Open Tent Initiative

Our award winning Open Tent initiative is a consciousness-raising campaign to engage the entire congregation in an effort to make RS a more welcoming place.

Program goal: To make Rodeph Shalom a more welcoming place for new and prospective members, to encourage stronger connections between members and to increase the number of visitors. This program was designed to raise the consciousness of the entire congregation about welcoming and what Ron Wolfson calls “radical hospitality”.
Description: This program asks every member of the congregation to do at least one of the following five acts: