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On Thursday, February 19th at a Special Meeting of the Congregation, the proposed revised by-laws (as amended from the floor after discussion and voting) were approved. As a result, the temple's new governance structure will be reflected in this year's nominating process and the new Directors will be voted upon at the Annual Meeting of the Congregation expected to to be held in May 2015.

The new Board of Directors will include the following positions: President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Secretary, and the following NEW Vice President positions: (1) Human Resources, (2) Membership, (3) Budget and Finance, (4) Fundraising and Development, (5) Education and Youth Programming, (6) Communications, Marketing and Social Media, (7) Worship and Compassion, (8) Volunteerism and Engagement, and (9) Leadership Development. The position descriptions for these roles will be archived on the CRJ website under "Board of Directors."

Please contact Alex Sacharoff, chair of the 2015-2016 Nominating Committee, at asacharoff@cfl.rr.com if you are interested in a position or have recommendations of congregants with the experience and skill set to serve in these roles.

  > CLICK HERE For a full description of      each role

  > CLICK HERE to view bi-laws


President - Mark Blechman
President Elect - Susan McKenna
1st Vice President - Mark Levitt
2nd Vice President - Ian Robinson
Controller - Anil Aggarwal
Secretary - Beverly Smith
Treasurer - Harriet Weiss

Past President - Lynn Warner (2012-2014)
Trustee - Rodger Jacobson
Trustee - Donna Chenot-Smargon
Trustee - Camy Schwam Wilcox
Trustee - Risa Nicholson
Trustee - Sean Shapiro
Trustee - Cathy Lieblich
Minhag Hamakom - Michael Meyer
Congregational Youth Committee - Rachel Milsom
Youth Education Committee (Rel. School) - Dana Lewis
House/Grounds - David Rasmussen
Legal/Bylaws - Anna Meddin
Seniors - Dr. Allan Myers
Parliamentarian - Gary Becker
WRJ (Sisterhood) - Carolyn Weinstein
Brotherhood - David Armbrust
Cemetery - Harold Landy
Social Action - Camy Schwam Wilcox
Past President - Sheri Croft
Past President - Mitchell Walk



Dr. Clarence Bernstein 1950-1954
Reuben Stiefel 1953-1954
Sidney Gluckman 1954-1955
Dr. Joseph Seltzer 1955-1956
Aaron Weiner 1956-1958
Ferninand Kohner, Jr. 1959-1961
Frederic Hodes 1959-1961
Herbert Hecht 1961-1962
Louis M. Barkin 1962-1963
Henry Geenberg 1963-1964
Louis M. Barkin 1965-1966
Henry Greenberg 1966-1967
Leo Lichten 1967-1969
Dr. Albert M. Ziffer 1969-1971
Sidney Kaplan 1971-1972
Stanley Caplan 1972-1974
Bruce Bogin 1974-1975
Paul Grossman 1975-1977
Betty Watzman Monroe 1977-1979
William A. Jacob 1979-1981
Sidney R. Geist, Jr. 1981-1983
Martin R. Glickstein 1983-1985
Arnold P. Stein 1985-1987
Stephen Feinberg 1987-1989
Mark J. Abramson 1989-1991
Sidney R. Geist, Jr. 1991-1993
Mark Stern 1993-1994
Ann Conley & Linda Kahn 1994-5
Fern Copeland Burr 1995-1997
Paul Grossman 1997-1998
Nancy Walk 1998-2001
Robert Gold, M.D. 2001-2003
Melvin J. Kohn 2003-2005
Mitchell B. Walk 2005-2007
Dr. Alex Sacharoff 2007-2009
Mitchell B. Walk 2009-2010
Sheri Croft 2010-2012
Lynn Warner (2012-2014)