Jewish Center of Northwest Jersey

Sisterhood

Next Regular Meeting: January 7 at 10:30 a.m.

The JCNWJ Sisterhood is a vibrant group of Temple members who are interested in Jewish life and having fun! Focusing on its members’ interests, the Sisterhood adds new dimensions to the Temple through fundraising, service to others, education and social activities. Membership in the sisterhood is open to the entire congregation and time commitment is flexible. Meetings are usually every other month.

2017-2018 meeting dates are found on the JCNWJ Combined Calendar. Clicking on the meeting provides more detail. Meetings are held at the Temple. Subcommittees report on their work and a light breakfast is served. Please mark them on your calendar now.

Sisterhood members are requested to consider which subcommittee(s) they would like to be a part of:

Fundraising - Identification, selection, planning and running a fundraising event each year. Successful fundraisers in the past include Mishloach Minot (Purim Baskets) and a Rummage Sale. These efforts enabled Sisterhood to provide funds to the JCNWJ to purchase a new furnace, an automated defibrillator, and the shed for storage.

Social/Educational Events - Identification, selection, planning and running one or more social and/or educational events for the Sisterhood, entire JCNWJ, or the community. Fun, social and educational Sisterhood-sponsored events have included line dancing with instruction, an island themed party honoring the temple president a trip to Jewish sites in NYC, CPR and defibrillator training, a self-defense class for women, and establishing the Book Club (open to all members).
In fall, 2015, we offered the Hebrew Reading Crash Course by National Jewish Outreach Program.

Service - Identification, selection, planning and running one or more service projects for the temple's school, Sisterhood and/or JCNWJ. Previous service projects include Mitzvah Day (volunteering at Grow-A-Row) and singing at a senior citizen residence facility.

Members learn to weave plastic blankets from recycled bags
Members learn to weave plastic blankets for the homeless from recycled bags, November 2017
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Mitzvah Day group
The 2017 "Mitzvah Day" gave students and members a chance to enjoy a glorious outing and help area food banks.
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Sisterhood members enjoyed a tea party May 7, 2016
Members enjoyed a tea party May 7, 2016.
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Participants in Chrysalis Yoga Class
Participants in Chrysalis Yoga Class
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Learn to Read Hebrew Class
Learn to Read Hebrew class participants enjoyed bagels and learning on five Sunday mornings.
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Come join us!

The Sisterhood invites everyone to support Family Promise of Warren County, a non-profit community initiative addressing the needs of homeless families with children. Family Promise provides shelter, food, rides to work and school, job search assistance and more.
For more information visit www.wcfamilypromise.org/.

Sisterhood Expense Payment/Reimbursement Form (pdf,40kb)

 

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Last updated: November 21, 2017