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  • Financial updates

    By jwadmin on March 24, 2017
    By Benjamin J. Chuckrow Friday, March 24, 2017 – Stock index futures are indicating a higher open on Friday. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 are all trading 0.2% above fair value on GLOBEX. The major averages are poised to advance as investors await a vote for the Republican initiative to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. On Thursday, stocks finished lower […]
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  • Jewish bomb threat suspect caught; Israeli teen’s arrest at odds with assumptions   

    By jwadmin on March 24, 2017
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Many Jewish groups blamed white supremacists, emboldened by Donald Trump’s campaign, for the bomb threats that have plagued Jewish institutions since the beginning of this year. It appears the groups were wrong. Wrong Profile! The news that one Jewish teen —an Israeli, no less —was behind most of the approximately 150 bomb […]
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  • Is Trump owed an apology after the JCC bomb threat arrest? Is anybody?

    By jwadmin on March 24, 2017
    By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Literally within seconds of the news of the arrest in Israel of an Israeli-American teenager for the bulk of the JCC bomb threats, Twitter lit up with Jewish anxiety. “[I] fear the inevitable backlash from haters who we whipped [into] a frenzy for our own nefarious political aims” is how someone responded to the JTA […]
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  • B’nai Sholom to screen award-winning Czech movie ‘Divided We Fall’ on March 25

    By jwadmin on March 22, 2017
    ALBANY–B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation in Albany will present a screening of “Divided We Fall,” a Czech story of a reluctant hero set in a small Czech town occupied by German forces during the last years of World War II. “Divided We Fall” will be shown Saturday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. at B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany.  Director Jan Krebejk’s film relates […]
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  • Colonie Price Chopper slates kosher open house; Samples, cooking tips available

    By jwadmin on March 22, 2017
    Price Chopper Supermarkets will host a kosher open house to showcase its everyday kosher offerings as well as the more than 1,000 kosher-for-Passover products available for the pending holiday. The open house will be held on Sunday, March 26, from 10 a.m – 2 p.m. at Price Chopper’s Kosher Store in Colonie, 1892 Central Ave. Kosher store teammates and kosher trade partners will provide […]
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  • Dinner, discussion about ‘Golden Years,’ will be led by Rabbi Shpeen on March 24.

    By jwadmin on March 22, 2017
    ALBANY-Congregation Beth Emeth’s Renaissance Group, TRG, will host a dinner and conversation with Rabbi Scott Shpeen, the congregation’s spiritual leader on Friday, March 24, following 5:30 p.m. Shabbat services. Beth Emeth is located at 100 Academy Rd., Albany. The rabbi describes this conversation as “When we reach “middle age,” the fantasy has always been: Now that the kids are out of the house […]
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  • ‘Lacombe, Lucien’ to be shown on March 24

    By jwadmin on March 22, 2017
    ALBANY – “Lacombe, Lucien” (France, 1974, 138 minutes, color, in French with English subtitles, directed by Louis Malle) will be shown on Friday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Page Hall, 135 Western Ave. on the University at Albany’s downtown campus. Sponsored by the New York State Writers Institute as part of its Classic Film Series, the screening is free and open […]
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  • Lynda Shrager to lead March 26 workshop at Beth Emeth on getting one’s affairs in order

    By jwadmin on March 22, 2017
    ALBANY–Lynda Shrager, OTR, MSW, CAPS, will lead a “Get Your Affairs in Order so Your Kids Don’t Have To” workshop at Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany on Sunday, March 26, at 2 p.m. The program is free and open to the community and is offered by the Sisterhood of Beth Emeth. Shrager, who recently launched “At Home for Life,” a new […]
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  • Ready to eat? Jewish food festival  to offer  a little nosh …

    By jwadmin on March 22, 2017
    Tina Wasserman, a cooking instructor and writer, will be the featured speaker at the annual Jewish Food Festival hosted by Temple Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady on Sunday, March 26. Wasserman will open the 14th annual festival, which highlights Jewish cuisine, at 11 a.m. Unlimited food samples and other family friendly activities will be from 12 p.m. to […]
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  • Schenectady JCC’s LEV Program for Seniors set for March 30 at  B’nai B’rith House

    By jwadmin on March 22, 2017
    SCHENECTADY–The Schenectady Jewish Community Center’s new LEV (Learning, Enrichment, Volunteering) Program for Seniors is gearing up for spring with its monthly program set for Thursday, March 30, at 11:30 a.m. at the B’nai B’rith House, 22 Knolls Rd., Niskayuna. This is the second program in the series.  Cornell Cooperative Extension will lead an interactive presentation on indoor plantings, including planting houseplant cuttings […]
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