The goal of the Social Action Committee is to provide opportunities for "tikkun olam", in keeping with a commitment to live a Jewish life by helping to repair the world. Social Action activities at Congregation Sha'are Shalom center around various programs on behalf of the congregation locally, nationally, and globally, as well as in support of CSS members. Click the button below to learn more.
This committee is in charge of all religious services of the Congregation, including weddings, B'nai Mitzvah, and funerals. It also formulates administrative rules and regulations for all such services. It offers to the Rabbi, advice and guidance regarding the character and tone of the various service. It is also responsible for appointing gabbaim and ushers for the various services.
Finance and Budget
This committe makes periodic reviews of the financial operations of the Congregation and reports its findings, as appropriate, at the Annual Meeting of the Congregation and from time to time, to meetings of the Board of Directors. It also prepares a proposed budget for the Board of Directors' approval for presentation to the Congregation.
Our mission is to bring together women to serve our temple, support our community and enrich our lives through social events, educational,spiritual programs, and community service.
We are a diverse group who draw strength from each other in our commitment to our Jewish ideals. Whether you have a little time, or a lot, we know that your time will be well-spent and that you will strengthen your connections to your Jewish heritage, to your sisterhood of friends and to your family by giving your time and involvement with our Sha'are Shalom Sisterhood.
Without you, we are one woman short!
This committee is responsible for keeping in touch with Jewish members of the community not affiliated with any Congregation, with the view of inviting them to become members of the Congregation. This committee receives and processes applications for memberships and assists new members in becoming acclimated to the Sha'are Shalom commuity.
Ways and Means
This committee formulates for the Board of Directors' consideration a set of standards for fundraising appropriate for our synagogue for the pupose of increasing the income of the Congregation. It explores the possibilities for increasing income from old and new sources and upon approval from the Board of Directors, implements specific proposals.