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SATURDAY, JUNE 24
Beth Emeth Giant Estate & Garage Sale 7 – 9 p.m., Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. $10. Info.– mdorkin@nycap.rr.com(See 6/25, 6/26)

TRIBE Grafton Lake Outing, 11-6 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. $ Parking fee, boat rentals. Kayaking, canoeing or rowing. For young Jewish professionals. Res., Info.– andrew.ross.abramowitz@gmail.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 25
Beth Emeth Giant Estate & Garage Sale, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Free. Info.– mdorkin@nycap.rr.com. (See 6/24, 6/26)

TRIBE Grafton Lake Outing, 11-6 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. $. Parking fee, boat rentals. Kayaking, canoeing or rowing. For young Jewish professionals. Res., Info.– andrew.ross.abramowitz@gmail.com.
“A Feminine Ending,” Barbecue, 5:30 p.m. Ohav Shalom Synagogue, 113 New Krumkill Rd., Albany. Dinner+ show, $35. Play directed by Michelle Ungerman Sanders. Res. by 6/15. Nancy, 489-4706, ext. 10, or nancy@ohavshalom.com Performance also at 3 p.m. Play only, $12, students/seniors, $15 others. Other performances are 6/26-29 at 7 p.m.

Foundation For The Future Party, 11:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Lake George private home. Givers of $100 k or more to the Jewish Community Endowment Fund.  Info.–Deborah Chapman Goldstein, director of  the Jewish Federation of Northeastern N.Y. planned giving, endowments, at 518-783-7800, ext. 230.

MONDAY, JUNE 26
Beth Emeth Bag Sale, 4-7 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Free. Info.– mdorkin@nycap.rr.com. (See 6/24, 6/25)

“A Feminine Ending,” 7 p.m. Ohav Shalom Synagogue, 113 New Krumkill Rd., Albany. $12/students, seniors, $15 others. Play directed by Michelle Ungerman Sanders. Info.– 489-4706, ext. 10. (See 6/27, 6/28, 6/29)

TUESDAY, JUNE 27
“A Feminine Ending,” 7 p.m. Ohav Shalom Synagogue, 113 New Krumkill Rd., Albany. $12/students, seniors, $15 others. Play directed by Michelle Ungerman Sanders. Info.– 489-4706, ext. 10. (See 6/28, 6/29)

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28
“Lost & Found – Found & Lost – Where Have Our Ethics Gone?,” noon- 2 p.m., Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Free. Lunch and Learn. Rabbi Norman Mendel will discuss.  BYOL. Info.–Deb Sokoler, or 436-9761, ext. 230.

“A Feminine Ending,” 7 p.m. Ohav Shalom Synagogue, 113 New Krumkill Rd., Albany. $12, students/seniors, $15 others. Play directed by Michelle Ungerman Sanders. Info.– 489-4706, ext. 10. (See 6/29)

Hebrew For Siddur 6 p.m. Shaaray Tefila, 68 Bay St., Glens Falls. Free.  Wednesdays through Aug. 24.  Understanding prayers. Info.–518-792-4945.

Jewish Peace of Mind Musar Group,
7p.m. Shaaray Tefila, 68 Bay St., Glens Falls. Free. Wednesdays  through Aug. 24. Rabbi Stephen Slater to lead program. Info.–518-792-4945.

NextDor Game Night, 7-9 p.m. Dave & Busters 1 Crossgate Mall Rd., Albany, ½ price games. Res. by 6/26, rmiller@jewishfedny.org.

THURSDAY, JUNE 29
“Israel Is A Funny Country,”10:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $13 for Center members, $15 for nonmembers. Author/publisher Al Kustanowitz to discuss. Luncheon. Reg., Info.– 438-6651, ext. 112, ClaireS@saajcc.org.

“A Feminine Ending,” 7 p.m. Ohav Shalom Synagogue, 113 New Krumkill Rd., Albany. $12, students/seniors, $15 others.  Play directed by Michelle Ungerman Sanders. Info.– 489-4706, ext. 10.

