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 Women of B'nai Israel... Add Your Voice!


Our Annual Meeting is August 11! Click HERE for more information and to RSVP!

Our programs and social action projects inspire personal growth, Jewish involvement and a strong sense of community. We are committed to Jewish education, support of Israel and service to our community!

Be Part of the Action!
 click for membership Form
Please mail the completed form to: 
Women of B’nai Israel, c/o Linda Byrne, 
1424 Sherwood Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95822.
pay for membership or donate

What’s Coming Up?

upcoming events calendar 

Social Activities
- “Girls Night Out” at local restaurants
- Weekly Mah Jongg games
- Book Group
- Making Connections
- Art Tour
- Fall Fashion Show
- Paint Nite
- Membership Appreciation Luncheon

our monthly bulletin

Eve Panush, President
Sharon Rogoff, Executive Vice President
Jan Goldsmith, Secretary
Esther Gaines, Treasurer
Linda Byrne, Vice President - Membership
Jan Gutierrez, Vice President - Programming
Jackie Fields, Vice President - Communications
Helen Nusbaum, Vice President - Social Action
Sandy Lee, Immediate Past President

What We Do…

• As part of our commitment to social action, we march for important causes such as women’s rights, keeping immigrant families together and against gun violence.

• Provide meals and various household and personal necessities to the Wellspring Women’s Center, the Opening Doors Project for Refugees, and the homeless.

• Donate funds to the Central Downtown Food Basket, to Camp Newman in its efforts to rebuild, to Camp NeFesh and to the Fund in Need.

• Sponsor a quarterly Rosh Chodesh, which features a film and discussion and hold an annual Shabbat Service.

• Play a significant role, through our gift shop and fundraising, in financially underwriting Religious School scholarships, Campership Awards for overnight URJ camps, and temple facilities and programs.

• Host the Congregational Second Night Seder, the Rosh Hashanah Reception and Selichot ​​

• Sponsor Happy Hour Havdalah

• Over the past two years, raised $36,900 to support our congregation, our community, and progressive Judaism.


For  questions  or further  information, you can contact Eve Panush,  President of  Women of B’nai Israel,  at

Women of B’nai Israel is a charter member of Women of Reform Judaism, an international organization founded in 1913 as an affiliate of the Union for Reform Judaism. To learn more about WRJ, click here or to read WRJ blog click here.

The Pacific District of Women of Reform Judaism is one of 8 districts covering the United States and Canada and comprises 7500 women in 57 sisterhoods, including Women of B’nai Israel. To follow what is happening in our district, click here.

Sun, July 21 2019 18 Tammuz 5779