Weekly E-News 2021, 5781
February 5- February 12
Drive in Purim
Join us for a drive in Purim! Megillah reading, costumes, parade and goodies in our parking lot.

Date: February 25th
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Place: Parking lot at AA
As we did in the Fall, AA is partnering with other Conservative congregations, the Rabbinical Assembly, the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies to bring you an amazing learning opportunity! For four weeks, you will be able to learn with world-class Jewish teachers in an online format for FREE. The lists of classes is below; please click the link to register ahead of time and the Zoom information will be sent to you (use discount code SavJan21 at checkout for free registration). All sessions will be recorded and available to watch Please contact Rabbi Henkin if you have any questions.

How We Navigate Ethical Dilemmas and Reshape Rituals to Draw Us Closer to God
Tuesdays at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT
Join members of the CJLS as they take us through four teshuvot (responsa) that have recently been passed by the law committee.
•       2/2: Rabbi Micah Peltz on Vaccination
•       2/9: Rabbi Pamela Barmash on Birkat Hamazon
•       2/16: Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky on the Abbreviated Amidah
The Stories We Tell: Revealing Ourselves in Ancient Narratives
Wednesdays at 10 PM ET / 7 PM PT
Join Ziegler faculty as they explore our biblical and rabbinic narratives to draw lessons for today.
·  2/10: Rabbi Dr. Bradley Artson on Acquiring Torah: The Story of Rabbi Akiva
·         12/9: Rabbi Patricia Fenton will ask Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? A Case of Mistaken Identity

This Shabbat:
2020 | 5781 
Parashat Yitro

Candle Lighting: 5:44 pm
Havdalah: 6:41 pm
(All times are for Savannah)

Annual reading: Exodus 18:1- 20:23 (Etz Hayyim pp. 432- 450)
Triennial reading: Exodus 19:1- 20:23 (Etz Hayyim pp. 436-450)
Haftarah: Isaiah 6:1- 13 (Etz Hayyim pp. 452-454)

Shabbat Shalom!
Vaccine Info--Current Phase: 1a PLUS
Beginning January 11th, COVID-19 vaccination in the Coastal Health District will be available to the following groups:

Adults age 65 and older
Caregivers of adults 65 and older
Emergency first responders
Healthcare workers
Residents and staff of long-term care facilities

All health departments in the 8-county district will begin scheduling vaccination appointments by phone on Thursday, January 7th.

Please call: (912) 230-5506 to schedule your appointment!
Our daily minyan is moving to Zoom!

All services (weekday and Shabbat) will be held at the below Zoom meeting room or join us as the service is simulcast on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/AguathAchimSavannah). Please use this information for all services!

Shaharit (Morning)
9:00 am Sundays
8:00 am Mondays-Fridays
9:45 am Shabbatot

Ma'ariv (Evening)
6:00 pm Sundays-Fridays (including Kabbalat Shabbat)

Meeting ID: 875 6579 9200
Passcode: Minyan
Your Online Siddur

A Siddur is here so you can pray
with fellow Jews at the AA

Click the button below!
The Office Hours are from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
For normal business operations.
All services and programs continue virtually until further notice.
(including Sisterhood and Men's Club events)
Talmud Torah K'Neged Kulam - Torah Study for Everyone

1. Rabbinic Literature Study Group (Thursday afternoons, 2:00-3:15 pm): Take a look into the rabbinic mind and how the rabbis interpret the Torah in this weekly class. Contact Rabbi Henkin for the link to the class.

2.  Skeptics Study Group (second Thursday of every month, 11 a.m., hosted by Michael Konter): This group is for all of those who want to ask difficult questions about Judaism and/or seeking Jewish answers to the questions they have. Our next Skeptics class will be Thursday, February 11h at 11:00 a.m.

3.  Rabbis of the Mishnah Class will take a deep look into the Rabbis of the Mishnah; who they were and what they were thinking. Our next class will be held on Wednesday Please contact Motti for class link or email mottilocker@gmail.com

More classes coming soon, so stay tuned!

Have something you want to learn about but don't see a class about it?
 Contact Rabbi Henkin at rabbihenkin@gmail.com or call the AA office.

All of our regular classes will be held via Zoom, an online meeting platform.
 If you'd like to join a class,
please contact Rabbi Henkin for the class link.
Birthday Celebrations

February 6
Helene Friedman

February 7
Elliot Palefsky

February 10
Michael Dobbs

February 11
Sharon Galin

February 13
Orly Henkin


February 7
Harvey and Donna Sussman

February 9
Howard and Andrea Slutsky

February 16
Bill and Sharon Sand

February 17
Richard and Kathryn Barker

Yahrzeits For:

February 6 - February 13 , 2021
24 Shevat - 1 Adar 5781
Friday, February 5 /Saturday, February 6- 24 Shevat
Saturday, February 6/ Sunday February 7- 25 Shevat
Nellie Eisenberg-mother of Linda Cooper
Rosalind Linder-aunt of David Hirsh

Sunday, February 7/Monday, February 8- 26 Shevat
Clara Harris-grandmother of Sidney Karp, and Sheryl Kreh
Ethel Kamine- mother of Roberta Kamine-Haysman, aunt of Arthur Haysman, and grandmother of Michelle Heysman
Betty Lasky- mother of Jeffrey Lasky and Jodi Sadler

Monday, February 8/Tuesday, February 9- 27 Shevat
Max Mally- grandfather of Steven Scheer
Elsie Shusterman- grandmother of Karen Cranman
Rose Weiss- grandmother of Jeffrey Lasky, and Jodi Sadler

Tuesday, February 9 /Wednesday, February 10- 28 Shevat
Richard Heck-father of Jennifer Tillinger
Chamke Tenebaum-grandmother of Susan Slotin, and mother of Harriet Ullman

Wednesday, February 10/Thursday, February 11- 29 Shevat
Muriel Bonder- mother of Michael Bonder

Thursday, February 11 /Friday, February 12- 30 Shevat
Mary Friedman-mother of Stephan Friedman
Samuel Rubin-grandfather of Elise Shernoff
Joseph Shwartz- father of Mark Shwartz
Charles Sussman- brother of Harvey Sussman

Friday, February 12 /Saturday, February 13- 1 Adar
Abraham Davidson- father of Julius Davidson and Aaron Davidson

Commemoration of the Yahrzeit begins the evening of the first noted date.
*Denotes Memorial Plaque
Donor Dues Program
In The Community
Israeli Cusine
JEA Art Gallery:  5111 Abercorn St. Savannah, GA (912) 355-8111 
Vicky Lunick 912-355-8111
The Art Show at the JEA beginning Febuary 1, 2021, will feature the works of

Nae'Keisha Jones
Nae'Keisha - Biography
 Nae’Keisha Jones is an illustrator and writer from Colorado, now based in Savannah, GA. She graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a B.F.A. in Illustration and a minor in Creative Writing. Her work has been featured in Connect Savannah, ShopScad and VoyageAtl. She launched her online stores in mid 2020: ‘Canvas Chats’ on Etsy, and has also partnered with INPRNT to feature high-quality prints of selected pieces. Nae’Keisha is an advocate for creating visual stories while inspiring others to do the same.
Nae’Keisha Jones’ artwork will be available for viewing from
February 1 through February 28, 2021, at the JEA (5111 Abercorn Street).
A socially-distanced Reception will be held on February 8, 4-6 pm.