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Snapshot: Texas’ First Female-Written Torah
Congregation Agudas Achim's dedication ceremony
"...For most Jewish congregations, a Torah – Hebrew for "instruction," the scroll containing..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour
Klezmer in context
"...and Gone, with a concert on Saturday at Austin’s Congregation Agudas Achim that will include performances from Mayrent and..."

Nov. 27, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Culture Flash! March 2016
Honors for Dietz, compassion for ASO, and China for the ballet
"...Theological Seminary; and Rabbi Neil Blumofe, senior rabbi at Congregation Agudas Achim. Pam Owens, a facilitator from the Austin..."

March 23, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...of pop-up dinners such as the one tonight at Congregation Agudas Achim at the Dell Jewish Community Center (7300..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Moving Toward the Light
On the heels of its balletic colleagues, Chrous Austin melds music and movement to voice the unutterable
"...The result: In Remembrance, a concert this Saturday at Congregation Agudas Achim with Rabbi Neil Blumofe as soloist. The..."

March 30, 2012 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, May 5-12
"...Israel and America's role in Middle East peace. 7pm. Congregation Agudas Achim, 7300 Hart, 826-4578. Free."

May 6, 2011 News Column

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, April 29-May 6
" help celebrate Texas Freedom Network's 15th anniversary. 7pm. Congregation Agudas Achim, 7300 Hart, 322-0545. $25. Tuesday04..."

April 30, 2010 News Feature

Tradition in Transition
Previewing the Austin Jewish Film Festival
"...the University of Texas' Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, Congregation Agudas Achim, the Austin Film Society, and this newspaper,..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Austin Chamber Music Festival: The aria of Anne Frank
For the first time in its 11-year history, the annual Austin Chamber Music Festival will present an opera: the Texas premiere of Grigori Frid’s The Diary of Anne Frank
"...Frank will be presented Tuesday, July 17, 7:30pm, at Congregation Agudas Achim, 7300 Hart. For more information, call 454-0026..."

July 13, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

I Was a Judge in the Kosher Chili Cook-Off
And this is my story ...
" go, ready for some serious tasting. Hosted by Congregation Agudas Achim, the second annual Kosher Chili Cook-Off was..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Food Feature by Erin Mosow

Event Menu
Texas Wine Month wraps; chili cook-offs are just heating up
"...Congregation Agudas Achim invites Austin chili aficionados to spend an..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Food Column

Austin Chamber Music Festival
As the Austin Chamber Music Festival marks its 10th summer of celebrating the intimate joys of chamber music, it will be the last for Felicity Coltman as Austin Chamber Music Center director
"...little Mozart and del Aguila. Tuesday, July 11, at Congregation Agudas Achim, 7300 Hart...."

June 30, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Shostakovich 100
The year-long celebration Shostakovich 100 continues, and here's where to get your fix of the Russian composer's music through the rest of this winter
"...a piano quintet by Dvorak. Sun., March 12, 7:30pm, Congregation Agudas Achim, 7300 Hart Ln. Call 454-0026 or visit..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

KUT by the Numbers
That ringing sound you hear? It's the cash register at Austin's public radio station.
" cool," said station supporter Neil Blumofe, hazzan of Congregation Agudas Achim in north Austin and a member of..."

Jan. 20, 2006 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Shostakovich 100 Schedule
" by Mozart and Dvorak. March 12, 7:30pm, at Congregation Agudas Achim, 7300 Hart. 454-0026 or"

Dec. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Getting on the KUTting Edge
Austin NPR affiliate's lofty goals aim well beyond the status quo
"...Neil Blumofe, a jazz musician and Hazzan (cantor) of Congregation Agudas Achim, a north Austin congregation. Although formed as..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

A Majestic future for Grape Vine Market? Plus: Noodle-ism and Mangia aren't just local favorites.
"...Congregation Agudas Achim ( hosts their first annual Kosher Chili..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Summer of the King 'B'
Relax, Schroeder! Beethoven gets his due at this year's Austin Chamber Music Festival.
"...Episcopal to a Piano Extravaganza featuring eight pianists at Congregation Agudas Achim; a free children's concert with Austin's Arundel..."

July 1, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Through the Stained Glass: Religion and the Media at Congregation Agudas Achim on the Dell Jewish Community Campus in..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

High Plains Chamber
The Harrington String Quartet, which makes its third appearance with the Austin Chamber Music Center's annual summer festival in July, is based in Amarillo, and though that may not seem like a likely spot for a chamber music ensemble, the members of the Harrington Quartet feel quite at home on the range.
"...Gershwin, Rimsky-Korsakoff, Gillock, Sousa, etc. July 15, 7:30pm, at Congregation Agudas Achim...."

July 11, 2003 Arts Feature by Jerry Young

Naked City
"...years ago, Trinity United Methodist Church became a "reconciling congregation" and publicly welcomed gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Whole Schmear
The First Annual Austin Jewish Film Festival
"...event organized by the Jewish Community Association of Austin, Congregation Agudas Achim's AgudasArts, and the Jewish Cinema South...."

Oct. 18, 2002 Screens Feature by Maya Churi

Ah, Sweet Air!
The 2002 Austin Chamber Music Festival
"...String Quintet in C Major, D956 by Schubert. 7:30pm, Congregation Agudas Achim, 7300 Hart Ln.July 18: Music for One..."

June 28, 2002 Arts Feature

Mark Rubin Presents Hill Country Hannukah
Austin Discmas
"...vocal on "Maoz Tzur (Rock of Ages)," while the Congregation Agudas Achim Choir adds power and depth to "Heimesher..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Music Review by Greg Beets

Public Notice
"Public Notice" is the sassy yet totally sincere public service column of the Austin Chronicle. This week is Part Two of a list of community groups that need YOU! (Part One ran last week.)
"...Day, Sun, Apr 9, community service day when Jewish congregations across Austin join together and reach out to the..."

March 31, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

The Promised Land
Jews and Neighbors Lay Competing Claims
" read, "The Jewish Federation of Austin and the Congregations Agudas Achim and Beth Israel are not `developers.'"..."

March 6, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

A Big Tent
Two Largest Jewish Congregations Join Dell Campus
"...the groundbreaking, everything has changed. Austin's two largest Jewish congregations -- the conservative Agudas Achim and the reformed Congregation..."

Dec. 19, 1997 News Feature by Andy Langer

1997 Austin Jewish Book Fair
"...Congregation Agudas Achim, 9:15am, free..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Books Feature

Contradictions Exposed
"...politics, traditional Jewish meditation, art, and music. Other lay-led congregations that offer a "grassroots" approach to being Jewish in..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Column

Page Two
"...more than 600 churches and other places of worship. Congregations range from the Iranian Christian Church of the Central..."

Dec. 27, 1996 Column by Robert Bryce

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