Upcoming Events

Services and Events:​​​

  • Tue. 4/23 @ 5:30 pm-  Second Community Night Passover Seder, Second Congregational Church Social Hall. Click here for details.
  • Fri. 5/17 @ 7:00 pm – Shabbat Evening Service
  • Sat. 6/15 @ 10:00 am – Shabbat Morning Service and pot luck picnic gathering (details to follow)
  • Sat. 6/29 @ 10:00 am –Shabbat Morning Service and Molly King’s Bat Mitzvah ​​


Soup Kitchen 

Congregation Ahavas Achim has continued to provide the meal on the first Thursday of every month at Our Community Table, 101 Meadow Street, Westfield. We are always looking for volunteers to provide food and/or help serve the meal. Please be aware that it is not necessary to enter the building. For further information regarding the monthly soup kitchen, please contact Sandy at 413-262-4564 or sandra.mackler@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.

We also assist 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)642-1434.

Holidays and Events

Congregation Ahavas Achim

  • Please click here to support us in our ongoing efforts to provide programming  and outreach on a worldwide basis. 
  • ​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.
  • If you find it difficult to pay our annual dues, we may be able to help. Click here for more information.