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Welcome to Congregation Ahavath Achim

Congregation Ahavath Achim is a warm, suburban, Modern Orthodox synagogue, affiliated with the Orthodox Union. We are located in scenic Fairfield, Connecticut, just one hour from New York City, with easy access via either the Merritt Parkway or I-95, Amtrak or MetroNorth. A short drive will bring you to nearby beaches, marinas, parks, historical sites, nature centers and museums. We experience the changing seasons of a New England town but also enjoy all the conveniences of being within easy commuter distance of New York. Visitors to our community are always welcome!

Announcements April 17-24, 2015

Weekly Announcements

  • Counting of the Omer – Count for a Minyan: During the period from the Second Day of Pesach until Shavuot we count the Omer, culminating at the conclusion of counting 7 complete weeks with Shavuot. At Ahavath Achim we also count for a minyan, culminating with at least 10 men every single day. Join our daily count, make our Minyan complete and Help Make Our Minyan Strong!

  • Make a Difference in Israel's Future: World Zionist Congress Election awaits your vote: Voting ends at the end of April for delegates to the World Zionist Congress, we urge everyone who may not have voted yet to register ($10.) and vote. Don't put it off to tomorrow. Your vote today will help to strengthen the Religious Zionist delegation and thus ensure that future policy, programming and funding decisions are made with Torah values in mind.

  • World Zionist Elections Program this Sunday at 11 AM: Harvey and Sharon Risch have organized a program through the OU on the World Zionist elections. There will be a speaker from the OU and a highly-acclaimed film, Beneath the Helmut. Please join us so that you can cast your ballot at this critical time and ensure that we continue to have religious Zionists heavily represented in Jewish organizations in Israel and throughout the world. The program will start at 11 AM this Sunday (11/19) in Zimmer Hall.
  • Dr. Sharles Asher Small, Director of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISCAP), is the guest lecturer  on Global Anatisemitism and the United States: Foreien Policy and the Impact on University Campuses."  Sunday, May 3 at 2 p.m. at Congregtion B'nai Israel, 2710 Park Avenue in Bridgeport.
    Dr. Small is also the Koret Distinguished Scholar at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.  He was the founding Director of the Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism (YIISA),, the first interdisciplinary research center on antisemitism at a North American university.

  • Sunday, April 26, 2015 @ 1:30 P.M. Next Year, Jerusalem is an independent documentary about a trip to Israel by eight elderly residents of The Jewish Home in Fairfield, Connecticut. The film is a celebration of the human experience with its themes of living and dying, hope and fear, and travel and memory. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County.

  • Tag Sale News from Renee Mizrahi: Berkowitz Hall is filled with merchandise for the next tag sale. All that is missing is volunteer help so that we can schedule the next sale. Will you help Renee in this very easy, fund raising project? Call Renee at 203-365-0080 or call the office to volunteer.

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1571 Stratfield Road
Fairfield, CT 06825

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Phone: 203-372-6529
Email: office@ahavathachim.org

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