Congregation Ahavas Achim
216 South 1st Avenue 
Highland Park, N.J. 08904
(732) 247-0532
Ahavas Achim

Special Announcements

PRE-PESACH YOUTH EVENT: This Sunday, April 14 from 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. the Ahavas Achim Youth Department is going to Urban Air 2 Adventure Park. Cost is $20 per person. (socks and pizza lunch are included.) Please email Chani at to RSVP and to arrange carpools.

SHABBAT HAGADOL DRASHA: The rabbi will deliver his annual Shabbat Hagadol Drasha this Shabbat, April 13, between Mincha and Maariv in the Main Sanctuary. This year's Drasha topic is: "Pearl Harbor and Pesach." All are encouraged to attend.

BIUR CHAMETZ AT AHAVAS ACHIM FRIDAY, APRIL 19: There will be a supervised burning of chametz in the Ahavas Achim parking lot next Friday, April 19 from 9:00-11:30 a.m. Please do not come with excessive amounts of chametz. It is traditional to burn the chametz that was discovered during בדיקת חמץ at this time.

NEILAT HACHAG: On the last afternoon of Pesach, Shabbat, April 27, between Mincha and Maariv, Ahavas Achim will host our annual Neilat HaChag celebration. Please join us in the Downstairs Social Hall for singing and divrei torah as we close out Pesach. Please bring with you to shul any packaged Kosher L'Pesach cookies, cakes, snacks, and treats that will not be eaten by you after Pesach in order to fuel our Neilat HaChag.

AAU RABBI DR. ARI ZIVOTOFSKY SHABBAT ERETZ YISRAEL: MAY 3-4: Please join us for this Shabbat celebration of Israel's 71st anniversary! We are thrilled to welcome Rabbi Dr. Ari Zivotofsky who represents the authentic spirit of Torat Eretz Yisrael and with his unparalleled intellectual curiosity has dedicated his life to uncovering truths and debunking Jewish myths. (See newsletter for schedule and details.)

MEN'S JUMP CLASS AT AHAVAS ACHIM: Build a healthier guf for your neshama! Sign up for a FREE Men’s Beginner Jump Rope Class on Sunday, May 5 at 9:00 a.m. in the Ahavas Achim social hall. No prior jump roping experience is necessary and ropes and workout mats will be provided for in-class use. Register at to reserve your spot.

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