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 Lew Crane.

Just a few of our programs:
•    Monthly Breakfast Meetings with engaging speakers
•    Helping with a variety of Synagogue events
•    “World Wide Wrap” teaching the mitzvah of wrapping teffilin
•    Men’s Club Shabbat
•   Organizing the Yom Hashoah Yellow Candles campaign
•   Organizing & cooking for Veterans' Day Dinner

2015
October

18 Breakfast Meeting with guest speaker, 9:30am. The topic will be Middle East Update: How the Iran Deal is Changing the Region – A Briefing from AIPAC Arizona
No charge for Men’s Club members; guests $4.

November

15 Breakfast Meeting with guest speaker, 9:30am.
Our guest is Evie Varady, a docent at the Jewish History Museum. Ms. Varady has been very involved in the expansion of the museum’s Holocaust History Center & will share its evolution.
No charge for Men’s Club members; guests $4.
December 20 Breakfast Meeting with guest speaker, 9:30am.
Our guest speaker is Rabbi Bennett Blum who will share, “How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones from Financial Scams.” Blum is one of the contributors to a Consumer Reports article about the topic in an upcoming issue. No charge for Men’s Club members; guests $4.

2016
January

10 Breakfast Meeting with guest speaker, 9:30am.
Our guest speaker is Matt Chojnaki from the University of Arizona’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE Team who will share news about the recent findings of water on Mars. Includes delicious breakfast buffet. 
No charge for Men’s Club members; guests $4.

February

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“World Wide Wrap”
Rabbi Ruven Barkan and the Men’s Club invite all Religious School students, their parents, and anyone else interested in learning about wearing tefillin for “WORLD WIDE WRAP.” The “World Wide Wrap” unites men, women and children in prayer in cities around the world. The community is welcome to join us at 8:45am in the Epstein Chapel to learn to “wrap” with us. Please bring your own tefillin if you own a set. (Extra sets will be provided.) Following the 9:00am Minyan with Religious School families, we’ll share bagels and coffee, and at 10:00am, Rabbi Robert Eisen will present, “Mr. Manners Comes to Shul: The Etiquette of a Prayerful Experience.” This will be a wonderful learning opportunity for all! There is no charge to attend.

  21 Breakfast Meeting with guest speaker, 9:30am. Our guest will be Matt Brode, KVOA-TV4’s meteorologist.  Can’t decide “weather” or not to attend? It includes our delicious breakfast buffet!
No charge for Men’s Club members; guests $4.
March 12 Men's Club Shabbat
Members of Men's Club help daven Shabbat Mincha, Ma'ariv and Havdallah Services & sponsor the Third Meal. 
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Breakfast Meeting with guest speaker, 9:30am. No charge for Men’s Club members; guests $4.

April   Yom Hashoah Candle Project
  10 Breakfast Meeting with guest speaker, 9:30am. No charge for Men’s Club members; guests $4.
May 8 Breakfast Meeting with guest speaker, 9:30am. No charge for Men’s Club members; guests $4.

More classes and events to be added to the calendar as they become available. For more information, contact Lew Crane.