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Congregation Sons of Israel

Corner of Park and Spring St.
P.O. Box 702
Peabody, MA 01960
(978) 532-1624

Officers and Board of Directors - 2014

Officers

PresidentRosalyn B. Abrams
Vice President Lee Sacks
Treasurer Sheri Olans Wright
Financial Secretary Harriet F. Polonsky
Recording Secretary Susan Dinkin
Corresponding Secretary Barbara Sigel
Ritual Director Richard Dinkin


Board of Directors

Phyllis Bergman
Francine Black
Harvey Chandler *
Pauline Chandler *
Miriam Cligstein
Mara B. Cohen
Diane Elefson
Harvey Elefson
Joan Fine
Larry Freedman
Carol Gorevitz
Eileen Kepnes
Freda Kravetz *
Daniel C. Leavitt
Barry Lischinsky
Paul Ordman
Alan Rosenfield
Irving Sacks *
Marjorie Simon
Stanley Simon
Stephen Smidt
Alan Spatrick
Fred Stark
Ronald Tanzer
Robert Wright
* Life Director


Committees - 2014



Audit - Alan Rosenfield, Chair

Keeps track of all the finances of the shul
Harvey Elefson
Harriet Polonsky
Irving Sacks

By-Laws - Irving Sacks, Chair

Controls and keeps the by-laws, and suggests appropriate changes.
 

High Holiday - Roz Abrams, Chair

Consists of the heads of all committees involved with High Holiday procedures. Planning and implementing all the High Holiday events.
Harvey Chandler
Mara Cohen
Leslie Greenberg
Stephen Greenberg
Bernie Horowitz
Paul Ordman
Harriet Polonsky
Alan Rosenfield
Irving Sacks
Lee Sacks
Barbara Sigel
Stan Simon
Ronald Tanzer

House - , Shamus

This group handles all the mechanics of operating the shul, day to day.
Stephen Greenberg
Barry Lischinsky
Lee Sacks
Ron Tanzer

Humanitarian - Diane & Harvey Elefson, Co-Chair

Handles all outside projects that the shul may be involved in of a humanitarian nature. IE: North Shore Children's Hospital.
Francine Black
Joan Fine
Larry & Helen Freedman
Joan Fine
Barbara Sigel
Marjorie Simon
Fred Stark

Insurance - Alan Rosenfield, Chair

Reviews and keeps up to date the shul insurance policies
Irving Sacks

International Festival - Zack Fine, Chair


Barry Lischinsky
Irving Sacks

Library


Francine Black
Diane Elefson

Membership - Richard Dinkin, Chair


Roz Abrams
Bernie Horowitz
Harriet Polonsky
Barbara Sigel

Memorial Book - Mara Cohen, Chair

Produces the Yom Kippur Memorial Book
Barbara Sigel

Newsletter - Mara Cohen, Creator

Creates a monthly newsletter, mails and posts to the website
Miriam Cligstein
Barbara Sigel

Nominating - Freda Kravetz, Chair

Meets on a semi-regular basis to nominate members for all elected positions.
Roz Abrams
Leslie Greenberg
Stephen Greenberg
Bernie Horowitz
Paul Ordman
Harriet Polonsky
Alan Rosenfield
Irving Sacks
Barbara Sigel
Ronald Tanzer

Publicity

Properly publicizes the shul for all media
Mara Cohen - Newsletter & Brochures
Roz Abrams - Email & Website
Sheri Olans-Wright - Electronic & Print

Ritual - Bernie Horowitz, Chair

Keeps the shul operating within the proper religious aspect
Roz Abrams
Miriam Cligstein -
Bereavement Coordinator
Richard Dinkin
Susan Dinkin
Freda Kravetz
Paul Ordman
Irving Sacks
Lee Sacks
Barbara Sigel
Stanley Simon

Search

This committee is in place to search out new cantors (when necessary)
Roz Abrams
Joan Fine
Bernie Horowitz
Irving Sacks
Stan Simon

Seating - Alan Rosenfield, Chair

Assigns seats for the High Holidays
Harriet Polonsky

Social/Kitchen - , Coordinator

Plans, facilitates and implements all social events and activities for the shul.
Fran Black
Freda Kravetz
Barry Lischinsky
Irving Sacks

Social Events

Rosalyn Abrams
Diane Elefson
Carol Gorevitz
Sheri Olans Wright

Speaker Series

Procures guest speakers for services or other events
Dan Leavitt

Telephone - Miriam Cligstein, Chair

Phyllis Bergman
Renee Brilliant
Ronnie Fisher
Rita Flicop
Sally Francis
Helen Freedman
Carol Gorevitz
Jerry Peckerman
Maris Prost
Nancy Singer
Mark Tolpin

Trust Fund - Sherry Olans Wright, Chair

The elected trustees oversee the Edward Edelstein Trust Fund.
Irving Sacks - Treasurer
Francine Black
Barbara Sigel
Alan Spatrick
Ronald Tanzer
The President of the Congregation may attend and participate in any or all of the committees.

Last updated November 12, 2014