BAJC Committees

At BAJC we believe that the value of our congregation is not determined by its size, budget, or architecture, but by the people who enter our doors. We are grateful for your participation.

We celebrate the wonderful diversity that makes us who we are – a Temple family, contributing experiences from a multitude of backgrounds … ages from the youngest of the young to the young-at-heart … traditional and non-traditional family units and lifestyles … lifelong Jews, Jews by choice, and those exploring Judaism … families of multiple faiths. No matter what one’s background, when we gather in worship, study, celebration, friendship, support, and the pursuit of tikkun olam, we are one community, far greater than the sum of our parts.


BAJC’s strength lies in the active involvement of members in all volunteer committees. We are a hands-on congregation, with congregants and friends actively engaged in everything from education and ritual to social action.

Do you have a special talent or interest? Want to make new friends? Committees give members many avenues for involvement. They make the congregation a warm and welcoming Jewish community and offer opportunities for members to find spiritual, social, and intellectual fulfillment.

Membership in committees is open to all. Please contact the Administrator to explore getting involved.


Committee Synopsis
Finance Reviews the financial needs of the congregation & presents fiscal reports to the Board & Congregation
Membership Recruits, integrates, and retains members; works with other committees to make connections between members and create opportunities for involvement
Ritual Works with the Rabbi to support the congregational worship experience
Hebrew School Recommends and/or sets the policy and reviews the activities of the school & oversees its operation.
Cemetery Oversees the administration of the cemetery
Fundraising Oversees short-term fundraising projects
Building & Grounds Supervises the buildings, grounds, equipment maintenance & updates, as well as use of the synagogue’s facilities. Subcommittees include interior, garden, and outdoor sacred space.
Chesed Provides mutual help and support networks to congregants facing illness and crises
Anti-Semitism Analyzes the issues related to anti-Semitism that face the community; educates, sensitizes, and recommends positions to the congregation.