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Benefits of Membership in the Synagogue Council

5 Good Reasons
Why over 120 Congregations 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 directors, and other key leadership
    • Seminars on membership, leadership, fundraising, security
  2. Service to the Community
    • Partner in Boston's Commission on Jewish Continuity & Education
    • Jewish Chaplaincy Council of Massachusetts
    • Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts
    • Kashruth Commission
    • Mayyim Hayyim Community Mikveh & Educational Center
    • Beth Din (Rabbinic Court of Justice)
    • Project Ezra (Christmas Day feeding program)
    • Family Table: Greater Boston's Jewish Food Pantry
  3. Interdenominational Study/Dialogue
    • Annual Unity Mission to New York
    • Annual Unity Shabbaton
    • KOLOT women's study group
    • Annual Connie Spear Birnbaum Memorial Lecture
    • Women's Dialogue Group
  4. The Synagogue Connection
    • Synagogue affiliation programs
    • High Holy Day services for unaffiliated adults
    • Outreach to New Americans from the former Soviet Union
    • Administer CJP fund providing interpreters to synagogues for the deaf and hard of hearing
  5. Information and Referral
    • Synagogue Directory (with handicap access information)
    • Clearinghouse for religious information
    • The central synagogue resource for the entire community
For further information about membership in the Synagogue Council, please contact us.