Brotherhood Gallery

Our Purpose

Engaging in Temple projects and activities that provide meaningful services to our community, sponsoring and promoting community-building projects, and giving members the opportunity to explore and celebrate their male Jewish spirit.

Benefits of Membership

  • Participate in numerous social events including Men's Night Out, monthly breakfast Membership meetings, the annual Super Bowl Party, Fishing Trips and Sports Outings, and other “get-togethers".
  • Support the annual Religious School “welcome back” Picnic, the spring Congregational Picnic, and the annual Purim Carnival activities.
  • Engage in Mitzvah projects including supplying food to the local FEAST food pantry, hosting the Brotherhood Shabbat service, ushering for the High Holy Days, and greeting congregants at FridayShabbat services..
  • Help build a Sukkah for Sukkot!
  • Plan and participate in innovative fundraisers and activites,some in partnership with the Sisterhood.
  • Attend monthly Temple Ahavat Shalom Book Club meetings, sponsored in conjunction with the Ariel Goldman Library.
  • …and many more!

Don't Just Join......Become Involved!  Volunteers are needed and appreciated! Please let us know where you can help:

  • Ushering & Services
  • Food Pick-up
  • Membership Committee
  • Events & Activities
  • Speaker Series & Book Club
  • Bereavement Committee
  • Fundraising
  • Brotherhood Board
  • Sukkah Building
  • Men's Night Out
Brotherhood Calendar 2016-2017

General Meeting 8/28/2016 9:30 AM TAS Youth Lounge Speaker: Bruce Lowitt
Hebrew School Welcome Back Picnic 8/28/2016 12:30 PM TAS
General Meeting 9/11/2016 9:30 AM TAS Youth Lounge Speaker: Kelly Siegel, Empath Health
Men’s Night Out 9/15/2016 7:00 PM Varsity Club, Clearwater
Book Club  9/25/2016 10:30 AM Library
Rosh Hashanah Ushering 10/2/2016-10/3/2016 9:00 AM Sanctuary  Contact Hal Rosenberg
General Meeting/Sukkah Building 10/9/2016 9:30 AM TAS Youth Lounge
Yom Kippur Ushering 10/11/2016-10/12/2016 9:00 AM Sanctuary  Contact Hal Rosenberg
Men’s Night Out 10/20/2016 7:00 PM Wing House, Palm Harbor
Book Club 10/23/2016 10:30 AM Library
General Meeting 11/6/2016 9:30 AM Youth Lounge
Men’s Night Out 11/17/2016 7:00 PM Location TBA
Book Club 11/27/2016 10:30 AM Library
General Meeting 12/4/2016 9:30 AM Youth Lounge
Book Club 12/25/2016 10:30 AM Library
General Meeting 1/15/2017 9:30 AM Youth Lounge
Men’s Night Out 1/19/2017 7:00 PM Location TBA
Book Club 1/22/2017 10:30 AM Library
Superbowl Party  2/5/2017 6:00 PM Social Hall
General Meeting & Purim Carnival 3/5/2017 11:00 AM Youth Lounge
Men’s Night Out 3/16/2017 7:00 PM Location TBA
Book Club 3/26/2017 10:30 AM Library
Poker Tournament 4/1/2017 7:00 PM Social Hall  
General Meeting 4/2/2017 9:30 AM Youth Lounge
Men’s Night Out 4/20/2017 7:00 PM Location TBA
Book Club  4/23/2017 10:30 AM Library
Congregational Picnic 5/7/2017 12:00PM  Anderson Park


Contact Us

Mark Sorokurs, President

Scott Alalof, Co-President

Brotherhood Membership

Support your Temple, make new friends, and participate in many wonderful activities. Brotherhood members engage in a wide array of social, fundraising and charitable events throughout the year, which provide many opportunities for our members to perform mitzvot, make new friends and share good times. Together, Brotherhood members are able to do many good deeds, while making a difference in our communtiy. Promote your Jewish heritage, make new friends, engage in fulfilling social acitvities and so much more, just by becoming an active member of your Brotherhood

The Brotherhood Board considers every male Temple Ahavat Shalom congregant to be a member of the Brotherhood and we encourage you to be an active member of Brotherhood. In order to help support all the events and activities we perform during the year, we encourage our members to make a donation to the Brotherhood. While recommended donation levels are listed in the online ordering box below, all donations are helpful and greatly appreciated and are used to support the many Brotherhood activities which benefit our Temple, our congregants and families, and our community

Please go to the link below to get a copy of our Brotherhood brochure which includes our calendar of events, activities and the benefits of support your Brotherhood. For more information regarding Brotherhood membership, please contact Membership Chairs Mark Sorokurs sorokurs@hotmail or Art Dryce at

Download Brotherhood Membership Brochure

If you want to save postage or need a more convenient way to support the Brotherhood, please use our online payment available below. Either use the drop-down list to donate at our suggested level or enter the amount you would like using the Open Donation button.

Recommended Donation Levels


Rosh Hashanah Gram

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TAS Book Club

The TEMPLE BOOK CLUB, a joint collaboration of the Ariel Goldman Memorial Library and the Brotherhood meets the 4th Sunday of each month at 10:30 am. Check the Temple website calendar for dates and times of upcoming Book Club Meetings.