5089 Johnstown Rd New Albany OH 43054 US

Green team

​Rick Sandor

​Provides the greater TBS community with the tools, guidance and ongoing support needed to create a culture of conservation, sustainability, and environmental awareness.


​Adlai Neubauer

​In this group you will get a chance to meet with other members of the LGBTQIA+ community and their allies for events throughout the year such as Columbus Pride.


​Kathy Segal

​A community of TBS congregants in their 30's & 40's who meet for a variety of experiences.

20's-30's (Yalla)

Lesley Thompson

​A community of TBS congregants in their 20's & 30's who meet for a variety of experiences.

Library committee

​Steve Seeskin

​Oversees the TBS library, which houses over 2,000 cataloged books. The library is open to all congregants.


​Connie Hirsh

​This is a group for the parents of adult ASD children. Come and meet other parents, find support, and share experiences.

Women Of

Beth Shalom

​WBS in active in the TBS community. From our annual Quiz Night to many service projects we welcome all.

caring circle

 Laurel Zulliger & Connie Cantor  

​​​Volunteers of all ages are welcome. We deliver gifts during the holidays to those who are homebound and to families during their time of mourning as well as to TBS families in need.

Empty Nester

Jean Krum

​Explore the interesting and diverse cuisine that is available in Columbus’ restaurants! If you like good food and enjoy eating out with friends, we are the group for you.


​Vicki Arkow

​A community of TBS congregants in their 30's & 40's who meet for a variety of experiences.

Find your people at TBS! Temple Beth Shalom has affinity groups to help engage members of our congregation with one another, helping people to find a cohort of friends and “in-town family.” There are over 20 different groups for members to enjoy, from the programmatic, like TBS Around Town where we will visit different destinations around Columbus, to special affinity groups such as Newly Empty Nesters, Parents of Teenagers, TBSers who love to cycle, and many more! 

Click on the group leader's name and email them with your interest, or send a message to Engagement Coordinator Lesley Thompson to start a new group. Questions? Contact Lesley or call 614-855-4882.

Affinity Groups

men's club

​Brett Handmaker

​Men's Club exists to exemplify Jewish values by engaging and giving back to our congregation and community through fellowship, fundraising, programming and volunteerism.

TBS Around Town

Lesley Thompson

Join other TBS members as we visit different  venues around Columbus..

Meals on wheels

​Patty Tumen

​Pick meals up from drop-off sites and deliver to those who are homebound. Scheduling is arranged for weekday or weekend delivery opportunities based upon availability.