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

Special Announcements

SUKKOT SEMINAR: All are invited to a special Sukkot Seminar this Shabbat, between Mincha and Maariv in the Main Sanctuary as the rabbi addresses many issues related to sukkah construction, followed by a question and answer session. Please note: there is no Seudah Shlishit in shul this Shabbat.

PRE-SUKKOT OPENING YOUTH EVENT THIS SUNDAY: All children are invited to our Pre-Sukkot Opening Event this Sunday, September 23 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Join us for a Sukkot game show , challah baking, Sukkah decorations, pizza and more! Cost is $10. RSVP to Chani at

YOUTH SUKKAH PARTY: Rabbi and Mrs. Miodownik cordially invite all children to enjoy treats, Divrei Torah, and more in their Sukkah on the first afternoon of Sukkot, this Monday, September 24 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Parents are invited too! Please join us at 248 Lawrence Avenue as we celebrate the Chag together.

SIMCHAT TORAH KIDDUSH 5779: Ahavas Achim will once again be having a gala hot Kiddush on Simchat Torah, Tuesday, October 2. The kiddush is free and open to all, and therefore requires donations and sponsorships in order to take place. Please help defray the cost of the kiddush.

AUCTION OF KIBBUDIM: The annual Pre-Simchat Torah Auction for Kibbudim will take place in the Main Sanctuary on Shemini Atzeret afternoon between Mincha and Maariv. Our Grand Auctioneer, Michael Kornfeld, will sell our Simchat Torah honors to the highest bidders. There will be some surprise items in addition to the kibbudim listed below. This is a wonderful opportunity to support the shul and to honor a friend, relative, or yourself with closeness to the Torah on this joyous day of the year.

SIMCHAT TORAH WOMEN'S SHIUR: On Simchat Torah morning, Simchat Torah, Tuesday, October 2, during the men's aliyot, Rabbi Miodownik will deliver a shiur for women in the Beit Midrash in honor of Simchat Torah. His topic is: "The Women's Zimmun." Child care will be available in the youth wing during this shiur.

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