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Baking cookies with kids


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What Sisterhood Does

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


  • offers social events such as the Annual Paid Up Members event, “Chick Flick and Chocolate” movie nights, cooking demos, and classes
  • holds fun baking days for fundraisers like our Thanksgiving pies and Purim hamantashen 
  • provides mishloach manot gift bags with Purim treats and home delivery to local congregants 
  • provides holiday extras such as Yom Kippur break-the-fast and hamantashen at Purim
  • provides siddurim for the third-grade class on its consecration and gifts for bar/bat mitzvahs and the confirmation class
  • funds an upgraded Zoom account and shares our access with the synagogue board, religious school board, Men’s Club, and other committees
  • directly funds or provides sponsorship funding for:
      • building and other improvements that make Beth Shalom warm and welcoming
      • synagogue events and fundraisers
      • synagogue social action projects such as the Cold Weather Shelter
      • religious school wish list items
      • youth and synagogue projects
  • 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.


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Event for 2023-2024

BBQ Bash

Sunday, August 27, 2023, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Thanksgiving Pies

Order by: October 20 (early bird discount), November 1 (final)

Baking: Sundays October 29, November 5, 2023

Pick-up: Sunday November 19, 2023

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Maryland Center for History and Culture (with Jim Henson exhibit)

Sunday, October 22, 2023

Paid-Up Members program

Sunday, January 7, 2024

Chick Flick and Chocolate

Saturday, January 13, 2024, 7:00 pm

Snow Date: January 20

Movie Night

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Hamantaschen and Mishloach Manot

Assembly: Saturday, March 16, 2024

Pick-up: Sunday, March 17, 2024

Amazon Fulfillment Center tour

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Sisterhood Shabbat

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Lag B’Omer Potluck and Fire Pit

Sunday, May 26, 2024

Become a part of Sisterhood

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

Join Sisterhood for 2023-2024


Committee Meetings

Open to all Sisterhood members.

Come and bring your ideas.

Mondays at 7:15 pm.


    • September 11
    • October 23
    • November 27


    • January 22
    • February 26
    • March 25
    • April 15
    • May 27
    • June 24



Judaica Shop

From challah covers to seder plates, kippot to menorahs, jewelry to mezuzot, the Sisterhood Judaica Shop has it all. Browse in the synagogue lobby on or check our Facebook page. To purchase an item,  inquire at the office or email us at



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 global Conservative/Masorti institutes of higher education: Jewish Theological Seminary, Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies, Schechter Institutes, Seminario Rabinico Latinoamericano and Zacharias Frankel College.  

Do you have the newest Torah Fund pin? Become a benefactor by donating $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