Men's Club

Men’s Club, composed of the men at Temple Judea, extends a warm welcome to all of the community. Its members, being leaders in the Jewish community, value the meaning of “brotherhood,” accepting an obligation to serve the congregation as well as the community.

Men’s Club activities combine exciting sports events and casino visits with fundraising.

Its members assist the Sisterhood with any needs and together they provide the environment for the melding of men and women members into one Jewish family.

Events & Activities

**There is NO Breakfast Meeting in July**

August 1, 2018

10:00am – Men’s Club Breakfast Meeting
Bendat Social Hall. Please note there is no July Breakfast. The August Breakfast features guest speaker Chris Epting, author & filmmaker speaking on the topic: “It Happened Here” Pop Culture Events & Where Were They. Ladies & Guests always welcome. Breakfast donation $5. NEW Sisterhood created menu for August! Croissants and muffins, yogurt with various toppings, coffee and tea.



Men’s Club Humor by Arnold Miller

MEN’S CLUB HUMOR by Arnold Miller

Five year old Freddie attended his first Fourth of July town picnic with his father Marvin. There were so many fun games and great foods that Freddy excitedly dragged his father from one to the next. After a while, Marvin was exhausted so he turned to Freddie and said, “You are a big boy. Run around as much as you like and I’ll meet you at the merry-go-round at five o’clock.”

Freddie took full advantage of his new freedom and went wild. Unfortunately, he accidentally knocked over an outhouse and got a little poop on his new shoes. This did not interfere with Freddie having a spectacular day.

As arranged, Freddie showed up at the merry-go-round precisely at five. His father asked if he enjoyed himself and if anything unu- sual happened during the day. Freddie said it was the best day of his life. Dad then asked if he had an encounter with an outhouse. Placing his dirty shoes behind him, Freddie said “Nope.”

Marvin then told Freddie the story about George Washington chopping down the cherry tree and his father praising him for his hon- esty rather than punishing him. Again Marvin asked Freddie if he had an encounter with an outhouse today. This time Freddie said, “Dad, while I was running around I bumped into an outhouse, it fell over and I got some poop on my new shoes.”

Marvin immediately put Freddie over his knee and spanked him. Stunned, Freddie said “Dad why did you spank me? George Washington’s father didn’t spank him when he told the truth about chopping down the cherry tree.”

Marvin turned to Freddie & angrily said “George Washington’s father was not sitting in the cherry tree when it was chopped down!”


Create a Booklet for Your Family

This is the response to an autobiographical booklet called “Experience is the Best Teacher”. The booklet was written by member, Rudy Schindler and is now in the library of the Temple.

Dear Grandpa,
Thank you for thinking of me on my birthday this year and every year. I also want to thank you for writing me your book about your life and your wisdom. I have gotten through most of it and I would love to talk to you about it when I see you on Thanksgiving. Also I will write you when I finish reading it to tell you what I think and ask you any questions I might have. I love reading about our family’s history. It makes me feel more connected to my roots. And reading about you being a young man has given me a good perspective on my life.
I love you, see you soon,
– Max

You may want to create a booklet of your own for your family and get the same kind of response from your grandchildren.

Men’s Club is planning to offer any member this opportunity. Paul Feigenbaum has come up with an unusually low cost for any member inclined. You may contact Paul Feigenbaum at 206-1666 for more details.

Our Daily Minyan

Perhaps the one activity at Temple Judea that never takes a vacation is the Minyan. Twice a week, the faithful gather in Smotrich Chapel to maintain the century-old tradition of public worship. More often than not, the core group is joined by those who, in grief, come to praise the Almighty by means of the Mourners Kaddish. Please consider joining us for morning services. Monday and Thursday at 8:30am.

Donate Your Old Car

As most of you know, the sale of cars donated to Temple Judea has been the source of much needed income to our Temple. I put out a request for help in this project and lo an behold, a member of our Men’s Club, Norman Kingston has volunteered to aid me in this endeavor. Thank you Norman! Norman can be reached either through the Temple office or at his home number 679-2216.

Gold for Temple Judea

Men’s Club will cash in your gold for the Temple and we’ll save you the effort to do so. Call Jack Berger 949.829.8270 to arrange it. A little or a lot – broken or not, it sure will help. Please look around in drawers or closets and cash it in for Temple Judea.

President's Message

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