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.
Sisterhood Board Meetings
Board meetings are held once a month on Wednesdays (unless otherwise noted) and begin at 7:00 pm.
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)
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
Become part of the Sisterhood
Congregation Beth Chaim sent 42 Purim baskets to Israeli soldiers as part of Sisterhood’s Purim basket project.
This Year's Programs
Sunday, November 1 at Noon
Sisterhood Book Club
Virtual discussion of Unorthodox
Sunday, November 15 at 11:00am
Annual Sisterhood Brunch
Our guest speaker will be Deborah Feldman, author of
Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots.
Curbside brunch pick-up and raffle prizes for Sisterhood members, included with annual membership!
Sunday, December 6
DIY Macramé Virtual Workshop
(more details to come)
Thursday, January 7
Please join Sisterhood and start the New Year with a Zoom Yoga practice guided by Ruth Gatling founder of YOUnify Yoga.
Thursday, January 21
Virtual Author Talk with Michelle Cameron on her new novel, Beyond the Ghetto Gates. Sisterhood has a limited number of signed books available for purchase at a cost of $15 (Amazon is charging $17).
Please contact Liz to purchase a copy.
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