We are part of Women of Reform Judaism, celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2013 - 100 Years Strong: Inspired by the Past, Committed to the Future.
We provide a collective identity for the women of our synagogue and an outlet for the creative energy, talent and leadership potential of individual women.
“We women [are] like the letters of the Torah, each one individually different, yet creating meaning in our unity…”*
What Do We Do?
- Support the initiatives of WRJ
- Contribute to the synagogue operating funds
- Help fund specific projects
- Operate a gift shop
- Present a gift to each Bar/Bat Mitzvah
- Provide tuition aid for post-confirmation education at Gratz College
- Create programs open to everyone
- Plan fund-raising events
- Provide an opportunity to enjoy the camaraderie of other Jewish women while working together
- Serve our synagogue and community
- Find spiritual fulfillment
How Do We Do It?
- Collection of membership dues
- Proceeds from the gift shop
- Proceeds from other fund-raising events
- By working together!
Why Do We Do It?
- We are committed to supporting our community, synagogue and other women.
- We recognize that by working together we can accomplish more than we can by working alone.
- We enjoy the opportunities for friendship, personal growth, spiritual growth and service.
- Vintage Jewelry and Accessory Sale
- Sisterhood / Brotherhood Shabbat
- Spring Supper
- Rosh Chodesh
- Mah Jongg
- Gift Shop
- Other Fundraisers
Help support Sisterhood while having fun!
The event could be Bingo, a trip to a museum, or other event.
2016 - 2017 Officers
|Co-Presidents, Gail Arnopol, Linda Kline|
|Treasurer, Allison Levin|
|Recording Secretary, Lisa Provost|
|Corresponding Secretary, Janice Goren|
|Financial Secretary, Jackie Cheifetz|
|Membership, Nancy Oblon, Tobie Schupack|
|Gift Shop, Nancy Chesin, Eileen Simmons, Gloria Zucker|
|Religion, Sue Fleishman, Lorna Tabby|
|Temple Topics, Ellen Goldman|
|Immediate Past President, Evelyn Fair|
Remember, we are: Stronger Together!
* From The Presence of Women, by Rivka Haut, in Daughters of the King: Women and the Synagogue. Ed. Susan Grossman & Rivka Haut. The Jewish Publication Society. Philadelphia & Jerusalem, 1992.