Online Services: Morning Services

The morning services for Tuesday, Sept. 29 began at 8 AM via Zoom meeting and on Facebook. Click the second icon on the bottom right of the video embed (hover over the Zoom logo) to go to full-screen mode.

Below are linked PDF files for the weekday morning (Shacharit) service, taken from Siddur Sim Shalom:
pages 6-15
pages 16-25
pages 26-39
pages 40-56
pages 57-71
pages 72-91

Shabbat Services via Zoom:
Fridays and Saturdays

Interactive Shabbat services are now being held via Zoom. Contact CAS if you need meeting IDs or passwords.

Live Minyan via Zoom:
Tuesdays, 8 AM

Contact the CAS office for the meeting ID and password for the live interactive morning minyan, held via Zoom on Tuesdays. Here's a photo.

Monday & Thursday Sanctuary Minyan Services

CAS is now holding in-person services each Monday and Thursday in the sanctuary, both morning (6:55 AM) and evening (6 PM). Social distancing is in effect. See the guidelines here.

These services are also streamed via Facebook and Zoom, and available on this site.

High Holy Days: Services and Info

High Holy Day services will be held both online (via Zoom) and in person. See the High Holy Days page for the full service schedule, and information on how to participate.

Please pay special attention to the 2020 expectations and guidelines for in-person services. Reservations are required, and seats will be assigned. Please use this form to request your reserved seats.

For access to the Zoom services, use this request form.

List of Upcoming Services (open to change based upon medical developments)
All services will be both in-person and online via Zoom unless otherwise noted.
Monday, Sept. 289 AMYom Kippur with Yizkor Servicecomplete machzor
Monday, Sept. 285 PMAdditional Yizkor
Monday, Sept. 286 PMMincha/Neilacomplete machzor
Monday, Sept. 288 PMSounding of the Shofarcomplete machzor
Friday, Oct. 26 PMErev Sukkotcomplete siddur
Saturday, Oct. 39 AMSukkotcomplete siddur

For youth services information, click here.

CAS Learning & Engagement Center Schedule

Monday, September 28 — Yom Kippur Youth Services, 10-11 AM

Monday, September 28 — Yom Kippur Teen Discussion #2, 7 PM

Sunday, October 4 — Sukkot Day 2, no school

Sunday, October 11 — Simchat Torah, no school

Sunday, October 18 — school in session

Interested in registering? See the LEC page for the online registration forms.

First semester classes continue on Oct. 18 and 25; Nov. 1, 8, and 15; and Dec. 6 and 13.

Yom Kippur Youth Services

Our Yom Kippur youth services will be on Zoom this year. We will start at 10 AM on Monday, Sept. 28 for Yom Kippur, with a third teen discussion available at 7 PM.

There are three age groups: ages 2-6 (with parents) with Morah Becky, ages 7-12 with Morah Melissa, and ages 13-18 with Moreh David. We will start together with a few prayers, then go into breakout sessions for age-appropriate learning styles.

Teen discussion topics

  • YK: Repentance on Yom Kippur What does the tradition teach us about turning and changing?
  • YK, 7 PM: Jonah, Moby Dick, and Repentance A fish/whale story.

Contact Morah Becky via the contact form (choose CAS Learning & Engagement Center) for Zoom access info.

Build the Sukkah - Sunday, Sept. 27, 8 AM

Calling all builders (or anyone who enjoys playing with very large building toys) . . . Work with the Men's Club to build the sukkah for Congregation Ahavath Sholom on Sunday morning, September 27, at 8 AM.

"Everyone should build the sukkah, even if one is an eminent person."
—Code of Jewish Law, Condensed Version, Chapter 134

"Every assembly whose purpose is to serve God will in the end be established" (Pirkei Avot 4:14)

Our synagogue is dedicated to warm, personal and moving worship, as well as innovative and integrative educational classes and activities for both adults and children.

We further are committed to integrating all of our members into a warm and caring community based around the philosophy of "all Israel (in this case our community) being responsible one for each other." (Babylonian Talmud, Shavuot 39a)

I have no doubt that you will quickly feel at home within our social, religious, educational and communal activities.
— Rabbi Andrew Bloom

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