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

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Ahavas Achim

Special Announcements

SRABBINIC INTERN RETURNS FOR SHANA BET

We are delighted to welcome back Rabbi Jed Zaslow (and his wife Yaffa) for the beginning of the second year of his rabbinic internship. This Shabbat, Rabbi Zaslow will deliver the drasha in the Main Sanctuary. He will also give a pre-Sukkot shiur between Mincha and Maariv in the Main Sanctuary. (Please note: Seudah Shlishit will not be served in shul this week.)

SUKKOT PARTY

Rabbi and Mrs. Miodownik invite all shul children (and their parents) to come visit their sukkah on the first afternoon of Sukkot, Tuesday, September 21 between 4:00-6:00 p.m. at 248 Lawrence Avenue. Enjoy great desserts, Torah questions and stories, and Simchat Yom Tov!

SUKKAH HOP

Kids are invited to join us for a Sukkah Hop on Shabbat, September 25. Look for a CONSTANT CONTACT with details.

SUNDAY CHOL HAMOED EVENT WITH OT

Children grades K-4 are invited to join us for a joint Chol Hamoed event with Ohr Torah Youth on Sunday, September 26 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. in the RPRY Sukkah. Event will include a Sukkot cake decorating contest and pizza will be served. Look for a CONSTANT CONTACT with details.

CUTTING ARAVOT

Teen boys are invited Sunday night, September 26 to cut aravot. LOCATION TBD.

TIKKUN LEIL HOSHANA RABBA

All are invited to join Ahavas Achim's Leil Hoshana Rabbah learning on Sunday, September 26, at Ahavas Achim from 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. There will be several shiurim and divrei torah from AA members as well as a full hot buffet in the Sukkah. The program is dedicated in memory of the father of Jeff Mann, Aaron Mann z"l, whose Yahrzeit is on Hoshana Rabbah.

AA YOUTH ARAVOT FUNDRAISER

AA Youth will once again be providing aravot to our community for Hoshana Rabba: $10 suggested donation. The aravot will be available for the Shacharit minyanim on Hoshana Rabba morning.

PARKING LOT CLOSED

Please be aware that the shul parking lot will not be available on Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah to accommodate outdoor Chag celebration. Thank you for your cooperation!

YOUTH HAKAFOT

Celebrate Simchat Torah with all of AA's youth! Super T-shirts and treats for all those who come out to dance with the Torah! See you there! Youth Hakafot will take place on Shmini Atzeret afternoon from 6:00-6:30 p.m. outdoors. We will be offering babysitting after Youth Hakafot during mincha/auction from 6:30-7:40 p.m.

TEEN SIMCHAT TORAH DINNER

All Teens in 7th grade and up are invited to join us on Simchat Torah night after hakafot for a delicious free Teen Chinese Dinner. RSVP to Chani Neuman at aayouth100@gmail.com. Sponsors are needed. Please email Chani if you'd like to sponsor the event.

SIMCHAT TORAH ANNUAL AUCTION OF KIBBUDIM

Mincha will be at 6:30 p.m. outdoors on Tuesday, September 28, followed by our annual Auction of Kibbudim. Maariv outdoors will be at 7:40 p.m.

SIMCHAT TORAH KIDDUSH 5782

Ahavas Achim will once again be having a gala hot Kiddush on Simchat Torah, Wednesday, September 29. The kiddush will take place outdoors at the conclusion of davening (one minyan only). Rolls will be available for washing to make this your afternoon Yom Tov meal. 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.

SIMCHAT TORAH WOMEN'S SHIUR

All women are invited to a shiur by Rabbi Miodownik during the men's aliyot on Simchat Torah morning (approximately 10:00 a.m.). The shiur will take placeĀ in the Beit Midrash. The title will be: Using Hashem's Name in Our Speech and Writing: Lessons from Sefer Bereishit.
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