Biblical Hebrew Class

Join us every Wednesday for Biblical Hebrew Class, led by Hebrew instructor, Jim Dricker. In this class, we will cover all aspects of grammar and a well-rounded basic vocabulary. Students set the pace of the program, and we will proceed as fast or as slow as the majority of the class requests. We might take […]

Hebrew Reading Improvement Class

Join us every Tuesday for Hebrew Reading Improvement Class, led by Hebrew instructor, Jim Dricker. This class functions as a "drop-in" for anyone who wishes to practice reading Hebrew to improve their fluency skills. Each session will stand alone, so weekly attendance is not required. Using passages from the Hebrew prayer book and bible, participants […]

mAAc Meets: Tuesdays@AA

Join us for Tuesdays@AA, now part of our congregation’s Mature Active Adult Community (mAAc). Every Tuesday, one of our rabbis will begin the class with a one-hour discussion. The second hour of the class will be led by another member of the group. Rabbi Laurence Rosenthal will teach on the first Tuesday of the month […]

Latte and Learn

Join the rabbis and fellow sisters every third Thursday of the month for a morning of coffee (or tea), conversation, and learning at Sisterhood’s monthly study group. Questions? Contact Roslyn […]

HomeBeis@AA Family Shabbat

On the first Saturday of the month, families with children ages 0 - 6 are invited to join us for an interactive Shabbat service as we slow down, reconnect, sing, […]

ScholarStream Study Session

AA's Love Unites Hate Divides Initiative (LUHD) invites you to participate with them in the ScholarStream program (a learning initiative of JTS, Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies, USCJ, and the Rabbinical Assembly). The LUHD Initiative will be participating in the following sessions: Wednesday, November 11 at 10 pm: Rabbi Cheryl Peretz will examine the centuries-old […]

Lunch and Learn

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month for a discussion on a myriad of topics and thoughts led by one of the rabbis. Bring lunch to your computer, enjoy a break in your working day, see some familiar faces, and give some thought to things other than work! Join Via Zoom

Naomi’s Book Club

Join Sisterhood one Monday per month for a lively book discussion. January’s book is The Guest Book by Sarah Blake, and the discussion will be led by Donna Newman. Questions? Contact Madeleine Gimbel (maddy_gimbel@yahoo.com; 404.355.7711). Join Via Zoom

Shir Shabbat With Rabbi Ariel Root Wolpe

Join us for our January Shir Shabbat! Rabbi Ariel Root Wolpe will lead us in an evening of musical prayer, personal reflection, and community connection. Rabbi Ariel Root Wolpe is a musician, mother, and director of Ma'alot, a growing community of folks who crave creative, outdoorsy Judaism in intown Atlanta. Join Via Zoom

Minute to Win It With Machar

Calling all Macharniks (3rd - 5th graders)! Join us for an afternoon of fun and silly games as we try to see who is full of hot air, who likes to play with their food, and who can move things without using their hands… all in one minute! The cost to register is $10 per […]

mAAc Meets: Movie Discussion – Denial

Members of our Mature Active Adult Community (mAAc) are invited to join Rabbi Neil Sandler for a movie discussion on the film, Denial. In 1993, Penguin Books published Deborah Lipstadt's book, Denying the Holocaust. Two years later, the English author, David Irving, sued her for libel on the grounds that her book had ruined his […]

Parent Support Group

Come together twice a month for a deep breath and Jewish wisdom to strengthen us for another week. Rabbi Rosenthal will lead a short study followed by an open discussion to share success, struggles, and to trade helpful tips on how to manage around-the-clock time at home with your kids and partners. Each session will […]

HomeBeis@AA Virtual Tu B’Shvat Chocolate Bark and Art Project

Parents and children are invited to join us for a celebration of trees at our virtual Tu B’Shvat program! You'll learn more about Tu B’Shvat, make a fun Seder treat, and create an art project that will bring the beauty of trees inside! The cost to join is $18 per family. Upon registration, a recipe […]

Wheel of Games with USY and Kadima

Calling all 6th - 12th graders! Join your friends for a fun afternoon of online games. We’ll spin the "Wheel of Games" to see what we'll play. Games include Among Us, Skrilbbl.io, Kahoot, and more! Join Via Zoom

