Men’s Club

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Men’s Club is all about service to the synagogue, making new friends, participating in learning opportunities, leadership  training and so much more. Whether you have time to be actively involved or to help us occasionally with our programs, you are needed.

Complimentary first year membership; thereafter annual membership is $40.
Click here for a Membership Form.

For more information about CAI's Men's Club, please contact Mark Levine.

Just a few of our programs:
•    Monthly Breakfast Meetings with engaging speakers
•    Making latkes for the Congregational Hanukkah Party
•    “World Wide Wrap” teaching the mitzvah of wrapping teffilin
•    Men’s Club Shabbat
•    Sponsoring the food booth at CAI’s “Purim Pandemonium” Carnival
•    Organizing the Yom Hashoah Yellow Candles campaign
•    Walking and bike riding during cooler months of the year (October-April)

2013
September

22 Kick-off Breakfast Meeting with
Religious School in the Sukkah

October

13 NEW! Wellness Program
With the morning temperatures cooler, we are kicking off a new program for wellness. Meet us in the parking lot, from where we’ll either walk or bicycle (your choice) for about an hour. Once back to the synagogue, we’ll have beverages and a nosh, with time to pick up your child(ren) from Religious School (if applicable).
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Breakfast Meeting with guest speaker:
Courtney Miller, Community Outreach Coordinator with the State of Arizona’s Office of the Attorney General, will discuss Internet safety with a focus on usage by children & their vulnerability. 

November

10 Veterans' Day Dinner, 6:00pm
CAI Men's Club is hosting a special “All American” meatloaf dinner to honor veterans and active military. A guest speaker will join us. Veterans welcome at no charge; $10 per person for spouses and guests. Reservations required with/without payment by Nov. 6.
  17 Breakfast Meeting with guest speaker:
Andy Rosen, President of the Southern Arizona Genealogy Association, will discuss finding your relatives and connecting your Jewish history. 
  24 Wellness Program 9:00am
Meet us in the parking lot, from where we’ll either walk or bicycle (your choice) for about an hour. Once back to the synagogue, we’ll have beverages and a nosh, with time to pick up your child(ren) from Religious School (if applicable).
December 15 Breakfast Meeting with guest speaker:
Physical therapist John Woolf, will share his ideas on proactive wellness, exercise and nutrition.

2014
January

26 Breakfast Meeting with guest speaker:
Burton Becker will talk about his recent trip to Russia and share photos of several Jewish sites he visited there including synagogues, monuments and the newly opened Jewish History Museum in Moscow. 

February

2 “World Wide Wrap” and Breakfast
with Religious School
All men and their children of Bar or Bat Mitzvah age are invited for this annual event to learn how to wear tefillin. Please bring your own tefillin if you own a set. A short movie about how to put on tefillin will be shown, followed by hands-on time to practice. Rabbi Robert Eisen will have a tefillin completely taken apart so everyone can see the prayers on the parchment paper. PARENTS: This is a wonderful opportunity for you to learn as well! Breakfast is free for Men’s Club members, children and parents; guests $4.
March 8

Men’s Club Shabbat, 5:30pm

Members of Men's Club will help daven Shabbat Mincha, Ma'ariv and Havdallah Services. We ask that all current and potential Men's Club members participate. Men's Club is also sponsoring the Third Meal that evening.

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Guest speaker (originally scheduled for Jan. 26), Burton Becker, will talk about his recent trip to Russia and share photos of several Jewish sites he visited there including synagogues, monuments and the newly opened Jewish History Museum in Moscow. Includes delicious breakfast buffet. No charge for Men’s Club members; guests $4. 

April   Yom Hashoah Candle Project
May 4 Guest speaker Syd Peters (a docent at the Jewish History Museum, researcher & photographer) will talk about how Jews helped build the American Southwest from the 1830’s to the 1950’s. Don’t miss his fascinating slide show and stories. Includes delicious breakfast buffet. No charge for Men’s Club members; guests $4. 

More classes and events to be added to the 2013-14 calendar. For more information, contact Mark Levine.