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Our Mission

To strengthen and unite the women of Congregation B’nai Amoona as they work, learn and grow together through Jewish programs, worship and fundraising; perpetuate Jewish family, synagogue and community life; support the congregation and all congregants; enrich Jewish education and ties with Israel; and reinforce the understanding and perpetuation of Conservative/Masorti Judaism.

Our Vision

Through education, service and practice, the Sisterhood of Congregation B’nai Amoona will do our best work for our synagogue to maintain our Jewish traditions, heritage and values now and for future generations while balancing health, family, work and community.

Supporting our Synagogue, our Congregants, and our Community

The Sisterhood supports B’nai Amoona Synagogue, our Congregants and our Community in a number of ways; the following are just a sampling:

  • Judaica gift shop
  • Shomrei Torah Endowment
  • Portable Aron Fund
  • Rabbi Lipnick Endowed Rabbinic Chair
  • Sponsors Babysitting
  • Jewish Food Pantry
  • St. Louis Women’s Interfaith Conference
  • Shabbat and Holiday Babysitting
  • ECC and Religious School Programming
  • Life Cycle Gifts
  • 10th Grade Trip to Washington DC
  • USY Support and Scholarships
  • Assistance to Children with Special Needs
  • Kitchen Equipment
  • St. Louis Jewish Book Festival
  • St. Louis Jewish Film Festival
  • Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and its subsidiaries
  • Nishmah
  • Purim Hamantashen
  • Sukkot Caramel Apples
  • Adult Education Classes
  • Support for the St. Louis and Worldwide Jewish Communities

How can you help the B’nai Amoona Sisterhood?

The B’nai Amoona Sisterhood is dedicated to keeping alive the ideals of Conservative Judaism through a variety of educational, cultural, religious and social programs. Join us at one of our events, help us cook, volunteer at the Judaica Shop, stuff envelopes, or join a committee.

  • Membership Brunch
  • Project Linus
  • Torah Fund Event
  • Sisterhood Shabbat
  • Fantastic Educational Classes
  • Torah Yoga
  • Field Trips
  • Mahjong
  • Art programs

How can the B’nai Amoona Sisterhood help you?

The B’nai Amoona Sisterhood provides you an opportunity to:

  • Make New Friends
  • Share Ideas
  • Socialize
  • Learn about your Jewish Heritage
  • Perform Tzedakah
  • Develop New Interests and Skills
  • Have Fun
  • Acquire leadership skills
  • Plus receive a discount at the Judaica Shop

Upcoming Events


10:00 am – 11:30 am

Jan 10, 17, 24, 31
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28
Mar 7, 14, 21 
Apr 11, 18, 25
May 2, 4, 16

Sisterhood Adult Education Class

Facilitated by Rabbi Neal Rose and Cyndee Levy, this class is based on Mussar Institute curriculum. Mussar is the study of Jewish ethical literature about character development and spiritual growth leading to awareness, wisdom and transformation.

Text for Class: Everyday Holiness: The Jewish Spiritual Path of Mussar by Dr. Alan Morinis - available in the Judaica shop for $22.95.

Questions? Contact Linda Spitzer Gavatin at 314-482-8271 or

Cost is $15 (Sisterhood or Men’s Club Member) / $30 (Non-Member)

To Register, please download this form and turn it into Barbara Shechter.

April 28 – May 1

All Day

IntraContiental Region 2018 Spring Conference

Please join B'nai Amoona Sisterhood and the IntraContiental Region for the 2018 Spring Conference. This year's theme is A Spectrum of Possibilities.

Highlights of the conference include an Israel update from Consulate General of Israel, Atlanta; a  Coaching Workshop; Emerging Trends in Membership; Lunch and learns; an Israeli fashion pop up shop; Torah Study; Leadership Workshops; Region Installation Dinner and much more!

Full-Time Delegate: Register by April 6th: $190; Register after April 7th: $225
                Part-Time Delegate (Sunday or Monday): $95  
                Dinner Guest Only: $25 Sunday or Monday evening at B’nai Amoona

The possibilities are endless as to how you may become engaged, enriched and empowered at the WLCJ ICR Spectrum of Possibilities Conference. Look forward to seeing you there!

Click here to REGISTER

 Please contact Elise Krug for more information in regards to B'nai Amoona Sisterhood's participation.

If you have any questions regarding the conference, please feel at:

Fri, May 25 2018 11 Sivan 5778