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   Agudas Achim Sisterhood is dedicated to bringing the women of our community together socially and spiritually as a community within a community. Throughout the year, we offer many ways to unwind after long days – at a local pub or for a game night – or to spend time together at a morning tea or evening soiree. We also get together for guest speakers and Sunday hikes. Membership is open to any woman associated with Agudas Achim – no matter your age or whether you are Jewish or the relative of a Jewish member.

   Our Sisterhood is growing and changing. If you haven’t come out to an event in a while, come to our next event to check us out! We can’t wait to see you! You can join our online conversation on Facebook, “Agudas Achim Sisterhood of VA," or by subscribing to our newsletter. Contact Sharon Montanez to become a member and to purchase your cool Sisterhood t-shirt ($10) and show your Sisterhood pride!! All of the cool gals are doing it!

   Remember to shop local and visit your AAC Judaica Shop!

   “The most important thing about Sisterhood is the friendship and support we give each other. The people I have met have made and continue to make my life a lot better.” — Sisterhood member

Upcoming Events
Sunday, April 19 | 9:30 a.m.
   Brunch co-sponsored by Sisterhood and Men's Club, commorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
   Irene Weiss is a Holocaust survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp. Mrs. Weiss and her daughter returned to Auschwitz for the 75th anniversary commemoration in January 2020 as part of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum delegation to Poland. Please join us a Irene Weiss recounts that unimaginable time and how she survived.
   RSVPs highly encouraged to ensure enough food. Please register here by Wednesday, April 15, 2020, or contact Judith Fogel, chair. 

Child Care: If you would like to participate in a Sisterhood event but are unable to do so because you do not have child care, let us know at least 5 days in advance of the event and we will work to accommodate you.

Sisterhood Membership ($36) & T-Shirts ($10): Contact Sharon Montanez (703-590-0509) for information on becoming a member or to get your shirt to show your Sisterhood pride! Dues checks may be made payable to Agudas Achim Sisterhood and mailed to the AAC office.

Carpenter’s Shelter: Sisterhood collects travel-size toiletries and unopened cosmetics for the Carpenter’s Shelter throughout the year. You may drop them off in a bin in the synagogue coat room. Thank you!

Judaica Shop: The Sisterhood Judaica Shop provides an opportunity to shop while supporting your Congregation. Open during Sunday Religious School hours, 9 a.m.-noon, and by appointment. For appointments or questions please contact: Michelle (202-288-9856) or Susan (703-489-5068).

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