Ongoing Classes

Deep Dive into Prayer

The “Deep Dive into Prayer” is an opportunity for those learning the Shabbat morning service and desiring a deeper understanding of its structure and meaning to meet with Rabbi Gail Swedroe monthly at 9:40- 10:15AM in the CAA Chapel. People of all levels are welcome.

Fall Dates to be announced soon!


Living Mitzvah (Chai Mitzvah)

This fall Congregation Agudas Achim will join the national Jewish adult education movement known as Chai Mitzvah (Living Mitzvah) . Living Mitzvah spans the spectrum of Jewish practice and is for people of any background or level of Jewish knowledge. Living Mitzvah builds community, bringing people together across generations and /or similar ages and stages of life, such as empty nesters, Jews by Choice, early childhood parents. To learn more about the components of Living Mitzvah check out the web site at or contact Dr. Raben at 512-735-8420.


Living Judaism: A Guide to Jewish Awareness and Practice with Rabbi Neil Blumofe

Join Rabbi Blumofe for this dynamic class which will introduce or refresh many areas of Judaism and Jewish life including history, holidays, lifecycle events, philosophy, theology and Israel. This class is for Jews and non-Jews. Class is held 3-4 times per month beginning Wed, October 18th and will continue through May. Class begins with minyan at 6 pm in the Chapel.

Tuition is $150/person ($250/couple) plus books.

For information on either class or to register, contact Jane Weiss at 512-735-8404 or

A Taste of Living Judaism: 

A Guide to the High Holy Days with Rabbi Blumofe

All are welcome, Jewish or not! No previous Jewish knowledge is required. In our current world let us connect the light with the darkness. Join Rabbi Blumofe for a series of 3 classes about the High Holy Days and Sukkot.
Wednesday, August 30th– Rosh Hashanah 101
Wednesday, September 6th– Yom Kippur 101
Wednesday, September 13th– Sukkot 101
All classes are from 6:30-8 p.m.
Sign up for one, two or all three. Tuition is $15 per class which can be credited towards the Living Judaism tuition.
For more information about these classes or to register, please contact Jane Weiss at 512-735-8404 or

Online Learning

To help all become more knowledgeable about their traditions and to increase their participation in Jewish life, Rabbi Neil F. Blumofe has recorded prayers, blessings, Torah cantillation and sacred readings. Our online learning page is coming soon!