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.


August 21

September 18
October 16
November 20
December 18

January 15
February 12
March 18
April 29
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

Mindy Lipman, 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

Connect in the Kitchen
Sunday, May 31  |  2:00–3:00pm
Rugelach Baking Workshop with Special guest, Rabbi Ellie Miller, of MAKOMnj, shares the spirituality and techniques behind baking a reliably delicious Cinnamon Roll Rugelach with a tried and true recipe.

If you wish to bake-along, click here for flyer with ingredient list.

This event is free of charge

RSVP here to receive zoom link

329 Village Road East l Princeton Junction, NJ 08550 l ​Tel: 609-799-9401 l ​Fax: 609-799-9249

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