Our Leadership

Daniel Goldwasser: President

Dan Goldwasser came to Florida over 20 years ago after moving from New Jersey. He works as a travel executive but he is definately a Jack of all Trades. Temple Beth Shira would not survive without Dan. He oversees all projects making sure everything goes smoothly and does whatever he can to contribute to the Temple. From working our sound system to building our ark, he does it all.

Rick Alovis: Past-President

Rick Alovis has been blessed with three wonderful children, Jake, Jenny and Bari. Rick is the President of ARK Teleservices with offices in NY and Florida , he specializes in controlled circulation. 

Rick is also a licensed Optician and in NYC founded the Optical Exchange chain of eyewear stores. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Florida as a teen where he attended Miami Beach High School followed by the University of Florida. He then moved back to New York only to return to Florida with his family in 2002.

Although they found Saturnia to be a home, Rick felt something was missing from their corner of the world. Rick strongly felt that the West Boca community was in need of a warm, hamish congregation,with strong connections to the community. He is extremely proud of being a founder and the first President of Temple Beth Shira. His unending energy and enthusiasm have surely helped the Temple reach the point it is at today as well as the heights it will reach in the future. 

Joel Tepper: Vice President (Past-President)

Joel Tepper

Beverly Sanders: Recording Secretary

Beverly Sanders

Clifford Gross – Director at large

Clifford Gross

Sanford Lebow – Director at large

Sanford Lebow

Mel Nass – Membership Director

Mel Nass

Lynn Ratoff: Sisterhood President

Lynn Ratoff: Sisterhood President

Steve Sanders: Men’s Club President

Steve Sanders

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