Invitation to worship
Windsor - posted Sep, 04 2013
WINDSOR - Jews who do not belong to any synagogue are invited to worship during the High Holy Days at Congregation Beth Ahm at 362 Palisado Ave. (Route 159), Windsor. The 62-year-old Modern Conservative congregation welcomes interfaith families and offers the free tickets to non-members who are not affiliated with another Jewish synagogue or temple. Many synagogues don’t even permit non-members to attend and, if they do, charge admission. People must call for High Holy Days tickets at (860) 242-6542. Much of the services are in English and members of the congregation and the community participate in readings. This year, Rosh Hashana begins on Wednesday evening, Sept. 4, and continues through Yom Kippur, which ends at sunset on Saturday, Sept. 14. Congregation Beth Ahm was created by 16 families in 1951 and initially was known as The Jewish Community of Greater Windsor. In September 1960, it opened its doors in a newly built synagogue on 362 Palisado Ave. Today, the congregation’s members live throughout greater Hartford. Its religious school offers small classroom religious school for children as young as age 4, through Bar and Bat Mitzvah studies, through adult education For High Holy Days tickets at Congregation Beth Ahm, people should call in advance to 860-242-6542. For information about other programs and services, call the synagogue at 860-688-9989 or visit www.congregationbethahm.org.