Havdallah and Dancing with Camp Ramah Darom

Camp Ramah Darom is coming (virtually) to AA for Havdallah and dancing! Please RSVP by Thursday, January 28 so every family receives their DIY Havdallah kit prior to the event. Bring your ruach, and don't miss the fun! RSVP

Atlanta Community Tu B’Shvat Tree Planting

Adams Park Logan Lane SW, Atlanta

Celebrate the Jewish New Year of the trees by taking part in Atlanta's annual Tu B'Shvat Tree Planting, sponsored by Trees Atlanta! Let's honor the birthday of the trees as we beautify Adams Park in southwest Atlanta. Planting will be done in family groups or as individuals to ensure proper social distancing. No refreshments or […]

Naomi’s Book Club

Join Sisterhood one Monday per month for a lively book discussion. February's book is The Imperfects by Amy Meyerson, and the discussion will be led by Janice Nochumson. Questions? Contact Madeleine Gimbel (maddy_gimbel@yahoo.com; 404.355.7711). Join Via Zoom

Pottery Painting with Machar

Members of our Machar youth group (3rd - 5th graders) are invited to join friends for a fun afternoon of painting succulent pots! Several fun pots, paint, soil, and a plant or two will be dropped off at your home. The cost to participate is $15 per person. To register, please contact Jackie Nix (jnix@aasynagogue.org) […]

Sisterhood’s AJFF Preview Party

Sisterhood invites the congregation to join them for their annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Preview Party! Get head start on picking your films for AJFF 2021, hear about this year’s first-ever HYBRID Festival, and learn “how to fest” in the age of COVID! AA’s own Judy Marx (founding director of AJFF) will give us her […]

Parent Support Group

Come together twice a month for a deep breath and Jewish wisdom to strengthen us for another week. Rabbi Rosenthal will lead a short study followed by an open discussion to share success, struggles, and to trade helpful tips on how to manage around-the-clock time at home with your kids and partners. Each session will […]

Musical Shabbat Evening Service with Eliana Light and Rabbi Josh Warshawsky

Join us for a special Shabbat evening service with Eliana Light and Josh Warshawsky as part of a nation-wide Kabbalat Shabbat. Both Eliana and Josh are world renowned Jewish musicians with a passion for creating uplifting and meaningful prayer. Musical Shabbat Evening Service - 7:30 pm Beginning at the later time of 7:30 pm, Eliana […]

Z’mirot (Songs for Shabbat) with Eliana Light and Rabbi Josh Warshawsky

Join us for a special Shabbat evening service with Eliana Light and Josh Warshawsky as part of a nation-wide Kabbalat Shabbat. Both Eliana and Josh are world renowned Jewish musicians with a passion for creating uplifting and meaningful prayer. Musical Shabbat Evening Service - 7:30 pm Beginning at the later time of 7:30 pm, Eliana […]

Blood Drive

Ahavath Achim Synagogue 600 Peachtree Battle Ave NW, Atlanta

The Blood Drive is back at AA! This Valentine’s Day, come give the gift of life by donating blood to someone is need. The health and safety of our donors is the number one priority of the synagogue, our co-sponsors, and the Red Cross. That being said, we will abide by the following CDC safety […]

Sisterhood Shabbat

Join Sisterhood for their annual Sisterhood Shabbat celebrating the women of Ahavath Achim. This service is a wonderful opportunity to grow in your Jewish learning and commitment, whether it's leading services, opening the Ark, holding the Torah, leading prayers, or having an aliyah. Embrace the opportunity to celebrate the collective achievements and creativity of the […]

Inclusion Havdallah

Ahavath Achim is committed to creating a community that welcomes people of all abilities. In celebration of Jewish Disability Awareness Month, we invite you to join us for a celebration of all abilities at our Inclusion Havdallah ceremony in collaboration with Congregation Shearith Israel. Register below, and click here to join the event on Zoom. […]

Purim Family Fun Day

Join us for a fun day of Purim activities including hamantaschen baking, crafts, and so much more! Cost: $18 per family. Register by Wednesday, February 17 for the Zoom link and so we can promptly deliver mask supplies (both Purim and Covid-friendly), fabric markers for decorating, and a hamantaschen filling. Contact Sharon Graetz (sgraetz@aasynagogue.org) or […]

