Jewish Austin Men | Shalom Austin



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Join Jewish Austin Men for delicious dinners, TED-style talks and lively discussions with thought leaders from Austin and beyond.  


Due to COVID-19 and safety precautions, JAMen has been suspended until further notice. Please check back soon for updates.

Past Speakers

Ira Forman

Former Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, U.S. Dept of State

Greg Fenves

Former President, University of Texas at Austin

Ray Benson

Musician, Asleep at the Wheel

Mack Brown

Former Head Football Coach, University of Texas at Austin

Thank you to our 2019-20 Sustaining Members

Mike Abkowitz
Ted Altfeld
Arthur Altman
Bob Baer
Irl Barg
Harvey Burg
Bruce Corman
Bruce Elliott
Bob Feiner
Bob Frachtman
Ed Fudman
Mark Goldberg
David Goldstein
Jesse Gordon

Morris Gottesman
Gary Greenblum
Dennis Gross
Mike Grossman
Frank Hoffman
Brett Hurt
AJ Josefowitz
Jeff Josephs
David Kahn
Joel Katz
Phil Klein
Kevin Koeller
Jerrod Kogut
George Kopf

Lenny Krasnow
Sandy Kress
Lawrence Kroman
Burt Kunik, Chair
Daryl Kunik
Max Kunik
Randy Kunik
Joel Kutnick
Dennis Lanning
Jack Lester
Carey Leva
Ron Levin
Paul Lewis
Luis Lidsky

Ed Lilly
Chuck Mandelbaum
Lawrence Maze
Rob Milman
Alan Nirenberg
Mike O’Krent
Joe Oliveri
Rick Otis
Rick Rosenberg
Charles Rosenblum
Jay Rubin, Chair
Alan Sager
David Saidel
Steve Schaffer

Bob Senoff
Rabbi Daniel Septimus
Byron Smith
Mark Smith
Michael Solka
Joel Tendler
Charles Toubin
Jim Vertuno
Ira Winsten
David Wishnew
Gary Zausmer

As of 1/14/20

Alachua Haskins

Alachua Haskins

Learning and Engagement Director