Congregation Agudat Achim

Over 120 years of commitment to Conservative Judaism

Keep an eye on our events calendar as we are constantly updating it with more exciting things to learn from home or anywhere!


Reach out with questions or suggestions for a course of study to develop. Co-Chairs Gary Reich and Rob Fox look forward to hearing from you.

Look through this page for video recordings of our recent events and click the buttons on the left, above, for more series of recordings!

D'var Torah presented by Loretta Tanenbaum
Parashat Pinchas, 3 July 2021 / 23 Tammuz 5781

D'var Torah presented by Eli Feret
Parashat Balak, 26 June 2021 / 16 Tammuz 5781 

CAA Men's Club presents Drs. Martin and James Strosberg, as they discuss their new book,
Schenectady's Battle Against Contagious Disease: From Smallpox to COVID
13 June 2021

Keshet Community Learning: Building Communities of Equality and Belonging
A Joint Program with Congregation Gates of Heaven
13 June 2021

Interview with Katya Ustinova, director and creator of award-winning documentary "Shtetlers"
6 June 2021

Death with Dignity
A Special Presentation by Eleanor Aronstein
Brought to you by the CAA Healthy Living Group
26 May 2021

Torah of Aging
To One Hundred Twenty: Biblical Perspectives on Aging
Dr. Ora Horn Prouser
20 May 2021

Modern Mikveh Stories and a Virtual Mikveh Experience
13 May 2021

What is Mikveh? A look at traditional, classical, and modern sources
6 May 2021

The People of the Library: An Introduction to Talmudic Literature and the Mythic Transmission of Jewish Tradition for Clergy of Other Faiths
Presented by Rabbi Rafi Spitzer for the Schenectady Clergy Against Hate
17 March 2021

D'var Torah by Bonnie Cramer
Parashat Shemini, 10 April 2021

D'var Torah by Dr. Robert Weissberg
Parashot Vayakhel-Pekudei, 13 March 2021

D'var Torah by Roberta Steiner
Repro Shabbat, 13 Feb 2021

Maximizing Optimal Health & Resilience, with Sheryl Spitzer-Resnick, 17 Feb 2021
Sponsored by the Healthy Living Group

How to Talk to Children About Death, Dying, and Hard Stuff, with Rabbi Melanie Levav
4 February 2021

“From Shalom Aleichem to Birkat Hamazon, and Everything In Between!”
with Deborah Sacks Mintz, 31 January 2021

Register on our Donations page to receive a link to view

Deborah Sacks Mintz's musical performance,

recorded Motzei Shabbat 30 Jan 2021.


All donations for this concert performance will go to the

Prager Family Music Fund for musical programming.


Make sure to enter "Mintz Concert" in the Description box

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CAA Members: $5               Non-CAA Members: $8

Additional donations are appreciated

Tu B'Shevat Seder, with Bob Weissberg, 28 January 2021 / 15 Shevat 5781

Rise' and Barbara's Kitchens
Cooking with Rise' Routenberg and Barbara Wasser
Sunday, 14 March 2021

Rise's Kitchen
Rise Routenberg teaches varieties of sweet and savory rugelach
Sunday, 3 January 2021

A Conversation with Joseph Gitler, founder of Leket Israel