the congregation of moses

Sisterhood at the Congregation of Moses
Maxine Berke & Susan Welbourne
Co-Presidents
Nomi Kluger-Nash
Vice President
Janet Heller
Secretary
Emily Hoffman
Treasurer & Membership Coordinator
Fran Raffel
Program Coordinator
Kim Rubin
Gift Shop Coordinator
Shirley Wise and Judy Seyburn
At-Large Board Members

Sisterhood and Women's League:
A partnership enriching Jewish women worldwide

The mission of Women's League for Conservative Judaism is to strengthen and unite synagogue women's groups and their members; support them in mutual efforts to understand and perpetuate Conservative/Masorti Judaism in the home, synagogue and community; and reinforce their bonds with Israel and with Jews worldwide.

  • Learn -

    We have a commitment to the continuing Jewish education of our members through classes and programs.
  • Live -

    Perpetuate Jewish tradition and observance in your home, synagogue and community.
  • Link -

    Make your voice heard as part of the largest synagogue-based women's organization in the world.
  • Share -

    Help us strive to repair the world.


Sisterhood Programs and Events
Sisterhood Membership Brunch
Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, September 10, 2017—Sisterhood Membership Brunch at 10 a.m. at the Congregation of Moses in the Social Hall. We will also have a special Gift Shop Clearance Sale with great bargains! For reservations, please e-mail Emily Hoffman at emily.hoffman@wmich.edu by Tuesday, September 5, and specify any special dietary needs.
 
Sisterhood Membership Brunch
Friday, September 15, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, September 15, 2017 at 12 p.m.—Sisterhood Luncheon at Monelli’s Italian Grill & Sports Bar at 7141 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage, MI 49002. The restaurant is south of Sam’s Club. For reservations, please e-mail Maxine Berke at maxineberke@gmail.com
 
Torah Fund Brunch
Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 10 a.m.—Torah Fund Brunch at 10 a.m. at the Congregation of Moses in the Social Hall. We will honor Diane Fogel and Laurel Ofstein. For reservations, please contact Emily Hoffman at emily.hoffman@wmich.edu by Friday, October 20, 2017.
 
Sisterhood Shabbat
Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.—Sisterhood Shabbat—Women will lead the entire worship service. Following the service, we will have a full luncheon. If you want a part in services, please contact Janet Heller at janetheller@charter.net
 
Sisterhood Luncheon at Carrabba's Italian Grill
Friday, November 17, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, November 17, 2017 at 12 p.m.—Sisterhood Luncheon at Carrabba's Italian Grill at 5690 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage, MI 49002. For reservations, please e-mail Maxine Berke at maxineberke@gmail.com or Emily Hoffman at emily.hoffman@wmich.edu
 
Sisterhood Luncheon at Outback Steakhouse
Friday, December 8, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, December 8, 2017 at 12 p.m.—Sisterhood Luncheon at Outback Steakhouse at 4320 S. Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, which is north of Kilgore. For reservations, please e-mail Maxine Berke at maxineberke@gmail.com or Emily Hoffman at emily.hoffman@wmich.edu
 
Chanukah Bazaar
Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, December 17, 2017--Chanukah Bazaar from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Congregation of Moses. Shop for Chanukah supplies and gifts at wonderful prices!
 
Sisterhood Luncheon at Full City Café
Friday, January 12, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, January 12, 2018 at 12 p.m.—Sisterhood Luncheon at Full City Café at 7878 Oakland Dr., Portage, MI 49024 near Centre St. For reservations, please e-mail Maxine Berke at maxineberke@gmail.com or Emily Hoffman at emily.hoffman@wmich.edu
 

Sisterhood Gift Shop
sisterhoodShopping at the Congregation of Moses Gift Shop is a Mitzvah!

The Congregation of Moses Sisterhood Gift Shop is ready to assist you with all of your Judaic needs including Bar/Bat Mitzvah, wedding, baby gifts, children's items and beautiful holiday pieces!

Our items are sold at a discount and all profits go right back to supporting the Religious School!

Please visit us on Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., when Religious School is in session.  You may contact the synagogue office to request an appointment - call 269-342-5463.