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Please join us for the Annual Congregational Barbeque!When: Sunday, September 7, 2014Time: 4:00 – 5:00: New Members Welcome Reception with Board members and staff5:00 – 7:00: Congregational BarbequeCost: No charge! RSVP: No later than Friday, August 29, 2014 to: If you have any questions, please contact the front office at 703-998-6460.

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The women and men of Agudas Achim have been ardent supporters of Torah Fund for decades. Our congregation has a well-earned reputation for its sheer number of donors. Please consider becoming a Torah Fund Benefactor this year and joining other members of our community in support of Conservative Judaism’s institutions of higher learning. Your contribution […]

Delight your family and high holiday guests by serving pasture-raised and amazingly delicious meat at your table. Grow and Behold Foods brings you delicious OU-Glatt kosher beef, lamb, turkey, chicken, a full line of nitrate-free sausages and provisions, and fantastic kosher cheese. You’ve never tasted meat this good! See the flyer for more details. Alexandria Buying Club: Orders […]

In order to enhance the experience of the High Holy Days for everyone attending services at Agudas Achim Congregation, volunteers are needed to be ushers. The ushers will check tickets, control the doors to the Cohen Sanctuary, help with seating upon request, and assist the Religious School volunteers to minimize hall noise. Shifts are two […]

Submissions for our annual book of original writing must be received no later than August 31. Please send all submissions to We ask that you limit yourself to 300 words per submission. Please submit all files in MS Word or a compatible program. Submissions may be edited for length or content (remember that this […]

“Days of Memory” Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are times of intense introspection and individual prayer, and they are also times to remember the transitional and transformational moments in our lives. Spend an hour before Selihot discussing how we can reframe our memories so that we are sustained and strengthened in the year ahead. 9:30 […]

Israel Update

August 15, 2014 Announcements

What can we do? Where can we turn for information? The JCRC (Jewish Community Relations Council) has established an Operation Protective Edge information page. Here you will find information on how to stay informed, combat bias in the media, take action, donate funds, and pray. Currently, the JCRC is asking members of the community to thank our […]

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Basic Jewish Ritual/ Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class

August 15, 2014 Lifelong Learning

This is the third year of a 3-year course in Basic Jewish Ritual.  This year we will be studying for a group B’nai Mitzvah Ceremony which will take place on March 7th, 2015.  Our focus will be divided between Torah and Haftarah study, the basic ‘how to’s for honors on the bima, leading parts of the service, and some study of Torah and Haftarah trop. Even if you […]

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