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Women of Emanu-El

Upcoming Events

  • Friday
    Apr 27
    AFS Shabbat Dinner
    Friday, Apr 27th 6:15p to 7:30p
    Host an AFS student in your home or at the synagogue. Click above for more information, or to host a student, or to reserve seats at the Shabbat Dinner at the synagogue.

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  • Friday
    Apr 27
    AFS Shabbat/Shabbat Eve Service
    Friday, Apr 27th 7:30p to 9:00p

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  • Thursday
    May 3
    WE Annual Meeting
    Thursday, May 3rd 6:00p to 8:30p
    Rachel Forman from the Grand Avenue Club to speak. Dinner will be served. Click above to RSVP by Friday, April 20.

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  • Thursday
    Jun 7
    WE Mtg
    Thursday, Jun 7th 7:00p to 9:00p

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Betty Siegel Essay Contest

Entries are now being accepted through June 14 for the 10th Annual Women of Emanu-El Essay Contest.  Click here for all the details.

Mission Statement

  • To foster and further the highest ideals of Judaisim and Jewish life as expressed by Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun.
  • To promote closer fellowship among WE members.
  • In cooperation with CEEBJ, be a mentor for religious, social and education activities inside and outside of Sisterhood.

For years the CEEBJ Woman of Emanu-El has worked to advocate for social justice; promote spiritual identity; raise funds for Jewish education and youth programs; and support the dreams and ideals of the next generation.

Specifically we help organize programs and provide fun fundraisers like: Mah Jong and Munchies, Little Black Dress event, Shana Tova Card Fundraiser, Rosh Hashanah Honey fundraiser, Special Needs Luncheon, Foreign Exchange Shabbat Service.

WE meets the First Thursday of the month at 7pm. All are welcome to join the meeting.

Questions? Suggestions?? Contact Ruth Treisman by email: treisra@gmail.com.

What We Do

WE connects with the Congregation by supporting the following activities:

  • Family Programs (YACHAD)
  • Teen Programs
  • Social Action Committee
  • CEEBJ Salinsky Program
  • Caring Committee
  • Mitzvah Meals
  • Adult Chavurah

WE connects with the community by supporting the following programs:

  • Tikkun Ha-Ir (Healing the city)
  • Mazon (A Jewish Response to Hunger)
  • OSRUI (Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute Camp for children of all ages)
  • URJ (Union for Reform Judaism)

2017 – 2018 Officers and Board Members

Executive Committee

  • President: Ruth Treisman
  • Vice President –Programing and Fundraising: Sara Cherney
  • Vice President- Membership: Pam Treisman
  • Treasurer: Jean Lauterbach
  • Secretary: Amy Stone
  • Immediate Past President: Nikki Levin
General Board

 

  • Leila Silverberg
  • Estelle Felber
  • Yakira LeeVan
  • Florence Fishman
  • Ruth Rosen
  • Cindy Memmel
  • Phyllis Dorf
  • Margie Canham
Honorary WE Members

 

  • Debra Gorra Barash
  • Rabbi Jessica Barolsky
  • Debbie Carter Berkson
  • Rabbi Toba Schaller
  • Marian Weinberg

Judaica Shoppe

  • Manager/Buyer: Bobby Cohn
  • Co-Treasurer: Harriet Marcus and Judy Lerner
  • Volunteer Coordinator: Nadine Zuckerman
  • General Board: Naomi Arbit

Come in on any Sunday morning or Wednesday afternoon. Call CEEBj at 228-7545 to set up a private time to shop. All types of payment are taken including charge, cash or checks!

Knitting Circle

Making warm hats for school children in winter and comfort shawls for our clergy to give to congregants who are hospitalized or ill at home are just some of our activities. For more information, call Brenda Safer (414) 462-5367 or by email, saferbrenda@sbcglobal.net.

Beth Wynn College Outreach Program

Please call Toni at the synagogue office, (414)228-7545, as soon as you have the new information on the address of your college student so we can keep in touch with him or her for the High Holy Days, Hanukkah, and Passover. Gift boxes will be mailed to your son/daughter for each of these holidays. We need to update our address list each year as many students move and change their addresses. Thank you for your prompt reply with this information.

Stronger Together

The Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ), The Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, is the voice and presence, and arena of action of the women of Reform Judaism in the synagogue, the larger community, nationally, and internationally. WRJ is a federation of independent Sisterhoods, numbering approximately 550 in the United States and Canada, with a cumulative membership of nearly 75,000 women organized into 12 District Federations. Our three key projects are: YES Fund (Youth, Education, and Special Projects), World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ), and JBI International (formerly Jewish Braille Institute of America).

Mon, April 23 2018 8 Iyar 5778