Committees

Joining a Committee is a great way for members to get involved at Congregation Beth Israel. Our standing committees are:

Building & Grounds

Cares for and improves our CBI facility

Communications

Produces the newsletter, flyers, and other communications

Fundraising

Runs annual fundraising events and participates in fund development

Membership and Welcoming

Outreach to newcomers and creation of a welcoming atmosphere for all members

Ritual

Worship care and attention to religious observances and policies

Religious School

Supports and oversees the CBI Religious School program

Social Action/Tikkun Olam

Develops charitable and service projects, and a social action agenda for CBI in these areas: international, local, Hadarat P’nai Zaken (honoring elders) and other mitzvot for the community, and the Green Menorah (environmental).

Social and Holidays

Provides a variety of fun and enriching social and cultural events for the community

Sunshine and Mitzvot

Connects with our members when they are ill, and also when they have special occasions and lifecycle passages

Arts and Culture

Promotes Jewish arts and culture in Chico and Butte County

Haverot Sisterhood

CBI’s active women’s group has its own board of directors and provides social, cultural, service and fundraising activities

Library

The library committee develops and supports the Marion J. Corwin library

To join a committee, CBI members can contact the chairperson of that committee. All their names are listed on our board listing at the bottom of the About CBI page on this website. Additional Committees which are not part of the board include: Social Services (provides social service referrals and guidance), Musicians, Gardening, and Kiddush Committee. Contact the office at 530-342-6146, email CBI at admin@cbichico.org, or send a message on this website, and we can put you in touch with the right chairperson.

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