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.


August 21

September 18
October 16
November 20
December 18

January 15
February 12
March 18
April 22
May 20

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
  • Kraft 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

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Congregation Beth Chaim sent 42 Purim baskets to Israeli soldiers as part of Sisterhood’s Purim basket project.

This Year's Programs

Our Leadership

Paint a Silk Scarf for Tu B’Shevat

Wednesday, January 22  |  6:30 – 8:30 pm

$36 - Sisterhood member / $46 - non-member

This event is full. (You can be placed a waiting list)

Guest Speaker: Naomi Adler

Sunday, January 26  |  10:30-11:30 am

Empowering Women Leaders — Lessons Learned
No Fee

Knitting for a Cause and Crafting Chavurah 

Sunday, February 2  |  12:30 - 3:30 pm

Join us for coffee, sweets, crafting and kibitzing together. Make fingerless mitts, ear warmers and hats for donation or work on your own project. No knitting or crocheting experience required. 
We will have supplies, but if you have size 9 or 10 needles or size J crochet hook and worsted weight yarn, please bring them.


Shabbat and a Passover-style Potluck Lunch 

Sunday, February 29  |  10:30-12:30

Shabbat service followed by Passover-style potluck lunch with recipe exchange.

No Fee

Ellen Chajson, President

Cindy Bright, Past President

Helene Molter, Past President Emeritus

Mindy Lipman, Secretary

Joyce Kalstein, Treasurer

Suzanne Lind, VP Membership/Member Outreach

Janet Greenman, VP Membership/Member Outreach

Holly Singer, VP Programming

Judy Loeb, VP Programming

Donna Sher, Parliamentarian

Ilene Janofsky, New Year's/Purim Coordinator

Cheryl Wexler, New Year's/Purim Coordinator

Elissa Makarowitz, New Year's/Purim Coordinator

Adria Sherman, Gift Coordinator

Hope Simon, Yarmulke Sales

Caryl Parker, Communications Coordinator

Sylvia Parab, Mothers’ Day gift bags

Mindy Shedler, Trustee

Lori Bailin, Trustee

Fran Lichtenstein, Gift Shop Trustee

Joyce Kalstein, Gift Shop Trustee

Cindy Bright, Gift Shop Trustee

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