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November 2020

Men’s Club November Book Club

November 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Death of Democracy: Hitler’s Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic By Benjamin Carter Hett Register online HERE Via Zoom A riveting account of how the Nazi Party came to power and how the failures of the Weimar Republic and the shortsightedness of German politicians allowed it to happen. Why did democracy fall apart so quickly and completely in Germany in the 1930s? How did a democratic government allow Adolf Hitler to seize power? In The Death of Democracy, Benjamin Carter Hett answers these questions, and the story he tells has disturbing resonances for our own…

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December 2020

Hearing Men’s (and Women’s) Voices: My Journey to Faith

December 1, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In 2019, Men’s Club Update started publishing a new column aimed at capturing and sharing the diversity of our individual journeys to our Jewish faith. Several members, including Rabbi Wolpe, shared their stories. The success of this effort encouraged us to offer the opportunity to a broader audience on November 12 to share their own stories and engage in a hopefully enriching and meaningful conversation. We look forward to having our friends at the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs-Western Region to join us for this event. The collection of stories submitted so far will be emailed to you in advance…

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January 2021

How Will a Biden Administration Impact the Middle East?

January 5, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join The MirYam Institute for a fascinating conversation on “How Will a Biden Administration Impact the Middle East.” This will take place on Tuesday, January 5 at 6:30 p.m. PT. We will speak with Col. David Hacham (IDS, Ret), Former Advisor, Arab Affairs to Seven Israeli Defense Ministers. Col. Hacham will talk to us LIVE from ISRAEL! Benjamin Anthony, Co-Founder and CEO of The MirYam Institute, will moderate the conversation. This will be a riveting talk, and we will field questions from our members to these two great minds. Click here to register.

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January 27, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Book: Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times By: Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sachs Join us for a discussion of the late Rabbi Jonathan Sack’s last book. In Morality, respected faith leader and public intellectual traces today's crisis to our loss of a strong, shared moral code and our elevation of self-interest over the common good. We have outsourced morality to the market and the state, but neither is capable of showing us how to live. Sacks leads readers from ancient Greece to the Enlightenment to the present day to show that there is no liberty without morality and no freedom…

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February 2021

Men’s Health Event

February 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Designed for men, this conversation will focus on topics we often think ofbut rarely discuss. Join us for this important talk about erectile dysfunction, low libido, and testosterone management.  Click HERE to register.

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March 2021

Men’s Club Event: Molecules, Medicine, & Curing Diseases

March 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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REACHING ACROSS THE DIVIDE Men’s Club Book Discussion: How to Make a Slave and Other Essays

March 23, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a discussion with Professor Jerald Walker about his riveting and humorous personal essays exploring identity, family, and community through the prism of race and black culture. The book confronts the medical profession's racial biases, shopping while black at Whole Foods, the legacy of Michael Jackson, raising black boys, haircuts that scare white people, racial profiling, and growing up in Southside Chicago. By guiding his readers to be a good citizen and a good father and how to live and love, this book by one of America’s most acclaimed essayists will help us in our quest to better…

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April 2021

How to Navigate the #MeToo Era with Wisdom & Jewish Values

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

With all the events going on around Governor Cuomo in New York and sexual harassment prevention in the online era, "Super Lawyer" Ivy Kagan Bierman will share her expertise as an entertainment labor attorney as well as details about this current topic in the press and how to always be a good person in whichever scenario presents itself. This is a must for all folks in the workforce. Ivy, along with Rabbi Nicole Guzik, will provide many nuggets of wisdom to our members, and we hope you can sign up to attend! Click HERE to register.

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May 2021

Men’s Club Blood Drive

May 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Click HERE for more information and to RSVP, or contact Stephanie Rosas at 626-261-9842.

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Men’s Club Event: “The Impact of Cancel Culture”

May 4, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Sinai Temple Men’s Club presents a high-level discussion of “Cancel Culture” with esteemed scholars Professor Alan Dershowitz and Dan Adler. They will discuss the balance between free speech, due process and restraint, and impulse to cancel individuals and institutions. This is not a debate; rather, it’s a discussion and we invite you to join. Our own Frank Melton will moderate. A SPECIAL OFFER FOR PEOPLE SIGNED UP FOR THIS DISCUSSION: If you want to own a signed copy of Professor Alan Dershowitz’s hardcover book “Cancel Culture: The Latest Attack on Free Speech and Due Process”. Please click this link to…

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