Yom Rishon, 23 Shevat 5777

SisterhoodTemple Israel of New Rochelle Sisterhood, part of Women of Reform Judaism, brings together all generations of women within our synagogue to serve our congregation. Our Sisterhood sponsors a variety of social, religious, and community activities throughout the year. Programs serving the community at large include an annual holiday boutique, participation in the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, annual turkey drive and toy drive, and material donations to women's groups in the area. Our own members benefit from small study groups and discussions, book clubs, and women's health programs. Together with Brotherhood, Sisterhood stages at least one major social event each year, with the sole purpose of bringing people together to have some fun, get to know each other, and feel at home in the Temple. These have included game nights and a very successful annual cook-off.

To serve the congregation as a whole, Sisterhood sponsors a congregational Shabbat dinner twice a year and lends a hand for our new membership barbecue and other activities. Sisterhood supports the Temple youth with subsidies for youth group events, donations to Israeli charities in the names of our B'nei Mitzvah celebrants, Chanukah gifts, and scholarships for our confirmands. Many of Sisterhood's efforts are geared toward fundraising as a means of contributing to the general well-being of the synagogue.

For more information on Sisterhood, please contact Jackie Saril and Lauren Pekats, Sisterhood Presidents

Purim 2017

Purim 2016

Saturday, March 11, 2017 • Erev Purim
7:30 pm    Purim Shpiel & Megillah Reading - “What’s My Megillah?”

Sunday, March 12, 2017 • Purim
11 am    Purim Family Service
11:30 am    Purim Carnival (open to children 5 and under)
12 pm    Purim Carnival (open to all)

We ask each Temple member to bring in a box of macaroni and cheese to  use as a grogger  during  all of  Temple Israel’s Purim services.
This food will then be donated to HOPE Community Services.


Purim is a holiday for laughter, costumes, noisemakers and giving treats. Mishloach Manot is the Purim Mitzvah of sending small gifts, usually of food, to friends, neighbors and the community.

Surprise your friends and family with Mishloach Manot gift bags. Each decorated package contains an assortment of Kosher candy and snacks, hamentaschen, and a grogger. Please also consider donating Mishloach Manot to the United Hebrew or Sarah Neuman Nursing Home.

Why should you purchase Mishloach Manot this year?
• It is a Mitzvah to gift baskets of food to family and friends.
• Mishloach Manot sales are an important fundraiser for Chavaya.

Click to order Mishloach Manot this year and support Temple Israel of New Rochelle by Friday, February 17th!

Coming Up

Feb
17

02.17.2017 - 02.20.2017

Feb
22

02.22.2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Feb
23

02.23.2017 9:15 am - 11:00 am

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