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Temple Ahavat Achim honor Mark and Amy Farber

Sunday March 23rd, “Pharaoh’s Daughter”, the acclaimed World Music ensemble, played at 4 pm at the breathtaking Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport. This benefit concert for Gloucester’s Temple Ahavat Achim honored Mark and Amy Farber. After the performance guest enjoyed … Continue reading

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Guitarists Mark Small & Raymond Gonzalez at Cafe Shalom next Saturday, Jan 11

This just in from Natalia Carollo … Cafe Shalom at Temple Ahavat Achim Saturday, January 11th at 7PM Tickets $10/per person Enjoy music performances by Mark Small, a classical guitarist-composer-arranger who has penned classical, jazz, pop, and sacred music for … Continue reading

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Lecture series at Temple Ahavat Achim

Last weekend, Temple Ahavat Achim offered a weekend of talks by Rabbi Arthur Green about his book, “Radical Judaism”, which addresses questions like, “Is there only one God or is there only God? How do we articulate a religious vision that … Continue reading

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Pharaoh’s Daughter Concert at Temple Ahavat Achim

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Black Fire above White Fire

The lecture “Torah: Black Fire over White Fire” was given by Rabbi Salazar at Temple Ahavat Achim last Tuesday. Rabbi Salazar is the scribe who is writing the new Torah scroll to replace the one lost in the fire that … Continue reading

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Purim Celebration at Temple Ahavat Achim

“Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people in the ancient Persian Empire from destruction in the wake of a plot by Haman, a story recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther (Megillat Esther).” – … Continue reading

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Cafe Shalom at Temple Ahavat Achim

On Saturday night, Temple Ahavat Achim offered a Cafe Shalom event, with Henry Allen and the New Swingset as the opener and the Judith Murray Trio as the headliner.  It was an evening of beautiful jazz! Here are a few … Continue reading

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New Torah for Temple Ahavat Achim

On December 17, 2007, when Temple Ahavat Achim burned to the ground, all religious objects, including the Temple’s torah scrolls, were lost. The Temple, having now been rebuilt, has begun the process of having a new torah hand printed in … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Party; St. Ann School Concert

Last Saturday was the final day of Hanukkah, and our Jewish community gathered to celebrate at the Temple!  As a Roman Catholic priest, I am not Jewish of course, but I was invited to come along and had a great … Continue reading

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Lighting the Menorahs

On the last day of Hanukkah, I had the privilege of participating in a Hanukkah party at the Temple Ahavat Achim.  I haven’t had time to get all the photos ready yet, but here’s one to give you a taste … Continue reading

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Café Shalom at the Temple Ahavat Achim

Kathy Chapman Video- Klezwoods, Gloucester, MA November 2012 I made it to the Temple Ahavat Achim (just around the block from where I live) on Saturday for their “Café Shalom”.  I am so glad I did – I kept saying … Continue reading

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Main Street, circa 1880

Main Street, Gloucester, circa 1880 Alice M. Curtis/©Fredrik D. Bodin Here’s another very old photograph, of similar vintage to the City Hall image I posted two months ago. The camera angle is from the Bradford Building on Main Street. In … Continue reading

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Temple Ahavat Achim Update 5/25/11- The Landscaping

Wolf Hill doing the installation under the watchful eye of Aaron Bourke

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Up On The Roof- Temple Ahavat Achim Views Of Gloucester and Construction Video

To celebrate this Sunday’s move back to Temple Ahavat Achim I present these videos from atop the Temple as it was being Re-Constructed May 27, 2010 and September 7th. Sunday, there will be a procession from the temporary building at … Continue reading

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Congratulations To Temple Ahavat Achim and Cape Ann’s Jewish Community

What a testament to faith and community to see the Temple erected so proudly and in such a short period of time after the devastating fire.  Also thank you for staying in Downtown Gloucester and breathing such positive energy into … Continue reading

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Views From Atop Temple Ahavat Achim September7,2010


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Temple Ahavat Achim Construction Update Photos 9/7/10


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