May 17, 2022 -

Women of Fairmount Temple (WFT)

Women of Fairmount Temple, also referred to as “Sisterhood,” was established in 1908 and continues to be a vital, integral part of Fairmount Temple. Membership is open to all women regardless of Fairmount Temple affiliation. We are supported by annual dues and fundraisers. For membership information, please click here.

Our Mission

  • To further the highest ideals of Reform Judaism by promoting closer fellowship among its members and providing enriching, social, volunteer, and educational activities.
  • To help support and strengthen Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple.
  • To provide opportunities for adult education in all aspects of Jewish life, be they personal, communal, or world-wide.
  • We are affiliated with the Women of Reform Judaism which strengthens the voice of women worldwide and empowers them to create caring communities, cultivate personal and spiritual growth, and advocate for progressive Jewish values.

Our Vision

  • Is to be a welcoming, caring, and engaging community that offers opportunities for personal and Jewish spiritual growth.

Programs and ways you can get involved:

  • We provide social activities, stimulating educational programs, and holiday celebrations throughout the year. Click here for Programming Calendar for 2021-22
  • We have several ongoing, hands-on Mitzvah Projects for all skill levels to work on at Fairmount Temple during the week, on Sunday mornings, or at home which link us to our surrounding community.
  • Learn with Diane Lavin who offers Bible Study which meets monthly on Tuesday morning from October through May.
  • Participate in our afternoon or evening Book Groups.
  • Serve in a leadership capacity or volunteer on a committee.
  • Support our fund raisers which provide financial assistance to the Friends of Fairmount, our Religious School and Early Childhood Center.
  • Chocolate Seder Plates – An annual fundraiser for our Women of Fairmount Temple with details posted closer to Passover. Help us prepare or sell.
  • Shop in our Gift Shop, open by appointment only, by calling Debbie Skapin at (440) 479-4652 or Joey Laidman, Religious School Administrator, at (216) 455-0533.

We invite you to check out our Facebook page for news of upcoming events, pictures of past events, and interesting articles related to our Jewish community. You can also email the group directly to learn more about our organization.