Upcoming Events

Services and Events:

  • Saturday, 11/9, Shabbat Morning Service at 10:00 AM. Join us as Cantor Reaboi conducts his first Shabbat service. The service will be followed by a Torah discussion and lunch. Please bring a dessert and/or beverage to share.
  • Friday, 11/22, Shabbat Evening Service at 7:15 PM
  • Saturday, 12/14, Shabbat Morning Service at 10:00 AM
  • Monday, 12/23, Annual Chanukah Candle Lighting at 6 PM at Park Square Green. Join us at the Boys and Girls Club at 28 West Silver Street for homemade Latkes immediately following the candle lighting. 
  • Wednesday, 12/25, Ahavas Achim's annual Christmas dinner at the soup kitchen. See details below.


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 volleyfran@comcast.net to volunteer time and/or food. 
  • Christmas Soup Kitchen- Food preparation begins at 4:00 PM; the meal is served at 5:00 PM. If you can help by providing food and/or donating money towards the purchase of food, please contact Fran, who will once again be coordinating this event.  We are also looking for people who can help with food preparation beginning at 4:00 PM and serving the meal at 5:00 PM. Fran can be reached at 575-8465 or at volleyfran@comcast.net. 

                      
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 us ahavasachiminquiry@gmail.com, or call us at (413)642-1797.

Holidays and Events

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