Committee Listing


What follows is a listing of our active committees at Beth Emet.  To reach a committee chair, please check out our online member directory or contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Adult Judaic Studies - Helene Rosenberg

Building & Facilities - Lee Weintraub and David KiteThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">      

College Outreach - Sarah Chavkin  

Dor L'Dor

Early Childhood - Amy Goldberg, Alexis Kaplan & Hillary Coustan

FIAT (Family Issues and Aging Task Force) - Patti Gerbie

Finance - Murray Gordon

Gan (Garden) - Patti Gerbie

Israel/ARZA - Zach Selch       

Kol Emet: The Jewish Music Project - Sandie Morgan       

Kvutzot (Speciality Groups):       

  • Movie - Amy Greenwood
  • Music - Beth Strum        

LGBTQ Outreach and Social Group - Beth Strum       

Lifelong Learning Advisory - Linda Harvey

Mitzvah Appeal - Arlene & Richard Steele and Jane and Greg Wintroub

Ozerim/Shabbat Connection - Simon Anolick, Debbie Render, Gita Weintraub & Kathy Kaberon

Progressive Chevra Kadisha - Nisan Chavkin       

Simferopol Partnership - Jerry Burin          

Soul Stitchers - Nikki Zarefsky        

Soup Kitchen - Jessie Macdonald, Nancy Bashook         

Tzedakah - Myra Shneider

Youth Enthusiasts (parents supporting our youth programming) -



Due to inclement weather,  BEIT SEFER & PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES ARE CANCELED TODAY, FEBRUARY 1ST, 2015. All adult ed classes and meetings are cancelled as well.  Please note that if you ordered chili for the Chavayah fundraiser, you can pick it up at Beth Emet from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. or at the home of Bekki Kaplan (813 Crain; Evanston) for the remainder of the day.  Be Safe!

Sing, Dance, Build a Monster, Enter to Win Awesome Raffle Prizes, and Support Beth Emet's Early Childhood Program at the Beth Emet Bash 2015! Sunday, February 22 at 2:00 p.m. Learn more or make a donation now!

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For the past two years, Minister Brian E. Smith of Second Baptist Church has been walking around each block in Evanston, anointing each corner. Recently he along with members of Beth Emet, anoited the block on which Beth Emet resides. Read more

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