With 18 years (Chai) experience, Jeremy Broekman runs one of the leading and fastest growing Jewish Community marketing/PR agencies in the U.S. and Israel – BROEKMAN communications.

We help entrepreneurs & organizations professionalize their brand using perception-enhancing brand-building tactics, corporate marketing/PR initiatives, visionary creative services, enhanced social media, targeted advertising, engaging community building events, and ROI-driven business/donor/membership driven tools.

We find your voice and translate that into meaningful campaigns to drive impact, to underwrite operations/profit, and to change the world.

Work.

  • Strategic Marketing, communications and PR programs
  • Brand management and Identity/anniversary campaigns
  • Event production and programming with sponsorship / underwriting
  • Admissions Recruitment/Retention campaigns
  • Community / Stakeholder Engagement
  • Website Development / WordPress / Content / SEO
  • Staff, Board & Lay-leadership Consulting
  • Donor Relations {Cultivation/Campaigns/Database Management}
  • Membership {Retention/Recruitment}
  • Alumni Relations/Ambassador Outreach programs
  • Social Media Marketing {Campaigns, plans & training}
  • Blast email program outreach programs with marketing automation
  • Targeted advertising, radio/tv, direct mail, online banner ads and pay-per-click
  • PR, Publicity & Events {Sponsorship/Partnerships}
  • Grant writing & creative fund-building
  • Online Ads & Pay-Per-Click

Passion over Profit.

One thing that sets us apart is that we are approach you as a partner. From the beginning with we are 100% transparent and open in our collaboration. We don’t “protect” ideas strategically or for future financial gain. Just the opposite! We come from a place of a desire to serve. We are NOT just a marketing and PR agency…. we have Deep experience and passion for helping people, helping non-profits, helping those without resources go to the next level.
Any referral (available upon request) will tell you that without prep from us! 

Focus.

With a central focus on balancing multiple stakeholder audiences (from balancing executive director & office manager strategies with board member politics to respecting clergy creative vision and understanding lay-leadershipScreen shot 2012-02-16 at 12.06.26 AM wishes and distinguish from a donor’s distinct desires), we build highly innovative, creatively-designed, future-facing, socially-integrated, technologically advanced modern websites, to ensure that YOU will be in a better position to:

  • Leverage and Showcase YOUR role as local/regional community player/leader;
  • Increase awareness of YOUR brands, leadership and programs;
  • Capture greater “member share” with enhanced image, effective marketing/promotion;
  • Improve community engagement with improved visibility/brand recognition;
  • Further distinguish YOU from your “competitors”;
  • Garner greater membership retention and improve YOUR engagement;
  • Enhance referral of YOU through social media networks and increase likelihood of engaging “ambassadors” in a more meaningful way; and,
  • Set the stage for YOUR marketing plan with an improved brand.

Side Hustle: We also spent over 10 years developing and managing synagogue membership software, including Membership Management Services’ MM2000, Rakefet, Chaverware, ShulTools, Tools4Shuls, Donor Perfect, Blackbaud’s, Raiser’s Edge and other member/donor user interfaces. BROEKMAN communications is a strong partner to assist with the integration of new Membership & Donation developments and be a support system to the implementation team.

Experience.

