Welcome to Agudath Achim

Agudath Achim is a warm, welcoming, inclusive traditional 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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Weekly Announcements

April 21st & 22nd
Shabbat Shemini
 

Shabbat
Friday Apr 21st   

Friday Night Lite - Likrat Shabbat - at the home of Rabbi Winnick- 7:00-7:45pm
Candle Lighting - (Count Omer #11 after dark) - 7:29pm

Saturday Apr 22nd        
Shabbat Services - (Kiddush sponsored by the Kiddush fund) -  9:00am
Shabbat ends - (Count Omer #12 after dark) - 8:32pm  

Torah Time Thursday - This Thursday April 20th, 6:30-7:45PM
Open discussion on the weekly Parsha and other topics of the group's choice.

Friday Night Lite – Likrat Shabbat  Style Apr 21st, 7:00-7:45PM Athome of Rabbi Winnick 812 Legato Dr.
At this innovative 45 minute experience, we will give the normal prayer books the night off - accessing the beauty of shabbat, relaxation and prayer through the user-friendly poetry, prayers (all transliterated) and songs of Likrat Shabbat - a prayer book designed specifically for Friday nights. Members, friends and guests are all welcome as we try this open approach within our traditional community.

2 Important Community Events    
     1. Yom HaShoah - Community Holocaust Remembrance Day Program - Sun Apr 23rd, 7:00PM at B’nai Israel    
     2. Yom HaAtzmaut Israel Independence Day - Sun Apr 30th, 9:00AM-4:00PM - at Jewish Food & Cultural Festival
Both Events are co-sponsored by JFAR, Agudath Achim, B’nai Israel & Lubavitch of Arkansas.

2017 Pilgrimage for Peace - Sunday, April 23rd, 2:00PM
Open to the public; participants, adults & children, will meet outside Heifer International Village, 1 World Avenue, Little Rock. The walk will begin at 2:00pm, a Remembrance Service will be held at 3:00pm. For more information visit: http://www.pilgrimageforpeace.com

Happy Birthday
Apr 24th - Joshua Aronson & Charles Friedman
Apr 27th - Kurt Deininger & Dr. William Jacobson

Upcoming Yahrzeits  
Nisan 26th - (Apr 22nd) - Benjamin Edward Rosenberg
Nisan 28th - (Apr 24th) - Edith Kluglose
Iyar 1st - (Apr 27th) - Rose Kramer & Sarah Barg

Upcoming Yahrzeits Refuah Shleimah – wishing a speedy recovery to: Please contact the office to add or remove a name from the list.
David Dicker (David ben Chana), Pat Dicker (Chana bat Sarah), Rabbi Shaya Kilimnick (HaRav Yishiyahu HaLevi ben Chava), Theo Levy (Te-ador ben Channah), Susan Lowitz (Sarah Perel bat Rachael), Aliza Muawad (Aliza bat Carmela), Asher Ray, Alex Madison Roberts, Ebby Steppach, Walsh Weaver, Michal Yaccoby (Michal bat Tzipora), Mara Wolf (Meira bat Sima)David Dicker (David ben Chana), Pat Dicker (Chana bat Sarah), Verona Franks (Verona bat Lirit), Rabbi Shaya Kilimnick (HaRav Yishiyahu HaLevi ben Chava), Theo Levy (Te-ador ben Channah), Susan Lowitz (Sarah Perel bat Rachael), Aliza Muawad (Aliza bat Carmela), Asher Ray, Alex Madison Roberts, Ebby Steppach, Walsh Weaver, Michal Yaccoby (Michal bat Tzipora), Mara Wolf (Meira bat Sima)