CONGREGATION AHAVAS ACHIM - P.O. BOX 334, WESTFIELD, MA 01085 - (413)642-1797  - AHAVASACHIMINQUIRY@GMAIL.COM

Upcoming Events

Fall Services and Events:

  • Tuesday, 10/15, Family Sukkot Celebration at 6:00 PM​​

         Come celebrate the festival of Sukkot with dinner in our Sukkah, located to the rear of the Interfaith Center at Westfield                 State University. We will split the cost of pizza; bring your own beverages and a dessert to share. Come say hello to

         Cantor Reaboi as he joins us for our first service, and help to decorate the Sukkah! 

  • Saturday, 11/9, Shabbat Morning Service at 10:00 AM
  • 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 and Party- details to follow


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. 

                      
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.

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