Launched in 1928, our Sisterhood is an active and vibrant group.  Who provides an array of social and educational programming, including lectures on women’s health issues and parenting, cooking classes, craft nights, Sisterhood Shabbat, and an extensive Purim Shalach Manot program. Our Sisterhood also provides Shiva meals to families in mourning, runs our Judaica shop, sends packages to college students, and supports the synagogue financially and through volunteerism.

To get involved please email Sisterhood President, Jill Besnoy at

Upcoming Events

Sisterhood Presents: Miriam’s Dance – Thursday, November 30th at 7:30 PM
A Woman’s Healing Journey through Movement

Join us for a night of Ecstatic Dance as we Dance together for Israel!  There is no choreography & no experience is necessary! Coming together as a tribe of women, the inviting music of Israel offers you permission to move your body freely with gently guided cues. Invite your friends. You don’t want to miss this experience!

– $36 per person (with advance registration)
– Dress comfortably (bring socks)
– Light bites to be served

RSVP HERE by Friday, November 24th!
Our Sisterhood will be partnering with Zahal Shalom to fundraise for their organization. All proceeds go to tactical uniforms for IDF soldiers.

Sisterhood Study Group – Friday, December 1st at 10:30 AM

Join Rabbi Kirshner on select Friday mornings for a women’s study group. Click below to RSVP or contact Donna Weintraub at, for more information.

Upcoming Dates: 12/15, 1/12, 2/2, 3/8, 4/19, 5/10


Sisterhood Movie Night – Monday, December 4th at 7:30 PM

Join our Sisterhood for a screening of “Golda” at Teaneck Cinemas.

Complimentary for Members
(Non-Member: $20 per person)

Sponsored by the Sisterhood of Temple Emanu-El.


Celebrate Rosh Chodesh – Monday, December 11th at 7:00 PM

Join us on select Mondays in a relaxed and social setting for personal, spiritual exploration. Carve out time in your life for self growth, connection to other women, and yourself. Sessions will be guided by Rabbi Dahlia Bernstein, a teaching rabbi and life coach, who will-help us learn and connect using our Jewish tradition as inspiration for dealing with real-life issues.

Upcoming Dates:  1/8, 2/12, 3/11, 4/8, 5/6, 6/10

CLICK HERE to register.

Sisterhood Flower Arranging – Tuesday, January 9th at 7:30 PM

Unleash your creativity and learn the secrets of crafting breathtaking flower arrangements in our upcoming class. Skilled florist, Jimmy from Empty Vase, will guide you on creating a custom arrangement using the most enchanting blooms.

$65 per member
$75 per non-member

CLICK HERE to register!

Sisterhood Challah Baking – Thursday, January 25th at 7:30 PM

Come back Challah with the Challah Back Girls!

Challah Back Girls™ (CBG) is a small business originally founded by four siblings from NJ to bake the world a more just, equitable, and compassionate place through the unity of challah—a traditionally Jewish braided bread!

$18 per member
$36 per non-member

RSVP by Sunday, January 21st.