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Men’s Club

Come discover the pleasures of rewarding relationships with your fellow congregants and closer ties to Agudas Achim through Men’s Club membership. We are an affiliate of the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs and are proud that two of our members are Seaboard Region officers.

Our activities include the presentation of Humashim to our B’nai Mitzvah, stimulating Sunday brunches, distributing  yahrzeit candles in remembrance of those who perished in the Holocaust, and financial support for our teenagers to go to Israel. We provide important services to the congregation such as grilling at the annual barbecues, scheduling of ushers for the high holidays, and building the sukkah. Our events such as Mom’s Day Outs and outings to Nationals games will be of interest to our younger men in the congregation and their families.

Our service projects include a Mitzvah Corps service team, and Christmas day volunteering at Alexandria Hospital.

AAC Men’s Club Calendar

Second Monday of the Month – Men’s Club Meeting

World Wide Wrap | Sunday, February 5, 2017 minyan at 9:00 a.m. program starts at 10:00 a.m.  (Agudas Achim Congregation)

The formal event consists of a 10AM bagels and lox brunch, learning and demonstrations about tefillin. For a preview,  come to the 9AM minyan, where worshippers will be laying tefillin. Please contact Men’s Club Ritual VP, Michael Scheinberg, mike@schuschein.com for more information.

Blue Yarmulke Man of the Year – Don Melman

Men’s Club is proud to announce that Don Melman is our 2016-17, Blue Yarmulke man of the year. He is being honored for many years of quiet leadership; serving on the Men’s Club Board; helping with numerous activities including food preparation; leading Men’s Club programs such as kosher cooking demonstrations; leading synagogue programs; teaching Hebrew reading, and for being a fine husband, father, and grandfather. Please save the date of May 21, 2017, where Don will be honored at the BlueAcademy dinner at Har Shalom, Potomac, MD. Details concerning ways to honor Don will be forthcoming.

Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs International Convention

July 19-23 at Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA.

Scholarships for Israel Travel

Men’s Club provides scholarships to Agudas Achim teens who participate in Israel experiences. Teens or their parents should contact the Men’s Club co-presidents for more information.