Sisterhood’s New Years Greeting Card

Temple Emanuel Sisterhood will again publish a New Year’s Greetings card, distributed during High Holy Days Services. Add your family’s name to wish the entire congregation L’Shanah Tovah-Happy New Year. Your donation of $18 or more supports Sisterhood. Click here to submit your New Year’s Greeting.


Temple Emanuel’s Sisterhood is a vital branch of our synagogue community. We’re a vibrant, dynamic group of women dedicated to contributing our time and talent to enrich the lives our congregants and the greater Jewish world as a spiritual, social and civic-minded organization. We incorporate fun at our social and educational programs, such as our annual Harvest Luncheon, book club meetings, and guest speaker events.

We help our Temple by:

  • Funding and operating the Gift Shop
  • Hosting the Temple-wide Break the Fast after Yom Kippur
  • Coordinating Oneg Shabbat providers throughout the year
  • Honoring requests as needed for special events and programs for Temple Emanuel
  • Supporting the temple kitchen
  • Contributing to temple renovation and improvements
  • Encouraging youth by presenting b’nei mitzvah gifts and contributions to the religious school and preschool
  • Supporting Jewish summer programs by offering need-based scholarships to temple member or BBYO families
  • Organizing the Sisterhood Book Club
  • Fundraising through annual dues, our soup sale, gift shop sales, and New Year’s Greetings announcements
  • Providing the meal and hamentaschen each year for the temple Purim celebration along with a fun, interactive annual bake-off


President: Jackie Friedman,
Treasurer: Ceci Davis
Membership: Regina Lobree,
Gift Shop: Adrienne Spindel
Secretary: Kate Irwin-Smiler


Click to activate your Annual Sisterhood Membership online via ChaverWeb.  Sisterhood annual dues are  $36, plus any additional donation you would like to make.  You may pay by credit card or check.
Click to read the Sisterhood Welcome Letter.
Click for the 2019-20 Sisterhood Calendar of Events.

For questions about membership, please contact Regina Lobree, Sisterhood Membership Coordinator by email at

Gift Shop

Sisterhood supports and runs the Temple Emanuel Gift Shop featuring a collection of Judaica and other special items. For more information, go to our Gift Shop page.

For volunteer opportunities contact Adrienne Spindel, or to shop on a weekday, contact the temple office.

For more information on Temple Emanuel’s Sisterhood, email:


Sisterhood Book Club Wednesday, February 12, 2020 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM tbd

Read the selected book and join in the discussion. Host, Book/Author, and Discussion Leader: TBA...

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Sisterhood Meeting Sunday, March 1, 2020 • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Temple Social Hall

Planning and discussion of Sisterhood events.

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Sisterhood Book Club Wednesday, March 11, 2020 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM tbd

Read the selected book and join in the discussion. Host, Book/Author, and Discussion Leader: TBA...

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