If you would like information on any of the events for 2017, please email Lewis Kalmans at [email protected].



EVERY MAN AT CONGREGATION EMANU EL can "Do Something that Means Something"

Our Brotherhood provides the men of Congregation Emanu El with an outlet to serve the temple, our community and Reform Judaism. Our goals are to enrich the lives of our members and the lives of those around us through social participation, Jewish learning and greater understanding of the community. Read an inspiring story about enriching the lives of others through participation.


  • Ushers at temple events
  • Captioning for Shabbat services (2nd Friday of each month and High Holiday Services)
  • Sponsorship for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts
  • Campership Scholarships

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Program  highlights

  • Congregant of the Year Dinner
  • Congregational Garage Sale
  • Chicken Soup Cookoff
  • Campout Under the Sukkah
  • Real Men Make Chocolate Matzah
  • Mitzvah Day Projects
  • Botherhood Car Show
  • Other social & educational events through the year



President: Lewis Kalmans
Vice President: Joe Cohen
Treasurer: Paul Heyman
Immediate Past President: Bruce Lessey

Advisory  Board:

Bernie Berman Matt Kahn A.J. Saper
Alford Bleeker* Adam Kaplan Jerry Shannon
Barry Brown Noah Kruger David Silverman
Monroe Cutler Barry Lichmann Bill Soffar*
Othellus Davis Kyle Longhofer* Keith Solomon*
Paul Franks* Martin Meyer Richard Stanley
Ian Goldfoot Ben Miller* Shel Vedlitz
Lenny Holzband Steve Moskowitz* Scott Vines*
Sam Jacobson Ron Nodler Syd Waldman*
Brad Kagan Phil Rivers* Roger Williams
*Past Presidents