|The Ketura group of women reside mainly from metro Atlanta's Northern Arc including: Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Doraville, Northeast Atlanta, East Cobb, and Buckhead. Ketura projects include Mitzvah Day, knitting and crocheting for a local women’s shelter, theater nights, cooking classes, and monthly day and evening book groups. Evening, Sunday functions and some weekdays. All Ages. email@example.com
President: Annie Kohut
Sunday, December 21, 2014 –Annual Hanukkah party at Huntcliff Summit. Volunteers needed. For more information or to volunteer, please contact Ellen Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m.– Installation of Officers/Board and Dinner meeting at LaMadeleine Country French Café (1165 Perimeter Center West). Couvert: $25. Order your choice of dinners from preset menu. Deadline for paid RSVP is Wednesday, Dec. 17. Your check is your reservation. Questions? Contact Annie at email@example.com; 770.913.9747 or Marj Friedman at firstname.lastname@example.org; 678.491.0854. Click here for flyer and reservation form.
HMO Cards and Certificates: Help support Hadassah’s great work by purchasing greeting cards and certificates for all occasions. We will mail it for you too! You can also purchase JNF trees through Hadassah. Rita Goldstein is ready to help you with all your greeting card and certificate needs at 770-509-3354 or email@example.com.
Variety Entertainment Books Sales Resume: The sale of Variety Entertainment Books is being reinstated with Elaine Clein to resume as chair. The books are selling for a reduced price of $13 until the end of January, after which the brand-new books
will sell for $15. To order books, please contact Elaine at 404-256-4254 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Knit and Crochet: Members create knitted and crocheted pieces and collect toiletries, women’s and children’s clothing, household items, and toys for the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children, Inc. on the first Tuesday evening of each month from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. The next meeting will take place on December 9 at the home of Elaine Clein. Members from other Greater Atlanta Hadassah groups are welcome to join us. For more information on creating and/or donating items, please contact chairperson, Reba Herzfeld at 770-394-3731 or email@example.com.
Ketura Book Group News
Monday, December 15, 2014 – An American Bride in Kabul by Phyllis Cheslerv
Monday, January 19, 2015 – Guide For the Perplexed by Dara Horn
Contact Katie Kloder at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-399-6600.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 – Snow in August by Peter Hamil. All meetings take place every other month in the Hadassah office at 10:30 a.m.
January – no meeting
Thursday, February 26, 2015 – The Orphan Train by Christian Baker Kline
Contact Edie Friedman at email@example.com or 770-455-7545.
Recent events: Please visit the Ketura Google Photo Gallery for photos of our events.
October 26, 2014 – Art & Soul Pottery Studio: Ketura members had a lovely afternoon painting a pottery piece of their choosing while schmoozing and enjoying munchies and beverages. Pieces chosen included Jewish Star shaped dishes, Jewish Star shaped box, travel "mug", chip n' dip bowl and a cupcake-shaped jar with cover.
September 27, 2014 – Movie Night: Fifty-plus Members, Associates, and guests attended Ketura Group’s Havdalah Film Café. It was an evening of fun, camaraderie, pizza and refreshments. The movie shown was "Making Trouble," which spans more than a century of theatre, film and television history with female comic pioneers: Molly Picon, Fanny Brice, Sophie Tucker, Joan Rivers, Gilda Radner, and Wendy Wasserstein.
March 2, 2014 - Ketura Group Visits Museum: The Ketura Group and guests enjoyed a visit to the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville. The docent-led tour of the museum included many works of art depicting the American West. Highlighting the afternoon was the Susan Kaslow Friedland exhibit, Windows of the Soul: A Portrait of America. Ms. Friedland spoke to the group about her exhibit and her background as a photographer and artist. Her exhibition is a visual journey across America featuring over 30 mixed media works depicting everyday life and runs through April 6. For more information on Ms. Frieldand, visit www.susankfriedland.com.
KETURA HADASSAH INSTALLS NEW BOARD: On the evening of December 5, 2013 members and guests of the Greater Atlanta Hadassah’s Ketura Group convened at the Mirage Restaurant to celebrate the installation of 2014 officers. Sheila Dalmat, a former Ketura president and group advisor, performed the installation of the new board headed by Annie Kohut, president, in a candle-lighting ceremony. Other highlights of the evening included a framed certificate and gifts from the board presented by Annie Kohut to Sybil Ginsburg, outgoing co-president, and recognition of Ketura’s newest Keepers of the Gate, a special Hadassah giving designation. Sue and Alan Rothstein were honored as Keepers Angels for issuing a matching gift challenge for new and increased level Keepers of the Gate in memory of Alan's mother, Leona Rothstein. The event was coordinated by Dorothy Scherr.
Hanukkah Celebration for Huntcliff Summit - Dec. 1, 2013: In collaboration with the staff at Huntcliff Summit, Ketura held its annual Hanukkah party for the residents of Huntcliff Summit. Lively Hanukkah music along with Broadway and Jewish favorites presented by songstress, Hani Stempler, and accompanist, Judy Boehm, entertained the guests. Of course, the occasion would not have been complete without the lighting of the candles followed by refreshments, which included latkes and jelly donut holes!
KETURA 2014 Board
President: Annie Kohut
Treasurer: Cindy Tracy
Recording Secretary: Helene Jacoby
E-Secretary: Fran Redisch
VP Education: Reina Nuernberger
VP (Fundraising) Annual Fund: Arlene Glass
VP (Fundraising) Cards/Certificates: Rita Goldstein and Elaine Clein
Co-VPs Membership: Nancy St. Lifer, Ellen Keith
Co-VP Programs: Ellen Frank – Mitzvah programs
Co VP Programs: Marj Friedman
VP Communications: Joan Solomon
Board Member at Large: Helen Sharfstein
Immediate Past President: Sybil Ginsburg
Flyers/Communication Pieces: Carol Schneider
Book Groups: Katie Kloder — Evening, Edie Friedman — Daytime
Knit & Crochet: Reba Herzfeld