Congregation Anshi S'fard's regular programming serves its congregants and the community at-large. Monthly programs include a lecture series, a Friday night Carlebach service, and our popular program, "Shabbat in the Highlands". Topics covered by guest lecturers range from Bioethics and Cloning to Spiritualism and Exploration of the Soul.
We are partners with Jewish Family & Career Services of Atlanta.
Please check our Calendar for dates and times of upcoming programs.
Weekly programs include Shabbat services, followed by a sit-down Kiddush where members nosh, learn, sing, and visit; a Torah study group; and a self-defense class,
Study martial arts with our Rabbi every Tuesday evening at the Shul from 8:30 to 9:30pm. Rabbi Lindenblatt is a second-degree black belt in karate and has trained for over 20 years. This class is designed for people with all types of martial arts backgrounds. Monthly fee is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Beginners and walk-ins are welcome. For more information, e-mail Rabbi Lindenblatt
Once a month, Anshi S'fard hosts Shabbat in the Highlands, a daven and dinner program. Friday night services at Anshi S'fard are followed by a catered, kosher meal at a member's home in the Morningside/Virginia Highlands neighborhood.
Anshi S'fard also hosts special programs during Jewish holidays, such as Passover seders, Purim parties, Lag B'Omer barbecues, and Shavuot night Torah study groups. In 2004, members of our shul traveled to Israel and provided volunteer services to the Israel Defense Forces through Sar-el, an international volunteer organization that supports Israel.
Typical Shabbat Schedule at Congregation Anshi S'fard:
Carlebach Shabbat first Friday each month.
Shabbat in the Highlands generally the third Friday each month.
Shacharit begins at 9:00 am.
Rabbi Lindenblatt's sermon typically focuses on a portion of the prayer service.
Kiddush follows services at about noon.
Torah portion Class led by Rabbi Lindenblatt follows Kiddush.