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Shabbat Services

   Shabbat has always been the time when our community comes together. While certainly not the same during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are celebrating Shabbat with in-person and virtual services. 
   For all the Agudas Achim COVID-related requirements, policies and practices, please click here.
   Friday night and Shabbat morning services are led by Hazzan Elisheva Dienstfrey and Rabbi Steven Rein.
   Please scroll down for siddur pages and Torah and Haftarah readings. 
 
Shabbat Services virtual connection
   All are welcome to join us on Zoom. Please register here for a Zoom link.
   For assistance, please email linkrequest@agudasachim-va.org.
 
Service Times
Kabbalat Shabbat | Fridays | 6:00 PM
Shabbat Morning | Saturdays | 9:30 AM
   Shabbat morning services include Torah and Haftarah readings by members of the community.
 
To request a Saturday evening Ma'ariv service to recite kaddish, please call the office at 703-998-6460.
 
Shabbat GuestS
All are welcome to Agudas Achim Shabbat services, in person (with vaccination) and live streaming. Enjoy learning from Rabbi Rein and our guest speakers.
 
Hagai Dagan Schlachter, Senior Shaliach
Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
Saturday, March 5 | Shabbat morning
   Hagai aspires to strengthen the Jewish community's connection to Israel and to fortify the community's values through its link to Israel.
   He has a rich background in leading informal education teams. For 10 years he worked mainly in Israel's geographic and social periphery, including south Tel Aviv and the Galilee. He also served as a shaliach to Cape Town, South Africa; worked for Israel’s Ministry of the Economy, managing projects that strengthen, develop, and sustain the local economy; and he oversaw governmental stimulus grants for small and medium businesses that were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
   Hagai lives in Rockville with his wife, Anne, and three children.
 
Service Resources
Siddur Lev Shalem (the Prayerbook)
Friday evening: Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma'ariv Siddur Lev Shalem
 
Torah Reading and Haftarot (prophetic portions) from the Etz Hayim Chumash (Five Books of Moses)
January 29, 2022: Mishpatim
February 4, 2022: Terumah
February 11, 2022: Tetzaveh
February 18, 2022: Ki Tisa
February 25, 2022: Vayakhel
Fri, January 28 2022 26 Shevat 5782