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At Temple Beth Sholom we have a number of ways to get involved and to make an impact within our temple programs and within the community at large. Check out the different committees below that welcome your participation! Our are listed in alphabetical order.
Our Temple Brotherhood was founded to unite the men of the congregation. Our mission is to create a sense of community among the members of the brotherhood, their families, and the congregation.
The Budget Committee assists in preparation of the annual budget for each department within the temple and reviews the actual results versus what was budgeted.
Co-Chair: Jeff Graff | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Etan Mark | [email protected]
Chair: Gary Rosenberg | [email protected]
Co-chair: Ethan Grossman | [email protected]
Co-chair: Mark Weithorn | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Aaron Tandy | [email protected]
The Building and Grounds Committee coordinates with senior staff to oversee the utilization and condition of the Temple’s physical plant, as well as related repairs, maintenance, and capital improvements.
Chair: Steve Chaneles | [email protected]
The Congregational Engagement Committee provides connections and engagement opportunities to our members through the following subcommittees
Chair: Mike Weinberg | [email protected])
Congregational Engagement Subcommittees
Chair: Phyllis Winston | [email protected]
Chair: Josh Laurence | [email protected]
Chair: Anna Shustack | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Robin Straus Furlong | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Judith Greene | [email protected]
Chair: Craig Berko | [email protected]
The Fine Arts Committee promotes and coordinates art that elevates our gallery space while bridging diversity and understanding among all religious and cultural backgrounds. For information on our current art exhibit and artist(s) click here.
Co-chair: Terry Jove | [email protected]
Co-chair: Ariane Davis | [email protected]
The Legacy Endowment committee commits to growing an endowment that is able to ensure the financial security of Temple Beth Sholom now and for generations to come.
Chair: Steven Pardo | [email protected]
The Nominating Committee interviews and selects temple members for vacant positions on the Board of Trustees and presents this slate to be voted on by the congregation at our annual meeting.
Chair: Jack Karson | [email protected]
The Personnel Committee reviews all contracts of senior staff and clergy and makes recommendations as to renewal terms and conditions for board consideration and approval. In addition, we are tasked with implementing an annual evaluation process of senior staff and clergy.
Co-Chair: Michael Levinson | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Lisa Cicero | [email protected]
The Security Committee advises and supervises in all matters relating to the security of the synagogue building and its membership.
Chair: Jose Benrey | [email protected]
Sisters In The ‘Hood is the women’s auxiliary arm of Temple Beth Sholom fosters social, service, and spiritual connections for all women congregants across the generations. For information about upcoming events click here.
Co-President: Phyllis Winston | [email protected]
Co-President: Kim Haber | [email protected]
The SJN’s mission is to repair the world (tikkun olam) by motivating and educating our congregation to serve and advocate. To learn more about this group click here.
Co-Chair: Rachel Unger | [email protected]
Social Justice Network Subcommittees
The spirituality council envisions ways to enhance the opportunities for Jewish spiritual growth and engagement at TBS through a variety of pathways – such as prayer, meditation and yoga, music-based inspiration, Shabbat experiences, Torah study, and life-cycle events – as well as engagement with the outside world, cultivated through activities ranging from social justice to appreciation and experiences with nature and art.
Chair: Michael Berman | [email protected]
Vice-Chair: Holly Wallack | [email protected]
The Tribe’s mission is to cultivate a supportive, stimulating and inclusive environment for South Florida’s diverse young Jewish people, empowering them with the skills to become leaders and take positive action in support of our community and beyond.
Director: Adam Trautenberg | [email protected]
The youth education committee oversees all aspects of our children’s Jewish education beginning with the Infant Care Level and continuing through the Foundation School Level, the School of Living Judaism, our b’nei mitzvah program, confirmation, and youth programming for children through 18 years old.
Education Chair: Suzanne Meltzer | [email protected]
Immediate Past Chair: Cyndy Albert | [email protected]
Youth Education Subcommittees
Co-Chair: Caryn Musaffi | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Amy Ostroff | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Johanna Reyes | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Aaron Tandy | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Katie Nullman | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Andrea Wagner | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Allison Greenfield | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Cheryl Zuckerman | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Bart Chepenik | [email protected]
Co-Chair: Carrie Wiesenfeld | [email protected]