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.
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    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 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 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 Luncheon at Oakwood Bistro
Friday, February 9, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, February 9, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.—Sisterhood Luncheon at Oakwood Bistro in Oakwood Plaza at 3003 Oakland Dr., Kalamazoo, MI 49008 near Whites Road. For reservations, please e-mail Maxine Berke at maxineberke@gmail.com or Emily Hoffman at emily.hoffman@wmich.edu
 
Mah Jongg and Mimosas co-sponsored by Sisterhood & Hadassah
Sunday, March 4, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 4, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Fisher Library at the Congregation of Moses—Mah Jongg and Mimosas co-sponsored by Sisterhood and Hadassah. For reservations, please e-mail Emily Hoffman at emily.hoffman@wmich.edu by February 22, 2018.
 
Sisterhood Luncheon at Martell's Italian Restaurant
Friday, March 16, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, March 16, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.—Sisterhood Luncheon at Martell's Italian Restaurant at 3501 Greenleaf Blvd., Kalamazoo, MI 49008 in Parkview Hills. For reservations, please e-mail Maxine Berke at maxineberke@gmail.com or Emily Hoffman at emily.hoffman@wmich.edu
 
Sisterhood Luncheon at Food Dance Restaurant
Friday, April 13, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, April 13, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.—Sisterhood Luncheon at Food Dance Restaurant on 401 E Michigan Ave. #100, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 near the YWCA. For reservations, please e-mail Maxine Berke at maxineberke@gmail.com or Emily Hoffman at emily.hoffman@wmich.edu
 
Set-Up for Sisterhood Rummage Sale in the Social Hall
Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.—Set-Up for the Rummage Sale in the Social Hall at the Congregation of Moses. Please bring clothes, artwork, jewelry, books, housewares, linens, etc. If you can help to sort and price items, please contact Janet Heller at janetheller@charter.net or Emily Hoffman at emily.hoffman@wmich.edu
 
Sisterhood Rummage Sale
Sunday, April 22 and Monday, April 23, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday, April 22 and Monday, April 23, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.—Sisterhood Rummage Sale in the Social Hall at the Congregation of Moses. If you can help to sell items or help with clean up (2 p.m. to 5 p.m.), please contact Janet Heller at janetheller@charter.net or Emily Hoffman at emily.hoffman@wmich.edu
 
Sisterhood Luncheon at Wild Ginger
Friday, May 18 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, May 18 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.—Sisterhood Luncheon at Wild Ginger on 639 Romence Rd, Portage, MI 49024, near the Stein Mart. For reservations, please e-mail Maxine Berke at maxineberke@gmail.com or Emily Hoffman at emily.hoffman@wmich.edu
 
Sisterhood Luncheon at Martell’s Italian Restaurant
Friday, June 15 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, June 15 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.—Sisterhood Luncheon at Martell’s Italian Restaurant at 3501 Greenleaf Blvd., Kalamazoo, MI 49008 in Parkview Hills. 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.