Benefits of Membership

Benefits of AKSE Membership

We are Embracing.

At AKSE you will:

  • Find a caring community, one that joins you in celebration in good times and   envelops you with support in times of difficulty.
  • Have access to the caring pastoral and counseling services of our rabbi, Steven Saks.
  • Share a focal point for supporting important causes and responding to communal concerns. We proudly support Israel and are involved in maintaining the services of the Emmanuel Dining Hall, just to name a couple.

We are Engaging.

At AKSE you are encouraged to:

  • Come to Shabbat Services. Enjoy Rabbi Saks’ engaging and enlightening sermons….and stay for a delightful, social Kiddush
  • Join our active Sisterhood and Men’s Club groups
  • Get involved in rewarding volunteer activities

We are Enriching.

At AKSE you will find:

  • A place to express your belief in G-d or to seek answers to theological, philosophical and ethical questions
  • A meaningful place for children to learn and grow as Jews. Our Hebrew School produces Judaic thinkers, capable of actively participating in and leading services.
  • A varied and rich offering of events, programming and classes to entertain, educate and involve you.

In addition, we offer:

  • High Holiday Sanctuary Seating at no extra charge
  • Free subscription to our Shofar newsletter and informative e-mail blasts
  • Travel opportunities, such as the Rabbinical Community trip to Israel and the AKSE delegation AIPAC Conference in Washington, D.C.
  • Free burial plot, in accordance with bylaw rules