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300 Hillcrest Blvd Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

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Beth Tikvah Congregation

Our House of Hope

300 Hillcrest Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169  

847-885-4545

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Want to be part of a great group of women? Beth Tikvah Sisterhood looks forward to welcoming you!

WRJ Logo Color with reflectionBeth Tikvah Sisterhood is a warm and welcoming community of women of all ages and interests.  As Women of Reform Judaism, we strive to serve, educate, and spiritually enrich the lives of each other, our Jewish congregation, and the greater community.

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Sisterhood

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Register now for Sisterhood's third annual Mah Jongg Tournament on Sunday, August 27, 2017 (10:30AM - 3:00PM).  RAFFLES, PRIZES, LUNCH AND MAJ JONGG!!  What could be more fun?!?  Download registration form and submit or register online before August 15th deadline.

In the meantime, Maj Mavens play at the Temple on alternating Monday afternoons and evenings. Even if you have never played before, you can learn while playing the game. I will even offer private lessons. The $3.00 fee supports our Sisterhood and the comradery is priceless.

Linda Gibbs (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get on the Maj Mavens monthly invite / reminder list or learn to play.)

Sisterhood Upcoming Events

Jun
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06.05.2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jun
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06.07.2017 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Jun
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06.07.2017 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Sisterhood Forms

Forms for everyone:

Membership levels letter
Dues & interests form
Oneg Serving Preferences

Forms for Board/Committees:

Deposit forms to record checks
     General deposit form
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     Membership deposit form
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     B'Nai Mitzvah deposit form
         PDF      EXCEL
Expense voucher (reimburse)
Expense tracking by committee
Sisterhood policy & procedures
Tax exempt letter (contact Temple office to get form emailed to you)

Join Sisterhood Now!

Please become a Sisterhood member.  Then volunteer, make friends, and make a difference in our Jewish community! 

Consider joining at one of our Mitzvah levels of membership or becoming an Angel donor.
Membership benefits

Membership levels and benefits  
Member dues and interests form

Sisterhood Co-Presidents:   
Pam Altman & Beth Shoub
Sisterhood@beth-tikvah.org

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Executive Board
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See list of all 2016-17 Board Members

Oneg Sponsorship

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A simple, elegant way to honor, remember, or celebrate a person, event or milestone.Download form for oneg sponsorship.

Oneg Sign-up

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Help make an Oneg Shabbat special by setting up and serving at Friday night services. 
Sign-up now.

Join Tribute Network

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Sisterhood members alerted to send cards supporting and celebrating congregants through all the seasons of their lives.

Judaica Shop

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Hours of Operation:

Open by appointment only.

Contact Sisterhood at sisterhood@beth-tikvah.org  or call the Beth Tikvah office at 847-885-4545 to be contacted by Sisterhood

Nosh Cafe

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Sunday mornings are delicious!

Helping hands and hungry appetites needed

Programs

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 Fresh crop of new programs!

Learn, Eat, Play. 

Membership

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Membership Tea welcomes perspective members.

"Early Birds" with dues paid enjoy a free dinner & evening of fun in October every year.

Women's Seder

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Annual Women's Seder.

Passover from a feminine perspective.

April 13, 2017

Volunteer Appreciation

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Sisterhood fun and friendship at this free dinner on Wed, May 17, 2017 for all members who volunteer during the year.  

Maj Mavens

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Mah Jongg - Come and play!
1st & 3rd Mondays  1:00 pm
2nd & 4th Mondays 7:00 pm

Sales - For Festivals

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You'll find what you need!

New Year's Greetings and Honey
Chanukah Bazaar and Latkes
Tribute (greeting) cards

Chai Tea

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SHALOM!!
Annual luncheon and fundraiser takes us to
new places every March!

Lilith Salon

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Magazine discussion group. Topics of interest to women of the Jewish community.

Sales - For Fun!

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You'll find what you want!

Bake sales and Flower sales

Focus on Kids

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Volunteer!

Help Religious School celebrate the Jewish holidays and send care packages to College kids.

WRJ Connection

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One woman can do amazing things . . .and a group of women can do so much more!

Beth Tikvah Sisterhood is a proud member of Women of Reform Judaism

Serve Kiddush

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Serve Kiddush following B'nai Mitzvot Services on Shabbat Mornings.

Sisterhood Giving

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Sisterhood is focused on Giving Back to the congregation, the community, and those in need. Some of these ongoing projects are listed below.

  • Maintain the “Hub” of Beth Tikvah, the kitchen, of course!
  • Encourage and support Jewish Summer Camp experiences for Beth Tikvah youth at OSRUI and beyond
  • S.K.I.P: Send Kids to Israel Program
  • Rosh Chodesh; young women's study and social group sponsorship
  • Youth group support
  • Discretionary and other BT fund contributions
  • WRJ Y.E.S. fund: Youth, Education, Service
  • Create and donate Community Holiday Baskets to those in need

Social Circle Events

A wonderful social circle 160 members strong:

  • Early Bird Dinner

  • Maj Mavens (Mah Jongg Instruction and Game Nights)

  • Chanukah Bazaar

  • Chai Tea - special themed luncheon

  • Sunday Morning Nosh Cafes

  • Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

  • Programs that are fun, educational, Jewish, nutritional, and more!

Social and Volunteering

Social Action and Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Serve at Religious School holiday celebrations

  • Send care packages to college students

  • Provide scholarships to any 6th grader who attends Olin Sang Ruby Union Institute

  • Send holiday baskets filled with goodies to our college students away from home

  • Sponsor sixth to eighth grade girls Rosh Chodesh program

  • Create/support ongoing & special fundraisers (eg. Judaica Gift Shop, Sisterhood Tablecloths)


Faith and Community

Connection to our Faith and the Beth Tikvah community:

  • Lilith Salon – magazine discussion group

  • Tribute - Communication network for members with personal news updates and cards to honor & console

  • Serve at Onegs following Shabbat services

  • Coordinate the Kiddush after a Bar or Bat Mitzvah

  • Women’s Seder

  • Encourage and support Jewish Summer Camp experiences for Beth Tikvah youth

  • Maintain the “Hub” of Beth Tikvah, the kitchen, of course!