Professionals Advisory Circle
Hebrew for "my master," the term refers to a spiritual leader and teacher of Torah. Often, but not always, a rabbi is the leader of a synagogue congregation.
InterfaithFamily.com's Professionals Advisory Circle operated from February 2005 to January 2008 and held a conference/retreat in May 2007.
The Professionals Advisory Circle offered the following:
- Gatekeeper materials - Tips for training "gatekeepers" -- the receptionists, telephone operators, and others at Jewish organizations who have initial contact with individuals looking for information.
- Internet Marketing - Tips for improving your web site's search engine placement, with instructions on how to set up a paid search (e.g. Google AdWords) account.
- Conference Calls - from September 2005 to September 2007 InterfaithFamily.com held quarterly conference calls, including guest speakers David Arnow , Sue Fishkoff , Jim Keen , Rabbi Sam Gordon and Bruce Phillips.
- Articles about outreach programs, including by program providers about their experiences conducting programs.
- Substantive papers, on topics such as Jewish identity development.
- A facebook - an alphabetical listing of information about the professionals who participated in our 2007 conference/retreat.