AAbsolute Purim

Pour your favorite drink of choice, put on your silliest costume, and sit back in your favorite chair as Purim comes live to you in your living room. Services will feature the AAbsolute band setting your favorite tunes to the liturgy, a spirited megillah reading and commentary sure to make the words pop off the […]

Young Family Purim Celebration

Put on your best costume and join us for a fun Young Family Purim Celebration. We’ll have music led by Mr. Michael, a Purim puppet show (with all your favorite characters played by our rabbis, AA, and Ahava Staff), and a virtual costume parade! This program is geared towards kids ages 0 – 8, but […]

Shabbat Morning Service with Kyle Waide

Help us welcome back Kyle Waide, CEO of the Atlanta Community Food Bank, for his annual visit at our Shabbat Morning Service! Mr. Waide will speak at 11:30 am about the new developments at the Food Bank, his vision for a community without hunger and food insecurity, and how each one of us can participate […]

Torah Fund Trivia Night

Join your fellow AA friends and guests for bar-style trivia from the comfort of your own home! Bar drinks are welcome but never required. Pants encouraged, but how would we know?! Help us raise awareness for the Torah Fund, and compete for a chance to win a prize! Hosted by Brooke Rosenthal and Sara and […]

Naomi’s Book Club

Join Sisterhood one Monday per month for a lively book discussion. March’s book is The Red Tent by Anita Diamant, and the discussion will be led by Diane Bernstein. Questions? Contact Madeleine Gimbel (maddy_gimbel@yahoo.com; 404.355.7711). Join Via Zoom

HomeBeis@AA Family Shabbat

On the first Saturday of the month, families with children ages 0 – 6 are invited to join us for an interactive Shabbat service as we slow down, reconnect, sing, and dance to our favorite Shabbat morning jams. Stick around afterwards for an informal Kiddush (bring your favorite juice and/or snacks). Family Shabbat Prayer Book […]

HIAS Havdallah

Join us for AARI's (Ahavath Achim Refugee Initiative) HIAS Shabbaton Weekend! The weekend will feature the following two events: HIAS Havdallah - Saturday, March 6 | 8 pm Come together with fellow refugee advocates and activists for a joyful havdallah service led by HIAS Rabbi-in-Residence Rachel Grant Meyer, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and Rabbi Annie Lewis. Enjoy a […]

HIAS Learning Program

Join us for AARI's (Ahavath Achim Refugee Initiative) HIAS Shabbaton Weekend! The weekend will feature the following two events: HIAS Havdallah - Saturday, March 6 | 8 pm Come together with fellow refugee advocates and activists for a joyful havdallah service led by HIAS Rabbi-in-Residence Rachel Grant Meyer, Rabbi Yosef Goldman, and Rabbi Annie Lewis. Enjoy a […]

Virtual Hunger Walk Run Celebration

The Hunger Walk Run, an annual 5K walk and "fun run," is an Atlanta Community Food Bank event that unites our community to raise awareness and critical funds for local hunger relief. Proceeds from the event benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank and other local nonprofit organizations that support food pantries, community kitchens, shelters and […]

Sisterhood Donor Event

Come join us for amazing Israeli-style Passover cooking demonstration by local chef Tal Baum. Tal owns Olivia Restaurant Group: Aziza, Bellina Alimentari, Falafel Nation and Rina. We will be cooking three of the dishes featured in the booklet along with Tal. Please register by Monday, February 15 to receive spice mixtures, recipe booklet, and a […]

Parent Support Group – Parents Planning for Passover

It's Rabbi Rosenthal's turn for a deep breath, so Jackie Nix and Rabbi Neil Sandler will lead this week's Parent Support Group and help you prepare your Passover seder! Uh-oh… another year without everyone around the seder table?! Well, we’ll all do our best as we get ready for better, safer times ahead. Join Jackie […]

Shir Shabbat with Rabbi Ariel Root Wolpe

Help us fill our mishkan (holy space) with joy and beauty at this month's Shir Shabbat with Rabbi Ariel Root Wolpe who will lead us in a joyful evening of musical prayer, personal reflection,  and community connection. Rabbi Ariel Root Wolpe is a musician, mother, and director of Ma'alot, a growing community of folks who crave […]

