SISTERHOOD OF TEMPLE BETH EL
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.
The pandemic doesn’t stop Sisterhood! Karen Lowen, Nancy Fortier, and Judy Roberts pass out lunch curbside before a virtual Nosh and Knowledge in February.
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.
APRIL 21 @ 7:00 PM
Cheese and Chocolate Tasting
with Mongers' Provisions
Join Sisterhood for an evening of virtual cheese and chocolate tasting with Zach Berg of Mongers' Provisions.
Pickup your box curbside at Temple, and then join us on Zoom for the guided tasting. $45 per box (enough for two people).
Contact Judy Roberts by April 14 to RSVP and reserve your box, 313-304-6665 or email@example.com. Zoom link will be provided upon RSVP.
MAY 11 @ 6:00 PM
Virtual Cooking with
Caterer Paul Wertz!
Join Sisterhood & Brotherhood for another evening of virtual cooking with caterer Paul Wertz! We’ll be grilling up some BBQ favorites just in time for summer.
Contact Nancy Fortier for recipes and ingredient list at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-495-5013.
Join us on Zoom, CLICK on the Zoom icon below.
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
Nosh and Knowledge Chair:
Nancy Fortier and Judy Roberts
Rosh Chodesh Chair: Sue Green
Sunshine Chair: Sandy Beigler
Board of Directors
Joyce Meckler Miller
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