Wrestling with Questions

Sunday, July 30 at 7:00 p.m.
Jim and Sheryl Siegel, 2107 Robinson Road SE

If you are a regular attendee at a Shabbat service, what compels you to do so? Is it a sense of responsibility to God, attachment to a tradition, or search for a community?

Ahavas Israel’s Book Group – August

Thursday, August 10
“The Best Place on Earth,” by Ayelet Tsabar

2015 Sami Rohr Prize winner Ayelet Tsabari deftly applies the influences of her American short story contemporaries to a collection of narratives from that other country of immigrants.

Tisha B’Av

Wednesday, July 26 and Thursday, July 27
Congregation Ahavas Israel

A day of Lamentations, mourning and fasting.

Shiva Asar B’Tammuz

The Fast of the 17th of Tammuz, a minor sunrise to sundown fast commemorating the breaching of the city walls of Jerusalem, takes place on Thursday, July 6.


Saturdays June 17, July 15 and August 12 following services.
Congregation Ahavas Israel

Enjoy a light Shabbat lunch. Contact Rabbi Krishef if you are able to help him prepare the lunch.

Games Havurah Group

Sunday, June 11 at 2:00 p.m.
Congregation Ahavas Israel

Join us for a fun afternoon of games!

Movie Lovers Havurah

The Movie Lovers Havurah gathers on Zoom monthly to discuss whichever movie the group has selected. We’ve had lively discussions from November 2021 on. To join us, contact Diane Rayor at for the link, movie of the month, and the list of past selections.  Join in the fun!

Save the Date: Cadillac of Raffles and Annual Meeting

Sunday, June 25 at 4:00 p.m.
Congregation Ahavas Israel

Come for the ice cream social and raffle and stay for our Annual Meeting!


Mondays, June 13 and July 10 at 6:00 p.m.
Congregation Ahavas Israel

Join Rabbi Krishef for dinner, conversation and learning. Menus to be announced.

Ahavas Israel’s Book Group – May

Thursday, May 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Join by Zoom

“Beneath a Scarlet Sky,” by Mark T. Sullivan