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Aberdeen Hebrew Congregation בית הכנסת אחל יעקב
Aberdeen Hebrew Congregation בית הכנסת אחל יעקב

Welcome to Aberdeen Hebrew Congregation

קבלת פנים ל בית הכנסת אחל יעקב

About Us מי אותנו


Learn a little about our history, what the Shul  is like today, and our plans for the future! 

Also contains links to our "Gallery" page, showing pictures of Shul events, our Members Only zone, details of membership fees and how to support the shul.

Links אתר אינטרנט מחבר


The "Links" page is still being populated, but there are already some useful and interesting sites on there.  Also includes a link to SCoJeC sites.  If you have something you would like to see listed, please contact the webmaster.

Parshah פרשת


This week is Sukkot, and so we read V'zot Haberakah, , פרשת וזאת הברכה the 54th and final Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Our Parshah page contains links to other useful, external sites.

Welcome to the website of the Aberdeen Hebrew Congregation! We are a traditional Synagogue in the centre of Aberdeen, serving the Grampian region and the North East of Scotland. Although our numbers may be small, we are a thriving community.  We don't have a permanent rabbi, but we do host a series of social, cultural and religious events throughout the year.  Visitors are always welcome to our shul, and indeed on many occasions visitors have helped us make a minyan.


Jewish life in Aberdeen can be difficult at times, but it is also very interesting and rewarding. Our shul is the cornerstone of spiritual life for many of our local Jewish and non-Jewish families and friends.


Our shul and website receive no external funding and are staffed entirely by volunteers.  We are completely independent and not affiliated to any national organisation of Synagogues, or Institutes.  Emails and queries will be answered, but please be patientQueries or comments regarding the website may be directed to the webmaster; for other queries and information, or to be added to our mailing list, please contact the information office.


There will be an Extraordinary General Meeting on 4 October 2015 at 10:00 am. 


There will be a vote taken on the future of AHC remaining a) in it's current legal format and b) in the present Synagogue building.  In accordance with our Constitution, votes will be restricted to full members only.  If you have not renewed your membership, and want a say in the future of AHC, you need to renew your membership now.  Please contact the Information Office or the Webmaster if you have any questions.


Thank you for visiting! !הכל טוב


Sunset over Urquhart Road Sunset over Urquhart Road

Events and Calendar ארועים ולוח שנה

The Shul sometimes holds services at 6:00pm on Friday evenings for Maariv. Please email the webmaster in advance if you wish to attend, as there may not necessarily be a planned or led service, or services may be led by a woman.


The next Shabbat Sacharis service will be at 10:00am on Saturday, 3 October 2015, followed by Kiddush. 



The widow and daughter of Andre Spitzer light the torch during a memorial ceremony. (Sa'ar a'acov, 09/19/1974) The widow and daughter of Andre Spitzer light the torch during a memorial ceremony. (Sa'ar a'acov, 09/19/1974)

News From Home and Abroad בית חדשות ובחוץ לארץ

News and events from Scotland, Israel and other places will appear here.  For Shul news, see Events.

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