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100 Jewish Men

100 Jewish Men


100 Jewish Men is a group of men dedicated to improving themselves and each other as men, fathers, husbands, brothers, sons, friends and Jews. Through controversial, thought-provoking speakers and small group discussions, we will explore what usually remains unspoken in men’s lives at work and at home. We have an incredible year planned and we hope you choose to be part of it. 

Our 19th Year of programming kicks off virtually
Wednesday, September 2nd

Thank you to our Steering Committee!
Wayne Arzt, Reid Friedman, Eric Gibbs, Nir Grossman, Benny Herzog, Ryan Kagan, Paul Katz, Michael Lisch,
Mark Newman, Marty Peskin, Michael Schwartzberg, Bill Schwartz, Jerry Selzer, Jeremy Sorkin, and Michael Wiesenthal. 

Programs begin at 6:30 pm

Click here Register online

Open to members and non-members

Financial Assistance is available - Please contact Rabbi Strauss.

Wednesday, September 2 - Lydia Musher

“Fake News or Fair and Balanced? Distinguishing Fact from Fiction as We Approach the 2020 Election”

How can you help your family separate Fake News from fair and balanced, especially now that most Americans get their news on social media and from deeply partisan sources? In this funny, non-partisan, and interactive online program, CBY congregant and former Rice business-school professor Lydia Musher will introduce us to the fascinating technology and counterintuitive techniques that businesses and politicians employ to persuade and manipulate us from both sides of the aisle. You will leave better armed with the tools and resources to help your family make smart choices with their votes and their money.

Lydia Musher is an experienced, parallel entrepreneur whose 20+ year career has been built at the intersection of computer science and communication. For the last seven years, in addition to owning an executive search firm and a startup company, Lydia was a professor in the business school at Rice University. She holds an MBA from The Wharton School focused on marketing and entrepreneurship as well as MEng and ScB degrees in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Finally, Lydia is a CBY congregant, the mother of four current and former BYDS students, and the wife of sometimes-cantor, always-oncologist Benjamin Musher. She invites you to submit any questions in advance at

2019-2020 DATES

Wednesday, Sept. 2
Lydia Musher 

Wednesday, Oct. 21
Deb Neubek - Assistant Chief for Human Systems Engineering & Integration Division for NASA

Wednesday, November 18
Andrew Friedberg - Mayor of Bellaire

Wednesday, December 9
Chandler Rome - Astros beat writer

Wednesday, January 13
Kari Saratovsky - CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston

Wednesday, Feb. 10
Dr. Joshua Furman - Founding Director and Curator, Houston Jewish History Archive; Adjunct Lecturer

Wednesday, March 10
Steven Sheldon - Writer

Sunday, March 21
Men's Mock Seder

Wednesday, May 12

Fri, August 7 2020 17 Av 5780