicity Flyer

Hazak Shabbat Program Guide

 

Join the HAZAK Email List

 

 

 

The Next Step Newsletter - For Synagogue Leadership

 

 

The Next Step Newsletter - Fall 2006

The Next Step Newsletter - Winter 2007

The Next Step Newsletter - Summer 2007

The Next Step Newsletter - Fall 2007

 

New!

The Next Step Newsletter - Summer 2008

 

 

 

Security and Safety

 

Can Jewish Institutions Be Secure and Welcoming at the Same Time

High Holiday Planning 3.0

Keeping Your Jewish Institution Safe

Planning for Emergencies

Start with Leadership

Synagogue Security The Basics

USCJ Primer on Synagogue Security

What Every Congregant Should Know About Security

What to do if a Suspicious Package is Received

 


 

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