Provides many varied learning experiences for Temple members including Hebrew classes, Taste of Torah, Torah Topics, field trips, Rabbi and Cantor’s mini courses, guest speakers, mini-kallahs and book and movie discussions. Explore Adult Education for more information.
Strives to open additional points of access for individuals and their families for whom participation in all aspects of Temple life (worship, Religious School, and programming) is limited by various challenges. For more information, including sub-committees and resources see Caring & Inclusion Initiative.
Disseminates information about our Temple community and its potential to prospective new members. In addition to conducting an outreach program, it strives to help all members to become an integral part of the Temple community. Membership also develops policies and programs for the retention of existing members. Not yet a member? Learn more at Membership.
Along with the Director of Congregational Learning and the Rabbi, it oversees the education of our children, who represent the future of our families and our extended Jewish Community. It helps formulate educational goals for toddlers through high schoolers, and evaluates the progress of the school. It also reviews the school’s budget and the hiring of personnel. Learn more about our Religious School and our Preschool Program K’tanim.
In consultation with clergy, the Ritual Committee, oversees the religious aspects of Temple life. Our ongoing discussions focus on the most meaningful ways we can observe and celebrate Shabbat, the holidays, and life cycle events. Learn more about RTR’s Spiritual Life.
Informs the congregation about issues and programs whose goal is “Tikkun Olam,” the perfecting of our world. This committee organizes Temple participation in community programs, including hunger and homeless projects, interracial and interfaith dialogues, and other issues affecting the welfare of the Jewish Community in Rockland County. Learn more at Social Action.
Gives direction to, and assists the Youth Advisors in carrying out the dozens of Youth Group activities each year. Other responsibilities include coordination of RTR-based conclaves and regional activities and oversight of the Youth Scholarship Fund, which offers Youth Group members financial assistance to a wide variety of youth programs. See Youth Groups for more information.