Will synagogue’s move to a no-dues model work? | Religion

Temple Ner Simcha, a 3-year-old congregation in Westlake Village with about 100 member families as of May, announced this summer that it was moving to a no-dues model that will include not charging for High Holy Day services. Previously, the cost of a family membership was $1,200 and High Holy Day tickets for nonmembers were $225.