The mission of Sisterhood shall be to foster and further the highest ideals of Judaism as expressed through Congregation Beth Chaim, to promote closer fellowship among its members, and in cooperation with Congregation Beth Chaim, to provide religious, social and educational activities.

Examples of Sisterhood Programming

  • Sisterhood Membership Brunch 

  • Arts & Crafts Workshops

  • Museum Trips

  • Israeli Dancing 

  • Theater Trips

  • Jewelry Making 

  • Guest Speakers 

  • Sewing Workshops

  • Potlucks with Recipe Exchanges 

  • Sisterhood Led Services 

  • Yoga

  • Movie Nights 

  • Defensive Driving Courses

  • Painting Projects
  • Krav Maga (Israeli Self Defense)

Become part of the Sisterhood

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Sisterhood Board Meetings

Board meetings are held once a month on Wednesdays (unless otherwise noted) and begin at 7:00 pm.


January 20
February 17
March 17
April 21
May 12

Philanthropy in our Community 

  • College Scholarship

  • Knitting for a Cause

  • Mother’s Day toiletry donations project



Sisterhood donates profits from these two events to programming and, also, directly back to the Temple.

  • Purim Baskets Fundraiser

  • New Year’s Card Fundraiser

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Making Welcome Mats
Making Welcome Mats
WW Arts Council
WW Arts Council
Sisterhood Yoga
Sisterhood Yoga
Sisterhood Shabbat
Sisterhood Shabbat
Purim 2019
Purim 2019
Mothers Day Bags
Mothers Day Bags
Krav Maga
Krav Maga
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Sisterhood members presenting a check to JFCS mobile food pantry.

The Purim fundraising was a great success!

Thank you to all who donated.

This Year's Programs

Our Leadership

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the date of Krav Maga has changed:

June 17  | 6:30-8:00pm
Israeli Krav Maga Women’s Self Defense Class in the CBC parking lot. Krav Maga is an easy to learn self-defense system for all women regardless of age or ability.

Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers.
Masks are optional outside. Physical distancing will be encouraged.

Spaces are still AvailableRSVP Here

June 21 (Rain Date June 24) | 6:00-7:30pm
Summer Kickoff:  Movin’ & Groovin’

Fitness Class Outdoors in the CBC parking lot.

Join us for exercise and fun. Nourish your mind, body and soul.
Enjoy this outdoor experience organized by Beth Chaim Sisterhood in collaboration with Nefesh. Instructor plus music via Apart Together in Motion. 

All attendees must pre-register, sign required waiver.

Masks are optional outside. Physical distancing will be encouraged.

Everyone welcome - RSVP by June 11

Mindy Lipman, President
Cindy Bright, Past President
Ellen Chajson, Past President Emeritus
Mindy Rubin, Secretary
Joyce Kalstein, Treasurer
Janet Greenman, VP Membership/Member Outreach
Suzanne Lind, VP Membership/Member Outreach
Liz Hughes, VP Programming
Judy Loeb, VP Programming
Holly Singer, VP Programming 
Donna Sher, Parliamentarian
Ilene Janofsky, New Year's/Purim Coordinator
Elissa Makarowitz, New Year's/Purim Coordinator
Cheryl Wexler, New Year's/Purim Coordinator
Adria Sherman, Gift Coordinator
Hope Simon, Yarmulke Sales
Caryl Parker, Communications Coordinator
Sylvia Parab, Mothers’ Day gift bags
Cindy Bright, Gift Shop Trustee
Joyce Kalstein, Gift Shop Trustee
Fran Lichtenstein, Gift Shop Trustee
Lori Bailin, Trustee

Helene Molter, Trustee
Mindy Shedler, Trustee