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

Special Announcements

WASARAH B'TEIVEIT: This Tuesday, December 18 is the fast day of the Tenth of Teiveit, marking the beginning of the siege that led to the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash. Asarah B'Teiveit is the first in the series of four fasts related to the Churban. The fast begins at 6:04 a.m. and ends at 5:14 p.m. Please note the following minyan times: Shacharit at 6:15 and 7:45 a.m.; Mincha at 4:00 p.m.; Maariv at 4:40 p.m.

RIVER RIDGE LECTURE: Ahavas Achim University's annual River Ridge Lecture will take place this Friday, December 14 at 8:30 p.m. in the community room at 30 S. Adelaide Ave. All are invited to hear Rabbi Miodownik's presentation on "Bentching Bloopers: Common Errors in Birkat Hamazon."

AAU PRESENTS RABBI DR. JJ SCHACTER: Ahavas Achim University presents Rabbi Dr. JJ Schacter this Sunday, December 16 at 8:00 p.m. He will be speaking on the topic: "The Fast of Asarah B'Teiveit: B'zman Hazeh B'yamim HaHeim." Prepare for Asarah B'Teiveit (which will be observed on Tuesday, December 18) with Rabbi JJ Schacter's historical and halachic analysis.

NEW YEARS DAY LEARNING Start off your 2019 on the right foot by joining our New Years Day Learning on Tuesday morning, January 1. All are invited to learn in the Beit Midrash immediately after the 8:00 or 9:00 a.m. Shacharit with refreshments generously sponsored by Fishel and Maggie Brooks. Bring your child, bring a chavruta, or just come by yourself and experience the learning!

WHISKEY AND WISDOM Ahavas Achim University presents Whiskey and Wisdom on Friday, January 4 at 8:00 p.m. at the home of Jeremy and Tova Renna, 254 S. Adelaide Ave. Admission: $10/person; free for all AAU 5779 sponsors. Please reserve your spot by sending email to: and submitting payment (if applicable) by no later than Tuesday, January 1.

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