Sisterhood Annual Rosh Hashanah Honey Fundraiser

Each year, Sisterhood offers an opportunity for you to send sweet new year greetings to family and friends.  These 8 oz. jars of kosher clover honey will include a personalized greeting along with the associated blessings.    Order online HERE.  For more information or for assistance with online ordering, contact Elizabeth Ury at funds raised through this program help Sisterhood support our congregation.



Torah Fund

Torah Fund is the dedicated philanthropy of Women’s League. Annual Torah Fund donations at a minimum level of $54 will entitle the donor to attend any or all of the year’s Torah Fund classes (including Book Club).  To make your donation, please mail your check (payable to Torah Fund) to the synagogue, adding “TORAH FUND” on the envelope.   PLEASE NOTE:  A donation to Torah Fund is separate from payment of Sisterhood membership dues.  For additional information, email our Torah Fund VP, Maria Ponsillo at


MazelMail (formerly Leagrams)                

We make it easy for you to send your personal greetings to our members on their birthdays and wedding anniversaries. For $36 per year, your name will be included on all of the anniversary and birthday letters that Sisterhood sends throughout the year.

You can subscribe and make your payment online via ShulCloud by clicking here.  However, if you prefer to pay by check, please click here to download the form and mail it back with your payment. Please make the check payable to NSS Beth El Sisterhood and mail it to NSS Beth El, Attention: Sisterhood, 1175 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035.  Please mark the envelope MazelMail.

Jewel Gift Cards

  • You buy the cards at their face value.
  • These cards never expire.
  • Sisterhood makes 5% on each card and uses those funds to support various Beth El projects and programs. 

Gift cards are available in $25, $50 and $100 denominations.  If you would like to purchase gift cards (via cash or check payable to NSS Beth El Sisterhood), please email Sara Coven, Sisterhood Treasurer, at Jewel gift cards are also available for purchase at the Sisterhood Gift Shop.

Special Gift (formerly Nachas Box)

If you would like to pay forward a kindness you have received or acknowledge a simcha or other occasion, please consider a donation to Sisterhood.   Your generosity enables Sisterhood to support all of its many philanthropic initiatives.  Please click here to make your donation online:  In the “Type” drop-down on the Online Payments page, scroll down to “5 – Special Gift to Beth El Sisterhood.”   Adding the purpose for your donation in the Notes box will help us attribute and acknowledge your gift appropriately.  If you prefer to make your donation by check, please make it payable to NSS Beth El Sisterhood and mail it to the synagogue, Attention: Sisterhood, noting Sisterhood Special Gift on the envelope, including a note with the reason for your donation.