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

Monday
Sept. 19
1:00 p.m.
Julie Strauss, Ph.D., lecturer in American politics, will lead a discussion:  "Clinton vs. Trump:  General Election Analysis"

Monday
Nov. 21
1:00 p.m.
Joan Richman Ente, Manager, Your Eldercare Consultants, will speak on "The Uncharted Waters of Caregiving."
 
Sunday
Dec. 18
10:30 a.m.-
  2:30 p.m.
At our annual Chanukah Fair:  chanukiot, candles, toys, books, jewelry, paper goods, and more.


Monday
Jan. 16
1:00 p.m.
"Family Matters"
A biographic film about a young Israeli's search to understand her family and plan for her future.
Saturday
Feb. 18
10:30 a.m.
 
 
Sisterhood Shabbat
Members of Sisterhood will read from the Torah and participate in the service. 
Diane Altkorn, M.D., scholar-in-residence, will speak about "Doctors in the Desert" at the kiddush lunch.
Monday
Feb. 20
12:00 noon
 
Chamber music performed by Elaine Smith and Van Bistrow:
  Scriabin Preludes
  Chopin Ballad No. 3 in A flat Major, Op. 47
  Brahms Sonata No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99 for Cello and Piano
Monday
Mar. 20
1:00 p.m.
Rabbi David Minkus speaks on
"Pesach:  Tradition and Innovation," using the Seder table
as a guide to thinking through our tradition.
Saturday
Mar. 25
12:15 p.m.
 
 
After a kiddush lunch sponsored by Sisterhood, Judith R. Phillips, Ph.D., will present a Shabbat lecture, "Other Isaiahs?", addressing the possibility that later chapters of Isaiah are the products of his contemporaries and/or followers.
Monday
Apr. 24
1:00 p.m.
"On Becoming a Jew in Post‑World War II Germany"
Speaker:  Annette Gendler
 
Monday
May 15
10:00 a.m.
 
(check-in
@ 9:45)
 
Dawn Rubin Torah Study Institute
Program tba

There is no charge for the morning program, and guests are welcome.
Reservation and $36 advance payment are required by May 5 for the closing luncheon at noon.

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