TBS Sisterhood

Welcome to the TBS Sisterhood webpage. Sisterhood is busy with events for all ages, whether it’s Maj or Crochet or Dinners, there is sure to be something for everyone. No matter where you are from you’ll be sure to find that we are women from all walks of life and in all stages of life who come together to make friends and have fun while making a difference in our homes, our congregation, and our community.


All Sisterhood members are welcome to join us at our general meetings. Not a member? Join now! Web.Membership 2019 Front

♥♥2019-2020 Sisterhood Calendar ♥♥♥(Please click on link)

Shaynahs at Sisterhood Shabbat 2019

Sisters By Heart Dinner

An evening of fun and friendship

TBS Sisterhood is hosting our next Sisters by Heart event and you are invited. This is a chance for us to get together in a non-meeting environment, enjoy some good food and each other’s company. No business – just socializing. 

Here are the details: Wednesday, October 2, 6:00PM 

Saffron Grill

720 East Katella Avenue

Orange, CA 92867
(714) 538-3940

(Between Shaffer and Cambridge Streets)

Saffron Grill is a neighborhood restaurant offering Persian food

Dinner is on you but please join us for an evening of fun and Sisterhood.

Please RSVP by September 25th.

If you have any questions or would like to RSVP by phone, please call Fran Sherman at (714) 991-5825.

We look forward to seeing you there because we are all “Sisters by Heart.”

2019-2020 Sisterhood Officers

President – Brenda Beck
Executive Vice President – Nancy Fidel
Treasurer – Stacy Nagel
Recording Secretary – Randie Noell
VP Membership -Barbara Swartz
Membership Secretary – Susan SchefflerVP Programs/Education – Sheila Silver
VP Religion – Amy Greyson
VP Communications – Elyse Ellinger
VP Financial Development – Bonnie Wenneberg
Immediate Past President – Lori Glasky
Parliamentarian – Nancy Silverman
Co-Directors – Social Action – Monica Engel/ Cindy Grossberg
Corresponding Secretary: Sheila Silver
To see more photos and what we are doing please visit our Facebook page, Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood of OC OR come and join us for our membership brunch, it’s a great way to meet us!! Become a member today and be a part of our warm and dynamic group.  For additional information regarding Sisterhood, contact Brenda Beck via email at brenda@thebecks82.com.








SISTERHOOD MISSION STATEMENT:We, the women of Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood, are dedicated to providing women with a voice and presence within our congregation. We strive to enrich Jewish living, establish lasting friendships, accomplish tikkun olam, and support the ideals of Reform Judaism. Through social interaction, leadership training, education and actions, we enhance our communal life and spiritual growth.

Assembling good grooming kits for the homeless

Sisterhood Gift Shop – WE ARE HERE TO SERVE YOU!We are OPEN for business. Through her longstanding relationship with many popular Judaica vendors, including Michael Aram and Gary Rosenthal, our gift shop manager, Sarah Schweitz can order a wide variety of items just for you! Purchase a beautiful tallit from Israel for the Bar/Bat Mitzvah. How about an egalitarian ketubah (marriage certificate) for the bride and groom? If you have something in mind, or need a gift for an upcoming event, contact Sarah at (714) 282-2258 or (714) 538-6006                                                              to place your order.

Need to send a thank you, get well or “just thinking about you” card?

Honor and remember a loved one, friend, or family member with a personalized tribute. Each tribute card represents a donation to the YES Fund, Sisterhood’s philanthropic fund. Each tribute will be personalized with your own special message or a message can be selected for you. Minimum tribute donation is $5 per card. We have a great selection of gorgeous cards. Click here to view samples of the tribute cards.

For more information or to have a card sent, contact Lisa Litman at 714 974-7779 or litmanlisa@gmail.com

Purchase Gift Cards from Sisterhood today! It’s easy – you can log on to ShopwithScrip.com to see the hundreds of items available. During the holidays, we even have gift cards in lower denominations such as:

  • AMC Theatres® or Regal Entertainment Group $10
  • Amazon.com Gift Cards $10
  • Barnes & Noble $5
  • CVS/pharmacy $10
  • Groupon $10
  • Target or Walmart $10
  • Starbucks $5

These make fabulous gifts for teachers, friends, and family! Just call Vivienne Shear at 714-532-5049 and order today! Checks payable to TBS Sisterhood for gift cards can be mailed to Vivienne at 2821 E Burly, Orange, 92869. (Please no credit cards.)

Sisters attending Gala in honor of Rabbi Cohen!

Dueling Pianos at TBS. We know how to throw a great party!

Credit card sign-ups can be done personally and privately by you at www.escrip.com. Our Group Account name is Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood and our account number is 136559178. Complete the sign-up process by entering your name, address and phone number. Then enter your credit/debit cards for any of the additional restaurants and groceries where you shop. It’s completely safe and private.

Need a form?  Calendaring Form 2017revised Check Summary Reimbursement Voucher Event Report and Evaluation

MORE FROM SISTERHOOD: Great Programming: Mah Jongg, Chanukah Celebration, Guest Speakers, Book Reviews, Cultural Events, Crocheting for Knots of Love and many more.

We are affiliated with the Women of Reform Judaism, a federation of Sisterhoods that gives Reform Jewish women a collective voice on local, national and international issues. WRJ is founder and supporter of the Jewish Braille Institute of America and the National Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY). Founded in 1913, WRJ represents 65,000 members in 13 countries and 500 sisterhoods.