The mission for Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood is to support women, children and families of our congregation. Our Sisterhood is composed of a diverse group of women with varying interests and skills. In recent years, Sisterhood has coordinated Interfaith Women’s Passover Seders, wine tastings, floral arranging and cooking workshops, brunch with members decorating individual tables, social justice/action projects, religious education, sponsor scholarships for camp attendance, cultural programming for our religious school and provide funding to Temple Emanu-El. 

If You Can Answer YES to at Least One of the Questions Below,  then please join Sisterhood and support these projects with your membership!

Do you have a child/grandchild in Religious School?

Sisterhood supports:

Religious School we provide Confirmation Gifts, funding for Festival Celebrations and Summer Scholarships

Youth Programs we provide funding for Community Youth Group (CYG) Advisor, TEENS trips, Bar/Bat Mitzvah gifts and Precious Legacy Packages to our College Students

Do you look forward to getting together with other women?

Sisterhood provides educational, cultural, religious and social programming for the women in our congregation.

Do you want to bring more Judaism into your home?

Sisterhood’s Temple Traditions Gift Shop enables you to purchase items for your home, family, friends, and children. Temple Traditions is also accessible online for your convenience.

Do you want to support Temple Emanu-El?

Sisterhood makes financial contributions to support our congregation.

We also support the Purim Carnival, Mitzvah Day, and other special programs.

Do you want to help ensure the future of Reform Judaism?

Your membership in Sisterhood makes you a member of the Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ).

WRJ supports rabbinical students at all four campuses of HUC-JIR and through the World Union for Progressive Judaism. WRJ also provides financial support to the Union for Reform Judaism’s youth programs, which help to create future Jewish leaders.


View our Temple Traditions Gift Shop

For more information on Sisterhood, please contact Sylvia Wright at or Kim Roth at

2023 – 2024
Sisterhood Board of Directors

Sylvia Wright

VP Programming
Board of Directors

VP Communication
Lisa Bebenek

VP Membership
Nancy Hamric

VP Ways and Means
Kim Roth

Lori Weil

Sisterhood Ambassador
Susan Koretzky

Social Media Chair
Ginger Brook

Precious Legacy Chair
Cheryl Collat

Religious School Liaison
Adrian Dyer-Smith

At-Large Members
Alison Berman
Amy Goldstein Chauvin
Sherron Goldstein