President: Jonathan Epstein (e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Vice President: Howard Lipman
Treasurer: Ed Case
Secretary: David Davidson

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The Brotherhood of Temple Beth Tzedek is a fraternal organization whose mission is to unite its members through friendship, social activity and social action; strengthen their links to and involvement in the life and future of the congregation and Conservative Judaism in Western New York, and promote greater knowledge and appreciation of Jewish life and Judaism. The mission is accomplished through a combination of social activities, leadership, tzedakah, and tikkun olam.

We are a member of the Lake Ontario Region of the International Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs(FJMC), whose overall mission is to involve Jewish men in Jewish life, through leadership, innovation and community.

Among its regular activities, Brotherhood provides ushers for High Holy Day services, gifts for Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, and special memorial Yellow Candles for Yom HaShoah, through FJMC. We also regularly serve free coffee every Sunday morning that school is in session to parents and others coming to the TBT building, through our BroJoe to Go coffee service, which we have become well-known for.

Other events may include brunches, dinners, speakers, picnics, sporting events, trips and special performances.  Brotherhood sponsors TBT’s participation in the annual World Wide Wrap tefillin program conducted simultaneously around the world through the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs. We also participate in other services and ritual activities, including our Brotherhood Shabbat. Brotherhood also can provide personal assistive listening devices for use at services.

Look for information to come on upcoming speakers and programs on issues such as home and personal safety, health and fitness, local and national politics, the regional economy, Buffalo’s cultural heritage, taxes, insurance, sports (Bisons and Sabres), and much more.

We are always eager for new members and new ideas, so if there’s an activity or program you’d like to see, let us know!  We are here for you!