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Empowering the women of Beth El through stimulating social action programs and educational and social activities.

Beth El's Women of Reform Judaism is committed to women, our Congregation and to Judaism. We serve our synagogue, the community, and the Jewish world.

Members of Beth El's Women of Reform Judaism gain:

- New and lasting friendships
- New personal and professional growth and development
- An opportunity to learn more about Judaism
- A renewed sense of community
- A chance to develop talents and leadership skills

Contact the Sisterhood                                                              WRJ Membership Form At this time, in certain browsers you                                                                                      can fill this form in online, and in others you cannot. Also, we                                                                                    have not turned on the ability to pay online, so please print                                                                                      and send in with a check for now. We are working on it.

WRJ Activities

Mah Jongg - Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday 

ONEG or BIMAH FLOWER SPONSORSHIP: We ensure that each week there are beautiful flowers gracing our bimah. We also see to it that at every Erev Shabbat service there is a fresh loaf of challah and an array of delicacies for everyone to enjoy with their coffee or punch. Sponsoring an oneg or the Bimah flowers on weekends when there is no Bar or Bat Mitzvah is a wonderful opportunity for our congregants to honor someone they love, or to celebrate something special in their lives. Just think--you can give a gift and not worry about the wrapping.

If you would like to sponsor an Oneg or Bimah Flowers, please contact Jo Ann Allen .

Executive Board
Co-presidents – Pat Collins and Linda Shapiro
Vice Presidents – Dorrit Lowsen, Jo Ann Allen, and Sue Meisner
Treasurer – Dina Katz
Recording Secretary – Naomi Mercer
Corresponding Secretary/Photographer – Judy Jankowski
Immediate Past President – Jeanette Astrow
Counselor – Suzie Shalewitz
District Liaison, Pat Collins
Board Members and Committee Chairs
Book Club, Rita DiTrani
Book of Life, Barb and Sara Silversmith
Carpenter's Shelter, Karen Aftergut
Fundraising, Vacant
Judaica Shop Manager, Sara Deshong*
Judaica Shop Treasurer, Bobbie Gershman
Judaica Shop Liaison, Linda Shapiro*
Knitting Group, Elaine Marsh
Mah Jongg, Susan Whitman* and Sara DeShong*
Membership, Joanne Rhodes
Oneg Shabbat, Jo Ann Allen*
Procurement, (billing handled by Treasurer)
Programs, Vacant
Religious School Liaison, Debbie Katz
Social Action, Janet Garber
Social Justice & Religious Issues, Vacant
Sukkah on the Bimah Lead, Linda Shapiro

Judaica Shop

The Beth El Sisterhood Judaica shop specializes in selling a wide variety of ritual items as well as a collection of books. The shop strives to carry unique lines of Judaica Jewelry. We also specialize in personalized Judaica. We primarily purchase merchandise from Israel and American Jewish Artists.

We carry baby gifts, a stunning line of Kettubot and cards from Mickie Caspi and unique Judaic themed merchandise for everyone including pets. We have everything you'd need from Shabbat to Simchat Torah, High Holidays to Hanukkah. Make us your one stop shop for all your Judaic needs-personal and gift. Don't forget when you shop the shop you support WRJ Sisterhood. Remember paid up Sisterhood Members receive a 10% discount. If you are interested in making a monthly commitment and getting trained to volunteer in the shop please contact Sara Deshong-Rojas.

Judaica Shop Hours

During Religious School Year: Wednesday - 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
                                             Sunday - 10:00 AM - Noon
All Year: Friday - one-half hour prior to Shabba

Fri, January 17 2020 20 Tevet 5780