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who we are:

With more than 200 members, the Shearith Israel Sisterhood is an active, rewarding group for women of all ages.

Sisterhood projects are fundamental to the ongoing success of the synagogue, and include supporting the religious school, assisting with children’s programming, delivering shiva meals to members in mourning, and sending notes to members during life cycle events.

In addition to its service to Shearith Israel, the Sisterhood has interesting and entertaining educational, social, and community service programs throughout the year for its members and their guests.

In the past Sisterhood has engaged with nationally-known authors, watched an award-winning film (and had a Q&A with the star), and the annual Sisterhood white-elephant Chanukah party.

For more information, please contact Sisterhood Co-President Amy Trotz at  amy.trotz@gmail.com and Adina Rudisch at sib_fan@yahoo.com.

Learn More - Shearith Israel Sisterhood Brochure 2021 - 2022


 

Upcoming Programs:

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OUR RECENT SISTERHOOD Shabbat was A HUGE SUCCESS! 

Read our recap of it, here! Check out the special program with the listing the more than 70 girls and women who participated!

 


 

Shearith Israel Sisterhood Book Club 

Our Evening Book Club continues its monthly virtual meetings. Click here for the upcoming schedule and book list. 

Our Daytime Book Club is led and organized by Fay Kaufman. Contact Fay at apple2sutton@yahoo.com for details.


 

WHY JOIN SISTERHOOD?

It’s your involvement that makes us a truly special organization. Active membership in Sisterhood affords opportunities to meet and connect with others and to perform Mitzvot on behalf of the Congregation. With our programs we strive to provide enjoyment and foster friendship while strengthening our bonds to Judaism.

Sisterhood provides a variety of programs to our members such as:
• Kick off membership dinner
• Sisterhood Shabbat
• Book Club
• Theatre and Museum Outings
• Sisterhood Chanukah Gift Swap Party
• Spring Closing Event
• Special interest activities and programs

Sisterhood supports our congregation by:
• Sponsoring Monthly Koffee and Kibbitz for Machaneh Shai families
• Honoring our B’nai Mitzvah with a gift of a Kiddush cup or candle sticks
• Delivering Shiva meals to the family of a deceased synagogue member
• Raising funds to support and sponsor special projects and events

Sisterhood supports the community by:
• Supporting the Shearith Israel Shelter through volunteering and donations
• Participating in community service programs such as Bingo at the Breman


 

sisterhood simchas:

Sisterhood Simchas is a cooperative-style program in which Sisterhood members create festive Kiddush meals for Bar/Bat Mitzvah families. Members volunteer for other members' simchas by shopping, cooking, or supervising serving staff. Families accumulate volunteer hours prior to their own event. In return, Sisterhood caters their kiddush for the cost of food, supplies and a nominal donation. Join our growing Simcha community, meet people, have fun, get tips on how to plan your child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah, and help others make their simcha special. This program is currently on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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