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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August 16th & 17th, 2019Shabbat Nachamu - Parashat Vaetchanan

Friday, August 16th
Kabbalat Services with Rabbi Ben Freed  followed by dinner   6:30PM
Candle Lighting for Shabbat       7:37PM

Saturday, August 17th
Shabbat Morning Services with Rabbi Ben Freed     9:00AM
Kiddush Sponsored by Sisterhood in honor of Rabbi Ben Freed
Shabbat Ends       8:39PM

Gladstein Fellowship

We are excited to share that our student Rabbi Ben Freed will be in Little Rock from August 16 through August 20. This first official visit of his Gladstein Fellowship will be longer than the rest, and he would like to get to know our congregants and community. He has created a doodle poll where you can sign up for a time slot to meet with him. This can be in groups or individually, but PLEASE only sign up for a time that you’re committed to getting together, not every time you’re available. Once a slot is filled, no one else can take that time. You can meet him in your home, at the Synagogue, at a Starbucks, etc. Whatever is comfortable. The doodle link is here: https://doodle.com/poll/ucepiidp4fh6sqv9 . Simply add your name and check a time slot, and if possible, where you’d like to meet in the comment section.
If you’re not comfortable with doodle polls or computers, please call the office and our administrator, Laura, can help.


Video Conference Lecture
Monday, August 19th at 5:30PM

At Congregation Agudath Achim in the Social Hall.  Join us for a video conference lecture by Rabbi Daniel Nevins facilitated by student Rabbi Ben Freed. Light refreshments will be served. Open to the entire Jewish community. (Click to Learn More)


Happy Anniversary
Aug 17th – Bruce & Andrea Cohen and Michael & Sheri Simon
Aug 18th – Bart & Adva Taylor

Happy Birthday
Aug 17th – Jeremy Levy
Aug 19th – Patricia Dicker & Eli Frenkel Kirsch
Aug 20th – Quinton Cohen
Aug 22nd – Janet Aronson & William Ariel Clinton
Aug 23rd – Adam Besser
Aug 24th – Maurice Besser, Ari Levy & Joseph Miles

Upcoming Yahrzeits
Av 18th – (Aug 19th) – Rose S. Waldman
Av 19th – (Aug 20th) – Lily Schlosberg
Av 20th – (Aug 21st) – Sheldon Luber
Av 21st                – (Aug 22nd) – Anita Simon

Refuah Shleimah – wishing a speedy recovery to:
Please contact the office to add or remove a name from the list.
Silvana Berlinksi (Alexandra bat Imma), Pat Dicker (Chana bat Sarah), Ben Greenbaum (Benjomin ben Chandel), Nechie Kilimnick (Nechca bat Riva Leah), William Lulky (Velvel Dovid ben Sarah Razel), Michael Margolis (Chaim Mordechai ben Jenny), Alan Nussbaum (Josef ben Shana Bala), Judith Rosenblat (Yehudit bat Rut), Rabbi Kalman Winnick (Kalman Ibn ben Devora), Brian Zubkoff (Dov Ber Mordechai ben Gittel)