COS-SJCC is able to offer diverse programming and a multitude of services and events due to the time and the talent provided by our congregants. Volunteers staff and lead over 50 committees, including alternative religious services, finance, education, community outreach and social programs. You will find the e-mail addresses of committee chairs by clicking their names below. You may also find them in the Ad Journal.

Officers

PRESIDENT:          

Karen Rosenberg

VICE PRESIDENTS:  

Mindy Huber

Michael Kessel

Jon Limmer

Lisa Sanderson

Mike Squires

TREASURER:        

Steve Mirsky

FINANCIAL SECRETARY:

Etya Novik

RECORDING SECRETARY: 

Judi Sills

CORRESPONDING SECRETARY:

David Ehrenfried

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT:

Phil Kantor

Board of Trustees 2020-2021

(click on any name for a person's email address)

Larry Bauer

Edith Benzimra

Allan Blau

Brian Deutsch

Ellen Herman

Mindy Huber

Ellen Lehrich

Andre Luboff

Kala Paul

Philip Paul

Patricia Michaels

Stacey Sacks

Rachel Zucker

Committees and Volunteer Opportunities

 

Men’s Club

Assist with planning and running events for Men's Club and congregation in general

Phil Paul.

Women's Group

Assist with planning and running events for Men's Club and congregation in general

Edith Benzimra

Joint Synagogue Programs

Coordinating programming in conjunction with other area synagogues

Gail Britt

Religious Committee

Setting guidelines for services and other observances

David Ehrenfried

High Holidays

Planning and coordinating activities surrounding high holiday services, including ushering and honors

Rick Goldberg

Jeremy Markowitz

Greenfaith

Advocating and coordinating green activities within the congregation and community

Mimi Zukoff

Legacy Program

Coordinating legacy giving by congregants

Samantha Hickman

Adult Education

Planning and coordinating classes, lectures and other activities

Susan Shapiro

Tot Shabbat

Coordinating activities for Friday night services geared to young children and their families

Jodi Hiller

Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Orienting and guiding families preparing for their child's bar/bat mitzvah

Kala Paul

Early Learning Center

Parent committee that oversees the ELC.  Coordinates social events, fund raising and other activities.

Shannon Askinasi

Jodi Hiller

Jewish Learning Center

Parent committee that oversees the JLC

Alexis Cohen

Youth

Parent committee that oversees the activities in our teen program

Margarita Shultz

Laura Cole

Ad Journal

Coordinating advertising solicitation and production of our annual member directory that features ads from area businesses.

Richard Barron

Marketing

Building awareness and interest for the congregation to attract new members

Edith Benzimra

Website

Maintaining and updating the congregational website

Karen Wexler

Social Action

Planning and coordinating activities to assist our community

Jennifer Glatt

House

Helping to coordinate maintenance of our building and grounds and assisting with occasional minor repairs

Andre Luboff

Security

Ensuring a safe environment for all our members during school, services and events

Jim Paul

Publicity

Raising awareness of events and accomplishments in our congregation

Edith Benzimra

Kitchen

Ensuring that the kitchen is maintained and stocked

Shul Main Office

Kitchen Staffing

Coordinating staffing for all events to prepare and serve food

Shul Main Office

Shopping

Coordinating food and beverage shopping for Friday night and Saturday morning kiddushim when there is no event scheduled

Gail Britt

Susan Glick

IT

Maintaining the IT infrastructure of the building

Mark Beatty

Cantor’s Programs

Assisting with planning and coordinating programs like "Artist in Residence"

cantor@summitjcc.org

Gift Cards

Recording and distributing retailer gift cards that we sell to raise money for the congregation

Elaina Luboff

Faith Feuerman

Membership Recruitment

Reaching and assisting potential new members to help inform them about our congregation

Stacey Sacks

Rachel Zucker

Membership Retention

Helping to make new members (as well as long-time members) feel welcome and valued

Jon Limmer

CONTACT US:

67 Kent Place Blvd

Summit, NJ 07901

(908) 273-8130

Congregation Ohr Shalom is a proud participant in the GreenFaith program