Sisterhood / Men’s Club

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Sisterhood

Sisterhood is a place where women share friendships and appreciate the work of their hands, their minds, and their spirits. Sisterhood works to strengthen the synagogue and the broader community.

Click here to view the Sister Flower Fund Form

Activities

We offer a wide range of activities to attract women of all ages and at all stages. A few of our year-round gatherings are featured below:

  • Potluck Dinners
  • Sisterhood Aerobics
  • Evening Book Group
  • Women’s Torah study
  • Social Action & Mitzvah Programs
  • Sisterhood Craft Bazaar
  • Congregation Game Night
  • Baking Hamentaschen
  • Purim Programs
  • Craft Programs
  • Brunch & Learn series

Events and Programs

Lillian & Leo Gross Kesher Program – a series of educational programs that feature thought-provoking speakers

Mitzvah Connection – provides assistance such as meals, shopping, and visits to women and families in need of short term help due to illness or other life cycle events.

Sisterhood Shabbat – a Shabbat conducted by the women of Beth Shalom. Sisterhood members chant Torah and Haftorah, provide a special speaker, and sponsor a Kiddush luncheon for the entire congregation.

Torah Fund – raises money for institutions that train Conservative Movement clergy and educators.
Sisterhood Judaica Shop – located in the lobby of Congregation Beth Shalom, our shop offers merchandise by Israeli and American artisans. Sisterhood members volunteer to staff the shop on Fridays from 10 am to 2 pm. Stop by and shop or call for an appointment.
The Evening Book Club– Contact Sandy Hirsch via the main office at 412-421-2288.

Sisterhood Torah Fund Brunch

How to Join

On your monthly statement from the synagogue, simply circle or check the line that says Sisterhood. Dues for Sisterhood are $36.

All members of Sisterhood are automatic members of the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism. To learn more about Women’s League, click here.

Sisterhood President: Judy Kornblith Kobell

Men’s Club

The Beth Shalom Men’s Club provides activities that are social, educational, religious, and communal. The Men’s Club invites you to fellowship and serve the Synagogue with us.

Sample Activities

  • Act as ushers for High Holiday Services
  • Golf and Baseball outings, tailgate parties, and barbeques
  • Sports Luncheons for those with special needs
  • Spaghetti dinners for our congregants and their families
  • Concert and comedy entertainment events
  • Poker tournaments

Events and Programs

Sweepstakes Banquet – an annual dinner offering prizes and proceeds benefitting the Men’s Club and for our synagogue.

Yom HaShoah Candles – We pack and distribute Yom HaShoah candles for our congregants to remember and honor those who perished in the Holocaust. We also order and distribute Yom HaShoah candles for other local Men’s Clubs.

Brotherhood Shabbat – Men’s Club members serve as Torah readers and service leaders and invite a guest speaker for this unique Shabbat service.

Men's Club Sports Luncheon

How to Join

On your monthly statement from the synagogue, simply circle or check the line that says Men’s Club. Dues for Men’s Club are $36.

President: Alex Kiderman