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Men's Club & Abba

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Welcome to Men's Club. Our club is one of 250 clubs throughout the world whose overall objective is to involve Jewish men in Jewish life. Here at OT, our club encourages men to grow together in all aspects of Jewish life, build friendships, and foster a strong Jewish community through volunteerism.

Men's Club Officers

President: Marvin Kon
Immediate Past President: Jordan Baker
Vice Presidents: Howard Sloan, Rick Neifeld, Seth Feldman, Barry Hemmerdinger
Treasurer: Gary Aiken
Secretary: Steve Kirsch
Vice President/Abba Co-coordinators: Eddie Silverman and Josh Renne


Abba, which means "father" in Hebrew, is a committee within Men's Club for fathers of young children. We plan events for dads who want to socialize with other Jewish men, participate in wide-ranging Jewish activities, and just get out of the house every now and then.

There is no time commitment or membership fee, though Men's Club membership is encouraged. Abba events occur about once a month and each event is organized by different participants in the group. Events are scheduled at times that are friendly to fathers of young children. For more information about Abba, contact Eddie Silverman and Josh Renne at

Join Men's Club

Our 2020-21 membership drive is underway! Complete our online membership form to become a member of Men's Club or download the paper copy here. Men's Club provides social and volunteer opportunities throughout the year and is a great place to build friendships and strengthen our community.

Click here to join Men's Club


Upcoming Events

Hearing Men's Voices Discussion: Our Black-Jewish Personal Relationships and Their Impact, Sunday, January 17, 10:00-11:30am on Zoom. Join us as we share our personal stories and experiences with black coworkers, neighbors, friends, and relatives that we have most valued, how these relationships have influenced us as Jews, and what we have learned from making these connections. The HMV initiative of the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs seeks to create comfortable small-group forums for men to learn from one another, grow together as Jews, and grapple with important issues. Men’s Club member Eric Rothberg will facilitate the discussion. Click here to register to receive the Zoom link.

Regular Events

Our regular events have been suspended during the pandemic. We hope you will join us at our upcoming virtual and physically-distanced events listed above. To attend a virtual board meeting, email

Board Meetings, first Thursday of the month, 7:30pm. Open to all members. Please contact Men's Club at if you would like to attend a meeting.

Play Pick-Up Basketball, Tuesdays, 9:00pm at Holmes Middle School (summer season). Join this fun, friendly pick-up basketball game with Men’s Club and other Northern Virginia organizations. To learn more, contact Bruce Albert.

Pick-Up Soccer, Sundays at Chabad's field. All are welcome to join our weekly pick-up games. Email Eric Rothberg at for more information or to be added to the mailing list.


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Men's Club Voicemail: (571) 306-0918

Sat, January 16 2021 3 Shevat 5781