Our services are hybrid
We want to be proactive in protecting our community and doing our part to minimize the spread of Covid. Covid vaccinations and boosters are required to attend all services. Masks are optional for Shabbat services.
You can find a document comprising our latest COVID-19 policies here.
Tu Bishvat in the Snow
Celebrate Tu Bishvat with us in the snow!
Upcoming Adult Education Events
Upcoming Adult Education events at Agudas Achim
Agudas Achim COVID-19 Announcement
We have decided to revert to all virtual services for the month of January because of the virulence of the Omicron variant and the high positivity rates in Johnson County.
January 2022 Bulletin
Read about what’s going on in our congregation and community.
The Jewish Story Worth Telling
The baby is born, fragile and innocent. Lovingly swaddled, she nurses him at her breast but then knows what needs to be done. The wicker basket has been prepared and she gently lowers him into it.
Dreams of Gratitude and Resilience
This year, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah are almost back-to-back. The last time there was a complete overlap was during the ‘Thanksgivvukah’ of 2013; the next time this will happen is in the year 79,811.
Parashat Lech Lecha 2021
She woke up to the faint blue glare, as usual. The silk sheets and down pillows were inviting and she just wanted to burrow down deeper into them, into the comforting oblivion of sleep.
Defying Dichotomies, Beyond Binaries
The charge that the ‘Torah is homophobic’ engages in one important fallacy: it assumes that the Torah is a static text and that our relationship to it is stagnant.
High Holiday Sermons
View Rabbi Hugenholtz’s High Holiday sermons.
The Torah’s Relationship Advice
I propose we look at God’s relationship with humans in the Torah as a model for intimate relationships between humans.