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Sisterhood Nominating Committee Report

It is my honor as Chairperson of the Sisterhood Nominating Committee to place into nomination the attached Sisterhood slate of officers and board members. In choosing the nominees, the Committee worked with great thoughtfulness and have brought together this leadership team of dedicated and visionary women. We thank the nominees for their willingness to devote their time and energy to the B’nai Amoona Sisterhood.

I would like to thank the Sisterhood Nominating Committee for their dedication and thoughtful deliberations: Gail Feldstein, Diane Friedman, Marla Goldstein, Elise Krug, Marcia Lyons, Rhonda Oberman, Robin Shulman, and Elizabeth Wright.

The new members will begin service July 1, 2019. 

Respectfully submitted,

Amy Abramson, Nominating Committee Chair

Click here to see a copy of the 2019-20 Slate


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:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Mah Jongg
  • 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

Upcoming Events

Sisterhood - Rosh Chodesh Elul Program

September 4, 2019

7:00 pm



Banquet Hall

Join as we celebrate Rosh Chodesh Elul with Lynnsie Balk Kantor to prepare our hearts, minds, and souls for the High Holy Days

Please call Sheryl Kalman at 636-537-2538 or email with any questions.

RSVP here by Sept 1

As an act of Chesed, please bring feminine hygiene supplies that will be donated to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry.

Sisterhood - Thank You for Joining Brunch

November 3, 2019

10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Raising Charitable Children
Whether you are a mother, grandmother, aunt or friend, we all strive to feel part of a greater purpose
and community. We are excited to welcome internationally known speaker, author, and consultant
Carol Weisman, discussing her practical advice & inspirational humor about how to mix philanthropy
and fun.

Help to brighten a child’s holiday by kindly bringing a new child’s game or toy.

Click HERE for more details and to RSVP

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