  • Recent high-profile Non-Profit partners
    • Cantors Assembly – extensive marketing & PR campaigns
    • JBS – Jewish Broadcasting Television
    • Lowell Milken Fund for American Jewish Music, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
    • Abayudaya Uganda Community Project – Haggadah Seder Passover project | Feel good project
    • Extensive collaboration with Jewish Media partners like JBS Television, The Forward, Moment Magazine
    • Lowell Milken Center for American Jewish Music at UCLA Alpert School of Music
    • Consulting several American Friends of organizations supporting donor/membership relations confidentially for 18 months
    • Israeli start-up Real Estate executive relocation firm (Tel Aviv)
    • Indian Jewish Heritage Center, Israel
    • Milken Archive of Jewish Music
    • Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
    • Easy Landing – Executive Relocation
    • Olim Advisors: Aliyah Services & Real Estate – Rebranding & Marketing
    • Dimensions Therapy, Israel
    • Temple Beth Sholom, Temecula, CA
    • University Synagogue, Irvine, CA
    • Columbia Jewish Congregation, Columbia, MD
    • MyPersonalJudaism.com start-up targeting practitioners and membership
    • Israel Air Force – Center Foundation
    • Assist confidentially several Israel Entrepreneurs launching their start-ups in US and Europe
    • Congregation Beth Ahm, Detroit, MI
    • Balkan Kosher / Chabad of the Balkans
    • Launch of Stephen Wise Temple‘s new website at www.WiseLA.org. One of Los Angeles’ biggest shuls, engagement included strategic stakeholder engagement with clergy, board members, executive administration, department leaders and lay leaders. Mazel Tov!
    • Mount Sinai Memorial Parks & Mortuaries and Six Million Coins ProjectMajor rebranding. New WP-based websites. 6+ Year Engagement.
    • Los Angeles Hebrew High School – 8 year collaboration. Rebranded organization. Turnaround management. Increased enrollment by 20% past 2 years. Raised $1.5M via donor relations campaigns and extensive event management including successful recent 73rd GALA with Joshua Malina, ‘Who Knows One’ Covid event, 2021 BagelGALA (Jamie Geller, Dr. Daniel Gordis, David Moss), 2020 Jewpardy, 70th Anniversary Gala, Dr. Frank Luntz Launch party, Etz Chaim events, Night of Dinner & Comedy with Comedian Elon Gold and more. Responsible for marketing, social media, advertising, pay-per-click, PR and more.
    • American Friends of RAMBAM Medical Center – AFORAM – 3+ year collaboration
    • PANIM – the Association for Jewish Renewal Organizations in Israel
    • The OREL Foundation
    • Our Eruv / West Valley Eruv Society – custom iPhone/iPad App development, website launch
    • American Friends of the Binational Science Foundation – 3+ year engagement, branding/launch of US “friends of”
    • Launch of GotSchach.com for Palm Fronds Sukkot!
    • Beth Hillel Day School – brand new site! www.tbhla.org
    • Neve Yarushaliyim – Jewish Women’s Studies (Jerusalem) – rebranding 30-year-old organization
    • Friends of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer – 3-year+ engagement in marketing/web/social/PRScreenshot 2015-08-27 12.44.07
    • Jewish Wisdom & Wellness Conference – Cedars-Sinai / Hebrew Union College / Kalsman Institute partnership for A Week of Learning 2013 Conference – 2-year+ engagement
      Archive of website: https://broekmancomm.com/jww
    • NA’AMAT USA – 3.5+ year collaboration as PR & Advertising Agency of record
    • Jewish Baby University
    • WJCC Maccabiah 2015
    • Zimmer Children’s Museum (2006)
    • Launch of Family Room at J. Paul Getty Center (2003)
  • 55+ synagogues – Membership/Donor Relations campaigns, websites

    • Columbia Jewish Congregation (Columbia, MD)
    • Congregation Beth Ahm (Detroit, MI)
    • Kehillat Ma’arav – under new leadership (Santa Monica, CA)
    • Stephen S. Wise Temple (Bel Air, CA)
    • Congregation Kehillat Ma’arav (Santa Monica, CA)Screenshot 2015-08-27 12.45.23
    • Adat Ari El (Valley Village, CA)
    • Kehillat Ma’Arav (Santa Monica, CA) – 2-year collaboration
    • Beth Yeshurun & BY Day School (Houston, TX) – 4+ year collaboration
    • Valley Beth Shalom (Encino, CA) – 6+ year collaboration
    • Temple Israel (Minn, MN)
    • Temple Beth Sholom (Tustin, CA)
    • Temple Isaiah (West Los Angeles, CA) 
    • Congregation Beth Am (Los Altos, CA)
    • Anshe Emet(Chicago,IL) – 4+ year collaboration
    • University Synagogue (Brentwood, CA) –  4+ year collaboration, recently renewed
    • Congregation Beth Israel (Vancouver, BC)
    • Beth Tzedec(Toronto, Canada)
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    • Beth Hillel Elementary School (Valley Village, CA)
    • Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School (Northridge, CA)
    • National Day School Foundation (Arizona)
    • Valley Beth Shalom Day School & Preschool (Encino, CA)
    • Beth Yeshurun Day School (Houston, TX)
    • University Synagogue Early Childhood Center (Brentwood, CA)
    • and 20+ Day Schools
  • University Marketing
    • Neve Yarushaliyim – Jewish Women’s Studies (Jerusalem)
    • American Jewish University/University of Judaism
    • Hebrew Union College
    • Kabbalah Centers International
  • Jewish Community Centers
    • Westside Jewish Community Center – Jewish Baby University, WJCC Camps, WJCC Maccabiah 2015
    • Valley Cities Jewish Community Center
    • Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles
    • OurSpace Los Angeles – Special Needs collaboration between Aliyah and VBS
  • Jewish Youth Organizations
    • B’nai Brith Youth Organization (raised over $50k in 3-month campaign)
  • Jewish Camps:  
    • URJ (Union for Reform Judaism) camp websites
    • Westside JCC Camps
    • Active Minds Active Bodies Summer Day Camp
    • Camp Marketing targeting Jewish Community for Valley Trails, VT Sports Camp, and Camp Cottontail in partnership with Woodcrest Preschools & Woodcrest Elementary School
  • Membership Management Services – User Interface/Graphic Design for Donor/Membership Software

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