Beth Shalom Temple Center is excited to be celebrating our 30th Anniversary! Over the thirty years we have created a thriving Jewish community where everyone is welcome, where memories have been created and traditions celebrated. We look forward to our future and to serving our community for generations to come. Together we make the world a better place.

Our Gala of Celebration, 30th Anniversary, will be a very special occasion! We invite you to enjoy an elegant and memorable evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, gourmet dinner, dancing, silent auction, and entertainment with an amazing performance experience provided by the Unscrewed Theater Improvisation Troupe. We look forward to your attendance to help make this special occasion for celebration a success.

Don’t wait- tickets are available to purchase now.  Join us in celebrating Temple Beth Shalom Temple Center’s 30th anniversary.

We are thrilled to honor and thank two outstanding and deserving individuals from our Southern Arizona community:

Pat Shearer, a truly compassionate, brave, and inspirational humanitarian hero, who we recognize for his incredible efforts to help those in the Ukraine since the Soviet invasion. 

Joyce Finkelstein, a member of our congregation who, we recognize for her dedication as a community leader and for the extensive volunteerism she has provided to Beth Shalom Temple Center, Green Valley, Sahuarita and the greater community in Southern Arizona for more than 20 years


Saturday Night, November 9th, 2024 – Desert Diamond Center in Sahuarita

1100 W Pima Mine Road, Sahuarita, AZ 85629


Thank you, Sponsors 

Sue and Marty Cohen – underwriting of Unscrewed Theater Troupe


Special Thank you Gala Volunteers: 


Gala Co Chairs:  Pat Naselow and Mike Finkelstein

Auction committee members: Gary Melton, Sue Cohen, Laurie Sherman, Shelly Rothstein, Laura and John Unger, Gary Friedman, Joyce Finkelstein, Steven Maron, Josh Migdal, Connie Greenwald, Marilyn Beim, Dawna Wheeler, Nancy Karsh, Harry Segal, Debbie Segal, Kim Lisk, Gloria Clancy, Paul Cohen, Dan Galitz

Rabbi Norm Roman

Esther Brill – President, Beth Shalom Temple Center

City of Sahuarita - Mayor Tom Murphy and Parks and Rec Director Devin Stalder

Jewish Philanthropies – Robyn Schwager, Community Impact Manager

Event Volunteers:  Bev Lake, Judy Clifford Berlin.