May 2016 – Membership News

Welcome New Members We are happy to welcome new members Jeremy and Lauren Brenner and their two sons Max and Ari; Andrew and Mary Anne Smyly Sabin and their three children Yael, Asher and Samuel; Jeichael and Miriam Nova and their daughters Lillian and Hannah; Rabbi Shulamit Cenker; Jeff and Shira Kraft and their son…

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March 2016 – Membership News

New committee chairs for the Membership Committee Deborah Rubin and Joyce Olshan are now co-chairing the membership committee, letting Linda Makler and Monroe Ginsburg get a well deserved rest. We thank them for their leadership and strong commitment for the past few years and hope to follow in their footsteps. We look to the future…

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January 2016 – Membership News

The Second Annual New Member Shabbat was held on December 5th and featured several of our new members from 2015. Most new members submitted bios and pictures of themselves for the Shabbat Card insert, so if you see any of them, please stop and introduce yourself and help them feel part of our Kol Rinah…

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May 2015 – Message From The Membership Chair

The latest news from the Membership Committee is that we are proud and happy to announce that Michael Ginsburg and Zachary Cohen have joined Kol Rinah! Please give them a big Kol Rinah Welcome and Shalom when you see them at services and/or special events. Also, our Committee has pledged its support for the Yom…

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March 2015 – Message From The Membership Chair

Membership Committee Dedicates Rudy Oppenheim Ambassador Program Many thanks to Micki Kingsley and the Kol Rinah Sisterhood for sharing Sisterhood Shabbat, January 17th, with the Kol Rinah Membership Committee. The morning provided a beautiful venue for dedicating and naming the Kol Rinah Ambassador Program in honor of Rudy Oppenheim of blessed memory. The goal of…

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February 2015 – Message From The Membership Chair

I get a lot of good ideas around 4:00 AM! What can I say, I’m not a good sleeper – too much on my mind. Anyway, this morning I remembered that I had a BSKI legacy Mitzvah Day t-shirt from 2001. I found it and cut out the Kol Rinah logo and stapled it, yes,…

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Everyone Has a Story – Rabbi Mark and Mrs. Alice Fasman

By Sima K. Needleman. Mark Fasman and Alice Rife Fasman could never have imagined what life had in store for them! Mark Fasman’s paternal grandparents, Louis and Florence Fasman, were both born in Eastern Europe, immigrated to the United States and settled in Chicago. They had 4 children, and Mark’s father, Jack, was their youngest…

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Ambassador Program

The overall goal of the Ambassador Program is to strengthen relationships between congregants and Kol Rinah.  Forty seven Kol Rinah members are volunteering for the Ambassador Program.  Every Ambassador reaches out and contacts each member of Kol Rinah at least once a month to let them know about upcoming events, programs, holidays, and classes. For more information,…

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