Committees list

Our Committees and Their Chairs

Education – Open 

Plans workshops for children as well as adult education programs.

Additionally, special holiday workshops are scheduled for children

Finance – Debbie Davis

Manages the way the congregation handles its finances

Floral – Florence Fielman, Jill Blitzer

Procures floral arrangements for our Services and provides floral support as needed for special events

Fund Raising/Special Events – Steven Mann

Helps sustain Temple operations, facilities, and programming through various

fundraising projects and unique events

House – Dennis Anderson

Oversees operation and maintenance of the building and grounds

Interfaith – Open

Builds bridges of understanding and respect between our faith traditions, actively participates

in the Greene County Interfaith Community,

and supports issues of common concern within the larger community

Library – Debbi Davis

Maintains the Temple library space, which is also used as a classroom for children’s programs,

and develops its resources in order to support

the ongoing pursuit of Jewish learning for all members of our community

Membership – Mara Lehmann

Manages the recruitment and retention of members including planning and implementing

the Annual New Member Brunch

Public Relations – Shelly Dinstein (flyers), Bev Shabbat (news releases),

Lori Sturges(facebook), Jeff Levin (website)

 Promotes all religious and secular events taking place at the synagogue

to members and the community

Ritual – Ellen Ludman/Joann Wagman

Works with the Rabbi to develop the worship program and to prepare

the synagogue for the worship services

Sunshine –  Joan Strauss, Lynne Zwickel

Provides opportunities to acknowledge life cycle events, including births, deaths, illness

and mitzvot through contributions to the Temple

Cemetery – Steven Mann

Handles the maintenance of our cemetery in Catskill as well as memorial plaques in the sanctuary

Technology – Jeff Levin, Lori Sturges

Maintains the Temple website and Facebook page