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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.






























Read a commentary written by
Women’s Auxiliary member Rona Weinstein »








 

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!

Your membership dues support our many programs, charities and projects. Membership dues for the 2013-2014 program year are $100 per person.

Complete our membership application now »


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.

 



Our 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.

In addition to the collection of annual dues, the Women’s Auxiliary seeks contributions to its Tribute Fund, which also are used to support the various Women’s Auxiliary initiatives.

BOOK GROUP:
A series with our Temple rabbis discussing some of their favorite books (Chairmen: Eve Haberman, Rona Weinstein)

EMANU-EL CENTER:
A diversified activity program for senior citizens
(Chairman: Ronni Rubin Bolger)


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: Eve Haberman)

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 PARTY:
A program sponsoring luncheon and a day trip for hospitalized veterans
(Chairmen: Alexandra Bloch Jeydel, Ann Shapiro)

TIKKUN OLAM:
Supporting Tikkun Olam volunteer activities through our membership
(Liaisons: Carol Hess, Sarah Janover)

RELIGIOUS SCHOOL:
Fostering joint activities with Temple Emanu-El’s Religious School
(Liaison: Sarah Janover)

WOMEN’S SEDER
A special journey of celebration and remembrance led by women for women
(Liaison: Sarah Janover)

WOMEN OF REFORM JUDAISM
The women’s affiliate of the Union for Reform Judaism,
the central body of Reform Judaism in North America
(Board Member: Rona Weinstein)


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