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Sisterhood of Congregation Gates of Heaven is a community of Temple congregants committed to our Temple’s sense of inclusiveness. We provide opportunities for our Temple family to deepen their connection to one another and to Judaism. We offer programs and services designed to meet the needs of our congregants and the greater community. Sisterhood supports a variety of projects and activities, including the following:

For Our Temple:                                            

  • Cemetery Beautification Project
  • Judaica Shop

For Our Youth:

  • Religious School enrichment programs
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah gifts
  • Temple Community Service Corps internships

For Our Community:

  • Schenectady School District Foundation
  • Salvation Army Soup Kitchen
  • Jewish Family Service
  • Schenectady Inner City Ministry
  • Regional Food Bank
  • Schenectady BackPack Program

For Our Members:

  • Virtual Evening Book Group
  • Virtual Mah Jongg
  • Virtual Knitting
  • Zoom Programs: a variety of subjects
  • Reyut-Caring Temple members who assist in times of need
  • Women’s Seder

Join Sisterhood Today!

We welcome you and encourage you to join Sisterhood and add your unique spirit.

You may join Sisterhood online and pay by credit card or check (button below). If you prefer to download a PDF membership form to print and mail to the Temple click here or to have a paper form mailed to you, please contact the Temple Office at (518) 374-8173.

Support Sisterhood

Donations may be made to Sisterhood through the following funds: Sisterhood Fund, Sisterhood Reyut Fund, and Sisterhood Soup Kitchen Fund.


Upcoming Sisterhood Sponsored Programs

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