At CAA, we strive to provide meaningful and stimulating educational opportunities for all ages.

RELIGIOUS SCHOOL REGISTRATION now open!  Grades K-12.                                                                         

For more information contact Principal Deborah Fruchtman: DFruchtman@agudat-achim.org.   You can also download the school registration and permisssion slip forms here: School Registration Form PDF and Photo and Carpool Permission Slip PDF and mail to: Congregation Agudat-Achim,

268 Washington Street,

Leominster, MA 01453            


Religious School

Our tuition-free religious school seeks to offer a well-rounded Jewish education to all families of children K-7. Classes cover Hebrew, prayer, Tanakh (Hebrew Bible), holidays, history, ethics, Israel, and life cycle. We embrace children of all learning styles and seek a holistic and creative approach to engaging all learners. Above all, we want this community to be a home for all of our children and for their Jewish identity to be a source of strength and guidance in everything they do.

For more information, please contact our Principal, Debbie Fruchtman: DFruchtman@agudat-achim.org.

Hebrew High School

Hebrew High School offers exciting monthly programs that give our students a range of educational, cultural, and social experiences. We value their personal and creative Jewish expression and the importance of maintaining relationships with other local Jewish teens.

Past events have included social justice projects, cooking, field trips to Jewish cultural organizations, Shabbat Across America, Holocaust memorials, and book clubs. 

For more information, please contact Mandy Susman: mandy.susman@gmail.com.

Adult Education

We always offer weekly adult education classes. In the past, these have series on the Mishnah, the weekly Torah portion, meditation, and Yiddish.

Suggestions for future classes include Hebrew language, Introduction to Jewish Mysticism, Literary Approach to Biblical Narrative, and an Introduction to Judaism and Jewish History course for the wider community.

Please feel free to contact the office with other comments or suggestions: office@agudat-achim.org

Once a year, CAA hosts a Scholar-in-Residence Weekend, welcoming a visiting Jewish thinker or artist to share their work and creativity with our community. As past guests, we hosted a cantor, folk singer, Bible translator, television critic, historian, novelist, and many others. These events are a wonderful chance for the community around North Central MA to come together for high-quality and enjoyable educational experiences.

Family Education

Periodically, we will offer special programs designed for families with children. Ideas for upcoming events include Creative Exploration of the Hebrew Calendar, Bringing the Spirit of Shabbat into the Home, Staples of Jewish Cooking, as well as interfaith gatherings. Stay tuned for more details!


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