Adult Education
Chair
Abram Kirschenbaum & Steve Beloff
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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
Mark Jacoby
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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
As announced. Meeting dates are set by the Committee Chair.


Housing
Chair
Marc Burge
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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 Committee
Chair
Steve Lessick
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Description
The awareness committee prepares publicity materials about the congregation for distribuion to the local community to create awareness of the Temple leading to membership inquiries.

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



Membership- Recruitment Committee
Chair
Rich Cantor
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Description
The Membership Recruitment Committee inasures that all inquiries about membership are handled in a timely manner, including answering questions from prospective congregants and coordinating appropriate follow-up by staff including the Rabbi and Educator.
Meeting
The Committee meets periodically and is especially busy during the summer, in advance of the High Holy Days.



Membership- Retention Committee
Chair
Jackie Burge &
Melissa Gurth
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Description
The Membership Retention Committee is responsible for welcoming new members and helping them get acclimated to Temple life. This includes organizing the new member orientation in the fall and new member brunch in the spring.
Meeting
The Committee meets periodically.


Religious School/Education
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 the Congregation's religious life including the nature of our worship experiences, planning for high holy day and holiday observances, and determining what will be the minhag--the religious customs--of the congregation. Guided by Jewish values, the committee seeks to establish a welcoming and inclusive, egalitarian prayer community while promoting personal spiritual growth. The Committee recommends practices and policies to encourage participation in, enhance, and expand the religious and spiritual life of the congregation.

The Committee encourages a worship experience and environment consistent with Reform Jewish liturgical and musical practices that are responsive to the personal religious needs of our congregation.

The committee meets as needed.

Meeting
This Committee meets monthly.


Social Action Committee
Chair

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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 (Fundraising)
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

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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 Pat Appelbaum at 973.722.2358