Introduction to Judaism 7-8:30 p.m. Shaaray Tefila, 68 Bay St., Glens Falls. Free.  Thursdays through Aug. 24. Info.–518-792-4945.

SATURDAY, JULY 1
Tot Shabbat Program, 11- 12 p.m. Netivot Torah, 1536 Rte, 28 in Valatie. Info.– www.thechathamsynagogue.org.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5
“Lost & Found – Found & Lost – Where Have Our Ethics Gone?,” noon- 2 p.m., Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Free. Lunch and Learn. Rabbi Norman Mendel will discuss.  BYOL. Info.–Deb Sokoler,  or 436-9761, ext. 230.

THURSDAY, JULY 6
Klezmer And Kosher Festival, 5:30 p.m. Shmaltz Brewery, 6 Fairchild Sq., Clifton Park. $5. Tours of brewery, Food sampling arranged by Clifton Park Chabad. Res., Info.–518- 495-0772.

Beth Emeth TRIBE Israeli Dance, Sushi; 6 p.m. Israeli dance at Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., followed by sushi at 7:30 p.m. at restaurant; Res., Info.– Andrew Abramowitz, andrew.ross.abramowitz@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 7
“Poet as Prophet: Social Protest in Modern Hebrew Poetry,” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass. $25. Dr. Barbara Mann, Simon H. Fabin associate prof. of Jewish literature, to speak. Presented in partnership with Knesset Israel and in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires JTS in the Berkshires. Info.– Lynn Feinman, 212- 678-8821, or lyfeinman@jtsa.edu.

SUNDAY, JULY 9
George Gershwin— One Singular Sensation, 2 p.m. Shaara Tfille, 84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs. $5. Cantor Ken Blatt, with Judith Solomon, pianist, to perform Gershwin music. Res., Info.– 518-584-2370.

MONDAY, JULY 10
“Freedom Runners,”Joe’s Violin,” 4 p.m., The 90 Minute War.  8 p.m. Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St., Lenox, Mass. Matinee, $7, evening, $10. The Berkshire Jewish Film Festival. Mondays through Aug. 14. Info.– www.knessetisrael.org or 413-445-4872, ext. 10.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12
Albany JCC Book Mavens 3 -4:30 p.m. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd. Faye Silton will review Susan Silverman’s Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful, Broken World, Sixty-Plus Dining is available following the book talk at 4:45 p.m.  Res., Info.– 518- 438-6651, ext. 112, claires@albanyjcc.org.

Bitter Freedom Program, 7 p.m. Saratoga Chabad, 130 Circular St. Saratoga Springs. $5. A Jewish family’s survival under Nazis in Poland with the help of a Polish mechanic is told in book and will be discussed by the author’s daughter, Rena Wallach Bernstein. Info.–526-0773 or saratorah@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 15
Beth Emeth’s Brotherhood Barbecue, Trip to Park Playhouse. 5:30 p.m.  $5/ p.p. children under 13, free. Bus transportation will be provided at 7:15 p.m. for an 8 p.m. show of “Ragtime.” Various fee categories for the bus and show. Res. by 7/7. Info.– Jay Hurewitz, jayhurewitz@hotmail.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 16
Beth Emeth Brotherhood, TRIBE Whitewater Rafting, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.  On the Indian, upper Hudson Rivers. $75. Carpooling from Beth Emeth. Swimming. Dinner. Res. by 6/28. Info.–Mark Swyer, 518-857-2850 or mdswyer@hotmail.com.

MONDAY, JULY 17
“Across the Waters,”
  4 p.m. My Hero Brother.  8 p.m. Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St., Lenox, Mass. Matinee, $7, evening, $10. The Berkshire Jewish Film Festival. Mondays through Aug. 14. Info.– www.knessetisrael.org or 413-445-4872, ext. 10.

