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July 2021

Men’s Club Event: The Harvard Admissions Case & Race-Based Affirmative Action

July 6, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Race-based affirmative action continues to roil American society. Asian-American students have brought the issue to the fore in lawsuits challenging the admissions policies of Harvard and other elite universities. What are these lawsuits all about? How do they impact our college-bound kids? What do they have to do with anti-Asian prejudice in society generally? No two people are more qualified to educate us on these important issues than Dean Chemerinsky and Professor Sander. Click HERE to register.

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August 2021

Sinai Temple Men’s Club Event: Public Service, Patents, & Judaism

August 3, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Sinai Temple's own Andrei Iancu just served as Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark office - a position originally held by Thomas Jefferson. Please join us for a conversation between Andrei Iancu and Jeff Kichaven as they discuss what it means for a committed Jew to hold that position, the role of patents in the COIVD-19 pandemic, and how Andre's immigrant experience has shaped his views. Click HERE to register.

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November 2021

Men’s Club Event: How to Teach Our Children to Communicate About Israel

November 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Featuring Guest Speaker Jimmy Taus This program will take place at Sinai Temple on Pilot Plaza. Click HERE to register From the age of 14, Jimmy Taus was involved in Zionist youth groups. By 17, he was working with college students to help them learn about Israel’s history and dealing with the negative images of Israel during the first Intifada. In the early 1990s, Jimmy continued to work on college campuses helping students combat the growing anti-Israel and anti-Semitic attitudes. During that time, he worked with the World Zionist Organization, the Sochnut (Jewish Agency for Israel), the Jewish National Fund…

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December 2021

Men’s Club Event: How to Double Down on Our Jewish Identity During the Christmas Holiday Season

December 7, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Rabbi Adam Greenwald will discuss how to double down on our Jewish identity during the National Holiday in the United States, Christmas. What do proud Jews think about their Jewish identity during this time of year? Can you ignore Christmas altogether where retail shops and residents put up holiday decorations, Christmas TV Commercials galore, and lights on every tree? Are “our” traditions in competition with “theirs”? How do we properly celebrate Chanukah and invoke the Jewish flame inside each of our souls to ignite our beautiful rituals and traditions? Please join the discussion of this riveting topic, something every one of us has thought about. Whether…

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March 2022

Sinai Temple’s Men’s Club Presents: There’s a Reason Why Jews Write the Best Sitcoms and It’s Not Just Because They’re Funny: An Evening with Comedy Writer Ken Levine

March 1, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Sinai Temple Men’s Club Presents, "There’s a Reason Why Jews Write the Best Sitcoms and It’s Not Just Because They’re Funny: An Evening with Comedy Writer Ken Levine.” This event is on Tuesday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. Ken will discuss his career and how his Jewish upbringing and beliefs seep into the stories and characters he writes. Don’t tell anybody but Hawkeye Pierce is really Jewish. This evening will be great to a night to remember! Click HERE to register.

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April 2022

Men’s Club Event: Mental Health and the Jewish Community

April 5, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Carolyn Hoffman, LCSW, Director of the Sinai Temple Mental Health Center in conversation with Andrea Sonnenberg, Mental Health Advocate, Attorney, and Philanthropist In memory of her beloved son Bradley, who tragically died at the age of 21 from the mixing of psychiatric medications, and in light of the untold number of students struggling with mental health issues, Andrea Sonnenberg has dedicated herself to advocating for awareness and change. In an effort to transform pain into purpose, she will speak about her son's life and legacy in a virtual presentation chronicling the experience of navigating the world of mental health in…

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August 2022

Men’s Club Event: The Jew in the Boardroom: Off-The Record Insights from the Trenches of Hollywood and Beyond

August 2, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
10400 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States

Please come and join our very own Sinai Temple member, Jonathan Anchel, for this private and off the record discussion.  Jonathan, who has held senior corporate roles at Mattel, Inc. and CBS Corporation, will lead a discussion of the impact of Jewish values on corporate America, the rise and fall of some well-known Jewish executives, and his own observations from the front lines.  This discussion will be insightful and riveting.  Please join us and sign up today! Click HERE to register.

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September 2022

Men’s Club Event: Biblical Debate: The Attempted Murder of Isaac

September 6, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Men’s Club for an exciting Biblical Debate on the Attempted Murder of Isaac. Sinai Temple’s Jimmy Taus will prosecute while Professor Alan Dershowitz will defend. The Honorable Lisa Hart Cole (Ret.) will serve as the judge. The audience will be the jury. Don’t miss out! Click HERE to register.

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October 2022

Men’s Club Political Forum with LA City Council District 5 Candidates

October 6, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We invite you to attend a vivid discussion on Los Angeles City Council District 5 candidates Katy Yaroslavsky and Sam Yebri. These candidates will discuss their views on homelessness, public safety, and antisemitism. We hope you will join this riveting discussion! This program will not be live streamed. We highly encourage you to attend in person. Dinner will be served after this event.  Please sign up today!

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January 2023

Men’s Club Event: The History of Antisemitism

January 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Separate fact from fiction about antisemitism with Rabbi Wolpe. Click HERE to register.

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