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Women’s Auxiliary


Founded in 1922, the Women’s Auxiliary is both a
social and civic organization open to all women of the congregation.


Women’s Auxiliary trip to the new Whitney Museum (January 2016)


The Women’s Auxiliary Program Committee plans numerous lectures and outings throughout the year, in addition to sponsoring a variety of activities that benefit the greater New York City community.







 

PLEASE WON’T YOU JOIN our Women’s Auxiliary and become a part of this vibrant organization? By joining, you are ensuring the legacy of Reform Jewish Women of Congregation Emanu-El. We look forward to welcoming you!

Complete our membership application now »


Your membership dues support our many programs, charities and projects. Membership dues for the 2016-2017 program year are $100 per person.

Help us to reach out to more people
and to expand our wonderful programs.
Send us a message, or call
(212) 744-1400, ext. 235.

 


SVA FILMMAKERS DIALOGUE
NEW for 2016! A series screening of 10 films, followed by discussions with the films’ actors, directors, writers and producers

MAH JONGG MONDAYS
NEW for 2016! Learn the art of playing this entertaining game.
Class size is limited.

BOOK GROUP
A series with our rabbis discussing some of their favorite books

EMANU-EL CENTER
A diversified activity program
for senior citizens
(Chairman: Marlene Yokel)

EMANU-EL EATS
Our congregational community cookbook (Liaison: Lisa Hofer)

ENGLISH IN ACTION
A conversation program for foreign-born adults (Chairmen: Jocelyn F. Chait, Rhona Lipton)

PROJECT BACKPACK
A program providing backpacks
filled with school supplies to underprivileged kindergarten children on their first day of school (Chairman: Dr. Susan Kincaid)

RONALD McDONALD HOUSE
A monthly program with volunteers preparing
and serving dinner to young cancer patients and their families
(Chairmen: Bunny Barb, Marjorie Dreyfus, Phyllis Hahn)

VETERANS EVENT
A program benefitting veterans
(Chairmen: Alexandra Bloch Jeydel, Ann Shapiro)

TIKKUN OLAM
Supporting Tikkun Olam volunteer activities through our membership
(Liaison: Susan Kaufman)

EMANU-EL CARING COMMUNITY
A program created by our Emanu-El Cares group to help fellow congregants
through difficult moments (Liaisons: Carol Hess, Marlene Yokel)

RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
Fostering joint activities with Temple Emanu-El’s Religious School

In addition to collecting annual dues, the Women’s Auxiliary seeks contributions to its
TRIBUTE FUND. Donations are used to support the various Women’s Auxiliary initiatives. (Chairman: Rosalind Pretzfelder)



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