TUESDAY, JULY 18
Mah Jongg Tournament
, 9 a.m. Beth Emeth,100 Academy Rd., Albany. $22. All day. BYOL. Info.– Jan Rubenstein 518-459-4118.

Havurah Vatik :“The History of Vaccines,” 11, a.m. Shaara Tfille, 84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs. Dr. Michael Mina, to educate Jewish seniors, 55 plus. Catered lunch. Res. by 7/12, Info.– Temple Sinai Havurah Vatik at 584-8730, ext. 4.

THURSDAY, JULY 20
“Have I Got A Story For You: Yiddish Fiction and The Forward,” 10:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $13 for Center members, $15 for nonmembers. Editor/ writer Ezra Glinter to discuss. Luncheon. Reg., Info.– 438-6651, ext. 112, ClaireS@saajcc.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 21
“Resistance as a Religious Virtue: Confronting the Divine in Rabbinic Literature,” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass. $25. Dr. Hillel Ben Sasson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Israel Studies, to speak. Presented in partnership with Knesset Israel and in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires JTS in the Berkshires. Info.– Lynn Feinman, 212- 678-8821, or lyfeinman@jtsa.edu.

SUNDAY, JULY 23
“Rabbi Akiva: Sage of the Talmud,” 2-3:30 p.m. Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., Amherst, Mass. Talk by JTS Prof. Barry Holtz. Info. –413-256-4900.

“Waltz with Bashir,” 7 p.m. Temple Sinai, 509 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. $5. An animated Israeli documentary film charting director, Ari Folmnan’s quest to recover lost memories of the 1982 massacres at the Palestinian refugee camps  in Beirut, Lebanon. Panel discussion and dessert reception. Res., Info. 518-584-8730, opt. 2office@saratogasinai.org.

MONDAY, JULY 24
“Big Sonia.”
 4 p.m. “Bang! The Bert Berns Story.”  8 p.m. Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St., Lenox, Mass. Matinee, $7, evening, $10. The Berkshire Jewish Film Festival. Mondays through Aug. 14. Info.– www.knessetisrael.org or 413-445-4872, ext. 10.

SUNDAY, JULY 30
Portrait of Wally,” 2 p.m. Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., Amherst, Mass.$8, $6, members. 2012 documentary relates legal battle for return of painting. Info. –413-256-4900.

Jr Maccabi Pool Party, Lunch, 12-2 p.m. SJCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. Info.– 518-377-8803.

MONDAY, JULY 31
Keep Quiet.  4 p.m. Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St., Lenox, Mass. Matinee, $7, evening, $10. The Berkshire Jewish Film Festival. Mondays through Aug. 14. Info.– www.knessetisrael.org or 413-445-4872, ext. 10.

FRIDAY, AUG. 4
“Hannah and Her Sons: The Power of Religious Resistance,” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass. $25. Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, to speak. Presented in partnership with Knesset Israel and in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires JTS in the Berkshires. Info.– Lynn Feinman, 212- 678-8821, or lyfeinman@jtsa.edu.

SUNDAY, AUG. 6
“Beautiful Tree, Severed Roots,” 2 p.m. Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., Amherst, Mass. $8, $6, members. Documentary tells story of growing up in Kenya as Jewish refugees. Info. – 413-256-4900.

Opening Ceremonies Capital Region Maccabi Games, 7 p.m. Times Union Center, 51 S, Pearl St., Albany. Games, competitions, projects for youth through Aug. 11. Info.– AJCC, 518-438-6651.

MONDAY, AUG. 7
Bogdan’s Journey.  4 p.m. Moos. 8 p.m. Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St., Lenox, Mass. Matinee, $7, evening, $10. The Berkshire Jewish Film Festival. Mondays through Aug. 14. Info.– www.knessetisrael.org or 413-445-4872, ext. 10.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 9
Klezmer and Chinese, 7 p.m. Saratoga Chabad, 130 Circular St., Saratoga Springs. $5. Violinist Josh Sussman will play Israeli and Chassidic music. Jewish art exhibit. Chinese dinner. Info.– 518-526-0773.

