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
Potlucks with Recipe Exchanges
Sisterhood Led Services
Defensive Driving Courses
- Painting Projects
Krav Maga (Israeli Self Defense)
Become part of the Sisterhood
Sisterhood Board Meetings
Board meetings are held once a month on Wednesdays (unless otherwise noted) and begin at 7:00 pm.
Philanthropy in our Community
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
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
(If all slots are full, please still donate.)
Thursday, May 6 at 7:00pm on Zoom
Literature in Your Living Room: Hidden in Berlin
Author Talk with Local Memoirist, Evelyn Grossman
Join Congregation Beth Chaim’s Sisterhood to hear from local author, Evelyn Grossman, about her memoir, Hidden in Berlin: A Holocaust Memoir, that tells the story of her parents and grandmother’s escape from Germany to America during World War II.
This program is free of charge and open to all.
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