Committees

Kahal B’raira members work together in committees to shape and plan Congregation activities.  Members join a working committee and a holiday committee.

Contact committee chairs below to get involved:

Adult EducationPlans adult educational activities separate from Sunday presentations 
Audio VisualRuns and maintains the sound systems used by the congregationJohn Lee
Development  FundraisingCoordinates requests for donations, grant writing, fund raising events and other ways to develop financial support for KB.

Larry Dieringer

Nancy Waters

Executive CommitteeSteering and policy committee, including President, President-elect, Past President, Treasurer, Secretary and up to three At-Large representatives 
HospitalitySets up and cleans up for Sunday meetingsJudith Adler
Chesed: The Caring CommitteeCoordinates information and resources for members with respect to life cycle events of including birth, bar and bat mitzvah, wedding, death, illness, etc.

Bambi Good

Babs Moss
 

LiturgyExamines and updates holiday servicesPaula Wolk
MembershipAddresses recruitment, new member information and functions and integration and related issuesHillary Pizer
Middle East Working Group

Meets for education, discussion, and action for peace and justice in the Middle East

Shari Gelber
MusicDevelops, performs and shares our growing musical repertoire

 

Outreach

Advertises and promotes congreation to community

Phil Katz
Jon Levine
Pot LuckCoordinates pot-luck events

Ellen Sugarman

Lyla Weinberg

Lynn Fiegenbaum

Winter WeekendPlans and executes annual Kahal B'raira weekend Karen Marans
 
ShabbatPlans periodic adult-teen Shabbat services 
Social ActionFocuses on congregation resources on targeted causes through shared information, activism, events and fund-raisingLauren Kopans
 
Sunday ProgramPlans, executes and evaluates Sunday presentations by guests and members over a range of subjectsBen Lieberman
Sunday SchoolOversee Sunday School philosophy and practice including curriculum, instruction, policies, administration and finances

Allison Caplin

Carolyn Schneyer

Sunday ServiceDevelops congregation liturgy for holiday and Sunday Services, and provides a range of opportunities for individual and group expression of personal, community and philosophical ideas

Jon Levine

Karen Marans

Melinda Rothstein

Each holiday celebration is coordinated by a holiday committee.  Contact Ellen Forman Holiday Coordinator, to join a holiday committee.

  • Rosh Hashana Evening (Adult)
  • Rosh Hashana Day (Family)
  • Yom Kippur Evening (Adult)
  • Yom Kippur Day (Family)
  • Yom Kippur Mid-Day (Adult)
  • Yom Kippur Family Break-Fast
  • Yom Kippur Adult/Teen Break-Fast
  • Sukkot
  • Chanukah
  • Tu B’Shevat
  • Purim
  • Passover
  • Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Commemoration)