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.
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.
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 Representative: Dorothy Greenfield