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 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 2019-2020
President Barbara Grossman
V.P. Membership Nina Malinak
V.P. Programming Sharon Privitera
Recording Secretary Judy Marlene Speigel
Corresponding Secretary Nancy Binder
Treasurer Diane Posner
Member-at-Large Barbara Nova
Publicity Marion Sharkey
Onegs Lyn Safian
Past President Sandra Hurwitz
Judaica Shop Joy Rosen, Addie Unterlack
Barbara Grossman, President
Four new members were welcomed at our meeting and program.
Betsy Schwartz, Brenda Shapiro, Ricki Bauman, Fran Silverman
Our program,“School Days Revisited” led by Marylyn Butcher was a fun afternoon. We reminisced about “the way it was” and laughed about memories of our school days!
Laura Grucza, Resource Development Manger of Hillsborough Education Foundation explained the Mentoring Program with a short presentation.
Sisterhood will not meet in October because of the High Holy Days.
Sisterhood dues must be paid in order to attend the Paid up Membership Luncheon on Tuesday, November 12th at noon. Bonnie Sobel will have a Power Point Presentation about her Russian Grandfather, born in1898, and his memoir, “Up the Ladder” when he moved to a cold water flat in NYC. He became an expert in the automotive industry, a top Navy consultant and a friend of Henry Ford and Chaim Weizmann.
Together We Serve