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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Your Guide to the Austin Jewish Community

CONGREGATIONS

A man reading from a prayer book during a service at a synagogue
Reform Synagogues

Congregation Beth Israel (CBI)
3901 Shoal Creek Blvd.
(512) 454-6806
bethisrael.org

Congregation Shir Ami (CSA)
3315 El Salido Parkway, Cedar Park
(512) 843-3539
shir-ami.com

Temple Beth Shalom (TBS)
7300 Hart Lane
(512) 735-8900
bethshalomaustin.org

Conservative Synagogues

Congregation Agudas Achim (CAA)
7300 Hart Lane
(512) 735-8400
theaustinsynagogue.org

NACHAT (Part of CAA)
theaustinsynagogue.org/nachat
gail.swedroe@caa-austin.org
(512) 735-8420

Congregation Beth El
8902 Mesa Drive
(512) 636-2228
bethelaustin.org

Orthodox Synagogues

Chabad-Lubavitch of Austin
chabadaustin.com
info@chabadaustin.com
(512) 977-0770

Chabad of Downtown Austin
jewishdowntownaustin.com
rabbimendy@jpaustin.org
(512) 905-2778

The South Austin Shu-SOCO Chabad House
yjpaustin.org
rabbimendy@jpaustin.org
(512) 905-2778

Chabad of Round Rock
jewishroundrock.com
rabbimendy@jpaustin.org
(512) 905-2778

Chabad of South Austin
JewishSouthAustin.com
(512) 200-4967

Congregation Tiferet Israel  (CTI)
tiferetaustin.org
7300 Hart Lane
(512) 410-0336

Independent Synagogue

Congregation Kol Halev
Independent/Progressive Worship
info@kolhalev.org
(512) 419-0945
kolhalev.org

Reconstructionist Synagogue

Reconstructionist and Renewal Synagogue
512-684-8158
shalomravaustin.com

Chavurah

Congregation Chaverim B’Kavanah
Following Reform Tradition, Unaffiliated
3402 Little Elm Trail, Cedar Park
(281) 802-9503 or (512) 775-5757
barbhalrik@gmail.com or skamen@gmail.com

Congregation Havurah Shalom
Unaffiliated
1530 Sun City Blvd., Georgetown
(414) 581-1454
www.chstx.org

ORGANIZATIONS

Stay connected and find programs, services and support offered by our community partner organizations.

Adults 60+

Act 2
Temple Beth Shalom

(512) 735-8900
bethshalom.org
shalom@bethshalomaustin.org

BubbieCare
(512) 862-9030
bubbiecare.com

Drive a Senior – West Austin
(512) 472-6339
westaustin@driveasenior.org
driveasenior.org

Empty Nesters-Second Sixty
Congregation Beth Israel
(512) 346-4940 or (512) 454-6806
bethisrael.org

Hazak
Congregation Agudas Achim
(512) 517-7448
merriessa@gmail.com

Shalom Austin Adults 60+ Programs 
(512) 735-8088
shalomaustin.org/adults60

Shalom Austin Jewish Family Service (JFS)
(512) 250-1043
shalomaustin.org/jfs

Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741

Arts, Culture & Adult Jewish Education

Austin Jewish Film Festival (AJFF)
(512) 576-7278

austinjff.org
info@austinjff.org
facebook.com/AustinJFF/
twitter.com/AustinJewishFF/
instagram.com/austinjff
vimeo.com/channels/1613763

Greater Austin Jewish Book Club
facebook.com/groups/1418668705226484

Shalom Austin Adult Jewish Learning
(512) 735-8052
alachua.haskins@shalomaustin.org
shalomaustin.org/adultjewishlearning

Shalom Austin Literary Series
(512) 735-8050
robyn.burch@shalomaustin.org
shalomaustin.org/literaryseries

Sisterhood Agudas Achim Judaica Shop
(512) 735-8450
saajudaicaaustin@gmail.com
saajudaicaaustin.shopsettings.com
facebook.com/SAAJudaicaAustin/

