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.

Recent Adult Education programs include:


  • Courses with Rabbi Spitzer
    • "Beyond Dispute" developed by JTS and taught by Rabbi Spitzer in Fall 2019
    • "How to Drash"
    • "Back to the Basics" series on tenets of Jewish life
    • Adult Hebrew course taught by CAA member and Religious School teacher Zipporah Harris
  • Scholar-in-Your-Residence
    • Our inaugural Spring 2020 series brought several scholars to us via Zoom
    • Our Summer 2020 series highlighted another eight scholars from around the country
  • Musical Programs
    • Cantorial concerts
    • Instrumental performances
  • Parashat Hashavua class with Rabbi Spitzer
    • Held weekly on Tuesdays at 12:30 PM on Zoom - links on our calendar
  • Mini-courses with a specific focus
    • Virtual Beit Midrash with Yehuda Levy-Aldema
    • Bio of a Yiddish Short-Story Writer with Jonathan Wei
    • Community Reflections with Rabbi Sandra Lawson
    • Religion and State in Israel, with members of the Masorti Movement

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

Community Reflections with Rabbi Sandra Lawson, first installment, October 29, 2020

Community Reflections with Rabbi Sandra Lawson, second installment, November 7, 2020

Community Reflections with Rabbi Sandra Lawson, third installment, December 13, 2020

Religion and State in Israel, with members of the Masorti Movement, 8 Nov 2020

The Kotel, with Women of the Wall and members of the Masorti Movement, 6 Dec 2020