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Rabbi Amy Eilberg

Hanging In When We Would Rather Shut Down

Rabbi Amy Eilberg is the first woman ordained as a Conservative rabbi.  She serves as a spiritual director, peace and justice educator, and teacher of Mussar (a classical Jewish system of spiritual development). When I first began my journey of learning to listen to Palestinians and to their perspectives on Israel and Palestine, one thing that I …

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Hayat Ford

Sister Spotlight – Eunice & Safeta

“From our very first conversation, it was the start of a friendship.” Eunice and Safeta met through the Virtual Coffee Connection in the early months of the pandemic. With the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the Sisterhood devised an easy and fun way for women to combat isolation and remain in touch- the Virtual Coffee Connection. Safeta Pejcinovic, …

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Hayat Ford

Sister Spotlight- Anne Kjemtrup

Congratulations to Anne Kjemtrup, who recently received a 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award from the City of Davis, California. Anne is a member of the Sisterhood’s Board of Trustees, Sacramento Regional Coordinator, and founding member of the Sacramento chapters. For her exemplary work building positive relations in the community and also for working towards equality, intercultural …

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Hayat Ford

Sister Spotlight- Hayat Ford

We invite our members to share a bit about themselves, their lives, and their connection to the Sisterhood in an occasional series. If you wish to tell your story for a future spotlight, please email [email protected] On May 6, 2022, long-time Sacramento sister Hayat Ford passed away from ALS. Hayat was one of Sacramento’s founding members in 2016. …

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Biweekly Briefing April 13, 2022

Biweekly Briefing April 13, 2022 Welcome to the Sisterhood’s Biweekly Newsletter! Wishing Our Community a Blessed and Peaceful Ramadan and Passover! Dear Friends, We are in the middle of a truly special month. With the convergence of Ramadan, Easter and Passover, this month presents us with family time, self-reflection, and beautiful rituals. We wish all our Muslim Sisters and …

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Biweekly Briefing: Stranger/Sister Event TODAY, Refugee Ramadan Project THIS WEEK

Welcome to the Sisterhood’s Biweekly Newsletter! Sister Spotlight We are implementing an occasional series inviting our members to share a bit about themselves, their lives, and their connection to the Sisterhood. If you wish to tell your story for a future spotlight, please email [email protected] Rebecca Weintraub was born and raised in New York City’s …

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Holidays

Holidays Please note that many holidays begin the evening before their indicated date. Scroll down for descriptions of holidays in alphabetical order. Al-Hijra/Muharram – New YearAl-Hijra, the Islamic New Year, is celebrated on the first day of Muharram, the month in which Muhammad emigrated from Mecca to Medina in 622 CE (known as the Hijra). …

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Biweekly Briefing- February 16, 2022

Biweekly Briefing: Sisters Spreading Love and a Baby Goat!

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Biweekly Briefing- January 12, 2022

Biweekly Briefing:  Director’s Letter, Virtual Israel-Palestine Trip

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Summer 2021 Newsletter ~ Welcome to Our New Executive Director

Executive Director’s Message It has been only two months since I joined the Sisterhood staff team as the new Executive Director and so much has happened in this short period of time. From the very beginning of my engagement with the Sisterhood five years ago as a chapter member, chapter co-leader, and most recently, as …

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