Sisterhood Congregation Beth Israel Judaica Shop
(512) 454-6806
cbiaustinsisterhood.org/judaica-shop
facebook.com/groups/1334512817311377

Family Programs

T’filah Together (Prayer Together)
Congregation Shir Ami
(512) 843-3539
administrator@shir-ami.com
shir-ami.com/services/family-services

Gan Chaverim Mishpacha Moments
Congregation Beth Israel
bethisrael.org
ccera@bethisrael.org

PJ Library
(512) 735-8052
pjlibrary.orgshalomaustin.org/pjlibrary
alachua.haskins@shalomaustin.org

PJ Our Way
pjourway.orgshalomaustin.org/pjlibrary

Shalom Austin Shalom Families
(512) 735-8052
alachua.haskins@shalomaustin.org
shalomaustin.org/shalomfamilies
facebook.com/groups/shalomfamiliesatx
instagram.com/shalomfamiliesatx

Israel Connections

American Friends of Magen David Adom
afmda.org

American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
(713) 871-1891
southwest@aipac.org
aipac.org

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
jdc.org
facebook.com/TheJDC/

Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest
(832) 301-3500
embassies.gov.il

Development Corp for Israel/State of Israel Bonds – Houston Office
(800) 676-3101 | (713) 360-3530
israelbonds.com

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces
(713) 955-0225
southtexas@fidf.org
fidf.org

Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America
hadassah.org
Austin Chapter of Hadassah:
austin.hadassah@outlook.com
facebook.com/AustinHadassah
Lea Kraus Kadima Chapter of Hadassah, Georgetown:
markobrin@aol.com

Israel Action Network
(212) 284-6500
ian@JewishFederations.org
israelactionnetwork.org

Israeli-American Council (IAC)
(713) 398-9567
iac360.org
sshwartz@israeliamerican.org
austin@israeliamerican.org

Israel Economic Mission to the US Southern Region
(713) 599-0290
itrade.gov.il/us-houston

Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)
jewishagency.org

J Street Austin
info@jstreet.org
facebook.com/JStreetAustin
jstreet.org

Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF) Southwest Regional Office
(888) JNF-0099
(512) 410-1438 x.948
jnf.org
cfurlong@jnf.org
rweil@jnf.org

Partnership with Israel: Western Galilee and US Central Area Consortium (Partnership2GETHER)
(512) 735-8008
westerngalilee.org.il
shalomaustin.org/israel

Taglit-Birthright Israel
birthrightisrael.com
shalomaustin.org/birthright
yad@shalomaustin.org
aboxman@texashillel.org

Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce
texasisrael.org
info@texasisrael.org

Texans for Israel – Student Pro-Israel Organization at The University of Texas Austin
(512) 476-0125
texashillel.org/israel
info@texashillel.org

 

Jewish Schools

Alef Bet Austin
Preschool
(512) 905-8770
alephbetaustin.org

Austin Community Hebrew School
Congregation Tiferet Israel
rabbidan@tiferetaustin.org

Austin Jewish Academy
Traditional Kindergarden – 8th Grade
(512) 735-8350
austinjewishacademy.org

Congregation Agudas Achim Religious School (CAARS)
Ages 2 Pre-K through 12th Grade
(512)735-8420
theaustinsynagogue.org/caars

Congregation Beth El Religious School
(512) 231-0266
bethelaustin.org/education-2/
info@bethelaustin.org

CDC@CBI 
Congregation Beth Israel
Ages 2 Months – 5 Years
(512) 371-0224
bethisrael.org

ccera@bethisrael.org

Congregation Beth Israel Religious School
Ages 2 Pre-K through 12th Grade
(512) 371-0224
bethisrael.org

ccera@bethisrael.org

Congregation Shir Ami Religious School
(512) 843-3539
rabbi@shir-ami.com | administrator@shir-ami.com
shir-ami.com/religious-school.html

Selah School
(512) 735-8420
selah-austin.org

Tamin Academy Preparatory Hebrew School
(512) 905-8770
tamimaustin.org

Temple Beth Shalom Religious School
(512) 735-8900
shalom@bethshalomaustin.org
bethshalomaustin.org

