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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December 15th & 16th, 2017
Parashat Miketz - Shabbat Hanukkah  

Shabbat 
Friday, December 15th  
Light Hanukkah candles for 4th night before light Shabbat candles
Candle Lighting for Shabbat        4:42PM

Saturday, December 16th    
Shabbat Services       9:00AM
      Kiddush Sponsored by the Kiddush fund.

Shabbat Ends          5:45PM
Light Hanukkah candles for 5th night after Shabbat ends

Mazal Tov to Amy & Joel Simon on the birth of their son Oliver Andrew Simon& to the proud Grandparents Sheri & Mickey Simon.

Rabbi Away - The Rabbi will be on vacation for the month of December.
Please direct any synagogue matters to the office or the congregation president. For personal matters, you may try to reach the Rabbi via email or phone. He will be in and out of town and respond as he is able.

JFAR 14th Annual Tikkun Olam Awards Saturday December 16th, 6:00PM
Grand Honorees (Agudath Achim’s) Valerie Steinberg and Dr. Susan Weinstein also celebratingToni Roosth (Agudath Achim) Tikkun Olam award recipient.

Synagogue Hanukkah Party - Latkes & Hot Dogs Sunday December 17th, 4:00PM
Join us for bouncing, climbing and just having a great time! The Men’s Club will be making latkes and hot dogs. All are invited to come celebrate with us; we look forward to seeing you there... (And remember “there” = Jeff Brown’s Event Center 6611 Young Rd, LR). If you are in need of a ride the synagogue has rented a van, we will meet at the synagogue at 3:30-3:45pm & return at 6:00pm.

Happy Birthday
Dec 16th - Marilyn Sorrells
Dec 17th - Maureen Berney
Dec 18th - Sally Pearlstein
Dec 19th - Lynn Greenberg
Dec 20th - Ruth Itzkowitz
Dec 21st - David Dicker
Dec 22nd - Herbert Dicker

Upcoming Yahrzeits
Kislev 28th - (Dec 16th) - Harvey Luber
Kislev 29th - (Dec 17th) - Belle Reddoch & Jack Ross
Tevet 1st - (Dec 19th) - Dora Sanders
Tevet 4th - (Dec 22nd) - Louis Lane, Arnold Joseph Leff & Sarah Steinberg

Refuah Shleimah – wishing a speedy recovery to: Please contact the office to add or remove a name from the list.
Bruce Burpee (Ben Tov ben Sarah), Pat Dicker (Chana bat Sarah), Theo Levy (Te-ador ben Channah), Susan Lowitz (Sarah Perel bat Rachael), Asher Ray, Judith Rosenblatt (Yudit bat Rut), Ebby Steppach, Walsh Weaver, Mara Wolf (Meira bat Sima), Brian Zubkoff (Dov Ber Mordechai ben Aaron (ben Gittel)