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Serving Conservative/Masorti Jewish congregations, the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs is the international umbrella organization representing some 270 men’s auxiliaries with more than 25,000 members in 16 regions in the U.S. and Canada. Discover the latest developments impacting the FJMC Midwest Region.

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MIDWEST REGION FJMC MAN AND YOUTH OF THE YEAR AWARD LUNCHEON PHOTOS NOW AVAILABLE

Posted on March 27, 2017. Category: Latest News

CHICAGO LUNCHEON PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE

Want to see your honoree’s photos? Just scroll over the right column to the header “RECOMMENDED SITES”  where you see the link to the Midwest Region Photo Gallery on Flickr.

Row 1 L to R: Jay Miller, Cong Beth Israel Ner Tamid, Cy Jablo, Ezra Habonim, Niles Township Jewish Cong. , Row2: Dan Sher, Cong. Beth Shalom, Gregg Pollack, Ashe Emet Synagogue, Tom Ungar, Beth Hillel Cong. Bnai Emunah, Louis Rabin, Cong. Beth Judea, Steve Coven, North Suburban Synagogue Beth El. Max Wengroff, Beth Hillel Cong. Bnai Emunah, Kneeling: Avi Limer, Cong Beth Judea, Rebecca Greenstein, North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, Bari Sigal, Cong. Beth Shalom, Jessica Perl, Cong. Beth Israel Ner Tamid, Melinda Natalie Burgin, Cong. Rodfei Zedek, Charlie Sinder, Anshe Emet Synagogue.

 

Once on Flickr, you can click on “Albums” located on the line with Camera Roll, Photo Stream etc.

Each Synagogue has their own album with photos of their honorees.  There is an album that has group shots. There is also an album that has photographs of the Emcees, clergy doing blessings, entertainment, etc etc.

 To download photographs:

 Under the photograph at the lower right hand corner, you will see a down arrow. Click on this and you can download the photograph free of charge. If you use the photograph in an announcement such as a synagogue bulletin, or send to a neighborhood paper, you need to comply with US Federal copy right laws by  indicating that the photograph was taken by Michael Greenberg with the date 2017 (this is not just a courtesy, but a legal requirement). We did not lockout your ability to download photographs for personal use- courtesy of the photographer. 

Please do not attempt to edit photos or titles, or albums or collections or delete them.  Our hit man pictured below will pay a visit to anyone who messes with our images!! Enjoy the pics.

FJMC Photo Enforcer

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 MAN AND YOUTH OF THE YEAR REGISTRATION FOR CHICAGO/MILWAUKEE- NOW OPEN!!

Posted on January 15, 2017. Category: Latest News

Awards ready for distribution

Awards ready for distribution

MAN AND YOUTH OF THE YEAR EVENT :

ON MARCH 19, 2017

AT 1:00 PM

North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, 1175 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035

REGISTER FOR LUNCHEON AND AD BOOK AT:

 

https://midwestregionfjmc.myshopify.com/

 

Can use a credit card or pay by check for the luncheon and or/ ads.  Go to the link first and register.

If paying by check, write your order number on the memo line and send to:

Harvey Redfern 2215 Miramar Lane Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

 

THE COMMUNICATOR – WINTER 2015-16

Posted on December 30, 2015. Category: Discussion Board, Latest News

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SAVE THE DATES: MIDWEST REGION RETREAT ON FRIDAY MAY 13 – SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016

Posted on November 18, 2015. Category: Latest News, Retreats

We are returning to Starved Rock State Park on Friday, May 13, 2016 for the Midwest Region Retreat. Announce this at your club meetings and save the date for this really fun event.

You can see how much fun the 2014 Retreat was by going to our Flickr page. Just click on Flickr under the RECOMMENDED SITES SECTION to the right of the page.

A flyer is attached.  Reservation details will follow later.

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New Board Installation for 2015-17

Posted on May 20, 2015. Category: Latest News

The Midwest Region Officer Installation took place on May 17th. The event was graciously hosted by the BHCBE Men’s Club. 12 clubs throughout the 6-state region were represented in attendance. Group pictures of outgoing and incoming officers follow along with photos of the benching being lead by Captain Ruach.  The 2015-17 officers are listed below along with our new President, Norwin Merens..
Links to a 29 picture photo gallery posted on Flickr.
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2015-17 FJMC Midwest Region Officers
Norwin Merens, President
Mark Givarz, Executive Vice President
Creighton Cohn, Vice President
Howard Minkoff, Vice President
Jonathan Norton, Vice President
Perry Pitzele, Vice President
Harvey Redfern, Treasurer
Ed Sachs, Recording Secretary
Max Brown, Corresponding Secretary
Mike Spanjar, Financial Secretary

STATE OF THE REGION- MAY, 2015

Posted on May 5, 2015. Category: Latest News

Dear Midwest Region Brothers,

As my term as Midwest Region FJMC President comes to a close, I would like to congratulate  our Board of Directors on the phenomenal achievements we made over the last two years.  The entrepreneurial spirit displayed paved the way for change resulting in numerous positive outcomes for the community. In addition, I would like to thank each of you for the hard work and time spent on these endeavors.

You can read all about our achievements and some areas to be addressed by clicking the link below:

Final MG State of The Region

Love you all,

Michael Greenberg

 

2014 Retreat Attendees

 

 

 

2015 Online Ad Book

Posted on February 25, 2015. Category: Latest News

The Midwest Region thanks all of our supporters for your attendance and contributions in honor of this year’s Men & Youth of the Year. The 2015 Ad Book is here for your continued viewing pleasure and recognition of all honorees.
We look forward to the St. Louis area dinner on March 15th. Their honorees and program are also highlighted in this combined Ad Book.
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Speaker Directory

Posted on August 9, 2012. Category: Discussion Board, Latest News

Searching for a speaker to fill a program need? 

Check out the Speaker Directory we started in the Club Resource section.  We just started building this directory and will be updated frequently. So, please check back.

If you have speakers to add, just add them in this post and we will take it from there.

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