ADULT EDUCATION

Responsible for assisting the Educational Director in planning the annual roster of classes and events.

Co-chairs

Zalman Agus

Patricia Bourke

BETH EL NEWS

Responsible for publishing the monthly newsletter.

Chair

Belle Hirn

BOKOR TOV COMMITTEE

Responsible for making daily calls to people who live alone to ensure they are ok and wish them a nice day.

Chair

Anouk Backal

BUDGET & FINANCE

Responsible for establishing financial management and planning procedures for the synagogue.

Chair

Ben Levin

CATERING

Responsible for working with our caterers and congregants to promote the use of our facilities and for setting room usage policies.

Chair

Donna Rose

CEMETERY COMMITTEE

Responsible for overseeing the Beth El section at Crescent Memorial Park. This committee will develop policies relating to the purchase of cemetery plots and burials in the Beth El section.

Chair

Harry Platt

COLLEGE CONNECTION

Responsible for keeping in touch with Beth El College students who are living away from home.

Chair

Gloria Back

COMMUNITY LIFE COMMITTEE

Responsible for synagogue wide activities including fundraising and major events. Insure that beth El maintains a ompetitive edge in designing and implementing high powered and intellectually stimulating programming.

Chair

Judy Simkin

EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER BOARD

Responsible for overseeing the Early Childhood Center and for creating communities that will enable young families to feel welcome and become part of Beth El.

Co-chairs

Jodi Rinehart

Nicole Cwanger

ENDOWMENT COMMITTEE

Responsible for developing a Beth El endowment program to support Beth El in perpetuity.

Chair

Steven Eisner

HABONIM

Responsible for planning and implementing programs for empty nesters.

Co-chairs

Judy Simkin

Margie Blum

HAZAK

Responsible for planning and implementing programs for seniors.

Chair

Isabel Rudolph

HOUSE COMMITTEE

Responsible for attention to the structural integrity, care and appearance of our buildings.

Chair

Mort Kanovsky

Andrea Millstein

Phone: 856-424-0649

ISRAEL COMMITTEE

Responsible for encouraging the synagogue and its arms to plan Israel related programming and to encourage their support of Israel through educational programs and advocacy opportunities.

Chair

Heidi Handler

MARKETING

Responsible for promoting the synagogue and its activities to its Congregants and community at large.

Chair

Val Linden

MEMBER ASSISTANCE COMMITTEE

This confidential committee is comprised of current and past financial secretaries who are charged with the responsibility of working with families requiring financial assistance.

Co-chairs

Leslie Breslau

Barb Collik

MEMBERSHIP

Responsible for reaching out to the community to promote Beth El and build membership.

Chair

Debra Kelberg

MEN’S CLUB

Promotes Judaism and friendship among its members locally and within the framework of the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs; provides support for social and scholarly programming for the congregation and the community.

Chair

Yoel Weiss

NICHUM AVELIM (CARING FOR MOURNERS)

Providing assistance to mourners and their families during their mourning period.

Chair

Marsha Goodman

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE

Responsible for development and oversight of personnel policies and procedures.

Chair

Caroline Austin

RELIGIOUS SCHOOL BOARD

Responsible for overseeing the Beth El Religious School. Insure that Beth EL provides top-quality religious education to our children.

Co-chairs

Debra Kelberg

Lisa Zaretsky

RITUAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Responsible for working with the clergy to establish ritual practices to preserve the dignity of our religious observances, while promoting accessibility.

Chair

Jay Ruder

SCRIP COMMITTEE

Responsible for all aspects of the synagogue scrip program.

Chair

Debbie Hochberg

SINGLES

Responsible for overseeing social and religious programs for single Jewish adults in the community.

Chair

Norma Kamis

SISTERHOOD

Congregation Beth El’s Sisterhood is dedicated to Education, Social Action, Fund-Raising for the Synagogue, and bringing women together for Social programs. We are a branch of the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism.

Chair

Renee Kessler

SOCIAL ACTION

Responsible for channeling the efforts of Congregants to meet the needs of the larger community in which we live, locally, nationally and globally.

Co-chairs

Leah Wolf

Rachel Miller

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

Responsible for selecting and improving the Congregation’s computer technology. Responsible for data base management and maintenance of website.

Chair Technology Committee

Michael Silverman

Chair Web Site

Mort Kanovsky

YOUNG FAMILIES GROUP

Provide social, religious and family oriented activities for families with children at or below Bar/Bat Mitzvah age. These activities are designed to allow Beth El families to relax, enjoy and spend time with each other.

Chair

Mira Aumiller

YOUTH COMMISSION

Responsible for overseeing programs designed to promote opportunities for our children to socialize and connect to their Jewish heritage.

Chair

Gary Shapiro