Although we are devout (dare I say frum?) home-shulers, I can’t imagine not being a member of our local synagogue. So today – let’s hear it for the shul!

Homeshuler’s Top 10 Reasons to Join a Shul

10. Your mother wants you to. (Isn’t that a good enough reason?)

9.   A great place to meet other Jewish families to home-shul with.

8.   Kiddush. There really is such a thing as a free lunch.

7.    Someday you, or someone you love, may want to be buried in their cemetery (sorry, but it’s true.)

6.    A community of people to care for you when you are in need.

5.   Your rabbi is probably a really nice man/woman. (Does that count as a reason?)

4.   You might actually learn something. It’s hard to home-shul without a little knowledge.

3.   What, you’re not going to have a bar/bat-mitzvah someday?

2.    See # 10.

And the number one reason:

1.   It’s not going to get any better without you.

Got any more? (And did you catch my 2 references to 80’s music?)


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