Ways to Get Involved

Ways to Get Involved

Get Involved in Your Community

There are many ways to be engaged with Romemu. Whether you are interested meeting new people, continuing your Jewish education, committed to growing Romemu, there is a group that is right for you. We are so looking forward to meeting you, and working together to make Romemu your new home.

COMMITTEES

Adult Education* – An evolving adult learning program features a rich selection of Jewish study practices and a transformative chance to deepen our connection with the Torah through study.

Hesed – Serve our members’ well-being through mitzvot: visit the sick, comfort the bereaved, and provide support during joyous occasions.  To join the team of Romemu members who are responding to these needs in the community, please reach out to Eitan Agai and Valerie Kanofsky, co-chairs of the Hesed Committee.

Chevra Kadisha – A holy society to take care of those members of the community who have just died. The practice involves sitting vigil with the body of the deceased while reciting psalms and other prayers. To join the team of Romemu members who are responding to these needs in the community, please reach out to Nili Weissman and Rabbi Eva Sax Bolder, co-chairs of the Chevra Kadisha.

Community Band – Our band plays at services once a month and also brings a special flair to Romemu community events. Join us and bring your musical talents to Romemu. To inquire about joining the band, please email Hazzan Basya Schechter

Development – Cultivate greater financial resources, partnerships and ultimately opportunities for our community’s future. To inquire about joining the Development Committee, please email Ariel Ingber.

Family Programming – Help plan Shabbat and holiday celebrations for our youngest families. 

Gabbai – If you read Torah or would like to participate in Ritual leadership, please reach out to Rabbi Mira Rivera.

Yad B’Yad – Membership – Build and sustain Romemu membership by spreading the word with in-reach and outreach activities.  Please reach out to Karen Goldstick and Marcia Meislin, co-chairs of the Membership Committee. 

Social Justice We present opportunities for topic study, direct service and systems change aiming towards working for a more just world. To get involved, please email Kelsey Repka. 

Seekers Holistic Hebrew School – Romemu Seekers is a new model for Jewish education based on Romemu’s values and the centrality of spirit in our lives. Help guide our evolving efforts to create programs that kids and parents LOVE. 

The Young Tish – 20s and 30s gather within a progressive Jewish context for Shabbat meals, dessert and wine onegs with creative play, celebration, and Jewish meditation workshops and trainings. Email Miriam Rubin to join the email list.

CIRCLES

Red Tent – Enjoy a safe and sacred space where we share and explore what it means to be Jewish and female-identified in the 21st century. To learn about this gathering, please email Shana Deane.

ShabbatAsana – Yoga and meditation circle every Shabbat, 8:30am. It’s that simple. It’s that radical. To learn more, reach out to Rhonda Rose. This is on Hiatus.

* This committee is not actively seeking new members,  but we welcome hearing from you.

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