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Friday, June 23, 2017 8:19 pm

  • Financial updates

    By jwadmin on June 22, 2017
    By Benjamin J. Chuckrow Thursday, June 22, 2017 – Stock index futures are indicating a lower open on Thursday. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 are all trading 0.1% below fair value on GLOBEX. The major averages are poised to decline as oil prices continue to fluctuate amid concerns of a glut in the market. NYMEX WTI crude is rebounding 0.5% to […]
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  • Haredi Orthodox parties propose resolution to cancel Western Wall egalitarian agreement

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    JERUSALEM (JTA) – The haredi Orthodox parties in Israel’s government have proposed a new resolution that would rescind a government decision to create an official egalitarian section at the Western Wall. The United Torah Judaism and Shas parties submitted the proposal to the Prime Minister’s Office in recent days, Army Radio fhas reported. The plan would return the “status quo” […]
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  • Mr. President, please keep on tweeting!

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield I’m not one of those who deplore the president’s affinity for Twitter. I find it can be good for the country. Sometimes. He has repeatedly warned us not to trust what his spokespersons and others say on his behalf because he is thinking too quickly for them to keep up. He has a penchant for […]
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  • The nature of humor in Israel to be theme for Center’s Stein luncheon on June 29

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    The third program in the Albany Jewish Community Center’s 4 –part 2017 Jules and Paula Stein Live and Learn Lecture – Lunch Series will be held on Thursday, June 29, 11a.m. in the Center’s auditorium, 340 Whitehall Rd.  Al Kustanowitz presents: Israel is a Funny Country.  A book sale and signing of Kustanowitz’s books follows lunch. The program is open to the community. Kustanowitz […]
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  • Student winners of local Holocaust essay contest noted at ceremony

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    Winning essayists of the 2017 B’nai B’rith Capital Area Holocaust Essay Contest are Meghan Emery of the Loudonville Christian School in the high school division and Claire Pike of the Ravenna-Coeymans Middle School. The award ceremony was held on June 7 at the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York.  Contest Chairperson Bob Michaels was emcee of the program, and students […]
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  • Beth Emeth estate/garage sale slated for June 24

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    ALBANY–Opening night for the Congregation Beth Emeth estate and garage sale will be on Saturday, June 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. with the sale continuing on Sunday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Beth Emeth is located at 100 Academy Rd., Albany. The sale will be indoors. Admission fee on Saturday is $10/person and the sale admission will be free on Sunday.  A bag […]
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  • $65,000 for the North Country Jewish community raised at the Jewish Federation annual event

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    SARATOGA SPRINGS– The Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York recently hosted its 16th annual North Country Event at the Saratoga City Center. Prof. Stephen Berk presented on, “Putin, Israel, and Foreign Policy in the Time of Trump.”  The evening raised over $65,000 for the North Country Jewish community. Pictured from left: Stephen Krakower, Saratoga campaign chairman; Rabbi Joseph Solomon; Rabbi Jonathan […]
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  • Temple Israel of Catskill to honor building founders on Shabbat, June 23

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    CATSKILL–Temple Israel of Catskill will honor several local families who helped establish its current building at 220 Spring St., 40 years ago, on Friday, June 23, with a program at the temple starting at 5 p.m. The building that houses the only Reform Jewish congregation in Columbia and Greene counties was donated and constructed after a fire destroyed the original […]
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  • Thousands attend funeral for Israeli policewoman killed in terror attack

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    JERUSALEM (JTA) –Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of Israeli Border Police officer Hadas Malka, who was stabbed to death in Jerusalem by a Palestinian terrorist. The funeral at a military cemetery in Ashdod began just after midnight Sunday, about 24 hours after she died of her wounds sustained during the Friday night attack near the Damascus Gate in the […]
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  • Chatham shul lists tot Shabbat program

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    CHATHAM–The Chatham synagogue, Netivot Torah, 1536 Rte, 28 in Valatie has scheduled a tot Shabbat program for children under 10. It is open to the community. The program, Saturday, July 1, from 11- 12 p.m., will feature storytelling, dance and song based on the week’s Torah reading. An adult service ongoing upstairs is scheduled to end at noon. Information may be […]
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