Welcome to Agudath Achim

Agudath Achim is a warm, welcoming, inclusive conservative congregation located close to the Midtown section of Little Rock, Arkansas. Individuals and families of all backgrounds and levels of observance are welcome. Our synagogue combines meaningful Shabbat services, traditional services on all Jewish holidays, education and fun social events to bring together a diverse group of members of all ages and backgrounds. Visit us. Call us. We are open and welcoming. See why Agudath Achim is more than a congregation. We’re a family.

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February 28th & 29th, 2020Parashat Terumah

Friday, February 28th  
Candle Lighting for Shabbat       5:45PM

Saturday, February 29th
Shabbat Morning Services    9:00AM

Kiddush Sponsored by Eva Zeno in memory of Norbert Zeno.

Shabbat Ends        6:49PM


Mazel Tov – Dr. Joel and Amy Simon on the birth of Anna Elizabeth Simon.
Happy grandparents are Sheri and Micky Simon. May Sheri and Micky be blessed to support
Joel and Amy as the seek to fill their daughter’s life with love and learning.

Student Rabbi Ben Freed’s March Visit
Thursday March 5

  • 7 PM Intro to Mikvah
    • Learn about the Mikveh, who uses it and why, how it is used
    • Ariane Barrie-Stern coming from NYC to teach us
    • Open to entire community

Friday March 6

  • 10 AM—1 PM Meet with congregants/potential congregants in the office
    • Let the office know if you’d like to meet Rabbi Ben
  • 6 PM Kabbalat Shabbat service and Shabbat dinner
    • Call the office for reservations; all welcome

Saturday March 7

  • 9 AM Shabbat services
  • ~ 11 AM Children’s service
  • ~ Noon Kiddush luncheon
  • ~ 1 – 2 PM Skill Building: Shabbat service, What’s Going on Here?
  • 7:30 PM YoPro Gather, Graze & Games w/ Rabbi Ben

Sunday March 8

  • 9:30AM – 3:00PM Purim packing & Delivery
  • Noon – 3 PM Deliver Mishloach Manot
  • 6 PM Visioning Committee meeting

Monday March 9

  • Morning Deliver Mishloach Manot
  • 6:30 PM Erev Purim
    • Synagogue’s got talent show!!
      • The Rabbi can tap—what can you do?
      • Open Mic for all congregants and friends, young and older—entertain us with music, tell jokes, show off your talents—let’s be silly together.
      • Wear your costume!
    • 7: 45 Megillah reading followed by dinner

Tuesday March 10

  • Visiting and office time

The Soviet Jewish Bookshelf
Wednesday March 11th, 4:15PM
How Reading Shaped Soviet Jewish Identity and Culture. A talk by Dr. Marat Grinberg (Reed College).
Open to the public; refreshments provided. More info contact Dorian Stuber (stuber@hendrix.edu).

Happy Anniversary
Mar 4th – Dr. Michael & Anna Frais

Happy Birthday
Mar 1st – Gus Blass
Mar 2nd – Brett Lowitz, Jacqueline Miles & Harold Tenenbaum
Mar 4th – Mark Alan Gross
Mar 5th – Susan Lowitz
Mar 6th – Neil Deininger & Keith Sherman

Upcoming Yahrzeits
Adar 4th – (Feb 29th) – Gussie Alman
Adar 6th – (Mar 2nd) – Louis Rhein
Adar 8th – (Mar 4th) – Earl Flower

Refuah Shleimah – wishing a speedy recovery to:
Please contact the office to add or remove a name from the list.
Irving Balto (Yizchok ben Chana),
Alan Nussbaum (Josef ben Shana Bala),
Rabbi Kalman Winnick (Kalman Ibn ben Devora),
Brian Zubkoff (Dov Ber Mordechai ben Gittel),
Vikki Girone (Leah bat Hannah),
Nechie Kilimnick (Chaya Nechca bat Riva Leah),
Alina Kuperman (Elana bat Mira),
Arlene Margolis (Chana Esther bat Shaindel),
Judith Rosenblat (Yehudit bat Rut),
Rabbi Stephanie Ruskay (HaRav Shirah Rachel bat Batya),
Kim Smith