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. Alternately, contact the Sinai office at (312) 867-7000.

 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.

Vicki Samuels

Ellen Schor


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

Howard Tanzman


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

Sarah Samuels Taylor


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

Ellen Daniels
Jessica Diamond

 Religious School

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

Josh Silverman

Young Professionals (LINK) 

Rabbi Amanda Greene

 Social Action

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

Neal Kulick

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 People

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