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about the Sisterhood

The Sisterhood of TINW is a community within a community.Sisterhood Logo painted by Ann
We are single, married and partnered.
We are with and without children.
We are born Jewish, Jews by choice and non-Jews married to Jews.
We are new and long-time members.
We are mothers, daughters and sisters.

We would love to include you in our community!  Please join us!
Contact us anytime at with questions or ideas.

Our Mission

To provide an environment of friendship, respect, intellectual and spiritual growth for our members, to enrich our Temple through social and educational programs, fundraising and financial support, and to engage women in the pursuit of Gemilut Hasadim (acts of kindness), 
Tikkun Olam (healing the world) and Tzedakah (righteousness).

We make a difference.

new members are always welcome!

 ...JOIN US for 2020-21!

The Sisterhood of Temple Israel, a proud Women of Reform Judaism affiliate, warmly welcomes new members. Our meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month at  TINW at 7:30PM.  We have many events throughout the year and are open to new ideas! Please join us, by filling out the form here, there is something for everyone!

*SPECIAL - $18 dues for women ages 18-30!

*Sisterhood membership is free for first year Temple members.

supermarket gift cards

Supermarket Gift Cards can be purchased in denominations of $25, $50 & $100.  This costs you nothing additional and helps to raise funds for TINW's Sisterhood.  Cards are available for these local supermarkets:

  • Food Town
  • Stop & Shop
  • Shoprite
  • Acme

Contact Lainie Parker to set a time for card delivery within our area (Croton, Ossining, Cortlandt, Peekskill, Yorktown).

Upcoming sisterhood events

All Events
  • Wednesday ,
    AugAugust  19 , 2020
    Virtual Cocktails

    Wednesday, Aug 19th 7:00pm to 8:00pm
    Do you have a favorite 'go-to' cocktail recipe for the hot summer months? Send them to for inclusion in our Sisterhood recipe book for Virtual Cocktails via Zoom! We'll share cocktails over zoom and recipes and get a chance to see some people you may not have seen for a long time!


  • Wednesday ,
    SepSeptember  2 , 2020
    Author Discussion: Aviva Brown

    Wednesday, Sep 2nd 7:30pm to 8:30pm
    TINW Sisterhood sponsors a conversation with Aviva Brown, author of children's book, Ezra's Big Shabbat Question. Aviva will join us via zoom at to discuss the story that is modeled after her four children and about her journey into Judaism as well as, her life as a Jewish mom of color in the south. Don't miss this intimate discussion with esteemed author, Aviva Brown. Zoom link to follow.


  • Monday ,
    SepSeptember  7 , 2020
    Babkas & More Sale Ends 9/7!

    Monday, Sep 7th 11:50pm to 11:55pm
    Order the perfect treats to share with family and friends and sweeten the New Year! Order before Sept. 7 to ensure your goodies are available and support TINW's Sisterhood. Orders may be picked up by choosing your appointment.




Women Cook Passover Recipes

Our Israeli friends sent us some of their favorite Passover RecipesWhat a wonderful way to stay connected with the women we met and learn more about their culinary heritage.

You will find desserts, appetizers and main courses from multiple countries cuisines.  Just use the blue link above to access them.

laughter yoga


TINW Sisterhood and friends enjoyed a great morning of gaining flexibility and laughing together in this wonderful morning led by our Laughter Yoga instructor, Donna Bernstein.


Broadway on Hudson Night

We had an amazing evening of talent and schmoozing with some of our favorite people.  What a wonderful evening! 

Thanks to all who came and special thanks to our hardworking production team (many pictured left) to pull this all together.  Shoes & Baggage was a real home run!

Teamwork makes the dream work!

Mah JonGG & Canasta

Join for weekly Mah Jongg games Tuesdays from 12:30-4:00.  Novice, Beginner and Experienced players are all welcome and coaching is available by the group's most experienced players.  Free to Sisterhood members.  Contact with any questions or just to learn more about joining.

Keeping Current: Sisterhood Info

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