Temple Solel Sisterhood is comprised of women of all ages. We plan and participate in religious, social, education, social action and fundraising events. Our primary focus is to serve Temple Solel, especially the religious school. We take pride in the leaders we develop, the sisterhood we promote and the financial and non-financial ways we support Temple Solel.

 


 

Examples of our services and projects include:

Religious

  • Monthly Shabbat Dinners open to all Temple members
  • High Holy Day Events including 2nd Day Rosh Hashanah Kiddush, Tashlich and Yom Kippur Break the Fast
  • Overseeing Friday Night Onegs
  • Women’s Passover Seder
  • Prayerbook Donation

Education

  • Regional and National Women of Reform Judaism and MidAtlantic District meetings and conferences
  • Sweetening the Religious School experience by providing our students with apples and honey for Rosh Hashanah, cookies for Sukkot, chocolate bars for Simchat Torah and sufganiyot for Hanukkah
  • SOSTY (high school youth group) scholarships
  • Staying connected with our youth away at college
  • Token monetary donations to Temple Solel faculty for supplies

Social

  • Paid-up Membership Luncheon
  • Martini and Massage Night
  • Yoga/Dinner/Havdalah Night
  • Dinner and Movie Nights
  • Secret Sister Program

Social Action

  • School supply drive for local elementary schools students
  • Support and assistance for members and their families in times of mourning and illness
  • Knitting hats and scarves for needy children
  • YES (youth, education and special projects) FundBreast cancer fundraising walk

Fundraising

  • Operate Judaica, Hanukkah and Passover shops
  • Mah Jongg tournaments
  • Apple, honey and challah sale
  • Kosher for Passover wine sale
  • Scrapbooking weekends

Calendar/Upcoming Events

Membership

Sisterhood is about connections and commitment to our community and congregation.

Join now:

To make new friends or deepen the relationships you already have
For dynamic and exciting educational programs
For social events and just plain fun
To deepen your spirituality through special events
To develop your leadership skills while helping others

Remember that whether you are joining for the first time or renewing your membership, we appreciate your support. We need the support of every woman in the congregation. It is our sincere hope that every woman will join us. Whether you come to meetings, programs, help coordinate programs, or just submit your dues you are choosing to support Sisterhood. Your level of participation is up to you. Remember that a group of dynamic, warm, and inspired women await you however you choose to participate.

Dues are collected annually and are used to fund our activities and charitable contributions to various organizations. A portion of your dues also maintains your membership in the Women of Reform Judaism, the women’s affiliate of the Union for Reform Judaism.

You may choose your dues payment amount from the following categories:

Sarah - $36.00 Rebecca - $54.00 Leah - $72.00 Rachel - $90.00

Dues checks should be payable to “Temple Solel Sisterhood” and mailed to atravers780@gmail.com Angela Travers.

Sisterhood Executive Board

Co-Presidents:  Michelle Reed/Meryl Wolf
Religion Vice President:  Louise Johanson
Education Vice President:  Angela Travers
Fundraising Vice President:  Meredith Pscherer
Human Relations Vice President:  Alisa Klug
Treasurer:  Carol Newman
Secretary:  Sherry Bleach
Past President:  Meredith Pscherer

Contact us at templesolelsisterhood@gmail.com