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.
Examples of Sisterhood Programming
Sisterhood Membership Brunch
Arts & Crafts Workshops
Potlucks with Recipe Exchanges
Sisterhood Led Services
Defensive Driving Courses
- Painting Projects
Kraft 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
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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
Sunday, November 24 | 3:30-5:00 pm
"Women Making Art" with Docent, Adria Sherman
$5 - Sisterhood member / $10 - non-member
Please RSVP by November 22
Sunday, December 8 | 10:00am
Shari is an educator, consultant and advocate in the LGBTQ+ community. She will share her knowledge and experience in hopes that you will learn something new about gender identity.
No charge. All are welcome.
Please RSVP by December 5.
Sunday, December 15 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm or 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Join us for a fun afternoon. Stitch 2 Chanukah hot pads just in time for your holiday meal.
$15 - Sisterhood member / $20 - non-member
Please RSVP by December 9.
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