Committees and Chairpersons

Our committees work together to create a warm and inviting environment for our entire membership to enjoy. Feel free to contact committee chairs if you are interested in helping with any of our committees or complete the CBD Volunteer form online.


Gary Engelson
Oversees the financial condition of Congregation Beth David, for the investment of all designated, endowment and other capital funds of Congregation Beth David and for the annual financial budget.


Marion Myers
Supervises and executes plans for Shabbat, High Holidays and festivals services, and, working with other committees, develops enhancements to traditional Shabbat services, such as “Shabbat on the beach” service.


Alvin Gabrilowitz and Steve Poulten

Supervises the maintenance, improvement and repair of CBD’s building and its property and implements policies and practices related to the use of the building.

Religious School

Laurie Kaufman and Michelle Neri
Oversees the activities of the Hebrew School and, working with the Education Director, provides input for school curriculum and programs designed to enhance the educational and learning experience of Jewish children.


Beryl Chapman and Deborah Chorney
Develops initiatives to obtain and retain members, conducts out-reach to prospective members, and coordinates new member Shabbat service and Shabbat dinner services, and receives, reviews and processes applications for membership.

Publication & Communication

Frank Prosnitz
Creates and disseminates information about activities, events, volunteer opportunities, and more for the Congregation Beth David community and community at large, and oversees website design and content.


Harris Chorney
In concert with other committees, develops, promotes, and coordinates educational activities and programs for the members of the CBD and Jewish at-large communities.

Tikkun Olam

Bob Fricklas and Liz Karp
Oversees social action initiatives and actions which will help better the lives of individuals in the CBD and at-large communities, particularly those of the Jewish faith but not exclusively.

Caring Committee

Lori Adler
Coordinates assistance to members and their families when there is an illness, injury, or hospitalization.


Frank Prosnitz
Oversees the major fundraising activities of CBD, including the Annual Appeal, plus identifies and implements new fundraising initiatives.



Mar 08

Purim Carnival

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mar 10

Text Study with St. Peters By The Sea

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mar 11

CBD Book Club

March 11 @ 7:00 pm


Fri 21

Student-led Kabbalat Shabbat

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri 28

Post-b’nai Mitzvah Youth Kabbalat Shabbat

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mar 02

Monday Morning Minyan

March 2 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Mar 06

Pizza Shabbat

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mar 07

Shabbat Morning Service & Luncheon

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mar 09

Purim Megillah

March 9 @ 6:30 pm

School Events

Sun 23

Hebrew School

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Wed 26

Hebrew School

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Mar 04

Hebrew School

March 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm