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Brotherhood is an active and integral part of Temple Emanu-El that offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year. These range from Sunday breakfast events to music performances to bus trips to lectures, with topics including religion, sports, photography, and social issues. Brotherhood participates in a wide variety of service activities and sponsors social and learning programs throughout the year. Our programs promote fellowship with other temple men. Proceeds from fundraising activities benefit Temple Emanu-El and its community.

Ken Simon, Brotherhood President

Brotherhood's Mission

Temple Emanu-El Brotherhood strives to be an inclusive fellowship of men who serve our congregation and community in accordance with Reform Jewish traditions and values.

Brotherhood's Purpose:

Brotherhood endeavors to provide members with opportunities to form relationships thru social, educational, religious and service activities that support our Temple and the local Temple community with outreach to society in general.

Brotherhood Board for 2023-2024

President Ken Simon
Vice President Steve Leavitt
Treasurer Burgess Levin
Recording Secretary Bob Handleman
Corresponding Secretary Howard Schapiro
Director Jim Germer
Director Mark Golub
Director Clement Hakim
Director Neil Klaber
Director Don Malawsky
Director Howard Polivy
Director Malcom Roberts
Director Ken Taksen


Please contact Ken Simon, Brotherhood President. 

For additional information, contact the Temple office at (941) 371-2788 or email us HERE.

Upcoming Brotherhood Events

SundaySun, 17 DecDecember, 2023

Two Violins! Encore

Sunday, Dec 17th 7:00p to 9:00pSanctuary


SundaySun, 14 JanJanuary, 2024

MLK Tribute

Sunday, Jan 14th 2:00p to 4:00pSanctuary


SaturdaySat, 27 JanJanuary, 2024

Bocce Ball at the Cascades

Shabbat, Jan 27th 9:30a to 1:00p


SaturdaySat, 2 MarMarch, 2024

A Night at the Circus!

Shabbat, Mar 2nd 7:00p to 9:00pat Nathan Benderson Park


SundaySun, 10 MarMarch, 2024

Bus Trip to Holocaust Museum

Sunday, Mar 10th 8:15a to 2:00pHonor survivors. Explore their stories. Inspire hope. St. Petersburg, FL Questions: Nina Levitt



Mon, December 4 2023 21 Kislev 5784