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Review for Institute of Southern Jewish Life, Jackson, MS, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

As a Southern Jewish congregation, with a small membership and the same large challenges as the much larger congregations, we appreciate the depth and breadth of assistance, programs, understanding and personal assistance we have received from the ISJL. Over the past years we sought to get this same level of assistance from the URJ, but seemed to feel "overlooked" rather than looked after. The ISJL treats us as if we are their largest member congregation rather than one of their smallest. We participated in the educational program this year, after passing it up for a number of years, and we are seeing a definite positive result by following the ISJL primer on what we can do. Our educational leaders came away from the program enthused and prepared in ways they had never expected before attending. We are looking forward to our second visit from our educational advisor. This is something we never had working with other programs. We have participated in entertainment programs in the past and would like to do more in the future, as time and money allow. The people of the ISJL, from the very top of the organization down, understand us, and our challenges and give us real world options as solutions. This is why we are so very pleased with the ISJL.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the personal attention and professionalism of everyone we work with. If this organization had $10 million they could raise the positive image and awareness of Judaism throughout the South and well across the rest of the USA.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Client Served & Use the programs and services of the ISJL.