JCC Bookfest Event in Partnership with
Shearith Israel SISterhood
Thursday, November 17th | 7:00 pm
Moderated by Congregation Shearith Israel Member, Laura Miller
The Dallas Jewish Bookfest presents, in conjunction with Shearith Israel SISterhood, authors Shaunna J. Edwards & Alyson Richman, discussing their new book, The Thread Collectors. The Thread Collectors is a brilliant story about the friendship between a Black Woman and a Jewish Woman during the time of the Civil War.
“An unforgettable story of female strength, hope and friendship. This collaborative work is magnificent—a true revelation!” —Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman with the Blue Star
$10 Advanced Tickets
$15 At the door
FREE - SISterhood Members
For more information, please contact Marcy Helfand at email@example.com or (972)-392-9288
Girls Night Out Comedy Night
Thursday, September 22nd | 7:00 pm
Did you hear about the amazing night out with SISterhood on Thursday, September 22nd? Over 75 women in attendance enjoyed food, hilarious comedy, and most of all, time spent together with fellow Jewish women. Check out the photo gallery for the evening's highlights.
Thank you to our amazing Membership Co-Chairs, Leslye Geller and Kimberly Ross for the fantastic evening.
Ongoing Special Interest Groups
Weekly on Wednesdays | 2:00 pm
Whole Foods @ Preston and Forest, 2nd Floor
Interested in being part of the NEW mahjong special interest group? Marna Edenson and Zelda Hantz are our very capable co-chairs. The group is just forming, so whether you are interested in learning how to play or you are an experienced player, you are welcome to join.
Please contact Marna Edenson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (214) 493-1551 with questions
Sunday, November 13th | 10:30 am
Email Diane Lifshen email@example.com to get Zoom Meeting ID and Password.
Join the SISterhoob Book Group to discuss Last Summer at the Golden Hotel by Elyssa Friedland. A family reunion for the ages when two clans convene for the summer at their beloved getaway in the Catskills — perfect for fans of Dirty Dancing and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel — from the acclaimed author of The Floating Feldmans.
Book Group will also discuss our book titles for the first part of 2023. Make sure you are on to give your recommendations.
December 4th - Miss Graham's Cold War Cookbook by Celia Rees
Book group generally meets first Sunday of the month. Contact Diane Lifshen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, November 13th | 2:00 PM
Zoom - email Lita for the login information.
Lita Marishak at email@example.com
The Yarn Yentas continue to work with the Shearith Social Action Committee. For November, the Social Action Committee is requesting Yarn Yentas and anyone who knits or crochets to make hats and scarves.
The Yarn Yentas recently completed a "Sensory" knit projects for the residents who suffer from Alzheimer's at the Legacy Communities.
Come knit, crochet, and schmooze with fellow yarn yentas over Zoom or in person. Try out our group, if you haven't as yet (plenty of teachers if you don't know how to knit and/or crochet); re-join our "family" if you haven't come for a while. We miss you.
Meets second Sunday of the month from 2 to 4 PM. Contact Lita Marishak at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cultural Outings and Lunch Bunch:
Contact Susan Schackman at email@example.com to find out more information about the next event.
Special Interest Group Volunteers Needed:
SISterhood is looking for volunteers to lead our special interest groups:
30's and 40's Group
Arts and Crafts
All of these groups are open to ideas and flexibility with meeting times. If you have the passion for either of these topics, reach out to Diane Lifshen at firstname.lastname@example.org.