Shalom and Welcome!!

Beth Israel Sisterhood, an arm of Beth Israel, The Jewish Congregation of Sun City Center, welcomes Jewish women in the congregation and community at large.

Sisterhood’s purpose is to strengthen Jewish consciousness by cultivating social interaction, encouraging social services, offering religious education, supporting activities that benefit the Congregation and promoting closer fellowship among its members.

Why Join us?

Sisterhood welcomes your wisdom, your friendship, and your love for Judaism. Use your time with Sisterhood to delight in your Jewish heritage, connect with women you already know and make new friends. Annual dues $18.00 for members of Beth Israel, $54.00 for non-members.

Sisterhood Activities.

Sisterhood women support the Beth Israel Congregation and each other with a variety of spiritual, education and social activities:

      Ø Scheduled monthly meetings and events

(Click here for Calendar)

     Ø Coordination of weekly Oneg Shabbat after Friday evening services

     Ø Sponsorship of annual Sisterhood Shabbat services

     Ø Operation of the Judaica Shop located in the Synagogue lobby

     Ø Contributions to Beth Israel operational expenses

     Ø Hand-on help and fund to augment special Temple projects

     Ø Bimah flowers for holidays

Ø Oversee Beth Israel’s library (Click here for Library)


Sisterhood Board of Directors 2020-2021

President Barbara Grossman

V.P. Membership Diane Posner

V.P. Programming Ros Ross, Donna Weiner

Recording Secretary  Marlene Spiegel

Corresponding Secretary Bonnie Sobel

Treasurer Nina Malinak

Library Barbara Nova

Member-at-Large Sandra Hurwitz

Publicity Deb Perian

Onegs Lyn Safian

Past President Rochelle Lafer

Judaica Shop Joy Rosen, Addie Unterlack

Current News

 Barbara Grossman, President

January 2022

We were proud to be present when Diane Posner, Sisterhood Board and Temple Board, was honored as Beth Israel’s Woman of Distinction on December 9th in Tampa. Rabbi Carla presented an interesting D’var Torah. The Keynote Speaker was Nadine Epstein, who wrote 33 Brave & Brilliant Women. Ruth Bader Ginsburg collaborated with Epstein on the
selection of women and wrote the introduction. The book is focused on
Jewish women from Biblical Times to the twentieth century who are role models for all ages. We can benefit from their examples. A copy, purchased by Barbara Nova for Beth Israel’s library, will be
available to borrow.

Welcome to 2022! There is so much to look forward to. Let’s work together and make this the best year…Be a “Change-Maker” for yourself and Beth Israel. Let us know if you can help with any of our programs.

On Tuesday, January 4th, at 1:00 pm, we have an upbeat start for the New Year. Brenda Shapiro will be presenting a program called “Color Me Happy”. Ideas about which color works best for you will help to have a new perspective on what you wear. Join us on Zoom.

Sisterhood Shabbat is scheduled for Friday, January 21st in the Temple. An email will be sent to Sisterhood members. We look forward to having a wonderful turnout. You must have the vaccine and wear a mask for
this service.

The Sisterhood program for February is scheduled to be in the Temple! Plan to be with us on Tuesday, February 8th at 1:00 pm. Watch for updates about this program. Proof of vaccine is necessary to attend.
Stay safe!

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