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Helping Habonim carry on tradition while re-energizing Habonim women!

Download your Sisterhood Application and join us now!

Our Sisterhood is affiliated with Women's League for Conservative Judaism (WLCJ), which is the umbrella organization for Conservative synagogue women's groups worldwide. Through our association with WLCJ, Habonim Sisterhood members have access to educational, cultural and leadership development programs here at Habonim at 103 West End Avenue, and also beyond the walls of Habonim. 

There is always something new and interesting for us to participate in along with our "sisters" from all over the Metropolitan Area and beyond. For further information, contact Sisterhood Board at

Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to all. While the building is closed, events take place on Zoom.

Book Club

Sisterhood Book Club - Everyone Welcome - all Book Group meetings are 7:00 - 9:00 pm; books to be discussed and Zoom links will be posted as they become available.

 Tuesday, August 4, at 7 pm

 We're reading Nobody Will Tell You This But Me, by Bess Kalb. It's a loving memoir recounting   conversations with Kalb's witty and poignant grandmother, Bobby. Zoom information will be         available closer to the date.

Fall and 2021 Book Club Dates:
Wednesday, September 9 
Tuesday, October 27
Wednesday, December 16
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 
Tuesday, March 10, 2021
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 


Torah Fund Pins

Torah Fund supports the institutions that educate Conservative rabbis, cantors and educators including the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) in New York, Ziegler School of Rabbinical Studies at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, Zacharias Frankel College at the University of Potsdam in Germany, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem and Seminario Rabinico Latinoamericano, in Buenos Aires. If you would like a pin, please send a check for $180, payable to "Torah Fund" to Vicki Brown, care of Habonim, 103 West End Avenue, NYC 10023. For more information, please contact


Habonim Sisterhood Board

President - Janet Cord

Immediate Past President/Financial Secretary - Amy Kargauer

Treasurer - Linda Salomon

Torah Fund Chair - Vicki Brown

VP, Programming - Vicki Brown

VP, Membership - Karen Krieger

Recording Secretary - Abigail Schlaff

Corresponding Secretary - Mindy Sickle

At Large Board Members

Deena Ecker

Elisa Milkes

Honorary Sisterhood Board Members

Eva Bergmann, z"l

Hilda Bondi, z"l

Renate Elias, z"l

Marianne Falkenstein

Lilo Grant

Lotte Marshall Landes

Hanna Lewin, z"l

Lore Mayer, z"l

Grace Neumark, z"l

Marga Walter, z"l


Thu, July 9 2020 17 Tammuz 5780