“Who is the new woman? She is the woman who dares to go into the world and do what her convictions demand.” – Hannah Greenebaum Solomon

Rachel Treshan – President
Jenny Kohn – Executive VP

There is something very special about being a member of the Melville Jewish Center Sisterhood. Sisterhood provides friendship and camaraderie with other Jewish women in the community – both young and old. The Melville JC Sisterhood is active and involved in many areas of synagogue life. This vital and exciting group of women contribute greatly and provide a wonderful tradition of service to our congregation.

Sisterhood is all about …

Providing for our children …

  • We give a gift to every Bar/Bat Mitzvah
  • We give Hanukkah presents to all the Early Childhood students
  • We send our college youth gifts at the High Holidays, Hanukkah, Purim, and at graduation
  • We support our Religious School holiday celebrations by providing apples and honey for Rosh Hashanah, flags for Simhat Torah, Hamanschen for Purim, food for the Passover Sedar, and supplies for the Lag B’Omer Picnic
  • We give gifts and awards to the graduates of our Religious School

Some of our yearly highlights …

  • New Year’s Greetings Booklet to extend good wishes to our fellow congregants
  • Paid Up Membership Lite Supper and Program
  • Woman of Achievement Torah Fund Brunch to help raise money to support the Jewish Theological Seminary which educates our future clergy and teachers
  • Sisterhood Shabbat Weekend
  • Preparing Purim baskets to ensure our congregants satisfy the Purim mitzvah of Shalah Manot
  • Annual crowning of our Queen Esther – watch a video presentation celebrating our previous Robert Greenberg Queen Esther that premiered at our 2021 program
  • Annual Spring Event

We also provide …

  • Cards for Simhas, get well and condolence which are available at a nominal cost.
  • A Judaica shop with new gift items for all your Jewish shopping needs
  • Monthly breakfasts for Early Childhood mothers to share special times and forge friendships
  • General meetings throughout the year that offer varied programs
  • Social action programs to benefit our community
  • Gift cards to your favorite supermarkets or retail stores
  • JNF Trees
  • Financial support to the synagogue by donating funds to the general fund, supporting synagogue fundraisers, and by sponsoring holiday and social events.

and so much more !!

The Melville JC Sisterhood is a proud member of the BQLI Region of the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism.