Women of Reform Judaism - Temple Israel Sisterhood

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Authors Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, and Priscilla Warner offer us valuable insight on having interfaith discussions in their book The Faith Club.
 
These three women take us through their journey of spiritual reflection, leading to a friendship that bridges the gap between religions and ultimately inspires their profound journey in search of interfaith understanding and mutual respect. The Faith Club helps readers formulate meaningful conversations with people of similar or varying religious beliefs.
 
If you find open and honest dialogue appealing, and you’re interested in learning about other religions, this book is for you! Also, keep an eye out for interfaith events happening at Temple in the spring!

Sisterhood Social Action Events and Projects

Manna House Project

A group of Sisterhood members gathered on Sunday, December 4 to fill totes and purses with toiletries, cosmetics, books, candy, slippers and more to give as Christmas gifts for the women seeking assistance at Manna House.  

Manna House is a house of hospitality that provides showers, clothing, coffee, conversation, and sanctuary for poor and homeless persons in Memphis.  Manna House is an all-volunteer organization open on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8am - 11:30am.   Ann Wilson has been volunteering at Manna House for 10 years and has a wealth of stories to share.  If you are interested in volunteering for this organization, please contact Ann Wilson at annwilson046@gmail.com.

Pictured below:  Elise Meyer with one of 34 purses filled, a group of volunteers who sorted and filled purses, Ann Wilson with one of the guests at Manna House and Ann sorting donations at Manna House (or run your mouse over the photos for a description).

 

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