In addition to our Board of Directors, we often use committees to oversea certain areas of the synagogue or plan special events.

Bikur Cholim

In Hebrew it means “visiting the sick”. The committee also provides support for the caregivers.

Chair: Jill Stone, moc.l1498672612iamg@1498672612709en1498672612otSll1498672612iJ1498672612 609-642-6940

Blood Drive

A Blood Drive is held twice a year (January and July).

Chair: Barbara (Bobby) Bergman, ten.e1498672612nilno1498672612tpo@y1498672612llani1498672612f1498672612  732-246-7285


The committee determines the policies by which our members are entitled to internment at the synagogue’s cemetery.

College Connection

The Synagogue keeps in touch with our college students while they are away at school and sends packages throughout the year for various holidays. They are well received and are a vital link between our Synagogue and the college youth.

Chair: Phyllis Safeer, ten.t1498672612sacmo1498672612c@rsj1498672612bp1498672612  732-432-9622

Gift Card Committee

All B’nai Tikvah members are encouraged to purchase Supermarket Gift Cards. This policy, implemented by the Board of Directors, is designed to increase revenues while providing members with a form of dues reduction.

Chair: Barry Safeer, ten.t1498672612sacmo1498672612c@ree1498672612faS1498672612  732-432-9622


Chair: Bill Greenberg, ten.e1498672612nilno1498672612tpo@81498672612944ro1498672612liaS1498672612  732-297-6953


Chair: Phyllis Safeer, ten.t1498672612sacmo1498672612c@rsj1498672612bp1498672612 732-432-9622

Parent Action Committee (PAC)

The PAC aids the Nursery School Director and other committees with fundraising, special and social events, such as Hanukah, Purim, class trips, and tzedakah.
Co-chairs: Dana Chalson, moc.l1498672612iamg@1498672612anadn1498672612nep1498672612, and Marlene Buckwald, moc.l1498672612oa@9114986726128hcae1498672612tram1498672612

Ritual Committee

The volunteers on the Ritual Committee organize Daily Minyanim, Shiva Minyanim, services for Shabbat, High Holidays and Festivals.

Chair: Gordon Heit, ten.t1498672612sacmo1498672612c@71214986726120nodr1498672612oG1498672612 732-297-6284

School Board

The Religious School Board provides guidance, feedback, and support to the School Director and establishes policies governing the Religious School and Junior Congregation.

Co-Chairs: Sharon Cohen, moc.d1498672612uolci1498672612@nora1498672612hsgre1498672612bdlog1498672612 and Suzanne Oliver, moc.l1498672612oa@8014986726126sret1498672612ooP1498672612.

Social Action

Each year we run a Needy family Program.

Contact: Janice Baer, ten.n1498672612ozire1498672612v@11d1498672612bbj1498672612  732-940-0268