The purpose of the Amin Tzibur Program is to recognize the Judaic knowledge, skills, and work of senior synagogue administration professionals in congregational life. Individuals commissioned as an Amin Tzibur are a distinguished professionals who, through blending executive-level responsibilities with ritual roles on behalf of their synagogue, elevate the field of synagogue administration and encourage qualified and dedicated Jewish communal workers to consider a career in the synagogue setting.
The Amin Tzibur Program commissions synagogue professionals involved in a senior administrative role while also carrying out ritual responsibilities (in partnership with their clergy) on behalf of the synagogue and its members.
Conferred by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, and the North American Association of Synagogue Executives and recognized by one’s congregation, participants are awarded a Teudat Amin and commissioned an Amin Tzibur, one who faithfully devotes oneself to the ministration of the community and the rebuilding of Eretz Yisrael.
We invite all NAASE members to learn more about the program by contacting the NAASE office.
To be considered a Amin Tzibur commission, candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:
The components of the Amin Tzibur program are as follows:
Since its establishment in 1999, NAASE has commissioned ten Aminai Tzibur:
To learn more about the program, please contact the NAASE office.