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Congregation Beth Israel

A warm community for friendship, learning and worship

535 Progress Avenue, Munster, Indiana 46321
Phone: 219-922-0101

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Congregation Beth Israel’s Sisterhood is an active, vibrant, group of women of diverse interests, ages, and Jewish backgrounds. We share a desire to make a positive contribution to synagogue life and to be a part of a warm, supportive community.

We are an active local chapter of the Women’s League of the Conservative Movement. We support the national Torah Fund through local fundraising initiatives.

Sisterhood Programs and Activities are designed to enrich the ritual and cultural life of the congregation.

Our next program:

Challah Baking Workshop

Tuesday, January 9
Learn the special ingredients that go into the challah. Learn amazing tips to easily bake challah like a pro.
Learn to braid a challah that looks like you bought it. RSVP by Tuesday, January 2

Special Brunch for Ursula Fruehauf

Sunday, October 29
Sisterhood will be honoring Ursula Fruehauf for her 40-plus years of tireless dedication to Sisterhood, synagogue and community. We are thanking her being there for us in both happy and sad times. Please save the date and join us as we honor our dear friend Ursula.
RSVP by Wednesday, October 25.

Mrs. Dornberg’s Culinary Experience

Tuesday, November 14
Join us at Mrs. Dornberg’s Culinary Experience in Highland for a tasty culinary demonstration of holiday appetizers, desserts and even a vegetarian dish. Mrs. Dornberg teaches us the “WHAT, HOW and WHY of delicious, nutritious everyday home cooking.”

Israel: Many Voices. Stories from and of the Land

Sisterhood will be traveling to the North Shore Conference Center in Skokie for this program.
Join us for a performance event featuring local storytellers, live on stage, sharing their personal experiences about Israel.
Sunday, May 21. Please R.S.V.P. by May 15.

Memories of Seders Past

Tuesday, April 4
Read the book, The Dinner Party by Brenda Janowitz and join us for a lively discussion. Even if you do not read the book, come and share your seder memories. Copies are available in the CBI library or you can purchase the paperback or kindle version from Amazon. The evening promises to be lots of fun, laughs and noshes with recipes.

Wine & Cheese & Crafts with Pat

Monday, March 13
Come and participate in a fun evening with Pat Jacobson as you create something special to take home with you.


Challah and Roses

Find out how to order delicious challah and beautiful roses from our Sisterhood by calling the CBI office.

Boxes of Love

CBI Sisterhood sends care packages of home baked treats and snacks to college students, friends, neighbors, relatives and anyone special to you. These packages can be shipped anywhere and you can order as many as you like.

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