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SisterhoodatTBE logosis·ter·hood (Noun)
1. The feeling of kinship with and closeness to a group of women. 

[email protected] brings together the women of our community through fun social gatherings and stimulating Jewish themed programs.  Events are planned by committee members and are led by our magnificent clergy and staff as well as congregants and speakers with expertise in various fields. 

[email protected]  is open to all congregants who identify as women.

We have an amazing year of events lined up and wanted to give you a taste of what's to come.

Upcoming Events


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Learn about Rabbi Regina Jonas, the First Ordained Woman Rabbi
Wednesday, April 26, 7:00-9:00 pm
 (Shmooze starting at 6:30 pm)

Who was Rabbi Regina Jonas? How did she become the first ordained woman rabbi? Why was her story lost for 70 years following her death during the Holocaust?

In honor of Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), come join Rabbi Rachel Saphire as we explore the life and work of Rabbi Regina Jonas. Who was she? How did she become the first ordained woman rabbi? Why was her story lost for 70 years following her death during the Holocaust? In this interactive program we will learn from Rabbi Jonas's work and honor her memory.







Come Bead With Us!
Thursday, May 25, 5:30-9:00 pm at TBE

Back by popular demand, the staff from Sarapaan of Wellesley will help us design and string our very own bracelet or necklace creation!  You will shop from an extensive selection of beads and get inspiration from beautiful examples of jewelry on display.

Enjoy appetizers, desserts, wine, and the company of Sisterhood friends!  

Registration cost is $10 (which goes toward the cost of instruction and refreshments).  Expect to spend an additional $10-$40 per piece depending on your bead selection and type of jewelry you choose to make. Sarapaan accepts VISA, Mastercard, and checks/cash. Maximum 35 participants.

Check back soon to register


Save the Date: Wednesday, July 26
Sisterhood Annual Summer Soiree

For the fifth year, [email protected] will be hosting a summer soiree in July.  Come together with friends old and new for a catered light meal and drinks out on the beautiful TBE patio.

More details to come!


Monday Mah Jongg March Madness

Click here to view notes from the four nights of Mah Jongg lessons. If you have further questions, consult the National Mah Jongg League at 212-246-3052.












Want to connect with a bunch of great women and help out on the [email protected] committee? We would love your input and enthusiasm and there's not a lot of heavy lifting! Contact Laura Efron [email protected] or Wendy Traynor [email protected], co-chairs, for more information. 

A Smattering of Previous Sisterhood Events
  •  Healthy Eating, Healthy Living
  • Tu Bishvat Seders
  • Annual Potluck Dinners
  • Wine and Cheese Tasting
  • Summer Outdoor Social Gatherings
  • Paleo Passover Cooking
  • Springtime Nature Walk on the Wellesley Paths
  • Paint Night at the Paint Bar
  • Lifecoaching
  • Finding "New" or "More" Meaning in Shabbat
  • Happiness, From the Inside Out
Sisterhood Summer Soiree, July 2016


Sisterhood at TBE Shabbat Service and Dinner Out
January 22, 2016

Sisterhood enjoyed Shabbat services at TBE last Friday and then gathered at The Local in Wellesley for dinner and conversation.  Great to meet some new people and reconnect with friends.  Lots of laughter and good cheer had by all.  Look for another Service and dinner night out in the Spring!




Paleo Passover Cooking Event with Jen Lawrence
March 11, 2015

TBE members enjoy a cooking lesson in the TBE Community Kitchen.







The Paint Bar
February 26, 2015

Deb Baron, Lori Bass, Marisa Gandler, Stephanie Bloch, and Stefanie Albertson are just a few of the women who enjoyed a great night out!









Note: If you are making a donation to TBE for a Yahrzeit or other occasion, please consider the [email protected] fund, which helps to defray the cost of our events.    

Not on our email list yet? Want to help plan an event or ensure that you know about upcoming events?  Send your email address to one of our co-chairs.

[email protected] Committee Members:

Wendy Traynor, [email protected], Co-chair
Laura Efron, [email protected], Co-chair

Julie Cyker Stephanie Kasok Susan Karon
Rebecca Scott Jacqui Weiner Ava Harder
Lauren Brooks