The Zeifman Family Early Childhood Program
Ages 6 Weeks – Pre-K
(512) 735-8100
shalomaustin.org/ecp

Special Interests

American Jewish Committee
ajc.org/advocacy-anywhere

Anti-Defamation League Austin
(512) 249-7960
austin@adl.org
austin.adl.org

Austin Jewish Archives
Paul Keeper
pdk1108@gmail.com

Austin Jewish Business Network (ABJN)
512-587-5824
jody@habitathunters.com
Facebook Group

Austin Women’s Mikvah
(512) 905-8770

B’nai B’rith International
(512) 345-6144
charlesok@cs.com
bnaibrith.org

Descendants of Holocaust Survivors in Central Texas
Facebook Group

Hebrew Free Loan of Austin
(512) 677-4352
info@hfla.org
hebrewfreeloanofaustin.org
facebook.com/hebrewfreeloanaustin

Israeli Corner
shalomaustin.org/connect

JCC Adult Sports
Brooks.weaver@shalomaustin.org
Shalomaustin.org/sports

Jewish Rifle and Pistol Club Of Central Texas
 (512) 730-1223
jewishrifleandpistolclubofct@gmail.com
facebook.com/JewishRifleandPistolClubofCentralTexas

Jewish War Veterans of The United States of America
Post 757 – Austin, TX
Commander: Alana Pompa
jwvaustin@gmail.com
jwv.org

Jewish Women International
(512) 345-0462
jwi.org

Mosaic Jewish Outdoor Club of Central Texas
meetup.com/judaism-124/

National Jewish Democratic Council
(202) 216-9060
info@njdc.org
njdc.org

National Council of Jewish Women – Austin Section (NCJW)
president@ncjwaustin.org
ncjwaustin.org

Republican Jewish Coalition
rjchq.org

Sharsheret – A Jewish Breast Cancer Organization
(866) 474-2774
info@sharsheret.org
sharsheret.org

Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission
(512) 463-7998 | (512) 463-5108
thgaac@thgaac.texas.gov
thgaac.texas.gov/
Facebook/Instagram/Twitter: @thgaac

Texas Jewish Historical Society
president@txjhs.org | editor@txjhs.org
txjhs.org

University Outreach

The Rohr Chabad Jewish Student Center at UT
(512) 477-7770

rabbizev@chabadut.com
jewishlonghorns.com
facebook.com/JewishLonghorns

Texas Hillel Foundation
(512) 476-0125

texashillel.org
info@texashillel.org
instagram.com/texashillel

Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies
University of Texas

(512) 475-6178
scjs@austin.utexas.edu
liberalarts.utexas.edu/scjs

Rohr Jewish Student Center at Texas A&M
(979) 220-5020
rabbi@jewishaggies.com
jewishaggies.com

Texas A&M Hillel
(979) 703-1856
hillel@tamuhillel.org
tamuhillel.org

Mishelanu (providing a home for Israeli-American students)
(512) 476-0125
texasmishelanu@gmail.com

Youth & Teen

Austin Temple Teens
nfty.org/tor

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization – BBYO (Grades 8-12)
(512) 735-8046
bbyo.org

Camp Young Judaea – Texas
(713) 723-8354
cyjtexas.org

Congregation Agudas Achim Youth Department (Chaverim, Gesher, AAUSY)
(512)735-8422
zoe.miller@caa-austin.org
theaustinsynagogue.org

Congregation Beth Israel Youth Group
bethisrael.org/youth

Camp Gan Isreal
(512)977-0770
rlevertov@gmail.com
cgiaustin.org

Girl Scouts (Grades K-12)
(512) 766-4522
gsctx.org
austinjewishscouting@gmail.com

URJ Greene Family Camp
(254) 859-5411
greene.org

JCamps (Grades K-10)
(512) 735-8050
jcamps@shalomaustin.org
shalomaustin.org/camp

