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Wrapping Tefillin in Solidarity with Israel

The Theme for World Wide Wrap 2024 is “Wrap for Israel” Reach out to all club members and congregants. Encourage them to wrap tefillin on Sunday, February 11, 2024 in solidarity with the IDF soldiers and hostages who are unable to wrap themselves.  This can be done by individuals or in groups. Please photograph the …

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FJMC Statement on Israel and the Reasonableness Clause Law

From the Office of the President   “We are dismayed by the Knesset’s passage to override the Reasonable Clause Law. We stand with those who protect Israel’s Jewish and Democratic nature.” Conservative Movement Deplores Knesset’s Passage of Bill to Override the Reasonableness Clause Law. New York, NY – The Rabbinical Assembly and United Synagogue of …

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FJMC and ADL participate in the 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington Saturday, August 26, 2023

וְיִגַּ֥ל כַּמַּ֖יִם מִשְׁפָּ֑ט וּצְדָקָ֖ה כְּנַ֥חַל אֵיתָֽן Let justice well up like water,  Righteousness like an unfailing stream. (Amos 5:24) Shalom Haverim (Brothers), We are informing you of the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs (FJMC) participation in a momentous occasion. FJMC has accepted the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) invitation to participate in the 60th Anniversary of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington on Saturday, August …

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Executive Committee Nominations for 2023-2025

We are pleased to announce that at the June 29 – July 2, 2023 Convention, we will have an Executive Committee meeting and an FJMC Board meeting where we will vote on the new slate of officers: President Alan Budman (MAR) First Vice President Bruce Tomar (MAR) Vice Presidents Marc Cohen (MAR) Creighton Cohn (Midwest) Gary Katz (Western) Alex Kiderman (Tri-State) …

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FJMC Announces New Executive Director

Baltimore, MD – The Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs (FJMC) is pleased to announce that Rabbi Noam Raucher has been hired as its new Executive Director. The FJMC involves Jewish Men in Jewish Life by strengthening its network of Men’s Clubs and individual members.  As a partnership of over 200 affiliated clubs with more than …

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FJMC-WLCJ Inclusion Initiative

The Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs (FJMC) and the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism (WLCJ) worked together on this project to create an environment that makes all of us, no matter our unique identities and needs, feel welcomed and embraced in our Jewish Community. We define Inclusion as: the process, practice or policy of providing equal access …

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FJMC joins in Movement Statement on Non-Implementation of Kotel Agreement

Allan Kahan, President of the FJMC, joined with other members of the Conservative/Masorti movement in supporting the movement policy against Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s government’s ongoing refusal to implement the 2017 Kotel Agreement.  For the copy of the statement, click on this link.

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FJMC Joins Partnership to Combat Antisemitism

United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, Women’s League for Conservative Judaism, Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs and ADL Form Partnership to Combat Anti-Semitism New York, NY, September 17, 2021 … The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ), Women’s League for Conservative Judaism (WLCJ), Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs (FJMC) and ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) have agreed …

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How to hatch a Jewish chicken farm in Uganda

By Mark Gelfand For over 100 years, the Abayudaya (“People of Judah”) community has been devoutly practicing Judaism in their villages near the city of Mbale, in eastern Uganda. Their five synagogues cooperatively share an organization called the Abuyadaya Men’s Club. The Men’s Club leaders, Allan and Sam, have been pursuing ideas that might support …

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