Book Reviews: Transforming Synagogues: Two New Guides

By Ron Wolfson

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), January 2007

The author reviews ReThinking Synagogues: A New Vocabulary for Congregational Life by Lawrence Hoffman and The Spirituality of Welcoming: How to Transform Your Congregation into a Sacred Community. In praising both books dedicated to synagogue renewal, the author depicts Hoffmanâ??s book as erudite and full of historical and sociological background and describes Wolfsonâ??s book is as potpourri of hands-on, helpful hints for all who work in synagogues.

Topic: History, Organizational Development, Sociology, Literature Review, Clergy, Synagogues and Congregations

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 37/637

Page Number(s): 15

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Genre: Book Review

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Wolfson, Ron. Book Reviews: Transforming Synagogues: Two New Guides. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). January 2007: 15. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6405


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