JCC Kids Connection After-School Program
(512) 735-8050
youthandteenoffice@ShalomAustin.org
shalomaustin.org/afterschoolyouth

JCC Break Camps
(512) 735-8050
youthandteenoffice@ShalomAustin.org
shalomaustin.org/breakcaps

J-Serve Austin (Grades 8-12)
(512) 735-8036
jessica.ochs@shalomaustin.org
shalomaustin.org/bbyo/#jserve
facebook.com/austinjserve

Temple Beth Shalom Youth Groups
(512)735-8900
shalom@bethshalomaustin.org
bethshalomaustin.org

Young Adults

Shalom Austin Young Adult Division (YAD)
(512) 735-8052

shalomaustin.org/yad

J-Lead (Jewish Leadership Education, Action & Development Program)
shalomaustin.org/leadershipdevelopment

Young Jewish Professionals of Austin
(512) 905-2778
yjpaustin.org

facebook.com/yjpaustin

Moishe House Austin
(704) 512-0409
moishehouseatx@gmail.com
mollie.rose@moishehouse.org
moishehouseatx@gmail.com
moishehouse.org/find-a-house/austin
facebook.com/mohoatx/

Yachad Young Professionals
(512)735-8420
gail.swedroe@caa-austin.org
theaustinsynagogue.org/yachad 

2024 JEWISH HOLIDAYS

Tu B’Sh’vat
15 Sh’vat | Jan 24Purim
14 Adar | Mar 23

Passover
15-22 Nisan | Apr 22-30

Yom HaShoah
28 Nisan | May 5

Yom HaZikaron
5 Iyyar | May 12

Yom HaAtzmaut
6 Iyyar | May 13

Lag B’Omer
18 Iyyar | May 25

Shavuot
6-7 Sivan | Jun 11-13

Tisha B’Av
9 Av | Aug 12Rosh Hashanah
1-2 Tishrei | Oct 3-4

Yom Kippur
10 Tishrei | Oct 12

Sukkot
15-20 Tishrei | Oct 17-22

Shemini Atzeret
22 Tishrei | Oct 23

Simchat Torah
23 Tishrei | Oct 25

Hanukkah
25 Kislev – 2 Tevet | Dec 25- Jan 3, 2025

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Attorneys-at-Law

Janice Pierce - Scofield & Scofield, P.C.
(512) 476-8371
scofieldlawfirm.com

Joel A. Levine
(512) 982-1510
injurylawyeraustintx.com

Loewy Law Firm
(512) 280-0800
loewyfirm.com

Martin Cirkiel
(512) 244-6744
cirkielaw.com

Noelke Maples St. Leger Bryant, LLP
(512) 480-9777
nmsb-law.com

Camps

Camp Doublecreek
(512) 255-3661
campdoublecreek.com

Camp Gan Israel
(512) 765-5345
cgiaustin.org

Camp Young Judaea Texas
(512) 847-9564
cyjtexas.org

Sherwood Forest Faire
(512) 222-6680
sherwoodforestfaire.com

Clothing

Uptown Cheapskate
(512) 462-4646
uptowncheapskate.com

 

Congregations

Congregation Agudas Achim
(512) 735-8400
caa-austin.org

Congregation Agudas Achim (San Antonio)
(210) 479-0307
agudas-achim.org

Congregation Beth El
(512) 231-0266
bethelaustin.org

Congregation Beth Israel
(512) 454-6806
bethisrael.org

Congregation Havurah Shalom Sun City
chstx.org

Congregation Kol Halev
(512) 419-0945
kolhalev.org

Congregation Tiferet Israel
(512) 410-0336
tiferetaustin.org

Congregation Shalom Rav
(512) 648-8154
shalomravaustin.com

Congregation Shir Ami
(512) 843-3539
shir-ami.com

Temple Beth Shalom
(512) 735-8900
bethshalomaustin.org

Computer Services

Pro-Tape
(512) 443-3911
pro-tape.com

 

 

