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The MEN of REFORM JUDAISM!  Who are we?

The Men of Reform Judaism or ‘MRJ’ is an organization joined together in friendship to benefit the Temple and community by offering a variety of programs.

The MEN of REFORM JUDAISM!  What do we do?

  • Sponsor Shabbat dinner programs.

  • Cater bar & bat mitzvah luncheons and other special events.

  • Annual golf tournament, fun and fundraising together.

  • Construct and take down the Temple’s sukkah.

  • Host and cater annual Jewish War Veterans breakfast.

  • Latkes, latkes, latkes, hundreds prepared for Hannukah.

  • Scholarships for high school seniors.

  • Greene Family Camp scholarships.

  • Host annual Xmas eve Chinese dinner and trivia contest.

  • Mickey Goldman dinner to honor a selfless congregant.

  • Host speakers of topical interests.

  • All catering and food service projects are performed with exacting standards in order to protect health and safety.

  • And we also enjoy each other’s company with our house parties, eating and drinking at a local restaurant and even having fun at our MRJ meetings

Get Involved

Come join us and share the fun and camaraderie of our events. We are always looking for fresh ideas for religious, social, and service-oriented events and projects. There are no dues requirement, however, we suggest an annual donation of $45. We want to include all Temple members who may wish to join. If you are a new Temple member and we have not contacted you, let us know!


For more information regarding the Men of Reform Judaism or our events, please send an email to the MRJ President: Eric Deutsch.

To join please complete the membership application: MRJ Membership Application. 

MRJ Collegiate Scholarship

Members of Beth-El MRJ feel that it is worthwhile to reward the children of Beth-El Congregation who have invested themselves in the congregation, its organizations, and associated activities. Beth-El MRJ further believes extending that investment into the Jewish community is an important quality. By encouraging these behaviors, the MRJ hopes to reinforce our desire to create future leaders within the Reform Judaism Movement. As such, the MRJ is offering one (1) scholarship to the children of Beth-El Congregation who will be incoming freshmen at a 2-year or 4-year college starting in the fall semester. The recipient will receive a one-time disbursement upon scholarship award to apply to their college expenses.  Click here for the scholarship application. 

The application process is open to all graduating high school seniors:

  • Whose family is a member in good standing of Beth-El Congregation

  • Who will enter college in the fall semester of the calendar year in which the scholarship is awarded

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