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COMMUNITY

Chevra Kadisha

The Chevra Kadisha of Boca Raton Synagogue is an voluntary organization of men and women who perform this service reverence  and dignity, maintaining the highest standards of Jewish customs and laws.

Volunteers are available to guide a family in obtaining the proper funeral, including preventing autopsies, assist families with special needs who are unable to obtain a proper funeral without delay, conduct educational programs about proper Jewish burial,  and help prepare the house of mourning by providing meals, special shiva chairs, and a Sefer Torah if needed.

If you are interested in joining the Chevra Kadisha, please contact Yvette Kaweblum at (561) 573-8996.

 

Empty Nesters

Are your children away at school? Perhaps they are married and are no longer a part of your daily lives! Then become a part of an awesome group of fun-loving adults who just want  to have a great time with friends and at the same time meet new people!

 

This past year we had a delicious Friday night dinner with a thought provoking speaker, and a fun-filled Purim Seudah with an outstanding DJ and a scrumptious meal. Our upcoming year is  going to be the best ever! We are planning to add a trip to the Hard Rock Casino, a theater party, a trip to the Jewish museum in Miami and a brunch!

 

Most of our events will be taking place from December to April so that we can accommodate all of the Snow  Birds who join us in the winter! You will be able to read about all of our upcoming exciting events in the BRS Weekly Activity sheet.

 

For more information please call: Sylvia Broide (561) 859-6953 or Rita Ruben (561) 372-5706.

 
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Sisterhood

The BRS Sisterhood is a social and fundraising arm of our synagogue. Under Co-Presidents Sara Schandelson and Bina Asher, we endeavor to fill our calendar with a variety of programs  to meet the needs of our membership.

 

In past years our fundraising has allowed us to donate to important programs such as Tomchei Shabbos, renovating the playground, new kitchen supplies, and bathroom refurbishment. Sisterhood is currently fundraising for  a new kitchen.

Our biggest program of the year revolves around Purim. A generous basket is assembled by Sisterhood for all members as a way of fulfilling the mitzvah of Mishloach Manot. The funds  raised from this program helped feed our needy families for Passover. With your enthusiasm, we raised over $25,000 this past year.
 

 

Men’s Club

Boca Raton Synagogue Men's Club provides a wide variety of programs and activities that reach out to all members of the congregation-building camaraderie, friendships and warmth. A goal for the BRS  Men's Club is to raise funds to support our Youth Department, Tomchei Shabbos Fund and needs of our synagogue and greater community.

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BRSNG

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The Boca Raton Synagogue Network Group (BRSNG) is committed to providing excellent opportunities to develop business connections and growth enhanced with Jewish values through  interaction with fellow entrepreneurs and business leaders in a relaxing, social and professional setting.
 
By bringing together the business professionals of the BRS Community in a sophisticated, exciting and supportive environment, that is based on common Jewish heritage, values  and spirituality, we endeavor to help BRSNG members make great contacts, leading to great business opportunities.
 
As a member of The BRSNG, your annual membership fee of $180 will be allotted toward events and a donation to Tomchei Shabbos or The Rabbi’s discretionary fund. (We are a registered
501c3 organization and your contribution is tax deductible.)
 
Benefits of a BRSNG Membership:
•Member listing and link to company website featured on the BRSNG webpage
•Networking opportunities with other professionals at monthly meetings
•30 second business spotlight at networking meetings
•Your company materials displayed at networking meetings
•Access to sponsorship opportunities
•Member exclusive Facebook group


Interested in becoming a member?

Contact Marc Binenfeld at mbienenfeld@gmail.com

 

Israel Activism 

The Social Action Committee is devoted to making our synagogue membership and the community aware of problems facing Israel and the Jewish community. We are  engaged in motivating the membership and the community to take action on these issues so as to help Israel and our brothers and sisters to live and thrive. On a wider basis, we are concerned with issues of human rights throughout the world in keeping with  our commitment to "love our fellow as ourselves."

For more information, please email brs.social.action.committee@gmail.com