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To all members and friends of ACI,

As everyone responded so magnificently last year, once again this year ACI's Kol Nidrei appeal is a targetted fund-raising with the goal of raising $18,000.  The Kol Nidrei appeal runs from now, through the conclusion of our beautiful autumn Jewish holidays.  The funds raised, up to the $18,000, will be so generously matched dollar-for-dollar by our Co-President Cynthia Groopman.

This targeted goal will help to raise much-needed funds - andis a realistic goal, if all of our members and friends participate in this important drive.  

Join Karen Feit in the Beit Midrash on Wednesday morning September 19th at 10:30am for a special Yom Kippur edition of Junior Congregation. Best for ages 5 and up. Parents are welcome to stay or drop off. Toddlers and babies are always welcome to head to the Parents room where there are books and toys. For more info please call the ACI office: 718-278-2680.

The Astoria Center of Israel (ACI) has honored Rabbi Jonathan Pearl on his 10th anniversary with the synagogue for his decade of devoted and inspiring leadership, as well as his active service to the Astoria community and participation in its many civic groups. The special event, held earlier this summer at the historic synagogue, was attended by Astoria community leaders and dignitaries, as well as the ... read more at the Gazette