Projects created and implemented
by Ahavas Olam include a daily
Halachah (Jewish law) email and a
weekly email focusing on mussar
(improving one's self-being).
"The beauty of these groups is
that it keeps participants involved
even if their available time is very
limited; they can read and learn
at their convenience," Singal said.
Ahavas Olam houses a digital
Torah CD library and a new web-
site (ahavasolam.com ) has lectures
available for download.
The congregation's women's divi-
sion, Chain V'chesed, fundraises,
welcomes new families and hosts
social and learning events for
The congregation runs on dona-
tions, with no membership fees.
"To be a member we ask that each
person commit to participating in
one hour of Torah study a week,"
Ahavas Olam is under contract
to purchase the building but has
not completed paperwork, so it did
not disclose the purchase price or
expected cost of renovations and
modifications. Donors are cur-
rently being sought for both.
The congregation is working
with City Planner Terry Croad,
who confirmed during a city
council meeting that no other strip
centers in Southfield included
"religious use" businesses.
Croad has been working with
synagogue members and will con-
tinue to confer on details toward
the final purchase.
"Over the years, a number of
young families have chosen to
settle permanently in our corn-
munity largely due to their satis-
fied affiliation with Ahavas Olam,"
"There have been many fami-
lies who relocated to Detroit for
medical school or law school only
to find themselves loving the
Jewish community because of their
involvement with Ahavas Olam.
Many ultimately chose to perma-
nently find a home here because of
this amazing connection.
"The potential to have an ever-
lasting effect on the community is
great. We are in the early stages of
something very special" E
For information on Ahavas Olam
Weingarden Torah Center or for
sponsorship opportunities, call Gabi
Grossbard at (248) 473-2222 or go to
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Contact David Goodman.
to learn more about membership,
religious school. and our
family friendly spiritual home.
some restrictions may apply
"From the moment we walked in
the door, we knew Beth Ahm would
be our home. We were greeted
warmly and welcomed into the
Beth Ahm family. There were no
barriers. We quickly developed
friendships and immersed ourselves
in synagogue life. Our children feel at
home and are excited to participate.
We are active and proud members
who want to share our synagogue
We invite you to experience Beth
Ahm by joining us on Shabbat or by
coming to an event. Please let us
welcome you into the Beth Ahm
- Staci and Fabio Giske
Congregation Beth Ahm
Eitan, Talya, Staci and Ad Giske • Purim 2012
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