Education/Children's Activities

Austin Jewish Academy
(512) 735-8350
austinjewishacademy.org

Cordovan Art School & Pottery Parlor
(512) 531-9353
cordovanartschool.com 

ESTEAM Learning Labs
(512) 740-3024
esteamlearninglabs.com

JUDA Hebrew School
(512) 977-0770
chabadaustin.com/juda-hebrew-school

Kim's Gym
(512) 826-8015
7300 Hart Ln, Austin, TX 78731
kimsgym.com

Mt. Playmore
(512) 989-8886
mtplaymore.com

Soccer Shots 
(512) 420-9450
soccershots.com/austin

St. Andrews Episcopal School
(512) 299-9810
sasaustin.org

St. Stephen's Episcopal School
(512) 327-1213
sstx.org

The Girls School of Austin
(512) 478-7827
thegirlsschool.org

Financial Planning

Austin Private Wealth
(512) 886-4114
austinprivatewealth.com

Food

Aba Restaurant
(737) 273-0199
abarestaurants.com/austin/

Central Market 
(512) 899-4343
centralmarket.com

Eldorado Cafe
(512) 420-2222
eldoradocafeatx.com

Fonda San Miguel
(512) 459-4121
fondasanmiguel.com

Gail's Catering
(512) 994-6622
gailscateringservices.com

Funeral Services

Austin Natural Funerals
(512) 891-1236
AustinNaturalFunerals.com

Health Services

12 Oaks Dental
(512) 346-5196
12oaksdentalaustin.com

Allergy Partners of Central Texas
(512) 467-0978
allergypartners.com/centraltexas

Austin Family Allergy and Asthma
(512) 346-7936
familyallergyatx.com

Austin Hand Group
(512) 327-4263
austinhandgroup.com

Austin Radiological Association
(512) 453-6100
ausrad.com

Austin Regional Clinic
(512) ARC-INFO (272-4636)
austinregionalclinic.com

Sanova Dermatology
(512) 837-3376
sanovadermatology.com

Texas Oncology
(888) 864-4226
TexasOncology.com

 

 

Home Improvement

A-Plus Air Conditioning & Home Solutions
(512) 450-1980
AplusAC.com

Clement's Paint
(512) 480-8466
clementspaint.com

Hotel/Travel

Fairmont Austin
(512) 600-2000
fairmont.com/austin

Otis
(512) 473-8900
Website

 

Insurance

David Goldstein
(512) 472-3582
goldstein-insurance.com

Museums

Harry Ransom Center
(512) 471-8944
hrc.utexas.edu 

Holocaust Museum Houston
(713) 942-8000
Lester and Sue Smith Campus
5401 Caroline St., Houston, TX 77004
hmh.org

Non Profit/Organizations

Anti-Defamation League
(512) 249-7960
austin.adl.org

Hadassah, Austin Chapter
hadassah.org

Hebrew Free Loan of Austin
(512) 677-4352
hebrewfreeloanofaustin.org

Texas Hillel Foundation
(512) 476-0125
texashillel.org

Party Needs

Empress Event Experience
(512) 387-6599
empresseventexperience.com

Rikko's Joint
(210) 445-0930
rikkosjoint.com

Pet Care

Spicewood Springs Animal Hospital
(512) 345-2727
spicewoodanimalhospital.com 

Photography

David Finkel Photography
(512) 576-7278
davidfinkel.com

Monocurate
monocurateatx.com

Real Estate/Home Builders

Dana Epstein, Dochen Realtors
(512) 775-3262
dochenrealtors.com

Dochen Realtors
(512) 345-2227
dochenrealtors.com

Jacquelyn Einaugler
(512) 771-5557
compass.com

The Agency
(512) 659-3898
theAgencyRe.com

Senior Services

Anthology of The Arboretum
(737) 346-6465
anthologyseniorliving.com

BubbieCare
(512) 862-9030
bubbiecare.com

Capital City Village
(512) 524-2709
capitalcityvillage.org

Maravilla at the Domain
(512) 598-0722
srgseniorliving.com

Westminster Manor
(512) 454-4711
westminsteraustintx.org

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