Women of Distinction 2013 Sandra Hurwitz

Sandra has been dedicated to Beth Israel for 26 years, where she was a founding member in 1987. She served as Treasurer from 2010-20'123 and is currently the Sisterhood President. Sandra has organized and been in charge of the Sisterhood Shabbat services for many years. Sandra has been the Beth Israel representative to the Interfaith Social; Action Council since 2010.

As a member of the Chai Chapter of Hadassah, Sandra served as Vice President from 2012-2013. She has volunteered with the Sun City Security Patrol, the Ruskin Library, and Wimauma Elementary School, and she was a highly-regarded teacher of fourth and fifth grades. She also was President of the Sandpiper Golf Club Ladies Nine Hole League from 2011-2013.

Sandra received the Community Woman of the Year award from Beta Sigma Phi, Laureate Zeta Pi Chapter in 2012 in recognition of her volunteer activities. Sandra has been married to her husband, Martin, for 52 years. They have two children and four grandchildren.




January 10, 2018  Worship 101 will attempt to answer questions about the what/why/when/where/how of Jewish worship. This class is for those who never learned these things, or for those who want to understand the practices of this congregation.
The class will be presented in one session of 2 hours’ duration, once only, in the (secular) new year.

January 28, 2018 Fund Raiser Just Twistin’ Hay Traditional and Original Celtic Music with a Twist! 

Come share the Spirit of Traditional Music from the Celtic Nations

Sun City Center Community Hall 2:00 p.m.

Tickets cost - $12.00. Tickets will be on sale beginning January 2nd. M-W-F at the kiosk. Call Ilene Unruch at 973-876-3513 or Paul Spiegal at 813-283-8010 for information.


February 13, 2018 Rummage Sale 9:00am to 2:00pm

Drop off at Social Hall:Soft Goods( clothing & linens )

          Sunday Feb. 4 10-1 Sunday Feb. 11 9-12   Monday Feb. 12 9-3

 Hard Goods(everything else)

         Sunday Feb. 11 9-1  Monday Feb. 12 9-3 only

February 28, 2018 Purim Schpiel  Check back often for more information

March 30, 2018 First Seder

Judaica shop – Browse some of our items  and hours of operation here

Special Programs and Events

Bnot Torah Class of 2015

Bnai Torah  Class of 2017

A Night of Comedy

Woman of Distinction - Beth Israel congratulates Sandy Zians on her selection as Woman of Distinction 2017.  Read more about this honor here.

Dedication of the Betty Kleinman Library Shelf and Kleinman Mosaic – January 18, 2013

Rummage Sale –  Read more

Rededication of the Temple - Celebrating 25 years – March 3, 2013  Read More


01.24.2018 12:00 - 02:00
Men's Club Membership Meeting
01.25.2018 01:30 - 02:30
Biblical Hebrew
01.25.2018 03:00 - 04:30
Bible Study
01.26.2018 07:30 - 09:30
Men's Club Shabbat
01.27.2018 10:00 - 12:00
Morning Shabbat Service
01.27.2018 12:00 - 01:00
Torah Study
01.28.2018 02:00 - 02:30
Entertainment: Just Twistin Hay
01.30.2018 01:30 - 02:30
Continuing Hebrew
02.01.2018 01:30 - 02:30
Biblical Hebrew
02.01.2018 03:00 - 04:30
Bible Study