Monthly Archives: June 2016

Will Your Synagogue Be a Club or a Cause?

The synagogue of the twentieth-century was designed to be a club, a place where membership itself was a form of participation. But at a time when all membership organizations face dwindling numbers, a thriving synagogue in the twenty-first century must … Continue reading

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Community, Covenant and Polarity Management

When trying to solve a painful and difficult challenge, leaders must developing a genuine sensitivity to diametrically opposing views so that they might develop the capacity to navigate a seemingly intractable problem, what Barry Johnson calls “polarity management.” This week, I … Continue reading

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