Congregation Agudat Achim

Over 120 years of commitment to Conservative Judaism

Religious Leaders of Congregation Agudat Achim

We acknowledge, honor, and remember the

clergy and lay leaders

who have guided our

spiritual experience and growth

throughout generations.


  • Abraham Schaffer, Hazan, 1892-1897
  • Lay Leaders 1898-1902
  • Rabbi Israel Nochmann, 1903-1904
  • Rabbi Solomon Hinden, 1906-1908
  • Rabbi Israel Nochmann, 1908-1910
  • Rabbi Inselbuch, Community Rabbi, 1910-1913
  • Rabbi Solatoff, Community Rabbi, 1913-1916
  • Lay Leaders, 1916-1922
  • Rabbi Issachar Levin, 1923-1927
  • Samuel Siegel, Cantor, 1927-1928
  • Lay Leaders, 1929-1931
  • Rabbi Abba Abrams, 1931-1933
  • Rabbi Samuel Sherman, 1933-1938
  • Rabbi Aaron Wise, 1938-1947
  • Rabbi Leonard Azneer, 1948-1949
  • Rabbi Solmon Bernards, 1950-1961
  • Rabbi Raymond Leiman, 1961-1963
  • Rabbi Norman Mussman, 1964-1965
  • Joseph Cohen, Lay Leader, Past President, 1966-1968
  • Rabbi Sidney Zimmelman, 1969-1980
  • Murray Jaros, Lay Leader, Past President, 1980-1981
  • Rabbi Samuel Kieffer, 1981-1992
  • Rabbi Jon Konheim, 1993-2002
  • Arthur Friedman and Howard Axelrod, Lay Leaders, 2002-2003
  • Rabbi Robert Kasman, 2003-2008
  • Rabbi Ted Lichtenfeld, 2009-2019
  • Rabbi Rafi Spitzer, 2019-Present