Hilltoppers is a community of active adults (55+) who are interested in current affairs, cultural experiences, Jewish-related issues, and local life. Everyone is welcome to join us at our Board and Program meetings, as well as on our day trips, theater excursions and Book Club meetings.


Hilltoppers Meeting Schedule


Board Meetings
Dates: 1st Thursday of the month except where noted by ‡
Time: 10:30 AM

Program Meetings
Dates: 3rd Thursday of the month except where noted by §
Time: Either 1:30 PM or 7:30 PM
– check the event

Book Discussion Group
Previous discussions have included books such as Where the Crawdads Sing, Becoming, The Turner House, A Place For Us. Copies of these books are available in our Temple Sholom Library.
Dates: 2nd Thursday of the month
Time: 1:30 PM



MM-Monthly Meeting BD-Board Meeting
BK-Book Discussion Group TBA-To Be Announced

The place for meetings, at the Temple or on Zoom or both, has not been determined. Watch the listings below for the location.

7 BD 10:30 am
BK [No September book discussion group]
MM [No September program]
5 BD 10:30 am
12 BK 1:30 pm Metropolis, by BA Shapiro (facilitated by Cindy Meyer)
22 MM A docent tour of the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History (theweitzman.org). This is open to ALL. $25 for members, $35 for non-members. Transportation is not included.
2 BD 10:30 am
BK [No November book discussion group]
14 Tuesday MM 1:30 pm Rabbi Rigler will give a talk on why he became a Rabbi. The session will be at the Temple, not on Zoom.
7 BD 10:30 am
14 BK 1:30 pm The Vanishing, by David Michael Slater (facilitated by his uncle, our Bob Slater)
MM [No December program]
4 BD 10:30 am
11 BK 1:30 pm The Personal Librarian, by Marie Benedict & Victoria Christopher Murray (facilitated by Bobbi Schoenstadt)
MM [No January program]
1 BD 10:30 am
15 MM & BK 1:30 pm A Zoom program featuring Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD, author of Honest Aging: An Insider’s Guide to the Second Half of Life (a copy is available in our Library)
7 BD 10:30 am
16 BK 1:30 pm When Your Family Says No, by Laya Martinez (facilitated by Karen Scheikowitz)
21 MM 1:30 pm Minnie Kalan will perform and have a sing along
4 BD 10:30 am
11 BK 1:30 pm The Woman They Could Not Silence, by  Kate Moore (facilitated by Jim Meyer)
MM [No April program]
2 BD 10:30 am
BK [No May book discussion group]
MM [No May program]
1 BD 10:30 am
13 BK 1:30 pm Wisdom of Morrie, by Morrie Schwartz (facilitated by Sherrie Kremens)
MM [No June program]