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Worship

Share the joy of Shabbat and warmth of Jewish community with us every Friday evening. Explore your spirituality as we pray, learn, and connect.  

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Participate

What interests you? Religious School, Adult Education, Social Action, Leadership, Library, Giving, Volunteering, Outreach, Youth Groups, Camp.

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Calendar

We offer something for everyone! Check our calendar for worship, classes, events, special programs, and more.

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Member Spotlight

Our Temple family includes members with a variety of interests and experiences. Meet a few of them.

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Welcome

We welcome you to Congregation Achduth Vesholom, where we’ve been building Jewish community since 1848. As Indiana’s oldest Jewish congregation, we have a long tradition of bringing together those who want to share the joy of Judaism. 

Under the spiritual leadership of Rabbi Javier E. Cattapan, we offer many opportunities for worship, learning, social actionculture, and friendship. A charter member of the Union for Reform Judaism, our congregation is warmly open to the traditional riches of the Jewish past, while continuously looking for ways to build a creative and meaningful future.

Our name means "unity and peace." We are truly a family at the Temple. We support one another in times of difficulty, share life’s blessings at times of joy, and work together to bring about tikkun olam, the betterment of the world around us.

Please visit our congregation and our beautiful Rifkin Campus at 5200. Find out how to become a member of our Temple family.

Join Us For Two-EE's Wine Experience
Why travel to Napa Valley when you can be part of the Temple's summertime wine tasting experience on Thursday, July 14 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at TWO-EE's Winery near Roanoke?

Tickets include the tasting and food-matching of seven wines. Tickets are $60 per person, half of which is a donation to the Temple. Find out more.

Temple Happenings

Starting on Friday, July 17 and throughout the summer, our weekly evening Sabbath service will begin at 6:15 p.m.We'll also begin a weekly Shabbat morning service on Saturday, July 16 at 10 a.m.  

Join us for a Pasta Dinner and Desserts Fundraiser on Thursday, June 23 sponsored by the ROMEOs (Retired Old Men Eating Out). Find out more.

Tickets are now on sale for the Temple's Wine Experience Fundraiser on July 14 at Two EE's Winery. Please purchase your tickets by June 7.

Catch the TinCaps with Temple members on Saturday, July 30. Find ticket information.

Think Summer, Think Jewish Camp! Registration is open for Goldman Union Camp InstituteFind out more.

Camp Joe Levine, the Jewish Federation of Fort Wayne's summer day camp, is currently registering campers for a fun summer at Fox Island.

Religious School registration opens on August 1. Please check back for details.

Interested in becoming a member of Congregation Achduth Vesholom? Contact the Temple office at (260) 744-4245 for more information.

Madge Rothschild Resource Center
Construction continues on the new Madge Rothschild Resource Center (Opening Fall 2016) as part of our Rifkin Campus at 5200 project! Members of the Resource Center Committee toured the facility last month with project chairs John Stein and Sally Trotter. Find out more. Meet our Campus Partners.