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Congregation Agudas Achim Endowment Fund

In an effort to establish a permanent legacy of support for our congregation, the board of directors has created the Congregation Agudas Achim Endowment Fund under the umbrella of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan County (CFOS).  The goal of the board is to have a permanent, self-sustaining source of funding where the assets are invested.  Each year, a portion of the value of the fund may be paid out to support the congregation and any earnings in excess of this distribution will be used to build the fund’s market value.  This will allow the fund to grow and support the congregation in perpetuity.  The board of directors has set aside $5000 to CFOS to establish the fund with the commitment of raising $5000/year in donation with the goal of growing the fund to $25,000 within 5 years.

Contributions are encouraged and welcomed from not only congregants, but anyone who may want to make a donation to the congregation.  All donations to the fund are tax deductible as it has been established as a 501.c.3 not for profit fund.  We would like to encourage you to make a donation to the fund as you consider your end of the year donations or during the Annual Day of Giving in May.  Contributing to the CFOS – Congregation Agudas Achim Endowment Fund is invaluable to the strength, quality and success of our temple today and insures our future.

Donations may be made online by clicking the button below or by check made out to:

CFOS – Congregation Agudas Achim Endowment Fund

Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan

30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Suite 203

Montgomery, NY  12549

Congregation Agudas Achim is a Reform congregation with a traditional soul located in the beautiful Catskill Mountains of New York. Agudas Achim means “gathering of brothers and sisters”. It was named over 100 years ago and still applies.

Our members are diverse in their approaches to Judaism and geographic location

Our hope is to facilitate the spiritual and intellectual growth of our members. Rabbi Pomerantz challenges us by gaining new insights into ourselves and our faith. Our Cantorial team of Sherree Kane-Graber, Ira and Julia Levin inspire us with their amazing musical talents.

Agudas Achim provides all the essentials of a Jewish community. You will discover this by exploring the contents of our website.  We are especially proud of the high quality learning experience we are able to provide our children because of our excellent and loving teachers. We conduct monthly Shabbat services on the first or second Friday. Special programming to enrich our community are conducted periodically. Please view our calendar for the dates of our specific events.

Our door is open wide to interfaith families and those who are searching regardless of background or belief. You are invited to visit our historic synagogue and experience our growing, friendly community.

CLICK HERE for Congregation Agudas Achim Website 

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Upcoming Events

Friends of the Orange County Youth Bureau – Trip to NY Botanical Gardens & the Bronx Zoo
Sep 22 all-day

Packages Start at $90.00.

Proceeds benefit the Child Care Council of Orange County and Friends of the Orange County Youth Bureau.

Visit event website or Facebook page for full details.

We Have Your 6 – Golf Fundraiser to Help Veterans with PTSD @ Wiltwyck Country Club
Sep 24 @ 8:30 am

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Illuminate Goshen Fall Ball @ Brown Barn Farms
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us as we ring in the Fall Season with this year’s Illuminate Goshen Fall Ball! 

We are currently accepting sponsorships to this event. We ask that you consider participating in whatever level you feel possible. To view the sponsorship levels and what each level entails and to purchase a sponsorship, click here. Checks can be mailed to CFOS/Illuminate Goshen PO Box 919, Goshen, NY 10924.

Professional Advisors Seminar: What Every Advisor MUST Know: How to Help Your Clients Protect Their Assets @ William J. Larkin Conference Room
Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Speakers: Marc Selden, J.D., LL.M., national recognized lecturer, Member: Cozen O’Connor, New York City, and Richard J. Shapiro, J.D., CELA.

This 2-credit charitable giving seminar, presented by the Community Foundation’s Professional Advisors Council, will teach  you everything you need to know about asset protection planning and how you can help your clients preserve and protect their assets.

Registration & Networking: 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Buffet Dinner & Seminar: 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Credits: Attorneys – 2 CLE credits*; CPAs – 2 CPE credits*

RSVP by October 19

Member or Non-member
Credits being applied for:

Limited seating. Reserve now.

*Credits are pending. This program is transitional and appropriate for experienced and newly admitted attorneys. The Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York has been certified by the New York State Continuing Education Board as an accredited provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. Full and partial scholarships based on need are available. All requests are confidential.  

Pillars of the Community Awards Gala @ Anthony's Pier 9
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Nineteenth Annual
Pillars of the Community Awards Gala
Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 6PM
at Anthony’s Pier 9

Lifetime Achievement Honoree
Raena Endick Korenman
Newburgh Enlarged City School District – Retired
Women’s Health Champion

Distinguished Service Honorees
David M. Hoovler, Esq.
Orange County District Attorney

Orange Regional Medical Center
Improving the Health of our Community

Annual Reception @ Anthony's Pier 9
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm


30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Suite 203
Montgomery, NY 12549
Ph: (845) 769-9393
Fax: (845) 769-9391
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