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Men's Club

The Men's Club welcomes men of all ages for social and educational events.   We sponsor many key events for the Temple community such as the Congregational breakfast featuring speakers on a variety of topics from men's health, finances and current events; the Yom HaShoah Holocaust Memorial Candle program; and the Dessert + Discussion Speaker Series.  We conduct many social events during the year, including bike rides, card nights, dinners and family events.  Members have greatly enjoyed our moderated discussion program, Hearing Men'sVoices.  And there's much more… 

We enthusiastically welcome new members!  A complimentary membership is extended to all new Temple members. 

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Any questions or would like to help with an event? Please contact Men's Club President Phil Legro at [email protected].


Upcoming CLUB Events

 

Sukkah Setup - Sunday October 16 at 9am

Add yourself to the picture above. Join the large contingent of members who make quick work of assembling the temple sukkah every year. It's a big sukkah, so everyone can help and take pride in a job well done. "Yes, I build that." 


Scotch in the Sukkah / Hearing Men's Voices - Wednesday October 19 at 8pm

Join us for our famous double-header.

First we meet in the Sukkah for a little Scotch tasting. We will learn about Scotch in general. Then we will sample and learn more about 4 varieties specially selected for the occasion .

Once we are all relaxed from the Scotch, we will begin our first Hearing Men's Voices session for the year. Our topic for this session is: "Sunrise, Sunset.  Swiftly Flow the Years." It will be a candid discussion for men of all ages about our changing perspectives as we move through life. Hearing Men's Voices is a program created by the Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs. It provides a moderated forum to discuss issues of interest to men.

Please email Jay Salinger at [email protected] if you would like to attend. There is $5 charge to offset the cost of the scotch and nosh. Held at Temple Israel.


Congregational Breakfast - Sunday October 30 at 9:45am. Temple Social Hall.

The Men's Club is pleased to announce that State Representative Tom Sannicandro will join us to speak at the upcoming Congregational Breakfast on October 30th.  The topic will be "Inside the State House: Education & Disability Policy".  Since 2004, Representative Tom Sannicandro has represented the 7th Middlesex District, which consists of South Framingham and Ashland, serving as Chair of the Committee of Higher Education since 2011 and previously as Vice Chair of the Committee for Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities. He will discuss his years in the State House, focusing on his work in education policy and as a fierce advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Congregational Breakfast is open to all Temple members, so please join us and Representative Sannicandro for some good food and discussions on October 30th.  Full details and reservation information can be found in the attached flyer.


Veteran's Day Program - Thursday November 10 at 8:00pm. Temple Social Hall.


Dessert and Discussion - December 7 at 8:00pm. Temple Social Hall.

 


Texas Hold 'Em / Patriots Game Watch - Sunday November 13 at 8:00pm. Temple Social Hall

On Sunday, November 13th, we will be holding our next Texas Hold'em game. We will also have the Patriots Game on the big screen. Come for either or both and share in the camaraderie and refreshments. Cost for poker is $20 (Men’s Club members receive an extra blue chip). Snacks will be provided. Prizes for the top three winners will again be $100, $50, and $25 (½ in cash and ½ in Scrip Cards) and a $10 Dunkin’ Donuts Scrip Card for 4th place.

 


UPCOMING REGIONAL EVENTS

  • TheRetreat, June 2017.  TheRetreat (formerly known as Laymen's Institute) held at Camp Ramah in Palmer, MA.  TheRetreat is a very special men's getaway consisting of four days of fun, study, spirituality, and camaraderie. Find out more at http://www.nerfjmc.org/theretreat
     
  • Tour de Shuls, June 2017  ‘Tour de Shul’ Bike Ride sponsored by the FJMC New England Region and benefiting the Camp Ramah Tikvah Program. Read more at http://www.nerfjmc.org/tourdeshuls

Did you know? 

The Men's Club gives scholarships to the Shevet Achim program for post Bar-Mitzvah teens. 

The Men's Club underwrites the World Wide Wrap program. 

The Men's Club participates in the TDBank Affinity Program. 

The Men's Club donates the Eitz Chayim Chumash for each Bar and Bat Mitzvah.

The Men's Club supports the Scrip program by buying cards for the Texas Hold'em prizes and Temple raffles. 


 

Any questions or would like to help with an event?  Please contact Men's Club President Phil Legro at [email protected]

To automatically receive information on the very latest on Men's Club events, just send an email to [email protected].

 

Helpful Links

FJMC Regional Website 

FJMC International Website