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.
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.
A series with our rabbis discussing some of their favorite books
A diversified activity program
for senior citizens
(Chairman: Marlene Yokel)
Our congregational community cookbook (Liaison: Lisa Hofer)
ENGLISH IN ACTION
A conversation program for foreign-born adults (Chairmen: Jocelyn F. Chait, Rhona Lipton)
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)
A program benefitting veterans
(Chairmen: Alexandra Bloch Jeydel, Ann Shapiro)
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)
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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