Sisterhood

This is not your mother’s Sisterhood…

Miriam Seder

We are:

  • Active, Social, and Fun
  • Jewish women coming together for friendship, support, and learning
  • Serving our congregation and the community

Sisterhood proudly:

  • Purchased new BHSS Religious School desks and chairs
  • Delivers challahs for new members
  • Supports local soup kitchen and food pantry
  • Hosts the popular annual Miriam Seder

Previous years’ highlights included…

  • Wine glass painting
  • Dine-Around
  • Silk scarf making
  • Sisterhood Shabbat Service

Brrr…here comes winter. It’s a busy time for all of us particularly this year, with the holidays so early and the pandemic still around. Who has the extra time to take part in Sisterhood?  You do!  And here’s why:

To call another woman a sister is to say, “I trust you,” “I have your back,” “your feelings are valid” and “I believe in you.” One of the greatest benefits of sisterhood is the ability to share your thoughts and feelings – to be your honest, authentic self. In sisterhood we find each other to connect and to share resources. When women empower one another, the entire community is empowered. Our sisterhood is our tribe, and each of us is gifted with something unique, our own arsenal of knowledge, skills, and “weapons” to assist us in our mission. The women of the sisterhood are intergenerational and diverse in what we do, how we think, and who we are. We groom each other (and our daughters) to become empowered “superwomen.”  – From “5 Reasons Why Sisterhood is Important” (Angela D. Coleman)

You have gifts you can share, as we all do.  Who can’t use an extra gift?  Please become a part of the tribe.

BHSS Sisterhood has been busy with projects and programs, including our recent Tea to support the Center for Hope and Safety on September 26. We learned from Elizabeth Campbell, the director, about what the Center (formerly Shelter our Sisters) does, and how we can continue to help them support women in our communities. November brings the return of the famous Sisterhood Kindness Chain.

All of us at Sisterhood wish you the happiest of holidays – and we all pray for a healthier 2022! Your Sisterhood will be here…join us!

 

Join now for reduced event rates throughout the year!
Dues:
$25.00 – First Time Sisterhood Member
$45.00 – Regular Membership
$75.00 – Patron
$100.00 – Benefactor

 

Click here for a membership form.  For Sisterhood membership inquiries contact Shana Brown or Lynn Zall

If you would like to know more about the Sisterhood or would like to get involved, contact co-presidents Lisa Estrin or Beth Wiesner

 

Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Sisterhood Board!

Presidents – Lisa Estrin and Beth Wiesner
Secretary – Carrie Ritchin
Treasurer – Lisa Lamster
Membership – Lynn Zall and Shana Brown
Programming – Leslie Sapienza, Cindy Buchalter, Mona Lefkowitz
Social Media – Gayle Weiss
Hospitality – Jill Pearlman, Jen Altman, Susie Fein
Social Action – Lisa Glick
Way and Means – Candy Kassover and Gail Spencer
Corresponding Secretary – Amy Littman
WRJ Liaison – Lorraine Orlick
Past Presidents – Linda Vogel and Mona Sussman

 

Painting with a Partner

Twinkling Lights Painted Wine Bottles

 

 

Goods and Services Auction

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