The Men's Club of Har Zion Temple
The Men's Club of Har Zion Temple is comprised of an active group of men who are committed to constantly creating programs appealing to a wide array of interests, while promoting camaraderie, friendship, community service and study. They invite all congregants to join them during the year for fun times, learning and performing mitzvot.
- To strengthen, promote and advance Har Zion Temple's objectives and activities.
- To help instill a more thorough knowledge and appreciation of Jewish heritage, ritual and cultural activities.
- To support and strengthen the Conservative movement's role within the Jewish community.
Service to the Synagogue
- Fund the Rudofker Library and Resource Center.
- Provide Ushers and Security Support for the High Holidays, Festivals and Shabbat Services.
- Provide Scholarships for Children of Har Zion Temple Members to Attend Camp Ramah.
- Provide Prayer Leaders for Houses of Shiva.
Men's Club Events
- Sunday Morning Breakfasts
Join us for bagels, lox and a speaker, followed by group discussion.
- Café Shabbat
Organizing informal Shabbat dinners at the synagogue for members to spend a relaxed Shabbat evening together.
- Brith Shalom Shabbat
Providing Shabbat services and Kiddush at Brith Shalom House. All families are welcome to help us keep Judaism alive for the residents of this wonderful home. Participation in this festive service is a great mitzvah project for a Bar or Bat Mitzvah.
- Texas Hold'em Tournaments
An annual favorite where participants enjoy an exciting, professional card game and camaraderie.
- Sunday and Monday Night Football
Watch the Philadelphia Eagles with fellow members, generally hosted by various members in their homes. Locations and times will be announced.
- Men's Club Golf Outing
An annual event held on the links, with fun, food and fantastic golf. "Duffers" and "scratch" golfers alike are happily invited.
- Men's Club Softball League
Pioneering the synagogue softball league of teams from 12 congregations. HZMC has blazed a trail of glory with athletic ability, cunning and chutzpah.
- Yom Hashoah Candles
Distributing yellow yahrzeit candles to the entire congregation annually, to memorialize the Six Million and enable every family to commemorate the Holocaust at home.
- Men's Club Shabbat
A highlight of our calendar every year, members lead Kabbalat Shabbat and Shabbat services. Dinner follows the Friday evening service.
- Men's Club "Day Off With the Guys"
Fun and interesting day trips to New York, Washington, DC and beyond! We have visited places such as JTS, the newly renovated Eldridge Street Synagogue, AIPAC headquarters and much more; we have dined on big steaks uptown, ridden on a 75-foot speedboat on the Hudson, seen and touched some of the rarest books in the world, and munched on fresh pickles in the Lower East Side.