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Please join us for any of our services or programs.

MON AUG 18, 7:00 pm: Professional genealogist Keren Weiner will present "The Lost and Found: Finding Our European Ancestors in American Archives". Brief Q & A and refreshments to follow. Admission is $10.

WED AUG 20, 12 noon - 2pm: Nosh & Drosh Torah Study

SAT AUG 23, 10:00 am: Elul in the Pool service and Vegetarian Potluck**
        **Call Linda Josephs at 413-528-2309 for venue information**

WED AUG 27, 12 noon - 2pm: Nosh & Drosh Torah Study

FRI AUG 29, 5:30 pm: Shabbat Services

WED Sep 3, 12 noon - 2pm: Nosh & Drosh Torah Study

SUN Sep 7, 10:15am: BookGroup:My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel by Ari Shavit at Great Barrington Bagel Co.

WED Sep 10, 12 noon - 2pm: Nosh & Drosh Torah Study

FRI SEP 12, 5:30 pm: Shabbat Services

SAT SEP 13, 10 am: Shabbat Services

SUN SEP 14, 2pm:Concert "Music for Winds"

MON SEP 15, 5:30pm:Board Meeting





Congregation Ahavath Sholom is a warm and welcoming community, in which people of many backgrounds can come together to worship and explore the richness of the Jewish tradition.

Founded in 1926, Ahavath Sholom is affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist movement and is committed to maintaining the traditional practices and values of Judaism and Jewish life in the context of modernity. Members of Ahavath Sholom are not mere observers but active participants in all aspects of synagogue community life. Guided by our Spiritual Leader, Barbara Cohen, we provide opportunities for our members to grow in knowledge in order to make informed decisions about their personal and religious lives. All are encouraged to choose a level of participation that is comfortable for them.

Weekly Friday night and Saturday morning worship, festival, and High Holy Day services are participatory through congregant involvement in liturgy, Torah, music and discussion. Our prayer book series, Kol Haneshamah, a publication of the Reconstructionist Press, makes worshiping in a meaningful way accessible to all who join us for services.

We invite you to contact us for more information and hope you will visit us soon.


To view our Calendar of Events, please click on the following link:

Ahavath Sholom Calendar