The following committees are supported by members who serve on or chair a committee to make an effective and well-run spiritual institution for the community.
ADULT JEWISH GROWTH (Chair - Rhonda Kleiman): Plans and implements the adult education programs at Shaarai, including the adult Hebrew language instruction, Torah study, Talmud study, Jewish Movie Nights, Monday Night classes, and the annual Scholar-in-Residence program.
CEMETERY (Chair - Jim Baumgartner): Evaluates the condition of our cemetery and keeps it in good condition.
CONGREGATIONAL LIFE & MEMBERSHIP (Chair - Donna Cohen): Works with prospective and new Temple members by welcoming and helping to integrate them into the congregational family in ways that they choose.
ENDOWMENT: Oversees the Temple endowment.
FUNDRAISING: Creates and implements fundraising activities and events to support the financial goals of the Congregation.
HISTORY and ARCHIVES (Chair - Ellen Pike): Maintains the Congregation's historical archive and for promoting our history through displays, exhibits, oral histories and written materials.
HOUSE (Chair - Matt Freedman): Responsible for the maintenance and repair of our building.
HOSPITALITY (Chair - Donna Cohen): Organizes Oneg Shabbats and receptions for other holidays.
INVESTMENT: Oversees and provides guidance to the Board regarding financial investments.
RITUAL (Chair - Rhonda Kleiman): Works with the Rabbi in planning the ritual experience. Committee members also with the Shaarai staff to help design the musical and liturgical experience.
SECURITY: Works with the professional staff and Board of Trustees to ensure the safety and security of the Shaarai Shomayim community.
TIKKUN OLAM (Chair - Randi Jacobson): Responds to and supports social action within our own community and around the world. This committee is also responsible for planning the annual Mitzvah Day and homeless shelter support.