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

Special Announcements

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS: We warmly welcome Noam and Rachel Saper who recently joined the shul as Full Members, and Michael and Rhona Eserner who recently joined the shul as Associate Members. We look forward to their active participation and warm and mutually supportive relationships.

AAU WELCOMES RABBI ELIMELECH GOLDBERG: Ahavas Achim University welcomes scholar-in-residence Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg, this Shabbat, February 21-22. Friday Night Lecture 8:30 p.m.: A Perfect G-d, Created an Imperfect World, Perfectly: Life Lessons from Kids Kicking Cancer; Followed by Oneg Shabbat; Shabbat Morning Drasha will be after Mussaf in Main Sanctuary: Heroes and Heroin: Lessons Taught by the Children of Kids Kicking Cancer to Drug Addicts in Detroit; During Seudah Shlishit 5:40 p.m. (after Mincha: 5:20 p.m.) Putting Descartes Before the Horse: The Science of Self Awareness; Motzei Shabbat, 7:30 p.m. "Breath BrakeĀ®" Seminar: Learn How to Live Longer and Defeat Stress in 75 Minutes. 97% of the executives of Ford, Walmart, CVS, Pfizer and many other companies who have seen this presentation describe it as having had a "profound influence" on their lives.

THE ANNUAL YACHAD SHABBATON IS NEXT WEEK! The Yachad Shabbaton is next week! Make sure to reserve your seats for a free, inclusive lunch at Ahavas Achim by filling out this form: The form will be closed after Tuesday, and seating is limited.

YOUNG COMMUNITY MINYAN AND LUNCH: Come join Congregation Ahavas Achim for its annual Young Community Minyan and Lunch on Shabbat, Parashat Zachor, March 7! Cost of lunch is $22 per adult, $11 per child, with a $60 maximum per family. To RSVP for lunch, please email Your RSVP must be received no later than Sunday, March 1! Payments can be made via:, or by check to Ahavas Achim with "young lunch" in memo.

MISHLOACH MANOT: Everyone is invited to participate in the annual Mishloach Manot fundraising drive. The cost for sending baskets to the entire Ahavas Achim membership in the Highland Park and South Edison areas is $100. Sponsorships are available for $150 and will include a special Purim gift. Postcards can be sent to friends and to members who are outside of the delivery area for $1.25 each. Postcards are also available for purchase. The proceeds from this project provide funds for our Youth activities. We appreciate your help!

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