Sisterhood Open Meetings

Sisterhood welcomes congregants and their friends
– women and men – to our open meetings.

1:00 open meeting programs
are followed by refreshments and conversation
with exceptions shown below.

October-December | January-May

June 14
Outing to Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Oct. 16
1:00 p.m.
A Speaker from the Anti-Defamation League/Chicago:
  "Anti-Semitism Today:  Tools and Strategies to Respond"

Nov. 20
1:00 p.m.
Rabbi David Minkus speaks on
  "From the Bible to Us:
    The Evolution of Biblical Law to Jewish Law"
Dec. 3
10:30 a.m.-
  2:30 p.m.
At our annual Hanukah Fair:  chanukiot, candles, toys, books, jewelry, paper goods, and more.

Jan. 15
1:00 p.m.
The Women's Balcony (comedy/drama, 96 minutes)
Join us to see and discuss this 2016 Israeli film.

Feb. 3
10:30 a.m.
Sisterhood Shabbat
Members of Sisterhood read from the Torah and participate in the service. 
Sisterhood sponsors the kiddush lunch.
Feb. 19
1:00 p.m.
Mitchell Brown speaks on
"Four Singers – Their Jewish Personas:
   Al Jolson, Sophie Tucker, Fanny Brice, and Barbra Streisand"
Mar. 24
12:15 p.m.
Judith R. Phillips, Ph.D., speaking on "Tobit:  Jewish-Hellenistic Satire"
at the kiddush lunch sponsored by Sisterhood.
Apr. 16
1:00 p.m.
Irene Lehrer Sandalow, founder and director, speaking on
 SketchPad:  An Experiment in Collaboration for Jewish Nonprofits!
May 14
10:00 a.m.
  @ 9:45)
Dawn Rubin Torah Study Institute
Rabbi Elliot B. Gertel speaks on
  "What's Doing with Synagogues?  Observations from a Traveler in an Era of Transition:  A Travelogue through Chicago-area Synagogues.”
There is no charge for the morning program, and guests are welcome.
Reservation and $36 advance payment are required for the closing luncheon at noon.

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