Purim Off Ponce at the Drive-In: The Rocky “Hora” Picture Show

Ahavath Achim Synagogue 600 Peachtree Battle Ave NW, Atlanta

AA is a proud sponsor of SOJOURN's 2021 Purim Off Ponce! Take in a drive-in experience with the cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, while safely observing Covid-19 protocols. All proceeds from the event go to support SOJOURN’s mission to affirm and empower LGBTQ+ people across the South by building inclusive communities inspired by […]

Tzedakah Box Making with Machar

3rd - 5th graders are invited to build their own ATM-style tzedakah box. All you'll need is a screwdriver and a hammer; we'll drop off the wood, paint, stickers, and glue. The cost for participation is $10. Please RSVP to Jackie Nix (jnix@aasynagogue.org; 404.603.5743) by Thursday, March 11 so we can deliver your supplies on […]

mAAc Meets: Movie Discussion – Little White Lie

Members of our Mature Active Adult Community (mAAc) are invited to join Rabbi Neil Sandler for a movie discussion on the film, Little White Lie. The movie tells the real-life story of Lacy Schwartz who begins to question her identity in adolescence and learns about her black heritage. She strives to reconcile her African American heritage […]

We Left in a Hurry: A Family Passover Program

Gather your family, and join us for a fun (and yummy) Passover prep activity! We'll show you how to make your own matzah and how it can be used to make Matzah Magic, a chocolate toffee matzah dessert. Please note that, while Matzah Magic is a yummy Passover dessert, it is not considered KP (Kosher […]

Baking with USY and Kadima

Kadimaniks (6th - 8th graders) and USYers (9th - 12th graders) are invited to come together to bake chocolate chip cookies! The recipe provided can be made Kosher-for-Passover if used with Kosher-for-Passover ingredients and bakeware. Please register by Wednesday, March 17 to receive the recipe and so we can deliver the matzah meal and matzah […]

Second Seder Hallel – “I Called Out From the Narrow Place”

As a people, we are no strangers to the feeling of constriction, but we also know the spiritual power of calling out that has the potential to lead us into moments of expansiveness and redemption. Join us for this intimate evening of personal storytelling blended with the soundtrack of redemption. Several congregants will share their […]

11th Annual Atlanta Community Hunger Seder

AA is a proud community sponsor of the Jewish Community Relations Council's (JCRC) 11th Annual Atlanta Community Hunger Seder! This year’s theme is “Our sacred Obligation: Fighting Food Insecurity.” During the program, you will hear stories about hunger in the Atlanta community and learn more about becoming an advocate for change. Everyone can participate, and […]

Naomi’s Book Club

Join Sisterhood one Monday per month for a lively book discussion. April’s book is The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett, and the discussion will be led by Rina Wolfe. Questions? […]

Reflections on the Omer

Join Rabbis Ariel Root Wolpe, Ari Kaiman, Lauren Henderson, and Sam Blustin, along with musician and educator, Eliana Light, for a virtual evening of song, mindfulness, and learning on Sefirat […]

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

This year marks the 56th annual community-wide Yom HaShoah (Day of Holocaust Remembrance) Commemoration. The Atlanta and greater online communities are invited to this special online event. Highlights will include the story of the monument ‘s founding and a poignant lighting of the torches onsite in honor of the six million Jews who were lost. […]

Minecraft with Machar

Calling all Macharniks (3rd - 5th graders)! Join us for a fun afternoon of Minecraft with a Jewish twist. We’ll be joined by a member of the Lost Tribe Esports […]

mAAc Meets: Movie Discussion – Incitement

Members of our Mature Active Adult Community (mAAc) are invited to join Rabbi Neil Sandler for a movie discussion on the film, Incitement. A psychological thriller, Incitement follows the year […]

HaNegev USY Regional Convention

Save the date for Gevelodeon, USY HaNegev's Regional Convention! In order to register for the convention, all teens must be registered for the MyUSYfi Spring package (link below). More details coming soon! Register for Convention Register for MyUSYfi Spring

TriviAA Night

Join your fellow AA friends and guests for bar-style trivia from the comfort of your own home! Bar drinks are welcome but never required. Pants encouraged, but how would we […]

Parent Support Group

Come together twice a month for a deep breath and Jewish wisdom to strengthen us for another week. This week,  Dr. Aurelie Weinstein will lead us in an open discussion for sharing successes and for trading helpful tips on how to manage around-the-clock time at home with your kids and partners. Dr. Aurelie Weinstein has […]