Mah Jongg Tournament, 9 a.m. Temple Israel of Catskill, 220 Spring St. $22. Info.– 518- 943-5758.

SUNDAY, AUG. 13
“On The Map,” 7 p.m. Temple Sinai, 509 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. $10. Filmmaker Dani Menkin recounts the 1977 European Cup victory by the national Israeli basketball team. Panel discussion and dessert reception. Info.– Res., Info. – 518-584-8730, opt. 2 / office@saratogasinai.org.

MONDAY, AUG. 14
The Pickle Recipe.  4 p.m. Who’s Gonna Love Me. 8 p.m. Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St., Lenox, Mass. Matinee, $7, evening, $10. The Berkshire Jewish Film Festival. Mondays through Aug. 14. Info.– www.knessetisrael.org or 413-445-4872, ext. 10.

FRIDAY, AUG. 18
Beth Emeth Shabbat At SPAC, 4:30 -10 p.m. SPAC Hall of Springs,Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs. Dinner, Service, Concert by Philadelphia Orchestra. Res. for dinner by 8/5. Info.­–Deb Sokoler, or 436-9761, ext. 230.

“Not Like Sheep to the Slaughter: Writing About Resistance in the Aftermath of the Holocaust,” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass. $25. Dr. Avinoam Patt, JTS Fellow and Philip D. Feltman professor of Modern Jewish history at the University of Hartford, to speak. Presented in partnership with Knesset Israel and in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires JTS in the Berkshires. Info.– Lynn Feinman, 212- 678-8821, or lyfeinman@jtsa.edu.

SUNDAY, AUG. 20
Shalom Festival, All day, Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. Activities for all ages. Performances. Sponsored by Saratoga Chabad. Info.– 518-526-0773,

“Dough,” 2 p.m. Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., Amherst, Mass.$8, $6, members. Comedy/drama about Jewish baker and his Muslim assistant. Info. –413-256-4900.

Jewish Heritage Night at the Valley Cats, 3 p.m. Joseph Bruno Stadium, HVCC, 80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy. $18 kosher package, tickets only, $9.75. Reading 3:30 p.m. Catch at 4. First pitch at 5 p.m. Fireworks. Info.– KB at kbgoodkin@jewishfedny.org or 518-783-7800 *222.

TUESDAY, AUG. 22
Canasta Tournament, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. $25. BYOL. Res. by 8/12, Info.–Ellie Safranko, 518-489-1082.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23
“Doing Jewish: A Story of Ghana,” 7 p.m. Bow Tie Cinemas, Wilton Mall, 3050 New York 50, Saratoga Springs. $10. What makes someone Jewish  is the question of Canadian filmmaker  in documentary of the Jews of Sefwi Wiawso, Ghana. Discussion to follow film. Res., Info.–584-2370.

FRIDAY, AUG. 25
Friday Night Live, 7 p.m. Beth Shalom, 688 Clifton Park Center Rd., Clifton Park. Adirondack Klezmer and Jazz Band featured. Info.–518-371-0678.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 7
Fall for Art Fund-raiser, 5-9 p.m. The Chateau, 240 Boulevard Route 32, Kingston. Art show and sale to benefit Ulster county non-profits, Info.– www.fallforart.org or Ulster Jewish Federation, 845-338-8131.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 10
Carrot Festival, 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. Free. Showcasing crafts, jewelry vendors food, desserts, fresh local produce, a mini car show, a petting zoo kids’ activities, and local organizations.  Info.–518-393-9211.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 17
Dunkin’ Run 2017, 8:20 -10:30 a.m., Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany.$29 prior to 9/1, $33 after. 5K/10K/10K Masters. USATF sanctioned road race. Reg., Info. –www.albanyjcc.org or Tomw@albanyjcc.org.

ONGOING EVENTS

“Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe,” photos by Loli Kantor, Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Mass. Brechner Gallery thru Oct. 15. Info. –413-256-4900. 

