Sisterhood

Several Sisterhood members

 

Baking cookies with kids

 

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Get Excited—Get Connected—Get Involved

Scroll down to see this year’s schedule of events and meetings.

Sisterhood is a vibrant and active group that plays many key roles in the daily life of Beth Shalom.  Sisterhood offers opportunities to connect with other women in the Beth Shalom community while supporting the synagogue, community Tzedakah projects, and having fun. Sisterhood:

  • raises funds for the religious school and special projects with events such as Thanksgiving pie and Purim hamantashen sales
  • provides holiday extras such as Yom Kippur break-the-fast, apples and candy on Simchat Torah, and hamantashen at Purim
  • funds building improvements that make Beth Shalom warm and welcoming
  • coordinates Women’s League Shabbat and hosts a rabbinical student or recent Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) graduate as part of the weekend-long program
  • sends “We Care” packages to congregational children away at college or on active military duty
  • provides siddurim and kippot for the third-grade class on its consecration and gifts for bar/bat mitzvahs and the confirmation class
  • actively participates in events sponsored by the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism and its Seaboard region, attending conferences, trainings, and other events
  • offers Torah Fund cards to mark special events (proceeds from the card sales benefit the JTS)
  • offers social events such as the Annual Paid Up Members dinner, “Chick Flick and Chocolate” movie nights, cooking demos, and classes.

Most importantly, Sisterhood is always there for its members and the Beth Shalom family, in times of sorrow and times of simcha. 

 

Contact Sisterhood
SisterhoodBethShalom@gmail.com
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Event Schedule


Programs for 2020-2021

(additional programs may be scheduled based on the COVID situation)

July 1 to September 13, 2020

Toiletry and Food Drive

July 27, August 10 & 24, September 21, October 19,  November 2, 16, & 30, December 14 & 28 2020

Tea at Two Chat via Zoom

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July 21, August 4 & 18, September 1 & 15, October 13 & 27, November 12, December 8 & 22, 2020

7:45 p.m. Evening Chat via Zoom

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October 26, 2020

Night of Surprises Paid-Up Members Event

November 15, 2020

Thanksgiving Pie Virtual Bake-along

December 10, 2020

Community Hanukkah Candlelighting

January 9, 2021

Chick Flick and Chocolate

January 24 & 31, 2021

(snow date February 7)

Hamantaschen Baking

April 24, 2021

Sisterhood Shabbat

May 2, 2021

Sisterhood Trip

 

Become a part of Sisterhood

Membership dues are just $40/year ($30 for first-time members)

Download the membership form

 

Steering Committee Meetings


Open to all Sisterhood members. Come and bring your ideas. Now via Zoom at 7 pm.

2020-2021 meetings:

November 23, 2020

December 14, 2020

January 25, 2021

February 22, 2021

March 15, 2021

April 26, 2021

May 24, 2021

 

 

Judaica
Shop

From groggers to seder plates, honey pots to menorot, tzedakah boxes to mezuzot, the Sisterhood Judaica Shop has it all. Browse in the synagogue lobby on select Sundays, or inquire at the office.

 

 

 

Torah Fund

Have a simcha or condolence to mark? Torah Fund offers cards for every occasion. Best of all, you can send a card without leaving your home.

The sale of Torah Fund cards and donations supports the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, Spertus Institute in Los Angeles, and other Conservative/Masorti institutions that train our rabbis, cantors, educators, scholars and lay leaders.

Do you have the newest Torah Fund pin? Donate $180 and receive a beautiful gold and silver tone pin as a thank you.

For information about Torah Fund or to obtain a pin, contact SisterhoodBethShalom@gmail.com.