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.net

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

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

Orthodox Synagogues

Chabad of Austin
3500 Hyridge Drive
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 977-0770
chabadaustin.com
Currently under construction. For info on current services, contact info@chabadaustin.com.

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

Independent Synagogue

Congregation Kol Halev
Independent/Progressive Worship
9300 South IH-35
(512) 419-0945
kolhalev.org

Reconstructionist Synagogue
Congregation Shalom Rav
P.O. Box  28308
(512) 684-8158
shalomravaustin.org
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@ymail.com

Congregation Havurah Shalom
Unaffiliated
1530 Sun City Blvd.
(512) 591-7000
www.chstx.org

Firepit Minyan
Currently on hiatus. Stay in touch with Firepit Minyan Austin on Facebook

ORGANIZATIONS

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

Support Services

Shalom Austin Jewish Family Service
7300 Hart Lane
(512) 250-1043
shalomaustin.org/jfs

BubbieCare
(512) 862-9030
bubbiecare.com

Hebrew Free Loan of Austin
3571 Far West Blvd. #233
Austin, TX 78731
(512) 677-4352
hebrewfreeloanofaustin.org

Sharsheret
(866) 474-2774
info@sharsheret.org

HEB and Favor Delivery (ages 60+)
(833) 397-0080
https://favordelivery.com/seniors

Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741

Israel Connections

American Friends of Magen David Adom
352 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY
afmda.org

Jewish National Fund (JNF)
7000 N. Mopac, Ste. 200
(888) JNF-0099
(512) 410-1438
jnf.org

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

State of Israel Bonds
9660 Hillcroft Street, Houston, TX
(800) 676-3101
israelbonds.com

Consulate General of Israel
to the Southwest
24 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1500
Houston, TX
(832) 301-3500
embassies.gov.il/houston

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

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

Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)
633 Third Avenue, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10017
jewishagency.org

Israel Action Network
25 Broadway, Suite 1700
New York, NY 10004
(212) 284-6500
IAN@JewishFederations.org
israelactionnetwork.org

Israeli-American Council (IAC)
(713) 398-9567
israeliamerican.org/austin
austin@isareliamerican.org

Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce
12700 Park Central Drive
Dallas, TX
texasisrael.org
info@texasisrael.org

Texans for Israel
2105 San Antonio Street
Austin, TX
(512) 476-0125
texashillel.org/israel

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

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces
P.O. Box 22245
Houston, TX
(713) 955-0225
fidf.org

Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America
austin.hadassah@outlook.com
offthebolt@suddenlink.net
hadassah.org
facebook.com/AustinHadassah

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

J Street Austin
charmccann@gmail.com
facebook.com/JStreetAustin
jstreet.org

Youth & Teens

B’nai B’rith Youth Organization – BBYO (Grades 8-12)
7300 Hart Lane
Austin, TX
(512) 735-8046
annie.abramowitz@shalomaustin.org
bbyo.org

Bat Mitzvah Club
(512) 799-9319
mussy@chabadaustin.com
chabadaustin.com/bat-mitzvah-club

JCC Youth & Teen
7300 Hart Lane
Austin, TX 78731
(512) 735-8050
youthandteenoffice@shalomaustin.org

J-Serve Austin (Grades 8-12)
(512) 735-8036
shalomaustin.org/bbyo/#jserve

JCamps
7300 Hart Lane
Austin, TX 78731
(512) 735-8050
jcamps@shalomaustin.org
shalomaustin.org/camp

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

USY at Congregation Agudas Achim
theaustinsynagogue.org

NCSY at Congregation Tiferet Israel
tiferetaustin.org

NFTY at Congregation Beth Israel
bethisrael.org/youth

Temple Beth Shalom Youth Groups
bethshalomaustin.org/youth

Congregation Shir Ami Youth Group
shir-ami.net

University Outreach

The Rohr Chabad Jewish Student Center at UT
2101 Nueces Street
(512) 477-7770
jewishlonghorns.com
facebook.com/JewishLonghorns

Texas Hillel
2105 San Antonio Street
(512) 476-0125
texashillel.org
info@texashillel.org

Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies
University of Texas
305 E. 23rd Street, B3600
Austin, TX 78712
(512) 475-6178
galit@austin.utexas.edu
liberalarts.utexas.edu/scjs

Rohr Jewish Student Center at Texas A&M
201 Live Oak Street, College Station
(979) 220-5020
jewishaggies.com

Texas A&M Hillel
800 George Bush Dr., College Station
(979) 703-1856
hillel@tamuhillel.org
tamuhillel.org

Mishelanu (providing a home for Israeli-American students)
2105 San Antonio Street
(512) 476-0125
texasmishelanu@gmail.com

Young Adults

Shalom Austin Young Adult Division (YAD)
7300 Hart Lane
(512) 735-8052

shalomaustin.org/yad

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

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

Moishe House Austin
moishehouseatx@gmail.com
moishehouse.org/find-a-house/austin
facebook.com/mohoatx/

Adults 60+

‘Circle of Friends’ Alzheimer’s Caregivers Respite
Congregation Beth Israel
3901 Shoal Creek Blvd.
(512) 845-5374
tllyons@icloud.com

