Please note: All events listed below are for Sisterhood members only unless otherwise mentioned.

WRJ Presents the IntraFaith Brunch with Jack Repp
Sunday, January 7, 2018, 1:00pm
Tobias Auditorium, Temple Emanu-El
Welcome to the MEN AND WOMEN of area congregations
This year's speaker is Jack Repp who will reflect on his experiences during the Holocaust.  He is known for his riveting talks to school children and adult groups.   His recently published book, "Dreams and Jealousy," will be available for purchase and signing. You can also purchase his book on Amazon and bring it with you for signing.  
Cost: $20 for kosher lunch by Simcha Catering 
Register at or use one of the other payment options listed on our Sisterhood's website:
Questions? Please contact Celia Rose Saunders at 214-502-1902 or

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**Please note that the event date is changing! 
A blast will be released soon with updated information.
Temple member Dr. Pam Garcy will be speaking on "What do we do next in our lives?" 
Salad Pot Luck dinner at Pam's home 4429 Longfellow Drive, Plano

Any questions, please contact Shelley Byers at or 214-418-4902.

Sharsheret Sponsored Teal/Pink Shabbat
Friday, January 19, 2018
Wine and Cheese Reception 6:00pm
Service 6:30pm            
We are proud to announce that nationally known lecturer and author Wendy Harpham M.D. will be the guest speaker for the evening. Dr. Harpham is a 27 year cancer survivor and a doctor of internal medicine. Dr.Harpham resides in Dallas, Texas with her family and is a member of Temple Shalom. 
Please join us for our Sharsheret Sponsored Teal/Pink Shabbat as we raise awareness about breast and ovarian cancer and their prevalence within the Jewish Community. Sharsheret leads the national Jewish response to breast and ovarian cancer by working with you, our community liaisons, and Jewish and cancer organizations across the country.
In addition, we will be raising awareness for other types of cancer. We will have information to hand out at the Teal/Pink Shabbat for those as well.
For information regarding our event contact Wendy Narzem-Sisterhood Vice President of Community Sharing, at
For additional information regarding breast and ovarian cancer, go to .
Sisterhood January General Meeting
Monday, January 22, 2018, 6:00pm-8:45pm
Come energize with the colors that power your body.
Color in with us at 6:00 PM in the RADNITZ SOCIAL HALL.

Music, Dance, Food
Rock with dance instructor Reba George, from Lifetime Fitness
Learn about Eating With Color by nutritionist Summer Lamons
Dinner by Cafe de France. Cost: $18.00
RSVP by January 16, 2018
Carolee Blumin (972) 250-6039
For details and payment information please see flyer. 


Calling all Temple Shalom Sisterhood members and families!  Volunteers are needed to go to The Legacy Willow Bend
Sunday, February 4, 2018, 1:15pm - 3:15pm
There will be three different activities throughout the facility that you can participate in: Crafts with residents, making goodie bags with residents and then delivering them to patients (the Health Care), or playing Bingo. Please sign up for the area you would like to participate in.
Prizes and goodie bag items will be needed as well. You can either drop them off at Staci Mendelsohn's house or bring them when you volunteer. Her address is 4220 New Forest Dr., Plano, TX 75093 or call to make arrangements for them to be picked up at 214-529-7780. There will be a container outside her door.

Sign up here to volunteer your time or items: or email
Sisterhood Gourmet Lunch
Friday, February 9, 2018, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Bonjour! To celebrate the month of Love, please join us for lunch at Lavendou Bistro Provencal for delicious French food, friendship, and fun.
Lavendou is located at 19009 Preston North Dallas.
The Gourmet Lunch is a great way to make new friends or catch up with old ones while enjoying a leisurely lunch. Please contact Anita or Marsha by February 5th if you are able to join us. 214-808-0860 214-354-3548 We hope to see you there!
Join Sisterhood for our Little Sister Event - Hamentaschen Baking
Sunday, February 11, 2018, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Bring your daughter, granddaughter, niece, cousin or special gal in your life!
Temple Shalom, Sunday School Kitchen
Sisterhood members/Little Sisters attend for free. 
$5.00 per family for non-sisterhood members.


