Member Benefits

 Membership

WHY MORE THAN 120 SYNAGOGUES & MINYANIM  

HAVE JOINED THE SYNAGOGUE COUNCIL OF MASSACHUSETTS 

1.  Synagogue Administration/Training 

  • Central purchasing consortia 
  • Conferences on administration and financial management          
  • Information on computerization, insurance, phone/internet support
  • Leadership training for administrators, youth educators, and other key leadership
  • Seminars on membership, leadership, fundraising, security 

2.  Service to the Community       

  • Partner in CJP’s Commission on Jewish Learning & Living         
  • Jewish Chaplaincy Council of Massachusetts                          
  • Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts                 
  • Kashruth Commission
  • Mayyim Hayyim Community Mikveh & Educational Center                 
  • Beth Din (Rabbinic Court of Justice)                                   
  • JF&CS Family Table: Greater Boston’s Jewish Food Pantry                          

3.  Transdenominational Study/Dialogue 

  • Unity Mission to New York                                   
  • Unity Shabbaton                                                              
  • KOLOT women’s study group
  • Annual Connie Spear Birnbaum Memorial Lecture                          
  • Women's Dialogue Groups                                                                 

4.  The Synagogue Connection 

  • Synagogue affiliation programs
  • Annual Dues Survey
  • Synagogue Directory, printed and online (with handicap access information)
  • Clearinghouse for religious information
  • The central synagogue resource for the entire community