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The Sisterhood Scoop – January 25th, 2020

Volume 3 Number 3 – January 25, 2020 – 28 Teves 5780

Welcome to Sisterhood!

All women are invited to join the NHBZ Sisterhood. There is no better time to get involved than NOW – at the beginning of our

calendar year. Consider joining one of our standing committees:

  • Membership
  • Education
  • Program
  • Planning
  • Fundraising

Ongoing activities include: Membership Tea, the Annual Fashion Show, Movie Nights, Book Club, ‘Balance for Balabustes’, Passport to Israel program, and much more! Join us!

For more information: contact Teree Farbstein.



Next NHBZ Book Club

Monday, Feb. 24, 7:15-8:45 pm

The next Book Club Meeting will be Monday, Feb. 24, 7:15-8:45 pm, at the home of Sallie Volotzky. The book will be “Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love” by Dani Shapiro. People Magazine calls it a profound and exquisitely rendered exploration of identity and the true meaning of family.

Linda Shore will lead the discussion. All women are welcome! For more info or to RSVP contact Terri Schnitzer.

Author Talia Carner shares insights about her novel.

Thanks to Vivian Zarkowsky for hosting the Book Club, including (by Skype!) the author herself on January 13th, and to Margo Tzadok for leading the discussion of “Jerusalem Maiden.

Guided Tour of St. Louis Holocaust Museum is Sisterhood’s First Event of 2020

On Sunday afternoon, January 19, members of the NHBZ Sisterhood participated in a special guided tour of the Museum and Learning Center. Chaired by Margo Tzadok and led by docent Devy Goldenberg, those attending were able to deepen their understanding of the timeline of events and the personal accounts of Jews during the Holocaust. The tour concluded with a hauntingly moving account by survivor Rachel Miller.

Sisterhood Board Member and StL Holocaust Museum docent Devy Goldenberg (left) conducts a private tour for the Sisterhood on Sunday, January 18th.
Survivor Rachel Miller describes how her childhood in France erupted into unimaginable loss and horror, and eventually survival.

Indifference is the Epitome of Evil

“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference between life and death.”—Elie Wiesel (US News & World Report, Oct. 27, 1986)


For information or to join Sisterhood, call the NHBZ office at 314-991-2100, ext. 3, or email: sisterhood@nhbz.org



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