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

Empty Nesters
Congregation Beth Israel
3901 Shoal Creek Blvd.
(512) 346-4940 or (512) 454-6806
bethisrael.org

Hazak
Congregation Agudas Achim
7300 Hart Lane
(512) 517-7448
merriessa@gmail.com

Shalom Austin Adults 60+ Programs 
7300 Hart Lane
Austin, TX
(512) 735-8088
shalomaustin.org/adultclasses

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

Shalom Seniors
Temple Beth Shalom
7300 Hart Lane
Austin, TX
(713) 703-7510

Special Interest & Cultural Groups

Austin Jewish Archives
Paul Keeper
pdk1108@gmail.com

Global Jewish Advocacy
ajc.org/advocacy-anywhere

Jewish Historical Society
P.O. Box 10193
Austin, TX 78766
president@txjhs.org
txjhs.org

Austin Jewish Film Festival (AJFF)
7300 Hart Lane
Austin, TX 78731
(512) 576-7278
austinjff.org
www.facebook.com/AustinJFF/
twitter.com/AustinJewishFF/
instagram.com/austinjff
vimeo.com/channels/1613763
info@austinjff.org

National Council of Jewish Women – Austin Section (NCJW)
P.O. Box 26641
Austin, TX 78755
president@ncjwaustin.org
ncjwaustin.org

Austin Jewish Business Network (ABJN)
jody@habitathunters.com
Facebook

Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission
P.O. Box 12276 Austin, TX 78711
(512) 463-5108 or (512) 463-7998
thgc.texas.gov
Facebook/Instagram/Twitter: @txhgc
thgcwebmaster@gmail.com

Jewish Schools in Austin

JCC Early Childhood Program
Ages 6 Weeks – Pre-K
Dell Jewish Community Campus
7300 Hart Lane
(512) 735-8100
shalomaustin.org/ecp

CBI Child Development Center
Ages 2 Months – 5 Years
Congregation Beth Israel Learning Center
3901 Shoal Creed Boulevard
(512) 371-0224
bethisrael.org

Hebrew Preparatory School
Preschool – 8th Grade
2127 W. Parmer Lane
(512) 977-0770
hebrewprepschool.com

Austin Jewish Academy
Traditional Kindergarden – 8th Grade
Dell Jewish Community Campus
7300 Hart Lane
(512) 735-8350
austinjewishacademy.org

Overnight Camps

Camp Young Judaea – Texas
121 Camp Young Judaea Drive
Woodcreek, TX 78676
(713) 723-8354
cyjtexas.org

URJ Greene Family Camp
1192 Smith Lane
Bruceville, TX 76630
(254) 859-5411
greene.org

HOLIDAYS

Jewish Holiday Calendar 2021

  • Tu B’Sh’vat – 15 Sh’vat | Jan 28
  • Purim – 14 Adar | Feb 26
  • Passover 1st Seder – 14 Nisan | Mar 27
    • First 2 Days – 15-16 Nisan | Mar 28-29
    • Last 2 Days – 21-22 Nisan | Apr 3-4
  • Yom HaShoah – 26 Nisan | Apr 8
  • Yom HaZikaron – 2 Iyyar | Apr 14
  • Yom HaAtzmaut – 3 Iyyar | Apr 15
  • Lag B’Omer – 18 Iyyar | Apr 30
  • Yom Yerushalayim – 28 Iyyar | May 10
  • Shavuot – 6-7 Sivan | May 17-18
  • Tisha B’Av – 9 Av | Jul 18

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BUSINESS PARTNERS

Please support these wonderful businesses whose generosity and partnership enables us to provide The Jewish Outlook to our community.
To become a partner contact 
shana.creeger@shalomaustin.org.

Accountants

Alberto Cohen
(512) 501-4003
albertocpa.com

 

Attorneys-at-Law

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

Martin Cirkiel
(512) 244-6744
cirkielaw.com

Automobile Sales/Services

Dollinger Automotive
(512) 748-2587

Don's Paint and Body
(512) 476-5536
dons-bodyshop.com

Lamb's Tire and Automotive
(512) 345-6600
lambstire.com

Volvo of Austin/Volvo of Georgetown
(512) 452-0266
volvoaustin.com

 

Barbershops

Bird's Barbershop
(512) 368-8122
birdsbarbershop.com

 

Bicycles/Fitness

Buck's Bikes
(512) 250-9550
(512) 255-8755
bucksbikes.com

 

Camps

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

 

Congregations

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

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

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

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

Shalom Rav
(512) 648-8154
shalomravaustin.com

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

The Chabad House
(512) 977-0770
chabadaustin.com

 

Cultural Arts

Bob Bullock Museum
(512) 936-4649
thestoryoftexas.com

Harry Ransom Center
hrc.utexas.edu

 

Education/Children's Activities

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

Spicewood Country School
(512) 346-2992
spicewoodcountry.com

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

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

Thinkery
(512) 469-6200
thinkeryaustin.org

 

Financial Planning/Financial Institutions

Broadway Bank
(512) 465-6550
broadwaybank.com

 

