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		                                    We Are Sisterhood		                                </span>

We are sisters.
We care for each other, support each other, and are there for each other.

We are philanthropists.
We actively serve Temple Israel and our Jewish community through thoughtful fundraising.

We are leaders.
We run social and educational programming, community service events, and play a major role in the vision of the synagogue. 


Join or Renew Membership

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For more membership information and materials, please contact Ellen Hechler at 248-855-2895 or via email at



Contact Us

Email the Sisterhood President, Andi Weiss:

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TuesdayTue, 21 FebFebruary, 2023

Chai Mitzvah

Tuesday, Feb 21st 12:00p to 1:00pWhat does your meaningful Jewish life look like? Our tradition tells us that an integrated Jewish life involves head, heart and hand…study, spirituality and social action. We can explore all of this with our adult education initiative – CHAI MITZVAH!


ThursdayThu, 23 FebFebruary, 2023

Cookie Baking with Bernice Porrazzo

Thursday, Feb 23rd 7:00p to 9:00pJoin the Temple Israel Sisterhood ladies for a very special virtual baking demo with Area 2 Director and Cookbook Chair of the WRJ Mid-Atlantic region, Bernice Porrazzo.


TuesdayTue, 14 MarMarch, 2023

Sisterhood Women's Freedom Seder

Tuesday, Mar 14th 6:00p to 8:00pJoin us for our Women’s Freedom Seder! Womens rights is the theme for this year's Seder. Hope to see you there!


ThursdayThu, 30 MarMarch, 2023

A Special Program with Professor Howard Lupovitch

Thursday, Mar 30th 7:30p to 9:00pEnjoy a stimulating evening given by Professor Howard Lupovitch. Professor Lupovitch is a professor of history and director of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies. He specializes modern Jewish History. This evening, he will discuss Jewish spies.



Passover Candy Sale

We will be conducting our annual PASSOVER CANDY SALE through March 6, 2023. We are pleased to offer Barton’s Kosher for Passover candy and a second (non-Passover) catalog featuring “Gifts & Treats” for your kitchen and home. All are perfect for your own holiday table or as gifts.

You may choose to ship your purchase to your home for an additional cost or pick-up at Temple Israel on Monday, March 27th. 

Click HERE To Visit Our Page!

Download the updated price list here!

All purchases will raise money to help support our Temple and Community.
As always, thank you for your support!

For questions, contact Ann Podolsky at 248-722-4555 or


Fulfill the Mitzvah of Mishloach Manot- 5783

On Purim we emphasize the importance of Jewish unity and friendship by sending gifts of food to friends. Sisterhood is excited to present you with a wonderful opportunity to fulfill this mitzvah. Send delicious treats with your Purim greetings to our Sisterhood Board, Temple Israel Clergy, Family and Friends! Each recipient will receive a Mishloach Manot gift along with a lovely note including a list of those who have donated toward their gift. 

All Sisterhood Board Members will receive a gift. If you are out of town or do not want the gift - please click on the link and check the Donate to Temple box.

Click here to place your order and fulfill the Mitzvah of Mishloach Manot. Deadline to order is February 21, 2023.

Questions? Contact Simona Seiderman at 248-961-0404.


Sisterhood is pleased to offer a choice of tribute cards to mark your special occasion or remember someone in a time of need. In addition, recipients of tribute contributions of $50 or more will now receive a beautiful certificate letting them know of your generosity.

NEW! Purchase Tributes Online

To purchase Tributes by phone, call Debbie Levin at 248-514-9769 or email her at

To purchase Tributes by mail (coming soon)

A special thank you to Jessica Polk for the beautiful tribute card photographs.

Temple Israel Sisterhood Tribute Cards - Lily and Tulip

Gift Shop - Now Online!

Sisterhood runs Temple Israel’s gift shop, staffed by our own volunteers. In our gift shop you’ll find beautiful pieces of Judaica, artwork and ritual objects, jewelry, and other gifts. It’s a great place to buy a tallit for a bar or bat mitzvah, a mezuzah for a new home, or colored glass for a wedding.

  • Shop for fantastic gifts from the comfort of your own home.
  • Shipping and delivery options are now available. Touchless curbside pickup will also be available soon at the Tyner Entrance.  

May/June Special: 20% off Mezuzahs and Jewelry!

  • Special orders excluded
  • $25 minimum purchase
  • No discount code needed
  • Special offer ends on June 30, 2022

Shop Online Now

Contact Info

For information about shipping, delivery and pickup options, please see the online store or contact one of the gift shop chairs:

  • Debbie Eichenhorn at 248-496-4525
  • Debbie Fishman at 248-227-2146 
  • Stacy Gordon at 248-894-6617

Sisterhood Online GIft Shop

Business Forms

Are you planning a program or have you laid out money for Sisterhood? If so, you might need the following forms:

Click to open and download form.


Tue, February 7 2023 16 Sh'vat 5783