Blood Drive

Ahavath Achim Synagogue 600 Peachtree Battle Ave NW, Atlanta

The Blood Drive is back at AA! Come give the gift of life by donating blood to someone is need. The health and safety of our donors is the number one priority of the synagogue, our co-sponsors, and the Red Cross. That being said, we will abide by the following CDC safety protocols: Blood donations […]

Naomi’s Book Club

Join Sisterhood one Monday per month for a lively book discussion. May’s book is The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes, and the discussion will be led by Maury Gerson. […]

mAAc Meets: Movie Discussion – One of Us

Members of our Mature Active Adult Community (mAAc) are invited to join Rabbi Neil Sandler for a movie discussion on the documentary film, One of Us. The film follows the […]

Synagogue Membership Discussion

Synagogue Membership - Who's In, and Who's Out? Join your synagogue leadership for an open discussion to share your thoughts, ideas, and concerns about a proposed bylaws change regarding synagogue […]

From Desert to Dessert: A Shavuot Family Program

Ahavath Achim Synagogue - Garden 600 Peachtree Battle Ave NW, Atlanta

Wander the AA campus like the Israelites wandered the desert in a Shavuot-themed scavenger hunt! In the spirit of Shavuot, we’ll celebrate by making our own ice cream and ponder […]

Tikkun Leil Shavuot

Join the Atlanta Rabbinical Association and congregations accross Atlanta for Tikkun Leil Shavuot, an evening of virtual learning for the greater community! The keynote speaker is Tal Ben-Shahar, lecturer and author of Happier, No Matter What: Cultivating Hope, Resilience, and Purpose in Hard Times. Parallel sessions begin at 6 pm and will continue throughout the […]

Shavuot Yizkor Service

Ahavath Achim Synagogue - Main Sanctuary 600 Peachtree Battle Ave NW, Atlanta

We are excited to be offering an in-person Shavuot Yizkor Service! Please read below for important information about the registration process. No individual may attend who has not registered and […]

Shabbat Morning Service with Don Gilner

Join us as we welcome a special guest speaker, Col. Don Gilner MD, U.S. Airforce, retired, who will share reflections on the meaning and importance of Memorial Day. Join Via […]

Rabbi Rosenthal’s Talmud Class

Join us in welcoming Dr. Samuel Kessler who will lead Rabbi Rosenthal's Talmud Class through June 18! Our learning family will convene for a weekly discussion on the topic, Permanence […]

mAAc Oakland Cemetery Tour

Parking Lot at Corner of MLK Jr Dr and Oakland Ave 366 MLK Jr. Dr. SE, Atlanta

Join mAAc (Mature Active Adult Community) for a tour of the Jewish grounds of  Oakland Cemetery, a treasure chest of Atlanta History. Doris Goldstein will share with us her wealth […]

Naomi’s Book Club

Join Sisterhood one Monday per month for a lively book discussion. June’s book is We Are Going to Be Lucky by Elizabeth L. Fox, and the discussion will be led […]

Talmud Class with Dr. Sam Kessler

Join us every Wednesday evening for a Talmud class led by Dr. Samuel Kessler as he leads us on a journey through the spiritual mind and rabbinic process which gave […]

The 134th Annual Meeting of Ahavath Achim Synagogue

Ahavath Achim Synagogue - Main Sanctuary 600 Peachtree Battle Ave NW, Atlanta

Please join us for Shabbat service on Saturday, June 12 as we honor Rabbi Neil and Susan Sandler on their 17 years of service to our community. Join us the […]

mAAc Meets: Movie Discussion – Keep Quiet

Members of our Mature Active Adult Community (mAAc) are invited to join Rabbi Neil Sandler for a movie discussion on the film, Keep Quiet. The film is an extraordinary real-life […]

Naomi’s Book Club

Join Sisterhood one Monday per month for a lively book discussion. July’s book is Anxious People by Fredrik Backman, and the discussion will be led by Madeleine Gimbel. Questions? Contact […]

Naomi’s Book Club

Join Sisterhood one Monday per month for a lively book discussion. August’s book is Last Orders by Graham Swift, and the discussion will be led by Lynne Greenfield. Questions? Contact […]