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Rabbi Neil F. Blumofe
Rabbi Neil F. Blumofe has created holy moments at Congregation Agudas Achim for more than 25 years, first as Hazzan and then as the Senior Rabbi and Spiritual Leader.
Through his teaching, leadership, and music, Rabbi Blumofe has impacted the lives of thousands, both within and beyond the walls of Agudas Achim. He has served on faculty at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and the Seminary of the Southwest, hosts the jazz series, Views and Brews at the Cactus Cafe, and is a Senior Rabbinic Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. He has also taught the Living Judaism class at Agudas Achim for a generation, inspiring students at a crucial entry point into the community.
Rabbi Blumofe was ordained as a Rabbi at both the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) in New York and the Academy for Jewish Religion in Los Angeles and as a Hazzan at JTS. He and his beloved wife Anne have three grown children, who were all raised as part of the Agudas Achim community.
“Judaism can be fun and life-affirming in its approaches to life.”Rabbi Neil F. Blumofe
Congregation Agudas Achim Celebrates Rabbi Neil F. Blumofe’s 25 years of Building Community
#NFB25 – Celebrating Rabbi Neil Blumofe – Event Listings
Please reserve your seats for this celebration weekend beginning Monday, October 16, 2023. Deadline to reserve your seat is Friday, December 1, 2023.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7
1st night of Hanukkah candle lighting for all with Rabbi Blumofe and Rabbi Swedroe
Latkes + Vodka — For 21+ adults, with music from Mazel Tov Cocktail
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8
2nd night of Hanukkah and Shabbat candle lighting, songs/blessings with Rabbi Blumofe and Rabbi Swedroe
Shir La Shabbat family dinner and Hanukkah cookie decorating
Shir La Shabbat family service in the CAA Chapel
Shabbat Services in the CAA Sanctuary with celebratory Oneg
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9
Shabbat services followed by kiddush lunch
Study session withRabbi Blumofe and colleagues
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10
Congregation Agudas Achim Religious School Celebration with Rabbi Blumofe
Celebration concert with The Rumble from New Orleans
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