Kabbalah for Beginners, Mondays. 7 p.m. Bethlehem Chabad 393 Delaware Ave., Albany Info.–Rabbi Nachman Simon, 439-8280.

Talmud for Beginners, Wednesdays. 7 p.m. Bethlehem Chabad 393 Delaware Ave., Albany Info.–Rabbi Nachman Simon, 439-8280.

Ne’imah Jewish Chorus Rehearsals, Sundays, 7:30-9 p.m. B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Info.– http://www.neimah.org/, or 518-458-2517.

PJ Library Havdalah Play Group, Mondays 9:15 a.m. Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. Free. Info.–518-374-8173 or Amy Drucker, 518-783-7800.

Knit and Nosh Club, Mondays 7 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Deb Sokoler, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org, or 436-9761, ext. 230.

Chane’s Yiddish Vinkl with Noami Halpern: Wednesdays, 10 a.m.– 12 p.m.  at the Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock. Free. Info.– (845) 679-2218.

“Chug Ivrit” Modern Hebrew Conversation Group: Thursdays, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock. Free. Info.– (845) 679-2218.

Contemplative Meditation with Gail Albert: Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock. Free. Info.– (845) 679-2218.

“The Jewish View” Television Program, Co-hosts: Rabbi Nachman Simon, Chabad House of Delmar, Marc Gronich, Statewide News Service, jbiztechvalley, shown in Albany on Channel 18 (for digital cable subscribers) Channel 116.3 (for standard & basic cable subscribers) Monday, 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursday, 6 p.m., Bethlehem Community Television Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Verizon Foist Channel 28 TimeWarner Channels 17 and 116-118. Schenectady cable access, Open Stage Media: Sunday, 9 p.m., Tuesday, 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, 9 p.m. Thursday, 11:30 a.m., Friday, 11:30 a.m. Info.–delmarchabadsimon@gmail.com.

Torah/Haftorah Cantillation Class, Mondays, 8-9 p.m. Cantor Rogerio Marx teaches/sings biblical chanting. Temple Israel, 600 New Scotland Ave., Albany. 438-7858.

Advanced Beginners Hebrew class: Shaaray Tefila, 68 Bay St., Glens Falls. Advanced Beginners Hebrew Class in the synagogue library. Fridays, noon until p.m. Dolly Morrissey will lead the class. Res. Dolly Morrissey at 793-1662. A Hebrew literature class is held after the Saturday morning kiddush.

Hebrew Literature class weekly after Saturday morning Kiddush. Shaaray Tefila, 68 Bay St., Glens Falls.

Baby Loves Shabbat, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.  Classes for mothers, children (ages 1-4). At Clifton Park Chabad, 495 Moe Rd., Clifton Park. 495-0779 or info@cliftonparkchabad.com.

Women’s Torah Tea, Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. Clifton Park Chabad, 495 Moe Rd., Clifton Park. 495-0779 or info@cliftonparkchabad.com.

Torah Studies, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. At B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Info.– 482-5283.

Torah Studies, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. W/ Rabbi Jeffrey Ronald. At Beth El, 3 Marion Ave., Glens Falls. 792-4364.

Torah Studies, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. By Clifton Pk. Chabad’s Rabbi Yossi Rubin. At Clifton Pk. Library, 475 Moe Rd. 495-0772; www.cliftonparkchabad.com.

Torah Studies with Rabbi Zalman Simon, Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Bethlehem Chabad, 393 Delaware Ave., Delmar.

Intro. to Judaism Classes, Sundays, 9-10 a.m. Rabbi Chanan Markowitz. At Beth Shalom, 688 Clifton Pk. Ctr. Rd., Clifton Pk. 371-0608.

Mah Jongg Mondays, Mondays, 12-4 p.m. At Temple Israel Catskill, 220 Spring St. Info.– 945-1635.

Yiddish Forum 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $2.25. Info.–438-6651, ext. 11.