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Sisterhood is an ideal setting to cultivate new friendships while enjoying worship, social events and advocacy. Some of our activities include:
Book Club/Review 
Guest Speaker Events
Rosh Chodesh Programs
Holiday and Family Events
Social Justice/ Advocacy Activities and much more
Your generous support allows Sisterhood to provide financial and volunteer assistance to our Temple, our Youth and the Community, including Direct Financial support, Camp and Youth Scholarships, Shabbat Onegs and Educational Programming.We hope you will consider supporting Congregation Gates of Prayer Sisterhood at a level that is comfortable for you.
Time to renew your Sisterhood membership to 2020-2021.



Help us usher in 5781 by adding your name to the Congregation Gates of Prayer Sisterhood High Holy Day Greeting Card. This card is sent to all members of the congregation and is your chance to wish your Gates of Prayer family L’Shana Tova, a Happy New Year. Add your name to this card featur ing the unique artwork of our very own Carol Sadowsky for only $18.

In addition, we are offering you the opportunity to purchase this card, blank inside, with a blank enve- lope, for the price of $2 per card to send to your family and friends.

The High Holy Days are closer than you think! Don’t delay! Write your check for $18, (plus $2 for each blank card ordered), made payable to CGoP Sisterhood or pay online by clicking link below! If paying by check, Please enclose this form and mail to:

Congregation Gates of Prayer Sisterhood/HHD Card
4000 West Esplanade Avenue
Metairie, LA 70002



Gates of Prayer Sisterhood Board 


President Claudia Shabetai,
Exec Vice President Judy Lieberman,
Programming V.P. Sarah Schatzman,
Social Action Vice President Margery Thomas -
Fundraising Vice President Judy Stiebel,
Treasurer Ellen Rae Shalett
Gift Shop Treasurer Jennifer Schexnayder,
Membership Secretary Heidi Vizelberg,
Recording Secretary Lillian Gross,
Corresponding Secretary Anne Chirinos (phone only) 504 889-2298
Parliamentarian JoAnne Fried
Immediate Past President Diana Mann


General Board:

Amy Thomas, Barri Bronston, Tory May,
Lilliann Gross, Carol Sadowsky, Jennifer
Schexnayder, Janet Krane, Brianne
Oxenrider, Susan Levin, Nicole Stone,
Kristen Dulitz, Julie Schwartz, Cathy
Botnick, Janet Speyrer, Lynn Loewy,
Lauren Gerber, Dianne Green-Freeman
Rebecca Brennan, Anne Meldon

Past-Sisterhood Presidents (Board Members)
Gayle Brignac
Sandra Cameron
Jennifer Daley
Lisa Dayan
Joanne Fried
Sherry Harris

WRJ /CGoP Sisterhood also supports the mission and goals of the women of Reform Judaism. WRJ strengthens the voice of women worldwide and empowers them to create caring communities, nurture congregations, cultivate personal and spiritual growth and advocate for and promote Progressive Jewish Values. We look forward to welcoming you to the CGoP Sisterhood. 
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