Dessert reception at the home of Barbra Bloch.

RSVP to Karen Lowen at 248-444-8329.


The Women of Temple Beth El is the collective voice and strength of the women of Temple Beth El.

For more than 100 years, we have offered women of all ages a variety of opportunities to become active participants in congregational life.

The Women of Temple Beth El is an organization of women who come together for friendship, support, community, activism, learning and spiritual growth. The Women of Temple Beth El enhances our social bonds, builds our job skills, promotes our spiritual growth, and lets us relax and have fun!

​Join us! We welcome you at whatever level of involvement interests you. Whether you have plenty of free time or very little, your dues help Sisterhood fund our many programs and projects.

For the Local Community

The Sisterhood Temple Beth El supports community programs benefiting people in need by donating items, time and money.

Ronald McDonald House Dinners, Prom Dresses, Hat, gloves, socks, JCC Book Fair Author Sponsor, Chanukah Baskets and Dinners, Adopt a Family through Jewish Family Service, Provide Shabbat & High Holy Day services for seniors and Passover Baskets and Dinners.

For the International Community Sisterhood strengthens Reform Judaism around the world with financial support. Women of Reform Judaism and Yes Fund (Youth, Education, Scholarships for Reform Jewish Professionals).

Dues for membership in the Sisterhood of Temple Beth El and WRJ are your choice of $45, $54, $72, $90, or $180 per year.  Your choice of a higher membership rate means more support for our many programs. Your dues includes membership in Women of Reform Judaism and District dues.

Sisterhood Judaica and Gift Shop

We have everything you need for any occasion – menorahs, dreidels, candles, gifts, many new items and more!

We are open by appointment only.
Schedule your shopping time now by contacting Elaine Schonberger at


Sisterhood of Temple Beth El Slate for 2020-2021

Co-Presidents Nancy Fortier and Karen Lowen
Administrative Vice President Michelle Lame
Vice President Membership Harriet Cooperman
Vice President Gift Shop Elaine Schonberger
Recording/Corresponding Secretary Carol Plisner
Treasurer Patricia Taylor
Immediate Past President Elaine Schonberger
Board of Directors Shelly Fogelman
Sue Goldsmith
Sue Green
Cindy Hecht
Harriet Hollander
Joanne Lax
Judy Martens
Suzy MacWilliams
Joyce Meckler Miller
Judy Pazol
Evelyn Prince
Judy Roberts
Cathy Segel
Irene Soble
Assigned Chairs
Nosh and Knowledge Chair Nancy Fortier and Judy Roberts
Rosh Chodesh Chair Sue Green
Sunshine Chair Sandy Beigler

Please note: Members of the Sisterhood of Temple Beth El 2020-2021 Board that do not need to be voted on are:

Advisor: Cindy Bolokofsky

All Past Presidents who are still active members of Temple Beth El are permanent members of the Board of Directors.

​Proposed and submitted by the 2020 Nominating Committee: Joanne Lax, Cathy Segel and Elaine Schonberger, Chair.

Temple Beth El

Temple Beth El

7400 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
(248) 851-1100|