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

Special Announcements

YOUTH SUKKAH HOP THIS SHABBAT: Please join us for a Youth Sukkah Hop this Shabbat, October 19 starting at 3:00 p.m. at the Menasha home, 325 Cedar Ave. Hop will proceed to the Brooks home, 115 Harper Street, followed by the Avery home, 402 Graham Street. Pick up will be from the Avery home at 4:15 p.m. Please note: children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.

TIKKUN LEIL HOSHANA RABBA: As the final judgment of all of creation after the Yamim Noraim is sealed on Hoshana Rabbah, all members are encouraged to spend this year’s Leil Hoshana Rabba this Motzei Shabbat, October 19 at Ahavas Achim from 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. learning Torah.

TEEN SIMCHAT TORAH DINNER: All boys and girls 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 Sponsors are needed. Please email Chani if you'd like to sponsor the event.

SIMCHAT TORAH KIDDUSH 5780: Ahavas Achim will once again be having a gala hot Kiddush on Simchat Torah, Tuesday, October 22, following both morning minyanim (6:30 and 8:00 a.m.). The kiddush after the 6:30 minyan will take place in the Axelrad Social Hall upstairs; the kiddush after the 8:00 minyan will take place in both the Axelrad Social Hall and the Social Hall downstairs, with seating available for everyone! Rolls will be available for washing to make this your afternoon Yom Tov meal.

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.

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