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Welcome the holiday with a lovely Dine and Drash on Tuesday, May 30, beginning at 7pm. Shavu'ot morning services begin at 9:30am on Wednesday, followed by a day of special Torah activities for students in our youth program, and Thursday at 9:30am, including Yizkor. 


May 24 is Yom Yerushalayim -- Jerusalem Reunification Day! An ACI group will join the New York Mets for Celebrate Israel Night at Citi Field! If you arrive EARLY at 5:45pm to assemble with the ACI group at the left-field gate, our group will join others to be led onto the field for the National Anthem, and Astoria Center of Israel will receive a scoreboard welcome!=. 

How phenomenally and joyously fortunate we are to live in a time when the entire city of Jerusalem – Ir Hakodesh, the Holy City – is once again ours, the eternal capital of the State of Israel and of the Jewish People.  This city, uniquely mentioned and indeed repeatedly featured in the Hebrew Bible, is foundational for us, the only people, religion, and nation to have ever held the sacred city of Jerusalem as its capital.  The Jewish People is filled with gratitude to [continue reading]