11 2020

JCC Men's Group

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

JCC of Middlesex County 1775 Oak Tree Road
Edison, NJ 08820

Contact Sue Horwitz

Wednesday mornings from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Free and open to JCC/Community Campus Members Only
Facilitator: Adam Glinn
The JCC Men’s Group is designed for men seeking meaningful daytime socialization, learning
and interaction in a relaxed setting, with men of similar age.


Wednesday, March 4: Introvert v. Extrovert - Do you consider yourself an introvert or an extrovert?
What do these terms really mean? Is it better to be one or the other? Do you think your life has been
impacted by whether you are an introvert or an extrovert? Would your life have been different if
you were different?

Wednesday, March 11: Is organized religion still important? - We all grew up with a "religion" that was part
of our background. How important was religion in your life and upbringing? Is organized religion still important to
you? What is the role and impact of religion in the United States in 2020? How do Americans feel about religion?

Wednesday, March 18: Choices - Are major choices really choices? - What are the most significant
choices that you have made in your life? In the past year? Were they truly a choice or a mandate? What did you
do to arrive at the choice you made? Knowing what you know now, would you make the same choice again?

Wednesday, March 25: Is monogamy natural or unnatural? - Our society has determined that human
mating relationships are supposed to be monogamous. But, is this natural? Are humans biologically
predetermined to be monogamous? Has monogamy made relationships more or less difficult? Are relationships
supposed to be easy? What do you really think?


Wednesday, April 1: America’s Crumbling Infrastructure-America’s infrastructure is crumbling; its roads,
bridges, tunnels, schools and airports old and outdated. What makes up our infrastructure? What are the
priorities? Can we afford to repair our infrastructure? Can we afford not to?

Wednesday, April 8: “Being a good parent”-What does it mean to be a good parent? Do you think you
were a good parent? Do you think your parents were good parents? Does being a good parent mean being a
good friend? How did your upbringing impact your parenting? Do you think there is anything you did wrong as
a parent? Anything you would do differently if you knew then what you know now? Anything you wish your
parents did differently?

Wednesday, April 15: NO MEN’S GROUP-JCC Closed for Passover

Wednesday, April 22: Tuition Free College - Is it Possible?-There is a movement in the U.S. toward
providing tuition-free college education. Is it possible to provide quality post-secondary education tuition-free?
Is it truly "free"? What happens to students who have already paid for college or are paying off student loans?
What are the pros and cons of tuition-free college?

Wednesday, April 29: Being Positive – Is it possible to change your mindset? Would you describe
yourself as a “positive” person? Do you strive to be positive? Are you happy with your mindset? How can you
change your mindset to be more positive?

Bagels and coffee will be served. Meet new friends; see old friends. What happens in Men’s Group stays in
Men’s Group. Join us!!