Your membership in Sisterhood supports all this and more!
Brunches and Events
Enjoy knowledgable, insightful speakers and creative programming in a fun, casual environment. Sisterhood sponsors speakers who are professionals and authors of interest, and offers workshops and hands-on, learning opportunities. Buffet brunch or refreshments are served. Every event is open to everyone and most events are free of charge.
Women-Led Sisterhood Shabbat
Women of GHC lead a Shabbat morning service, held around Mother's Day, followed by a Festive Kiddush honoring our Woman of the Year.
Sisterhood’s lively, monthly Mah Jongg Game attracts a fun loving group of women from beginners to experts.
Shalach Manot (Purim Gift Bags)
Everyone enjoys Sisterhood's Purim gift bags! Sisterhood prepares and distributes Purim gift bags to local members of the GHC family. Purim greeting cards are sent to those who live out of town.
Embroidered Tallit (Prayer Shawl)
Project Our skilled volunteers will hand embroider your child’s or granchild’s name onto a beautiful tallit to be used for the children's blessing at Simchat Torah and other special celebrations.
Sisterhood sends Leagrams to all members of the GHC Family in recognition of major life-cycle events. Personal notes are sent listing the names of all the caring sponsors. Sisterhood also keeps sponsors informed of life-cycle events with telephone calls and/or emails.
Sisterhood provides a Shiva meal and arranges for its delivery to GHC member families mourning in the local area.
The Sisterhood Gift Shop carries a full line of beautiful ceremonial and gift items. Sisterhood Members receive a 10% discount on non-sale items. Shop GHC for all of your Judaic needs!
“Kosher on the Hudson,” a cookbook of more than 300 pages and 450 recipes, is available through the Sisterhood Gift Shop.
Sanctuary Flowers and Break the Fast
Sisterhood provides sanctuary flower arrangements for all major holidays & festivals throughout the year. A “Break the Fast” snack is served after Yom Kippur. High Holy Day Greetings Sent to everyone in the GHC Family. What a sweet way to start the New Year!
Bar and Bat Mitzvah Celebrations
Sisterhood honors each Bar and Bat Mitzvah with the presentation of a personally inscribed siddur (prayerbook).
Financial Support for GHC
Sisterhood annually pledges funds to support Greenburgh Hebrew Center. In addition, money is given to support the Religious School, the Early Childhood Center and as the need arises, other special projects.
GHC Campus Connection
Sisterhood generously subsidizes the cost of the holiday packages that are mailed to GHC college and graduate students.
The Torah Fund Campaign is Sisterhood’s financial commitment to the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. An artist-designed benefactor’s pin is presented to each woman whose minimum contribution is $180.
Women’s League For Conservative Judaism
Sisterhood GHC has been affiliated with Women’s League for about 60 years. Membership in WLCJ is included in Sisterhood dues. Founded in 1918 by Mathilde Schecter as the Jewish Women's League of the United Synagogue of America, WLCJ provides services to affiliated Sisterhoods in Conservative synagogues around the world. The goal of WLCJ is to educate and to perpetuate Judaism in the home, the synagogue and the community.