CHAI House
Temple Shalom Sisterhood CHAI and Congregational Shabbat Dinner
Friday, February 16, 2018
Oneg:  6:00pm
Shabbat Service:  6:30pm
Traditional Chicken Dinner:  7:30pm in the Radnitz Social Hall following services
CHAI serves adults with intellectual disabilities.  The CHAI residents and their families will be Sisterhood's guests.
Click here to download the RSVP form. Reservation deadline is Monday, February 12
To Volunteer to help or with questions please contact:
Ilene Zidow at or 972-491-1492
Wendy Narzem at or (972) 758-0558
YES Fund Tea with Rabbi Boxman
Sunday Afternoon February 25th, 2018
Women of Reform Judaism's (WRJ), YES (Youth, Education and Special Projects) Fund Enhances Jewish Life by: 
  • Educating and supporting Reform and Progressive clergy
  • Cultivating women's leadership
  • Advocating for social justice
  • Providing innovative programming and support for Jewish youth
  • Supporting Reform and Progressive Judaism globally
Hosted by: 
  • Temple Shalom Sisterhood
  •  Adat Chaverim
  •  WRJ of Temple Emanu-El
Details to follow! For more info e-mail 
Sisterhood/Brotherhood Coffee Break Book Club
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Our book will be The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman
Our March book review will be led by Laney Arndt.
Hosts: Lenora and Jerry Levin's home (near Preston and Frankford)
RSVP by March 5 to Ilene Zidow at


Sisterhood's Spring Event Honoring our Amazing 2018 Woman of Valor Staci Mendelsohn
Sunday, April 15, 2018, 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel
This is one event that you won't want to

The evening will include a wonderful silent auction, delicious food, great entertainment and, of course, a special tribute to our Woman of Valor.

Speaking silent auctions, do you have a favorite restaurant, nail salon, spa or movie theater where you like to go?  If so, we'd love for them to donate to our auction. And, it's easy - just click here for our donation letter/form which explains all the details. To show our thanks, we will acknowledge their business in our tribute book.

One last thing ... A large number of volunteers are required to make this a successful event. If you want to be part of the fun, please contact Gail Davidson at or Ali Rhodes at

A Save the Date should be in your mailbox soon. Mark your calendars!


Temple Shalom Sisterhood provides an Oneg, a wine and cheese reception, every Shabbat where Temple members and guests gather and visit with each other before Friday night services.  Sisterhood is always pleased to receive donations for Onegs year round.

For Questions about contributing food: contact Chris Harris at 972-618-0002 or Keo Strull at 972-677-7697.

If you wish to donate wine:  Label the wine "Oneg Wine" and your name; put red wine in the kitchen in the box labeled "Oneg box" just outside the walk-in cooler, put white wine inside the walk in cooler in the box labeled "Oneg box".  Sign the Oneg Wine Log sheet on the walk-in cooler door.  Questions about wine?  Contact Debby Baum at 972-233-1510.

If you wish to write a check:  Send a check made payable to Temple Shalom Sisterhood-Onegs, 6930 Alpha Road, Dallas, TX 75240.

Sponsor or co-sponsor an Oneg: Honor someone special (Bar/Bat Mitzvah, birth, wedding, anniversary, graduation) or celebrate one of the simchas in your life. Please contact Joy Addison at 972-661-1810, x201 in the Temple office.

Sisterhood is looking for help to prepare the food! If you love to be creative in the kitchen, this is for you! Every Friday morning Chris Harris oversees the preparation of the beautiful trays of food that you see on Friday nights. We hope to have enough women commit to helping so each person will work only one day a month. Please e-mail Linda Young at