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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.

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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.

September 22, 2021
October 20, 2021
November 17, 2021
December 15, 2021
January 19, 2022
February 16, 2022
March 23, 2022
April 20, 2022
May 18, 2022

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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)

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


This Year's Programs


Sunday, May 22, 2022 from 11AM – 12:30 PM via Zoom & In-Person

The Meaning of Freedom in Jazz from Duke Ellington to Jon Batiste

Join Richard Eland as he presents The Meaning of Freedom in Jazz from Duke Ellington to Jon Batiste. In person, bagels, cream cheese & beverages provided. Please Register Here


Wednesday, May 22, 2022 at 7 PM via Zoom

Join our Book Discussion on Humus 

Humus, which is based on a true story of 14 African womewho escaped a slave ship by leaping into shark-infested waters to avoid enslavement. Many drowned or were eaten by sharks. To register email



Our Leadership

Mindy Lipman, President 
Ellen Chajson, Past President
Helene Molter, Past President Emeritus
Adria Sherman, Secretary
Joyce Kalstein, Treasurer
Janet Greenman, 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
Carol Ann Blank, Gift Coordinator
Tobi Arias, Yarmulke Sales
Elissa Makarowitz, Acting Communications Coordinator
Carol Ann Blank, Acting Communications Coordinator
Bettina Heller, Mothers’ Day gift bags
Joyce Kalstein, Gift Shop Trustee
Fran Lichtenstein, Gift Shop Trustee
Lori Bailin, Trustee
Mindy Shedler, Trustee
Sylvia Parab, Trustee
Caryl Parker, Trustee

Tue, May 17 2022 16 Iyar 5782