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Committees

Committee Description Chair/Staff Contact
Adult Education Coordinate Scholar-in-Residence with Rabbis, check shul & community calendar to avoid conflicts Lisa Baratz
Bikur Cholim Visiting the sick, distributing items needed i.e: wheel chair loan, send meals when needed. Jillian Galitzer, Yael Sobol
BizConnect (new) Create opportunities for business owners, professionals, and sales people within our shul to connect with each other and grow their businesses. Avi Frier (staff)
Brotherhood Develop and run social programs, weekly breakfast, fundraisers with other men in the shul. Joey Betesh
Cemetery   Rabbi Weinstock
Chevra Kadisha   Yossi Lahav
Decorum Manage ushers & decorum in the sanctuary on High Holidays and Shabbat.  
Expansion Develop and implement expansion plan (including fund raising); coordinate meetings with committee, architect, builder, Shul Administrator Ari Pearl
Feed The Homeless   Batzi Berman
House Assist with the overseeing of the maintenance of the building, get quotes for large jobs, work closely with Janitorial staff, plan budget for repairs and maintenance. Maish Staiman, Joey Betesh
Inclusion   Sara Frieberg
Jewish Educational Fund Responsible for raising funds for distribution to Jewish Day Schools in South Florida that education shul youth ages K-12 grade. Phil Baratz
Journal Responsible for all aspects of annual journal including distribution of ad blanks, coordinate printing, follow up with solicitors, proofreading, review of budget  
Journal Dinner Responsible for all aspects of annual dinner including invitations, replies, catering selection, entertainment, gifts, hall set-up. Work closely with Shul Administrator on costs and budget. Avi Frier (staff)
Kol Nidre Appeal Call meetings with the Kol Nidre solicitors, divide the Kol Nidre list with other solicitors, follow up on the solicitors that they called their list. Coordinate with Administrator for the "Call Out" list and the printed "thank you" list David Genet
Life & Legacy Coordinate bequests from members to include synagogue in their estate planning. Reva Homnick (staff)
Marketing / P.R. (new) Coordinate marketing and P.R. efforts on behalf of the shul, including web, print, social media, and media relations.  
Programming Brainstorm programs for the shul. Fundraisers as well as Fun Raisers. Plan events for Yom Ha'Atzmaut/Yom HaZikaron, Yom Yerushalyim, Tu B'Shevat, Lag B'Omer, Yom HaShoah. coordinate with other shul branches and other local organizations to avoid date conflicts. Avi Frier (staff)
Raffle Responsible for selling of annual raffle tickets, finding prizes, creating a raffle drawing event. Reva Homnick (staff)
Ritual Gabbaim who are responsible for all services. Distribution of honors, coordination of Torah reading and all aspects of running services on daily basis. Gerald Mayerhoff
Safety & Security Organize Shomrim on Shabbat and Yom Tov, Develop and implement policies and equipment for safety and security of the building. Work with Shul Administrator to create an annual budget. Leon Melnitsky
Shiva Minyan/Shiva House Serve as liaison between family members and synagogue leadership. Help prepare home where shiva will take place. Coordinate the minyan and meals as needed. Risa Chopp
Simcha Gemach Lends table linens, chair covers and centerpieces to enhance the Simchas in the greater Hollywood Jewish community Ilana Melnitsky, Anniel Nagler
Sisterhood Develop and run social and educational programs, Bat Mitzvah program and other fundraisers for the women in the shul. Florence Kaweblum
Social Action Develop and run social and educational programs, Bat Mitzvah program and other fundraisers for the women in the shul.  
Welcoming/ Membership Reach out to new members, coordinate New Member gifts with Sisterhood/Brotherhood, connect new members with an established family, coordinate social programs for new members. Tzachi Baitner
Yizkor Book Publish annual Yizkor Book. Coordinate book entries, advertising and printing. Michael Baratz
Youth/Teen Work with youth staff in establishing programs. Assist in establishing a budget, review quarterly. Shimmy Lazar
Tue, October 22 2019 23 Tishrei 5780