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300 Hillcrest Blvd Hoffman Estates, IL 60169


Beth Tikvah Congregation

Our House of Hope

300 Hillcrest Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169  


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Have you been wondering about the worth of that treasure you've been keeping all these years??   

Bring it to our Sisterhood program, and finally find out! 

 Naomi Ross, owner of Sassie’s Estate Sales and a certified appraiser, will share her knowledge about antiques, the value of your heirloom, and how to preserve antiques.

Join us in the Chaveyron at Beth Tikvah Congregation
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Please use this RSVP link to let us know if you have an item that you would like to bring for evaluation.

Questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

January 15 Deadline!

1. Complete form $8 Standard Card; $9 Large Card

Mah jongg card2. Send to BTC / Drop of in Temple office 

3. Get 2018 card(s) directly from Mah Jongg League (and Sisterhood gets a donation)

Don't delay -- order your Mah Jongg cards today!
Questions? Contact Linda at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Orders and Payment must be in by January 15th.

Sunday, March 4, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Chai Tea Spain WEB dreamstime m 39764361We will soon be celebrating our 13th Annual Sisterhood Chai Tea Fundraiser co-Ssponsored by the family and friends of Barbara Lesht. You are guaranteed a fabulous experience! As you pass through the doors you’ll feel transported to Spain. The ambience, entertainment and a three course meal, Taste of Spain, along with your complimentary glass of Sangria are sure to please.

Get ready for a shopping adventure with the following vendors:

  • Swiddles, Inc. - Ellen Swidler - Artistic handmade decorative serving pieces and other entertaining accessories. View her lineof merchandise at
  • USBourne Books - Katy Lesht - Books forchildren of all ages. Fiction and non-fiction, titles that will stir the imagination. View the vast selection of books at
  • Beadazzle - Melanie Brown - Handmade Swarovski crystal jewelry. View her line of merchandise at
  • MyThirtyOne - Gina DeFalco - Trendy andaffordable purses, totes and bags. View the collection at
  • Sheets by Karen - Karen Canzoneri - Luxurious sheets and pillowcases. Experience the comfort and softness of pure luxury. View her collection at
  • Sass & Chic - Jessica Rosengard - Custom designed and handmade greeting cards, stationery, jars, mugs, drinking glasses, wall art, gift packs and custom ordering.

You will have an opportunity to bid on fabulous Silent Auction themed baskets, take a chance on our 50/25/25 raffle, and be a winner of numerous door prize giveaways. Let the fun begin as you share a “Ladies Day Out.” The Chai Tea is filled with great memories, delicious cuisine, shopping for treasures and helping Beth Tikvah raise funds for their largest annual fundraiser.

We are offering Sponsorship Opportunities for this event. Please refer to our Sponsorship flyer for the different levels of generosity and mail in by February 23rd. Your Sponsorship automatically includes one free admission to the Chai Tea. Your generous donation will be acknowledged on our Thank You board during the Chai Tea.

Please note we have historically been a “Sold Out” event for the past 12 years and it is mandatory to purchase tickets by February 23, 2018. Send in your Chai Tea registration along with your check made out to Beth Tikvah Sisterhood ASAP. No tickets are sold at the door! We look forward to seeing you in Spain. Thank You for your support!

For further questions please contact Lorrie Galek at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Come and shop at Beth Tikvah for all your holiday needs! 
Menorahs, Candles, Gelt and Dreidels, Wrapping Paper, Cards, Gifts and 
and so much more!

The Chanukah Bazaar will begin on November 19th and will be open until December 19th.
Hours are Sundays:  9:00am – 1:00pm and Tuesdays:  5:00pm – 7:00pm
(when Religious School is in session).

Most items 20% off. Select items up to 50% Off. NEW ITEMS HAVE ARRIVED!

The Annual Latke Sale is here! Find your order form for all your delicious holiday gatherings. Orders are Due November 30th.  Pick up at Beth Tikvah on December 10th.

Sisterhood is having a Bake Sale on December 10th. Pick up your Latkes AND bring home something sweet too!

Sisterhood Upcoming Events

01.22.2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Maj Mavens
01.24.2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sisterhood program - Treasures or Tchotchkes?
01.28.2018 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nosh Cafe sponsored by Sisterhood

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
         PDF      EXCEL
     Membership deposit form
         PDF      EXCEL
     B'Nai Mitzvah deposit form
         PDF      EXCEL
Expense voucher (reimburse)
Expense tracking by committee
Sisterhood policy & procedures
Note:  Sisterhood supports the Religious School "No Nut Policy" - please keep it in mind when baking for Oneg
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.

Send your dues early to:

  • Attend the Early Bird Dinner (complimentary fall dinner)
  • Be included in the Sisterhood phone directory
  • Be a part of a "Tribute" - a communication network for members with personal news, updates, and cards to console, honor or wish friends Happy Birthday
  • Get 10% discount coupon for Judaica Shop

Don't miss out!

Membership levels and benefits  
Member dues and interests form

Sisterhood Co-Presidents:   
Beth Shoub & Lesley Hollenberg

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See list of all 2017-18 Board Members


Important Dates and Information


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.

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.

Judaica Shop

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Hours of Operation:

Tuesdays  5:15 - 7:00pm
Sundays  10:00 - 11:30am

Email or call the Beth Tikvah office at 847-885-4545 to be contacted by Sisterhood

Volunteer Appreciation

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Sisterhood fun and friendship at this free dinner on
Wed, May 16, 2018 to celebrate members who gave of their time during the year.  

Nosh Cafe

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Sunday mornings are delicious!
November 19, 2017
January 28, 2018
April 8, 2018

Helping hands and hungry appetites needed 

Membership / Early Bird Dinner

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"Early Birds" with dues paid enjoy a free dinner & evening of fun on October 25, 2017

Early Bird Flyer


Women's Seder


Annual Women's Seder.

Passover from a feminine perspective.

April 3, 2018

Chai Tea

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Annual luncheon and fundraiser takes us to
new places every year!
Join us on March 4, 2018.

Registration Form

Maj Mavens

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



 Fresh crop of new programs!
Sept 13, 2017   Progressive Dinner
Nov 8, 2017   Interfaith WRJ Speaker
Jan 24, 2018   Treasures or Tchochkes
Feb 21, 2018   Jewish Genetics, What You Need to Know
Mar 14, 2018   Passover Tambourines
Apr 25, 2018   Food by Design
May 23, 2018   Buncorita

Learn, Eat, Play. 

Sales - For Festivals

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You'll find what you need!

Tribute (greeting) cards
New Year's Greetings and Honey
Chanukah Bazaar and Latkes
(This year's Bazaar runs from
Nov 19 - Dec 19)

Lilith Salon

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

Join discussion on
Oct 18, 2017 at 7pm.

Sales - For Fun!


You'll find what you want!

Bake sales and Flower sales

Focus on Kids



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!