Funeral Homes/Cemeteries

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

Cook Walden/Weed Corley Funeral Homes
(512) 454-5611
cookwaldenfuneralhome.com

 

Furniture

Louis Shanks
(512) 451-6501
louisshanksfurniture.com

 

Gifts/Nuts

Austinuts
(512) 323-6887
austiNuts.com

Grocery Stores

Central Market North Lamar
(512) 206-1000
centralmarket.com

Fresh Plus
(512) 419-7370
freshplusaustin.com

Phoenicia Bakery
(512) 447-4444
phoeniciabakery.com

Wheatsville Coop
(512) 467-2667
wheatsvillecoop.com

 

Health Services

360 Balance
(512) 345-4664
360balance.com

Arnold and DeSantis Orthodontics
(512) 485-4410
adbraces.com

Austin Gastroenterology
austingastro.com

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

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

Austin Spine Health
(512) 428-4500
austinspinehealth.com

Austin Thyroid and Endocrinology
(512) 467-2727
austinthyroid.com

Donna David, LMSW-ACP
(512) 222-5588

Dr. Kimberly Loar
(512) 425-3835
rwgdocs.com

Dr. Randy Kunik
(512) 327-8818
drkunik.com

Dr. Robert Cook
(512) 467-0978
allergypartners.com/centraltexas

ENT Specialists of Austin
(512) 346-7600
entsaustin.com

Estes Audiology
(830) 387-2369
HearLifeAgain.com

Grow Pediatrics
(512) 467-7334
growpediatrics.com

Modern Acupuncture Arboretum
(512) 599-4506
modacu.com

Northland Dental Studio
(512) 388-2220
northlanddentalstudio.com

Northwest Hills Eyecare
(512) 328-0555
nwhillseyecare.com

Sanova Dermatology
(512) 837-3376
sanovadermatology.com

St. David's Health Care
stdavids.com

Texas Fertility Clinic
(512) 451-0149
txfertility.com

Texas Oncology
(888) 864-4226
TexasOncology.com

U.S. Dermatology Partners
(512) 476-9195
usdermatologypartners.com

 

Home Improvement

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

ABC Home & Commercial Services
(512) 837-9500
ABChomeandcommercial.com

All Year Air Conditioning
(512) 467-COOL (2665)
allyearaustin.com

CCR Roofing
(512) 428-5674
ccr-roofing.com

Fine Surfaces
(512) 517-6045
aij-design.com

Great Rug Company
(512) 454-4200
greatrug.com

Steam Team
(512) 451-8326
TheSteamTeam.com

 

Insurance

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

Health Care Consultants, Inc.
(512) 626-5451
hciamerica.com

 

Jewelry

Benolds
(512) 452-6491
benolds.com

Diamonds Direct
(512) 691-9950
diamonds-direct.com

 

Judaica Gifts

Agudas Achim Sisterhood Gift Shop
(512) 735-8540

Beth Israel Sisterhood Gift Shop
(512) 454-6806

 

Movers

Elephant Moving
(512) 442-6622
elephantmovingaustin.com

 

Musical Instruments

Strait Music
(512) 476-6927
(512) 918-3743
straitmusic.com

 

Non Profit/Organizations

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

J Street
jstreet.org/austin

Mosaic
(512) 636-6999

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

 

Party Needs

Pascal's Catering
(512) 447-4113
pascalscatering.com

 

Pet Care

Brykerwood Veterinary Clinic
(512) 454-3833
brykerwoodvetclinic.com

Plush Pad
(512) 452-7145
theplushpad.com

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

Tomlinson's
tomlinsons.com

 

Pharmacies

38th Street Pharmacy
(512) 458-3784
austinrx38th.com

 

Real Estate/Home Builders

Bill Taute Custom Homes
(512) 940-0666
billtautehomes.com

Carol Dochen Realtors
(512) 345-2227
dochenrealtors.com

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

Georgia Levin
(512) 461-2051
sothebysrealty.com

Habitat Hunters
(512) 587-5824
habitathunters.com

Linda Biderman
(512) 426-7755
wilsongoldrick.com

Mae Levitan Realtor
(512) 762-0009
aus.exprealty.com

Patti Tauber
(512) 402-3241
dochenrelators.com

The Boutique Real Estate
(512) 659-3898
theboutiquerealestate.com

The Muskin Co.
(512) 913-8642
muellersilentmarket.com

Wes Peoples Homes
(512) 994-4151
wespeopleshomes.com

 

Restaurants

Biderman's Deli
(512) 340-1404
bidermansdeli.com

Chez Zee
(512) 454-2666
chez-zee.com

Chinatown
(512) 343-9307
(512) 328-6588
austinchinatown.com

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

Frisco
(512) 459-6279
thefriscoaustin.com

Joe Bob's BBQ
(512) 710-5227
joebobsbbq.com

Parkside Projects
parksideprojects.com

The County Line
(512) 327-1742
countyline.com

The Oasis
(512) 266-2442
Oasis-Austin.com

Tino's Greek Cafe
(512) 433-9292
tinosgreekcafe.com

Wholy Bagel
wholybagelatx.com

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