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

Special Announcements

CAN WE PASKEN FROM TANACH? All are invited to a join a special shiur during Seudah Shlishit in honor of Avraham Posy's Bar Mitzvah. It will be given by HaRav Adir Posy on the topic: "Can we Pasken from Tanach?"

JUMPING JELLYBEANS RETURNS TO AHAVAS ACHIM THIS SUNDAY: Children ages 0-5 with a parent are invited to join Jumping Jellybeans this Sunday, October 14 at 10:30 a.m. with Tova Halpern of Fresh Theatre Arts. Jumping Jellybeans is a program geared towards our youngest members. Using drama, movement and music, children explore their surroundings in a fun, energetic, and exciting environment. Cost of $5 per child includes a snack. Parents must attend with child. RSVP to Chani at

HACHNASAT SEFER TORAH: You are cordially invited to a special Hachnasat Sefer Torah at Ahavas Achim on Sunday, November 18. The procession will take place at 11:00 a.m. followed by a Seudat Mitzvah. The entire family is encouraged to join us and share in this great mitzvah. The Hachnasat Sefer Torah is sponsored by Rachel Lefkovits in loving memory of her husband, Imre, her daughter, Judy, her parents and her siblings z"l, and in honor of her precious children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. RSVP to: or 732-819-7725.

BINGO NIGHT: Ahavas Achim will be hosting its first Bingo Night in over 20 years! Join us on Motzei Shabbat, December 1 at 7:30 p.m. The night’s festivities will include competitive bingo rounds that yield tickets to use in a Chinese Auction with a variety of exciting prizes and gifts! Prizes for Bingo Night include 2 tickets to Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen; New York Giants Ticket Package; gift cards up and down Raritan; and many more! Admission is $36 in advance and $40 at the door.

PRACTICAL HALACHA SHIUR BEGINS THIS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16: Ahavas Achim University presents our second year of Practical Halacha Tuesdays, beginning this Tuesday, October 16 from 8:45-9:30 p.m. in the Beit Midrash. In this class we will journey through the world of Jewish law with an eye toward the practical laws that guide us on a daily or weekly basis. 

WOMEN'S NAVI SHIUR BEGINS THIS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17: Rabbi Miodownik's Wednesday afternoon Navi class for women will begin the study of Sefer Shmuel this Wednesday, October 17 at 1:15 p.m. in the Beit Midrash, We look forward to your joining us for this weekly exploration of the stories and lessons from the Navi.

AAU MONDAY NIGHT ADVANCED GEMARA BEGINS OCTOBER 22: Ahavas Achim University presents a new Monday night Gemara learning experience, beginning October 22 at 8:30 p.m. in the Beit Midrash. Facilitated by Rabbi Miodownik, each week the group will study a short portion of the Talmud as a group, and then will be given the opportunity to tackle selected Rishonim and Achronim on the Gemara in small groups or chavrutot. This will provide a more in-depth study of each topic in the Gemara. We will be studying portions of the tenth chapter of Pesachim ("Arvei Pesachim") which details the intricate laws of the Pesach Seder.

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