Community sisterhood of temple beth israel.

Fostering camaraderie across generations and promoting community involvement through service activities

Our Sisterhood is a community of women joined together to accomplish more than each of us could do alone. Sisterhood offers an opportunity for women to share friendships and the work of our hands, hearts, and spirits for the benefit of our community.

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TBI Sisterhood Local Authors Event

December 6, 2020

If you were unable to join us last Sunday or would like to share the event with friends and family, we have great news! This wonderful presentation by five of our talented local authors is now available on TBI’s YouTube channel. You can hear readings by Bill Sarnoff, Sabena Stark, Sharon Lask Munson, Shevach Lambert and Helen Roseneau on YouTube by searching for TBI Eugene or you may use this specific link.

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We’re All About Community!

We sponsor a variety of projects and events for our members’ enjoyment and for the benefit of the entire TBI community. Our Sunday Cafe provides an opportunity to meet and shmooze while enjoying bagels and other treats. We invite speakers on a variety of topics to educate and entertain us. We sponsor Simcha Scholarships that send kids to camp and to conferences all over the world. We have offered Jewish cooking classes to Talmud Torah students and continue to be strong supporters of the Jewish Federation’s annual Mitzvah Day.

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The TBI Kitchen

Sisterhood has traditionally taken a special interest in TBI’s kitchen since it is used by our whole community. We purchased a new freezer and had several new cabinets installed recently. We love to partner with other TBI service groups as we did with the Cabaret we co-sponsored with Brotherhood and the Queer Chavurah. It was grand fun that filled the social hall to overflowing and exceeded all our expectations.

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Join Sisterhood!

No matter what interests you, whether you like best to work or to play, you will find something you enjoy in Sisterhood. Membership is only $18 per year, or $36 for a generous mitzvah membership. No one is ever turned away for lack of funds. If you’d like more information, please email Phyllis Bobrow, Sisterhood president.

Upcoming Events

We look forward to new programming when it is safe to gather again.

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Simcha Scholarship

The Simcha Scholarship is available to children in Lane County through the senior year of high school. It may be used to attend Jewish themed functions, educational programs, and/or camps in the United States, Israel, or other foreign destinations.

» Learn more and apply

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Sandra Luks

Sisterhood commissioned a plaque to be created in honor of our dear Sandra Luks. Local artist John Rose created a cheery glass mosaic to be hung in TBI’s kitchen. Stop by the TBI kitchen and have a look. It says:

Sandra’s Kitchen
Love Served Here

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T-Shirts, Tote Bags and Aprons. . .

. . .saying ‘Shalom from Eugene’ are still available through the TBI Gift Shop or by contacting Phyllis Bobrow.