Our Committees

Chicago Sinai Congregation is strongest when more of its members participate in the work of the Temple.

To lend your voice and talents to any of our committees, simply click on the links listing our committee chairpersons, and send an email. Alternatively, contact the Sinai office at (312) 867-7000.

Adult Education

Partners with our clergy to develop compelling programming for our Sinai community.

Alexandra Salomon

 Art & Judaica

Plans and sponsors art exhibitions at Sinai; responsible for overseeing the acquisition of new works for the Temple and maintaining the existing collection.

Victoria Woolner Samuels
Ellen Schor

Caring Community

Delivers good wishes and challah to Sinai members in need.

Christine Tepper

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Works to ensure that our Sinai community is fully inclusive. 

Sarah Samuels Taylor


Acts as an advisory group on finance and investment to the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees; develops the Temple budget.

Jason Taylor


Recommends and oversees facility improvements and maintains the building’s overall functionality.

Sam Schumer
Sarah Samuels Taylor


Stewards our fund reserves.

Bruce Simons

Preschool and Young Family Engagement Committee

Extends Sinai’s values and mission to the preschool to deliver a caring, high-quality Early Childhood Education program.

Fern Katz

 Religious School

Acts as an advisory group to the director of Religious School Education; supports all religious school activities.

Dylan Lingelbach

Young Professionals (LINK) 

A fantastic group of young professionals.

Rachel Kline

 Social Action

 These committees lead the Congregation in the mitzvah of tikkun olam.

Emily Stone
Carol Yanowitz Miller

Blessings in a Backpack

Heidi Wagman
Jessica Diamond

Civil Rights Service Learning Trip 
Jill Peters
Ellyn Daniels
Jenner School 
Heidi Wagman
Jessica Diamond
Lincoln Park Community Services

Kara Fingard

National Rebuilding Day
Jill Peters
Andrea Moonsammy
Betty Signer
 RefugeeOne & Refugee/Immigration Activities
Barbara Cohen

Stone Temple Community Garden

Susan Stone
Ann Courter

United Power: Do Not Stand Idly By
Alec Harris

A House of Prayer for All Peoples

The place to connect, to learn, and to make a difference.

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