Congregation Ahavas Achim

Holidays and Events

  • Please click here to support us in our ongoing efforts to provide programming and outreach on a worldwide basis. 
  • ​See the link below to learn about our new Virtual Membership.
  • ​The Hebrew Free Loan Association of Greater Springfield offers interest-free loans to Jewish individuals and families whose needs are urgent and who may not qualify for personal loans from a bank or other financial institution. Click here for more information.

New Membership Group

We have recently added a new membership group for those who live 50 or more miles from Westfield. Click here to access our 2021 - 2022 membership materials. 

Upcoming Events

Services and Events:​​​ ​​

  • Saturday, 10/2 at 10:00 am, Shabbat Service followed by potluck to welcome Rabbi Dawn Rose to our Congregation. We have reserved an outdoor space at Stanley Park for a post service Kiddush.  Please click on the RSVP link below ONLY if you will be attending and please indicate what dish you will be bringing.
    RSVP Link

  • Friday, 10/22 at 7:15 pm - Shabbat Evening Service ​​

​​Soup Kitchen 

(First Thursday of the month) at Our Community Table, 101 Meadow St., Westfield, 4:00 – 5:45 PM.  Contact Sandy at 413-262-4564 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 Rabbi also assists students and families who are preparing for Bar or Bat Mitzvah.To learn more, please email us, or call us at (413)642-1797.