Sisterhood Upcoming Events


November 2018


7     11:30 am... Book Lovers Luncheon Shalom Austin with Austin author Julie Berwald, Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone. See the Shalom Austin Book Fest website for more information and ask to sit with the Temple Beth Shalom Sisterhood.

18    6:00 pm... Sisterhood Meeting and Potluck

December 2018


2   12:30 pm - 5:30 pm... Latke fry for the Temple Hanukkah Party. Sign up.

10    7:00 pm... Unity Church of the Hills Womens Group Interfaith Discussion

February 2019

1-3    Women's Retreat, sponsored by Sisterhood, at Camp Young Judaea in Wimberley. This retreat is for ALL women of Temple Beth Shalom. Our theme this year is Back to Our Roots. More information coming soon!


The members of Temple Beth Shalom's Sisterhood are a diverse group who join together for friendship and study, to further the goals of our synagogue, and to reach into the community for tikkun olam - the repair of the world. Sisterhood creates an atmosphere for members to fulfill their potential within a Jewish arena. To learn more please contact Michelle Mellon-Werch or check out the "Who, What, and Why of Sisterhood".

Mission Statement

The mission of Temple Beth Shalom’s Sisterhood is to bring members together to support and benefit the congregation and community by providing opportunities for friendship, service, spiritual growth and learning. Our purpose is to be warm and welcoming as we promote the highest ideals of women in Judaism through religious commitment, education, social action and leadership development. We aspire to achieve this goal by actively and financially supporting our Temple’s Mission, focusing on the next generation and enhancing the Jewish lives of our congregation.

Ready to join Sisterhood? Log in to your Member Portal and locate the form in the right sidebar.

Benefits of Joining Sisterhood

Are you interested in issues affecting women?
Sisterhood sponsors a variety of programs on contemporary issues and the opportunity to join with 75,000 Women of Reform Judaism in taking a stand on issues that affect us as women.

Do you enjoy the opportunity to be with other women? 
Sisterhood's Women's Retreat is THE annual event to get away! It offers lots of opportunities to meet and enjoy the company of a dynamic and supportive group of women from our community. 

Do you enjoy educational and spiritual events?
Sisterhood sponsors a variety of programs, including Challah Baking, Sisterhood Shabbat, Book Club, Maj Jongg night, and much more. 

Do you have a Child in Religious School?
Sisterhood makes yearly donations to the Religious School, and gives each Bar/Bat Mitzvah student a gift. 

Do you just want to find a good book?
Join Sisterhood's book club for a stress-free reading environment.

Support Your Sisterhood

Help Sisterhood meet our goals to provide scholarships and support to the congregation. 

DONATE NOW through our secure online payment form!

Congregation Agudas Achim Sisterhood's gift shop supports Temple Beth Shalom by donating back 10% of any purchases we make! Spread the word!

Why Should You Support Sisterhood?

  • Do you have a child in Religious School?
  • Do you enjoy educational and spiritual events?
  • Are you interested in issues affecting women?
  • Do you enjoy the opportunity to be with other women?
  • Do you just want to find a good book?


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