Sisterhood

No matter your path or passion, Sisterhood awaits you. 

Sisters. Women of every age. Women who are dedicated to family, synagogue, and community.
Sisters. Women who make a difference - a difference at Wise Temple, a difference in Cincinnati, and a difference to the future of Reform Judaism.
Sisters. Women who embrace our faith, who act, who give.       

There is a place for you in Sisterhood. Maybe it’s social. Maybe it’s spiritual. Maybe it’s educational. Maybe it’s social action. There is a place

How Sisters Support Our Congregation

  • Caring Corp Program to support Temple members unable to leave home.
  • Shabbat Bimah Flowers.
  • High Holy Day Honey Sale.
  • Neighbor-2-Neighbor program​.

How Sisters Support One Another

  • Stimulating and educational programming, spiritual fulfillment, friendship.
  • Women’s Seder.
  • Local, regional, and national Sisterhood activities.
  • Book Club to discuss Jewish authors and themes.
  • Mah Jongg groups.

How Sisters Support Our Youth

  • Funding for YoFI, Young Family Involvement group.
  • Funding for Youth Group Activities.
  • Funding for Madrichim program.
  • Prayer books to every B’nai Mitzvah (partnership with Brotherhood).
  • Care packages for college student members.
  • Holiday treats for religious school.
  • Children’s Chanukah boutique.
  • Contributions to GIVTY (Give to Temple Youth) Fund for religious school, camp, and extracurricular activities.

How Sisters Support Our Community

  • Toiletries to Cincinnati agencies supporting women in need.
  • Bundles Holiday Mitzvah Program to benefit YWCA’s Battered Women’s Shelter.
  • Luncheon and program for residents of YWCA’s Battered Women’s Shelter.

How Sisters Support Our Worldwide Community

  • Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ), the Federation of Temple Sisterhoods; District 10 WRJ.
  • World Union for Progressive Judaism.
  • Uniongram sales to support Youth, Education, and Special Projects Funds (YES).
  • Scholarships for rabbinic, cantorial, and Jewish education students through YES Fund.
  • Advocacy letters to elected officials regarding URJ and WRJ positions.

Sisterhood Calendar

Questions: 513-793-2556 or sisterhood@wisetemple.org

Sisterhood President: Lisa Cooper

Find your place, try it out, suggest a program, or ask a question.

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