Sisterhood

Mission

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.

2019

August 21

September 18
October 16
November 20
December 18

2020
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

 

Fundraising

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

Shabbat and a Passover-style Potluck Lunch 

Sunday, February 29  |  10:30am - 12:30pm

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

No Fee

Amazing Escape Room

Princeton, NJ
Sunday, March 15  |  1:00 – 3:00pm
$18 for Sisterhood members
$30 for non-members

Sisterhood & Cezanne: The Rock & Quarry Paintings

Sunday, April 5  |  3:30 - 5:00pm

Princeton University Art Museum
$5 for Sisterhood members & students
$10 for nonmembers
RSVP required by April 1

Mother’s Day Gift Bags

for HomeFront and Jewish Family & Children Services

Collection Dates: February 18 through April 20
Gift Bag Assembly: Wednesday, April 29 at 6:30pm 

Please donate unopened, hotel or travel-size toiletries and feminine hygiene products (individually wrapped sanitary 
napkins and tampons).

Please RSVP to volunteer for bag assembly

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

329 Village Road East l Princeton Junction, NJ 08550 l ​Tel: 609-799-9401 l ​Fax: 609-799-9249 office@bethchaim.org

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