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ASBI 20s & 30s Committee

The ASBI 20s & 30s (TNT) Committee organizes Shabbat dinners and social events for young adults in their 20's and 30's. Learn more at

Chairs: Rachel Abrams, Nissim Said, and Noam Weinreich


Accessibility Committee

ASBI strives to be an inclusive and accessible space for all. If you have accessibility needs, suggestions, or requests related to physical, sensory, mental health, or cognitive challenges that will better allow yourself or others to utilize the shul’s facilities and programming, please send an email to or fill out an anonymous accessibility needs form at

Chair: Becca Shrier


Chesed Committee

Organizes the delivery of food to shiva homes; helps families with a newborn by providing meals and/or babysitting; coordinates hospital visits as well as visits to elderly or those who are unable to leave their homes; recruits volunteers from within the shul membership to take part in these tasks; initiates new chesed projects as needs arise.

Chair: Tamima Wyszkowski


Education Committee

Designs each semester of adult education classes, catering to a variety of skill levels and interests; sets up visiting scholars; and plans any educational events at ASBI.

Chair: Eli Rosenblatt



Maintains the The Jack Strulowitz Lakefront Eruv.

Chairs: Ann Levenson & Nathan Kasimer


Family Programs Committee

Coordinates all aspects of children’s programming at the synagogue, including Shabbat and Holiday children’s services, Friday night family dinners, and all family events.

Chairs: Rebecca Koren


Finance Committee

Under the guidance of the treasurer, helps create the annual budget, tracks operating expenses, coordinates budgets for special events, and oversees the shul’s investment strategies.

Chair: Joseph Goodman



Hashkama Minyan

Organizes the ASBI Hashkama Minyan.




Hospitality Committee

Arranges housing and meals for guests to the community; coordinates Shabbat meals for anyone looking to be a host or a guest; initiates new programs to help encourage hospitality within the community.

Chair: JP Bader


House Committee

Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the building and grounds. Makes recommendations to the board regarding security issues and the aesthetics of the synagogue.

Chair: Matthew Seidner


Israel Committee

Runs social and educational programming related to Israel; coordinates Friday night dinners and Learning Lunches on Shabbat; organizes annual Yom Haatzmaut (Israel Independence Day), and Yom Yerushalayim celebrations.



Kiddush Committee

Plans the weekly Kiddush and coordinates with sponsoring parties. Learn more about sponsoring Kiddush at

Chair: Mona Freidin


Membership Committee

In charge of helping with anything membership-related. Also oversees the greeters program and welcome committee.

Chair: Camila Altman


Mikvah Committee

Coordinates regular upkeep and functioning of the mikvah; initiates new educational events surrounding the use of the mikvah.

Chair: Caroline Musin Berkowitz


Ritual Committee

Advises the rabbi and the Director of Religious Engagement in all matters relating to the religious life of the synagogue.

Subcommittee: The Gabbinate
Coordinates Torah readers, leaders of davening, aliyot and honors.

Chair: David Eisenstein


Security Committee

Oversees all aspects of security at ASBI, ensuring a safe and secure environment for all members, staff, and the building itself.

Chair: Eran Koren


Social Action Committee

Acts as ASBI’s arm in social justice work around Lakeview and the larger Chicago community.



Women's Tefillah Committee

Women's events are open to women of all ages at ASBI and include holiday programming, women's mincha services, and social programming. Shul members are available to teach others to read Torah and lead services.












Mon, June 24 2024 18 Sivan 5784