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!

Sisterhood Outing

Inviting all Agudas Israel Sisterhood members to a fun, flavor-filled lunch out at Hendersonville’s Thai Spice restaurant on Tuesday, February 20 at 11:30 a.m. Reservations required. See details here.

Join Us for a Special Tu Bishvat Seder

Join us as we celebrate the “New Year of Trees” together on Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 1:00p.m. Bring your lunch. We’ll provide the Seder fare of fruit, nuts and grains. RSVP to [email protected] or call the Agudas Israel office at 828-693-9838 to save your place at the Seder. See flyer for details.

Winter Warm-up with Friends

Plan now to join us for our annual Winter Warm-up on Sunday, February 4 at 12:30 p.m. in the Social Hall. This event is free for Agudas members; nonmembers, $5 or bring some soup or a dessert to share. Reservations are required no later than January 29. See flyer for more information.