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.

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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

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