Impact of a Sabbath Opening on Membership and Fundraising at Jewish Community Centers of North America

Mark P. Block, Sacred Heart University

Master's thesis submitted to the faculty Sacred Heart University MBA program in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master of Business Administration.


The purpose of this thesis is to address, analyze, and interpret the issue of a Sabbath opening of Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) in the United States and Canada, with specific focus given to the effect this has on membership and fundraising.