Major Committees


Adult Education
Chair
Steve Beloff &
Abram Kirschenbaum
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Description
The Adult Education Committee coordinates all adult education programs, trips, & other activities to further the Jewish Education of our Adult Members. The committee’s goal is to encourage the desire for study and learning in our Temple members and to provide relevant, engaging, dynamic opportunities for adult learners of all ages to participate in. The Committee is always open to new ideas for adult educational programming from the membership.

Meeting
The committee meets periodically on an “as needed” basis


Finance Committee
Chair
Greg Goldstein
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Description
The Finance Committee provides oversight, guidance, planning to maintain the fiscal health of the synagogue. Also responsible for creating the annual budgets.

Meeting
Meeting dates are set by the Committee Chair.


Housing
Chair
Harold Vex
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Description
The Housing Committee oversees the maintenance of the congregations building and grounds, creating appropriate policies for facilities usage, identifying needs, and providing solutions.

Meeting
The Committee meets on an "as-needed" basis.


Marketing Committee
Chair
Jenifer Minafri
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Description
The marketing committee oversees all social media including our website and facebook. They also oversee all printed materials such as brochures and flyers. Publicity such as press releases fall under this committee as well.

 


Meeting
The Committee meets periodically.



Membership - Awareness (Public Relations)
Chair
Steve Lessick
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Description
The Awareness Committee concerns itself with all aspects of creating awareness of TBA in the local community leading to membership inquiries handled

by the recruitment committee.


Meeting
The Committee meets periodically and is especially busy during the summer, in advance of the High Holy Days.

Membership - Recruitment

Chair
Marci Craig & Laura Gurth
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Description
The Membership Committee concerns itself with all aspects of membership recruitment and retention, including the review of all applications, answering questions from prospective congregants, and preparing publicity materials for the congregation.

Meeting
The Committee meets periodically and is especially busy during the summer, in advance of the High Holy Days.



Membership - Integration in Temple Life
Chair
Melissa Gurth, Chair
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Description
This committee welcomes new members, plans the new member orientation in the fall and the new member brunch in the Spring

Meeting
The Committee meets periodically and is especially busy during the summer, in advance of the High Holy Days.


Religious School
Chair
Rhonda Jacoby
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Description
The Religious School Committee, working closely with the Education Director and the Rabbi, oversees curriculum and policy decisions for the congregation's Religious and Hebrew School Programs. Discuss and implement fundraisers, handle grade dinners, and assists in the hiring of new teachers as needed.

Meeting
This Committee meets monthly.


Ritual Committee
Chair
Joyce Marlin
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Description
The Ritual Committee concerns itself with all aspects of religious life in the congregation including the nature of our worship experiences, planning for holy day observances, and determining what will be the minhag--the religious customs--of the congregation. The Committee recommends practices and policies to encourage participation in, enhance, and expand the religious and spiritual life of the congregation.

Meeting
This Committee meets monthly.


Social Action Committee
Chair
Sandy Nussbaum
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Description
The Social Action Committee is committed to education, advocacy, and action in response to Judaism's mandate that we be God's partners in the mitzvah of tikkun olam--healing a blemished world. The Committee concerns itself with issues on the local, national, and global levels.

Meeting
As announced.


Ways/Means Committee
Chair
Renee Waas & Rich Cantor
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Description
This committee coordinates all fund raising efforts such as Golf Outings, Trick Trays, Dinner Dances and other events.

Meeting
The Committee meets on an as-needed basis.


Website
Chair
Marc Colton
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Description
The Website Committee is responsible for ongoing development and maintenance of www.tbaparsippany.org, the TBA website.

Meeting
The Committee meets on an as-needed basis.


Youth Committee
Chair
Erika Wynzel
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Description
The Youth Committee works with the Youth Advisor to organize activities through our temple youth group

Meeting
The Committee meets on an as-needed basis.

Not sure which committee is best for you? Call Marc Colton at 973.722.2358