Agudas Achim Congregation Snow Closure Policy Weekdays (Monday through Friday) 1. If the Alexandria City Public Schools close* for the day because of snow, the synagogue is closed. Congregants should not come to the building on these days for any purpose (other than preschool, if it is open). Special programs and activities scheduled to take […]
The Jewish Film Festival will present this selection at AAC on Saturday, March 8 at 7:30 pm. The screening will be free of charge. It is the story of two businessmen – one Palestinian and one Israeli – who struggle to set up a solar energy company. Both come from societies where there is strong […]
Join us on Saturday night, March 15, at 8 pm for a Pirate Purim Party. And, on Sunday morning, March 16, at 9 am for the after-party (Morning Services including Megillah reading).
Join our Methodist intern, Chris Abel, for a cross-religious look at Tikkun Olam, “repairing the world”. This discussion-based book study with our United Methodist and Presbyterian neighbors will help you find a fresh look at an old belief. We’ll be working with Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff’s “The Jewish Approach to Repairing the World: A Brief […]
Just in time to get into the spirit of Purim, you can join us as we savor the exotic flavors of Sephardic-style food and celebrate centuries-old cuisine. If tantalizing flavors like pomegranate-infused tea, cardamom-spiced vegetables and currant- and pistachio-sprinkled rice (just to name a few) appeal to you, then reserve your seat at “Persia Nights” […]
March 16 – Purim Carnival April 8 – Seniors’ Get-Together April 27 – Joint meeting with Men’s Club (Lynchburg author about an unsung Holocaust hero) May 14 – Meeting June 8 – Meeting (Myrna Teck, Ph.D., on Art in the Classroom) June 17 – Seniors’ Get-Together
Blood Drive: Giving blood is a great way to give back to the community because it saves lives. On Wednesday, March 19, Agudas Achim Congregation will hold its 2014 Blood Drive in the Lainof Auditorium (Social Hall) from 3:00 to 8:00 pm. To schedule a life-saving donation, please call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or go online (use sponsor code 05315417). For […]