Holidays and Events


​​​Upcoming Events

​​Shabbat Services and Holiday Events:

Saturday 3/17- 10:00 am, Shabbat Morning Service

Tuesday, 4/3- 6 pm, Passover Community Seder- See information below.

Friday, 4/13- 7:15 pm, Erev Shabbat Service

Friday, 4/27- 7:15 pm, Erev Shabbat Service


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. 
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 Chanukkah party, and a Purim celebration.

Passover Seder

The Congregation Ahavas Achim community joins with Westfield State University's Jewish Student Organization for a Community Passover Seder on Tuesday, April 3rd at 6 pm in
Scanlon Hall - Loughlin Living Room. The Seder includes full buffet dinner, grape juice and all the Seder plate fixins’. Cost is $21.50 per person for members and $26.50 per
person for non-members. Attendees must RSVP and send payment to Fran Eisenberg, 110 Big Wood Dr., Westfield, MA 01085 by March 27th. Checks should be made payable
to Congregation Ahavas Achim. For more information, contact Fran Eisenberg at or call 413-575-8465.

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. The Rabbi also assists students and families who are preparing for Bar or Bat Mitzvah.To learn more, please contact, or our rabbi, Efraim Eisen at or (413) 687-3420.