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Women of NSCI


WNSCI is an active group of committed women working together to help enrich our community.
 

  • Welcome new members
  • Offer engaging educational, cultural and social programs 
  • Support NSCI & the Goodman Center for Jewish Learning
  • Operate the WNSCI Judaica shop 
  • Provide food for weekly and festival onegs
  • Maintain tribute funds
  • Serve on the district and international boards of WRJ

Women of NSCI is your opportunity to get involved with a community of committed women working together to support NSCI. We get together during the year to:
 

  • Lead community service projects to help deserving groups
  • Plan religious activities including Sisterhood Shabbat, Women’s Seder, Sisters in the Sukkah and Vashti’s Banquet.
  • Host ongoing programs such as Book Group and Mah Jongg 
  • Plan exciting trips together to explore our Jewish roots
  • Work with our NSCI school to provide scholarships and books for B’nei Mitzvah students
  • Host fundraising projects like our popular Rosh Hashanah Honey and our Mah Jongg Tournament and Canasta Corner
  • Provide opportunities for women to meet and develop relationships with other women at our annual Shabbat Retreat
  • Run NSCI’s Judaica shop, the best on the North Shore-click here

Whatever your area of interest, we welcome you to attend any WNSCI events or meetings and click here to contact us for more information.

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Upcoming Events

WNSCI Book Club Returns Over Zoom!

Tuesday, September 8 at 1:00pm -3:00pm

 

We will be reading Promised Land by Martin Fletcher, a love triangle set against the founding of Israel.
We look forward to catching up and discussing this sweeping saga.

To register and receive Zoom link for this event, please click here.

 

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COFFEE & CONVERSATION

Join us on the second Wednesday of every month starting in September, to discuss a variety of topics, learn from guest speakers and enjoy time in sisterhood. 

 

All programs in this series are from 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We'll chat with Jane Solomon, author of The Dictionary of Difficult Words, a beautifully illustrated children's book for ages 7 and up. Jane is a lexicographer, an emoji expert, and the daughter of Helen and George Solomon. Due to a computer glitch the registration link has changed - if you have already registered, please reregister for this event!

 

Our own Judy Wexler, incoming VP of Social Justice for the Women of Reform Judaism Midwest District, will share the initiatives that WRJ and the Religious Action Center (the Reform Jewish movement's advocacy arm) are focusing on and how we can participate in this work. All are welcome.



Just eight days after the election, Molly Dillon, co-author of Yes She Can, ten stories by young female staffers of the Obama White House, will chat with us. Molly is the daughter of Karen and Robert Dillon.

 

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SISTERS IN THE SUKKAH

Tuesday, October 6 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Join the Women of NSCI and Rabbi Greene for this year's potluck luncheon, which will be online. We'll ask you to send us your favorite pot luck recipe ahead of time, which we'll make available to all who attend. Please send your recipe, along with some of your thoughts about the significance of your recipe, to: wnsci@nsci.org.

(There is no charge for this event).

To register and receive Zoom link for this event, please click here.

 

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EREV SHABBAT SCHMOOZE

Friday, October 23 - 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Since we can't be together in person, join us by Zoom to catch up with other Women of NSCI for a half hour before services.

To register and receive Zoom link for this event, please click here.

 

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HANUKKAH CRAFTING WITH PEGGY RUBENSTEIN

Wednesday, December 2 at 7:00 pm

Get inspired by WNSCI's creative guru, Peggy Rubinstein, when she leads us in an easy craft project— something perfect to give as a Chanukah gift.

To register and receive Zoom link for this event, please click here.

Sun, September 27 2020 9 Tishrei 5781