Sisterhood promotes the welfare of the Congregation, enriches the family, educational and civic life of the community, supports our religious school and assists the financial and spiritual goals of the Congregation. We are affiliated with the Central Great Lakes Region of the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism. Sisterhood also operates the beautiful Maurer-Mishkin-Ornstein Gallery of Judaica which features a rich variety of Judaic items.
Baking - August 1, 2, 8, and 9
Pick-Up - September 7, 8, and 10
Join us in the BEZ kitchen to make challah for the upcoming High Holy Days. We begin at 9:30 a.m. on August 1, 2, and 9 and 5:00 p.m. on August 8. Additional volunteer slots available for challah pick up on
September 7, 8, and 10. Contact Cheryl Toof at email@example.com or (317) 796-7490 to volunteer.
Look for this year’s High Holy Days round challah order form to arrive in your mailbox sometime after July 10. Orders will be received until Friday, August 4. Order quickly, since any received after that date will be filled on
a “first come/first served” basis.
Sisterhood Participates in Services
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to chant Torah or lead prayers during Shabbat or minyan services.
Check the BEZ calendar for dates.
Play mahjong at Beth-El Zedeck. Come every session or drop in occasionally. All experience levels are
welcome! Sisterhood supplies the games; you bring your 2023 game card or use one of ours. Suggested donation is $3/day.
Nevi'im and Torah Study
Email email@example.com to get on the mailing list and receive the weekly questions and Zoom link.
Sisterhood's Torah Fund supports scholarships and programs in the worldwide Conservative / Masorti Institutes of higher learning. The dedicated philanthropy of the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism, Torah Fund has raised nearly $108 million in its 80 years. Click here for more information about the Torah Fund, including how you can get this year's beautiful pin.
Each year, Torah Fund Benefactors are recognized and thanked at the Torah Fund Event. The event is free and open to the public. This year's event is scheduled for June 4.
Another way to donate is to send Torah Fund e-cards. Be sure to include Beth-El Zedeck in the "affiliate" line so Sisterhood receives credit for your contribution.
Sisterhood's Mitzvah Corps helps those who are ill or homebound through organizing, preparing, and delivering meals and assisting with transportation.
and much more!
This is a small sampling of Sisterhood's activities. Sisterhood also has a Tu B'Shevat Seder, Sisterhood Shabbat, welcomes new synagogue members, sends care packages to college students, and many other activities. Call the Gallery of Judaica at (317) 475-1705 to find out how to get involved!