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A Woman of Valor Sisterhood Chanukah Party
Thursday, December 18th at 6:30 p.m.

Come Light the Menorah!

An evening filled with friends, good food, mitzvah cake, and song. We will be collecting $10 (or more) CASH donations for a needy TAE family to make their holiday a happier one. If you can’t attend the party but would like to make a ­donation, please send a check to the temple, payable to TAE SISTERHOOD, Attention: Sisterhood Social Action.

It's a Potluck:

Last Name A–H: Appetizer

Last Name I–Q: Salad/Side dish

Last Name R–Z: Dessert

Dairy/pareve dishes, please—No meat, pork, or shellfish

Latkes provided by Cinda Roffman

Thank you to Gerri Wissot for opening up her home!

Located at: 2788 Rainfield Avenue, Westlake Village. Phone: (805) 492-2006

R.S.V.P. by Thursday, December 11th to Ellen Southard/ (818) 707-9024 or Tara Farkash/ (818) 707-6017.

A Woman of Valor Maggie Anton
Monday, January 12th at 7:00 pm

Author of Enchantress: A Novel of Rav Hisda’s Daughter

Maggie will discuss her book on fantastic tales of demons and the Evil Eye, magical incantations, and powerful attractions. The novel weaves together Talmudic lore, ancient Jewish magic, and a timeless love story set in fourth-century Babylonia.

The author of the acclaimed Rashi’s Daughters series and the award-winning Rav Hisda’s Daughter: Apprentice has conjured literary magic in the land where “abracadabra” originated. Based on five years of research and populated with characters from the Talmud, Enchantress brings a pivotal era of Jewish and Christian history to life from the perspective of a courageous and passionate woman.

Books will be available for sale. Please RSVP to Tara Farkash/ (818) 707-6017 or Ellen Southard/ (818) 707-9024.

A Woman of Valor Rosh Chodesh—Shevat
Sunday, January 25th at 9:30 am

Women of all ages are invited to join us in welcoming the new moon and the new month of Shevat at our award-winning Rosh Chodesh program on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at the home of Cindy Brand, 3573 Raincloud Court, Thousand Oaks.

We will be celebrating the new moon, telling the story of our biblical connection to trees and learning about Tu B'Shevat (the new year of trees).

We’ll also be discussing our own roots, branches and why the Torah is a "she."

Light breakfast will be served – just bring yourself and an open mind (and even a friend or two!).

Please RSVP to Shoshana Lewin Fischer/ (805) 402-4884 or Char Wecker/ (805) 241-7578 by Thursday, January 22nd.

A Woman of Valor One-Day Mah Jongg Tournament
Sunday, February 15th, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Come Join the Fun and Bring Your Friends! $36 tournament fee per person includes a continental breakfast, delicious buffet lunch, and snacks. Bring your 2014 Mah Jongg card.

Please RSVP by filling out the form and returning it to Patti Zeman.


A Woman of Valor Women's Torah Study
Thursdays, 11:00 am to 12 Noon, The Chosen Cup

Join us as we explore our ancient texts through a woman's lens. Led by Rabbi Dubowe. No prior experience is necessary.

Please email Susan Drapkin or call her at 805-492-3194 to RSVP or if you have any questions.

A Woman of Valor Sisterhood Movie Group (Discussion)
Second Tuesday of the Month 7:00-8:30pm, TAE Library

Please join us for interesting and lively discussions of a selected monthly movie.

Please email Barbara Peifer or call her at 805-498-0421 to RSVP or if you have any questions.

A Woman of Valor Sisterhood Book Group (Discussion)
Various times and various places.

If you are interested in joining a Sisterhood Book Group, please contact Terry Grayson or call her at (818) 991-6395.

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