We are a warm and welcoming community in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts where people of many backgrounds and beliefs come together to worship and explore the richness of the Jewish tradition.  Ahavath Sholom was founded in 1926 and is affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist Communities.

              

The mission of Congregation Ahavath Sholom is to support a completely participatory, egalitarian, and inclusive Reconstructionist Jewish community. While recognizing the dynamic and evolving nature of Judaism in modern life, we engage with our traditions to inspire our ethical and spiritual growth. We encourage study, prayer, and celebration, education of children, and acts of caring and social justice.

Upcoming Services and Events

Wednesday, November 3 at 10:00 AM:

Coffee Time with Rabbi Barbara Cohen via Zoom

 

Friday, November 5 at 5:00 PM:

Shabbat Evening Candle Lighting via Zoom

 

Wednesday, November 10 at 10:00 AM:

Coffee Time with Rabbi Barbara Cohen via Zoom

 

Saturday, November 13 at 10:00 AM:

Shabbat Morning Services

[in-person at the synagogue]

 

Monday, November 15 at 5:30 PM:

CAS Monthly Board Meeting via Zoom

 

Wednesday, November 17 at 10:00 AM:

Coffee Time with Rabbi Barbara Cohen via Zoom

 

Sunday, November 21 at 10:00 AM:

Study Session with Rabbi Barbara Cohen

 

Monday, November 22 at 7:00 PM:

Photography Workshop

 

Wednesday, November 24 at 10:00 AM:

Coffee Time with Rabbi Barbara Cohen via Zoom

 

Monday, November 29 at 12:00 PM:

Memoir Writing Workshop

 

See the video of our October 20th virtual Salon event.

Enjoy an hour of poetry, fiction and nonfiction work and literary talk introduced by Barbara Janoff and featuring readings by Susan Solovay, Stephanie Sloane, Carol Killian,

Caroline Forsman and Keren Weiner.

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         Listen to Rabbi Cohen's Religious Roundtable interview by clicking on the button above.  The Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce 

                          "CAS/Member Spotlight" February 28th interview with Barbara can be played by clicking the  starter triangle below.

                                               

Chamber Spotlight - Interview with Rabbi Barbara Cohen
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