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Beit Ahavah wants to keep in touch with you and share events.  Please email us at to let us know which category or categories you are interested in.  We look forward to being in touch!

Highlights:  one newsletter-style email every two weeks with our upcoming events, announcements and community news

Community:  more details and updates on events, and messages from Rabbi Riqi Kosovske

Tot Shabbat:  information about our monthly service for families with children 0-6, and other events for this age group

School-age kids (4-13):  information about our RUACH Community School, B’nei Mitzvah program, Hebrew Havurah and other events for this age group

Teens:  information about events for teenagers in grades 6-7-8 and 9-12 and their families

Members:  information, community news and updates for synagogue members


Below is a list of the current Beit Ahavah groups and committees. Joining a committee is a great way to get involved, help the community, meet new people, and develop your interests. For more information about an individual committee or to contact the chair, contact the Beit Ahavah office by email at or by phone at 413-587-3770.


The Chesed Committee responds to the needs of individual members who are going through a crisis or life change (birth or adoption of a child, illness, death in the family, etc). Members of the committee assist members in need by providing direct service to them and by organizing and coordinating other members of the Beit Ahavah community to do the same.

Membership & Public Relations

The membership committee is responsible for providing leadership for supporting growth in new community membership and for building community. The committee is also responsible for presenting Beit Ahavah to the community at large and promoting community events.


The YOFIE Committee is responsible for overseeing the development and operations of the Beit Ahavah Community School. The committee works closely with the director of the school (Rabbi Riqi Kosovske) on a myriad of issues.

Adult Programming

This committee works to establish policies for and determine content of our adult-oriented programs. Programs include informal gatherings, lecture series, a film series, Torah study, Jewish book group, classes, trips and other events.

Prayer & Practice

The Prayer & Practice Committee is responsible for addressing and exploring issues that pertain to religious practice, including the structure and content of services, the selection of prayer books, High Holyday Services coordination and other issues related to our worship and services.

Tzedek Tzedek / Social Justice

The Tzedek Tzedek / Social Justice Committee takes the values of our community and extends them into the greater community by identifying issues of concern and linking with other like-minded groups with whom we can work to meet the needs of others and work for social change. .

Administration and Finance

The Finance and Administration Committee is responsible for budget and operations of the congregation, as well as fundraising activities. The committee is part of the Board membership and meets regularly as needed.

Fundraising & Development

The Fundraising and Development Committee is responsible for developing and organizing fundraising and development campaigns for the Beit Ahavah Community.