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Beth Tikvah Congregation

Our House of Hope

Early Childhood Center (ECC)

300 Hillcrest Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169  


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NEW DATE: Thu, May 31, 7:30 pm



Buncorita has become an annual Sisterhood program event featuring a relaxing evening of playing Bunco, combined with South-of-the-Border food and libations, prizes, and lots of laughs. Join us in Beth Tikvah Congregation's Chaveyron.

No experience necessary! If you've never played this crazy dice game, we'll teach you!

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Kinsch Village Florist & Garden Center
301 West Johnson Street, Palatine, Illinois 60067
Shop fromThursday through Monday, May 18 - 22, 2017

It's that bloomin’ time of year again! We again are partnering with Kinsch’s Garden Center for the highest quality of flowers, vegetables and gardening supplies.

Download flyer and bring to Kinsch’s to give to the clerk at check out. Beth Tikvah Sisterhood receives 15% of all cash or check purchases and 10% of all credit card purchases. Everything in the store is eligible, so go nuts! For questions, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 Join us for this free program at Beth Tikvah, in the Chaveyron.

Does your everyday food preparation seem humdrum? Ever wonder how to dress up a boring buffet? Have you ever wanted to be known as "The Brunch Maven?"

Please join us for this special gastronomical event as Caroline Elkins and Lisa Vanderbleek show us decorative ways to embellish your culinary creations. Julia Child has nothing on our dynamic duo . . . And don't forget to bring your paring knife to this hands on party (really, no kidding!). We promise there will be no security check at the door!

RSVP by April 23, 2018 here


Join us in the Chaveyron at Beth Tikvah Congregation
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

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

An inspirational evening of music, meaning and a great menu! Mothers, daughters, sisters and friends, join us as we joyously explore the traditions of the Passover Seder in celebration of the heroines of our story.
Registration and payment due by March 27, 2018. Questions regarding the Women's Seder can sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chaveyron doors open at 6:00pm
Seder begins
promptly at 6:30pm

Price is $20 for Adults and $15 for Teens (7th - 12th grade).  If cost is an issue, Angel Funds are available to supplement your personal donation.  Contact the Sisterhood Co-Presidents at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information on Angel Tickets. All requests are strictly confidential.

Download Registration Form or Register OnlineThen submit your payment by March 27, 2018. Would you like to volunteer or donate food for this event? Please Sign up here.

Sisterhood Upcoming Events

05.31.2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Buncorita - Sisterhood program
06.04.2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Maj Mavens
06.06.2018 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sisterhood Executive Board Meeting

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
         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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Shine bright like our remarkable Sisters!
Sisterhood fun and friendship at this free dinner on
Wednesday, 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

Print RSVP                   RSVP Online here

Sign up to Volunteer or Donate Food here

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

With the new 2018 Mah Jongg Card out and the Mah Jongg Tournament scheduled  for August 26th, it is a great time to either learn or improve your Mah Jongg game.  A class will be offered for sisterhood ladies if there is sufficient interest.  It would be on Thursday afternoons at the Temple at 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Please email me at if you are interested. There would be a $3.00 fee for sisterhood for each class. Thanks, Linda Gibbs (Maj Maven)



 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
Mar 21, 2018 at 7pm.

Sales - For Fun!


You'll find what you want!

Bake sales

Annual Spring Flower Sale!
Sisterhood and Kinsch’s Garden Center are partnering again to help you with all your gardening needs from the highest quality flowers, vegetables, shrubs and trees to potting soil and fertilizers, tools, planters, and more. Please grab your checkbooks (for that extra 5%) and get all your spring plants and gardening supplies through Beth Tikvah Sisterhood and Kinsch’s Village Florist & Garden Center.

Flower Sale Form


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!