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Men's Club

I am thankful for the continued good fortune of being supported and surrounded by a truly dedicated group of men. Our new board for 2017-2018 is:

President - David Sternberg

Vice President of Communications – David Cohen

Vice President – Religious – Steve Pilchik

Vice President – Ways and Means – Don Sable

Secretary – Myron Goldman

Steward – Gary (and Ata) Goldberg

Treasurer – Jerry Salem

Honorary Past President – Elliot Miller 

Join us throughout the year as we continue to incorporate the importance of Tikkun olam (making the world a better place) and Tzedakah, and combine it with good fun and food at every event. 


On July 19-23, 2017, Art Lashin and I attended the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs International Convention at the Marriot Crystal Gateway in Washington, D.C. I was honored to accept on behalf of the BSMC another Quality Club award for our outstanding programing and I was equally proud to witness Len Abrams receive the Ma’asim Tovim Award in recognition of his outstanding commitment to FJMC. 

During a delicious brunch, catered by Ata and Gary Goldberg, and sponsored by BSMC on Sunday June 11th, Art and Elliot were installed as the president and financial secretary, respectively, of the Middle Atlantic Region of FJMC. 

This year’s winner of the prestigious Norman H. Abrahamson Man of the Year Award is Steven Perlman. He will be honored at the Middle Atlantic Region Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs Man of the Year gala dinner on Sunday evening December 10, 2017 at Beth Sholom. 

Our Man of the Year winner will again oversee construction by Men’s Club of the Congregational Sukkah beginning on Sunday morning September 24, 2017. All levels of skill are welcome. Please mark your calendar to help for a few hours. f you have any question you should contact Steve directly here.

Enjoy a Kosher steak at our annual Steak and Spirits in the Sukkah Monday October 9, 2017. The menu includes hors d’oeuvres, a Kosher grilled steak, sides, desserts, fine spirits and plenty of schmoozing. Our speaker will be local author Harry Boonin, who will discuss his books - Never Tell a Boy Not to Fight and The Jewish Quarter of Philadelphia which detail the world of Philadelphia boxing and Jewish immigrant living in South Philadelphia in the early 1900’s.

Men’s Club is proud to join with Sisterhood to honor all veterans during a brunch on Sunday November 12, 2017. Our speaker will be Herb Kaufman who will discuss WWII and music from that era. 

Guys Night Out, presented by Beth Sholom Men’s Club, is Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 7:00pm, Wet Whistle Bar & Grille, 300 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown, located inside The Abington Club. First round is on the Men’s Club.RSVP to Elliot Miller here

We are running our two FundRaising Football pools this year. The no-skill required High-Low pool (entry fee $100) is limited to only 32 participants who are randomly assigned one NFL team which they retain throughout the NFL regular season. Every week of the regular season that your team either scores the highest or lowest amount of points you win $50 (if there are ties they split the $50). The Survivor pool ($50 entry fee) requires some skill and a CBSsportsline online account. Each week of the season players must select one NFL team they believe will win their game without the point spread and teams can only be selected once throughout the season. When your team loses you are eliminated from the pool. The last player(s) remaining at the end of the season win half the entry money. If you are interested in playing you must contact Don Sable here as soon as possible.

Save February 17, 2018 on your calendar for Men’s Club Shabbat. We are seeking volunteers to participate in the service with both Hebrew and English parts. If you want to participate you can email Steve Pilchik here


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