Congregation Ahavas Achim

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Holidays and Events

Upcoming Events

Services and Events:Please join us via Zoom until further notice. Cantor Reaboi sends out Zoom invitations prior to each service or event. 

  • Sat. 11/7, 10:00 am – Adult Study: OPPORTUNITY TANACHS:  The Torah and her Origins
    Ever wonder who wrote the Torah and other parts of the Jewish Canon?  Join Cantor Reaboi as we discuss the mysteries and origins of the Torah, Haftarah, and other writings.

  • Fri. 11/20, 7:15 pm - Shabbat Evening Service
  • Sat. 12/5, 10:00 am - Shabbat Morning Service
  • Fri. 12/11, 6:30 pm – Community Chanukah Menorah Lighting (Details below)
  • Fri. 12/18, 7:15 pm - Shabbat Evening Service and Eighth night of Chanukah

Community Chanukah Candle Lighting 

Our community Chanukah candle lighting will be held at 6:30 pm on December 11, the second night. This event takes place in Westfield in Park Square, and all are welcome to attend.

Soup Kitchen 

  • (First Thursday of the month) at Our Community Table, 101 Meadow St., Westfield, 4:00 – 5:45 PM.  Contact Sandy 413-562-2942 or Fran 413-575-8465 or to volunteer time and/or food. 
  • Christmas Soup Kitchen- Food preparation begins at 4:00 PM; the meal is served at 5:00 PM.

Hebrew School: Meets Mondays 5-7 pm at Second Congregational Church

Holiday Services 

Ahavas Achim holds a variety of holiday services including a community Passover Seder, a family-oriented Sukkot celebration, High Holy Days services, a Hanukkah party, and a Purim celebration.

Adult, Teen, and Family Education Programs

We also offer periodic education programs for both adults and the whole family, typically with a potluck meal and Havdalah services and a study session.

Our family programs are designed for family members of all generations. They focus on a variety of themes and often incorporate storytelling and arts and crafts. We also have periodic programs and get-togethers for the congregation’s teens. Members of all ages get together once a month to cook and serve at the Westfield Soup Kitchen. Our Cantor also assists students and families who are preparing for Bar or Bat Mitzvah.To learn more, please email, or call us at (413)642-1797.