Circles of Giving and Leadership

Temple Shalom honors those who have given above and beyond of themselves in our Circles of Giving and Circle of Leadership. We show our appreciation both publicly and privately in accordance with our Circle members’ preferences. Please visit the Temple lobby to read about our most recent members in these Circles:

Circle of Leadership

Temple Shalom thrives because of the people who are a part of it. The Circle of Leadership is how we honor the selfless dedication of remarkable individuals within our congregational family who give tirelessly of their time and talents, members are selected periodically based on nominations from the congregation.

  • Wilma Braun
  • Marc Feinberg
  • Alan Lewis
  • Karen Lowe
  • Marty Shargel
  • David Windt

Meet our 2014 Circle of Leadership members (PDF)

  • Maurice Axelrad
  • Anne Feinberg
  • Mike Gurevich
  • Lynn Kanowith
  • Marilyn Ripin
  • Earl Simons
  • Pamela Wilcox

Meet our 2015 Circle of Leadership members (PDF)

  • Bernie Blumenthal
  • Julie Knoll
  • Sarah Leavitt
  • Amelia Letnes and Melanie Cohen
  • Janice Pliner
  • Stacey Wahrman

Meet our 2016 Circle of Leadership members (PDF)

  • Sherry Doggett
  • Karen Green
  • Betsy Kingery
  • Vivian Kramer
  • Heidi Lovett
  • Sara Nathan
  • Jessy Smith

Meet our 2017 Circle of Leadership members (PDF)

  • Phyllis Dietz
  • Linda Gurevich
  • Lisa Krim
  • Mark Ross
  • Leslie Rubin
  • Richard Weitzner

Meet our 2019 Circle of Leadership members (PDF)

Circles of Giving

Members of our Circle of Giving are identified early each calendar year based on charitable donations (dues and all other tax-deductible donations to the Temple Shalom community) paid during the preceding calendar year. Please considering joining one of our Circles of Giving:

Kavanah (“Direction of the Heart”) $12,000+
Mitzvah (“Moral Deed”) $9,000 - $11,999
Tzedakah (“Righteousness”) $6,000 - $8,999

Visit the Temple Shalom lobby’s Circles of Giving wall to recognize the generosity of our Circle members who help ensure that the doors of this synagogue are wide enough to welcome all seeking a spiritual home without regard to finances.

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