Agudas Israel is a center for Jewish living in Henderson County and beyond, inclusive of all aspects of worship, learning, community, and culture.

Agudas Israel is a warm, welcoming diverse congregation, located in Henderson County, NC. One that inspires our members to a love of God, Torah and Israel. It is a center for all Jewish people who seek to develop and embrace their lives through worship, learning, community involvement, culture and social interaction. We are committed to keeping our Jewish heritage intact for present and future generations.

It’s easy to welcome Shabbat at Agudas Israel at a time that works for you. For the first two weeks of every month, the Shabbat service starts at 5:30pm. For the third and fourth weeks of the month, the service starts at 7:30pm. Read more about Shabbat services here.

New Membership Discounts
for Young Adults

Agudas Israel is offering a reduced membership plan that makes it more affordable for young singles, couples, and families to become involved with our local Jewish community.  Membership for those 35 and under will be free for the first year. Years two through four will also be significantly discounted. 
The new plan provides an easy way to be a part of the Agudas family with minimal financial strain. We never want financial concerns to prevent anyone from joining Agudas Israel. We continue to offer other financial assistance to those in need on an individual basis.  For more information, please contact the Agudas office at 828-693-9838.

Upcoming and Recent Events

Please see our calendar for all upcoming events!

Agudas Israel Annual Meeting

Our Agudas Israel members’ Annual Meeting is set for Sunday, June 30 at 10:30a.m. at the synagogue. Come early at 10:00a.m. for the bagel breakfast before the meeting. Click here for more details.



Agudas Israel Goes Green!

On July 9, the AIC Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution to reduce our environmental footprint. This will be a congregational effort. Learn more about how we plan to reduce, reuse, and recycle here.


Lunch Out in July

Join your Sisterhood friends on Tuesday, July 16 for a delightful lunch at one of our favorite restaurants – Sol Y Luna in Laurel Park. Check out the flyer for more information here.