Sisterhood Upcoming Events

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

Rosh Chodesh

Tuesday November 13th, 2018, 6:30pm
Come celebrate Rosh Chodesh as we welcome in the month of Kislev. Save the date to hear award-winning author Wendy S. Harpham MD,FACP discuss her latest book, Healing Hope- Through and Beyond Cancer.
You may pre-order her book though the Traditions Gift Shop. Forms are available in the shop or you can download the form here.
Dr. Harpham will sign your book at the meeting!
RSVP by November 8th to Lonna Rae Silverman at Location: Temple Shalom Learning Center.
We will have a salad pot luck suggested categories by last name.
A – F  Appetizer
G-L     Entrée Salad
M-S    Side Salad
T-Z      Dessert
No pork or shellfish, please!
White wine is appreciated, we have red.

Color your Sunday with a FUN Family event!

Sunday November 18th, 2018, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Radnitz Social Hall
Event Sponsored by Sisterhood

We will be baking “Rainbow” Challah! 
Playing BINGO for prizes! Lunch will be served as well!

All Temple members-  Bring your daughter/son, granddaughter/grandson, niece/nephew or special friend.
** Babysitting will be available for ages 12 months to 4 years (with

Please RSVP by November 12th to Michelle Falk at 214-418-7976 or 

Hanukkah Bunco and Potluck Dinner

Thursday December 6th, 2018, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Host:  Kathryn Frish (near Arapaho and Hillcrest)
Suggested food categories by last name:
A-H: Side dish, dessert or fruit
I-Q: Main course
R-Z: Latkes, salad or appetizer
No pork or shellfish, please.
Bring a wrapped gift (approx. $10 value) for a gift exchange.
Cost: $5 at the door
Temple Shalom members only.  Limited space available. RSVP to:  Randi Shapiro, or Jan Stevenson,

Winter Style Show and Shopping!

Sunday, December 2, 1:30pm-3:30pm

Join us for a fashion show at The Resale Shop, 2120 E. Belt Line, Richardson. *Southwest corner of Jupiter and BeltlineSisterhood members will model fashions from the Resale Shop, and then we will have time for shopping! The Resale Shop provides funding support to Jewish Family Services programs and services for anyone in need. 

Please bring a donation of gently used clothing, shoes, household goods or books.

RSVP by November 26th to Staci Mendelsohn at  or 214-529-7780

Gourmet Lunch

Friday December 14th, 2018, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Remington’s Seafood Grill, 4580 Belt Line Rd, Addison
The Gourmet Lunch is a great way to make new friends or catch up with old ones while enjoying a leisurely lunch. Please RSVP by December 10 to Anita or Marsha if you are able to join us. 214-808-0860 214-354-3548. 

Sisterhood/Brotherhood Coffee Break Book Club

Saturday December 15th, 2018, 1:45pm – 2:00pm

By Fire, By Water by Mitchell James Kaplan. It is about Jews and the Spanish Inquisition in the 15th Century.

Laney Arndt will lead the discussion.Our host: Dawn Shogren (near Preston and LBJ). Temple Shalom members only.  Limited space available.

RSVP by December 10th to Ilene Zidow at

Annual Intrafaith Luncheon, Hosted by Temple Shalom Sisterhood

Sunday January 13, 2019, 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Radnitz Social Hall

Guest speaker Tania Joya. Learn about Tania’s escape to freedom with her 4 young children and what her passions are today that may be similar to your own.

“Tania Joya had been married to a jihadist from Texas for ten years, but she was tired of living like a nomad and unnerved by his increasingly extreme ideology. When he dragged their family to war-torn Syria, she knew it was time to get out.”

Cookie Decorating

Monday January 28, 2019, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Temple Shalom, Congregational Gathering Area

Come learn cookie decorating with Alice Rosen! We will  also nosh and discuss our own early cooking memories.

Please bring an appetizer, fruit or finger sandwiches to share. Not a cook…bring wine.

Cost:  $5 per person (pay at the door).

RSVP by January 21st to Ilene Zidow,  

Save these Dates!

Gourmet Lunch: February 8, 2019; April 13, 2019
CHAI Shabbat Dinner: February 22, 2019, following Services
Woman of Valor Celebration: Sunday, April 7, 2019