About Sisterhood

"Without you we are one woman short and we have too much to accomplish”

For our congregation:

Bet Torah Sisterhood Members...

  • Offer Shabbat dinners to bereaved families
  • Provide flowers for the Bima on holidays
  • Present gifts to each Bar and Bat Mitzvah child
  • Underwrite a weekly Torah study class
  • Make a yearly contribution to our Hebrew School
  • Operate a Sisterhood Judaica/Gift Shop
  • Manage and purchase books for the synagogue library
  • Plan and organize lectures, dinners, educational programs and more
  • Send holiday packages to our college-age congregants
  • Assemble and distribute Shalach Manot packages
  • Organize a Sisterhood Shabbat
  • Donate funds to Bet Torah’s operating expenses
  • Contribute to USY offsetting Kinnus costs
  • Present gifts to Hebrew High School Students at Graduation
  • Help purchase costumes for Purimspiel
  • Ready congregants' homes for shiva 


For ourselves:

Bet Torah Sisterhood Members...

  • Create and develop exciting programs including book reviews, guest speakers and educational studies
  • Publish a yearly membership directory
  • Create an opportunity for women to connect with Bet Torah on a more intimate level
  • Enjoy the camaraderie of other women members
  • Serve the synagogue and the community


For our community:

Bet Torah Sisterhood Members...

  • Stays in Touch with our College Kids
  • Support the Mt. Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry
  • Conduct a Fall and a Spring Rummage Sale
  • Donate to the Katonah Community Center
  • Support the Northern Westchester Women’s Shelter


For our world wide community:

Bet Torah Sisterhood Members...

  • Support Women's League for Conservative Judaism
  • Support the Torah Fund of The Jewish Theological Seminary
  • Collect necessary items for rescue operations and emergencies, e.g. Hurricane Katrina
  • Raise funds for various Israeli organizations
  • Sponsor the Israel Day Parade by subsidizing T-shirts and transportation