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MONDAY, MAY 20
Jewish National Fund Breakfast for Israel, 7:30- 9 a.m. Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Rd., Albany. Free. “A Desert Frontier: Challenges of Development in the Arava” will be the theme of Tania Pons Allon. Res., Info.– Rina Wagman, campaign executive, New England rwagman@jnf.org or 617-423-0999, ext. 812.

State Senator Anna Kaplan Is Speaker, 5:30 p.m. Union College Old Chapel. Free. First political refugee, first Iranian-American elected to the New York Senate to share her experiences. Info.– Chabad at Union College.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22
“What Does Ecclesiastes Teach Us?” 12-1:30 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Free, Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Shpeen. BYOL. Info. – Deb Sokoler at dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

Acupuncturists Without Borders, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $2. Gregg St. Clair, acupuncturist and photographer, to discuss his 3 weeks of volunteer clinics with Israelis and Palestinians. Info.– lisam@albanyjcc.org,www.albanyjcc.org/register.

THURSDAY, MAY 23
(Hebrew) Academy Awards, 6-9 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Wendy Phaff (’80), Sarah Kay (’98) and Keynote Speaker, Michelle Ostrelich to be honored. Info.– 518-482-0464, or rworen@hacdalbany.com.

Family Lag B’Omer Celebration, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cook Park, Shambrook Pkwy, Colonie. $10 p.p., $25 per family. Community Barbecue, games, crafts, kites. Sponsored by Colonie Chai. Res.by 5/18. Info.– chaicentercolonie@gmail.com or 518-368-7886.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29
Pearl Event, 6 p.m. GE Theatre at Proctors, Schenectady. Janice Kaplan, author of The Gratitude Diaries at Jewish Federation of Northeastern NY women’s program. Adm., Res. Info.– info@jewishfedny.org 518-783-7800.

Asya Markova Piano Concert, 12-1:30 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Free. Lunch and Learn. BYOL. Info. – Deb Sokoler, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

THURSDAY, MAY 30
“A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof,” 11 a.m. Albany JCC auditorium, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $13 for JCC members, $15 nonmembers. Prof. Alisa Solomon to discuss at Stein Live and Learn Lecture -Lunch Series. Info.– 518-438-6651, ext. 112, ClaireS@albanyjcc.org.

Installation Of Rabbi Roy Feldman, 7 p.m. Beth Abraham-Jacob Synagogue, 380 Whitehall Rd., Albany.  Info.– 518-489-5819.

FRIDAY, MAY 31
“Riding Through History of the Golan ” Federation Breakfast, 7:30 – 9 a.m. Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, 184 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany. Ed Rosen to discuss. Adm., Info.– 518-783-7800.

Community Shredding Day, noon- 3 p.m. Ohav Shalom Synagogue, 113 New Krumill Rd., Albany. Fees. Info.– Cecelia Soloview, 518-489-4706.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2
Celebrate Israel Parade, Bus Trip to NYC, All day. Info.– 518-783-7800.

Ohav Shalom Rummage Sale, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ohav Shalom Synagogue, 113 New Krumkill Rd., Albany. Info.– Cecelia Soloview, 518-489-4706.

Bus Trip To Museum Of Jewish Heritage, 7 a.m-7 p.m.  Departs Latham Farms. NYC Museum. Auschwitz Exhibit to be focus. The Capital District Jewish Holocaust Memorial, LLC (CDJHM) to sponsor  trip. $70 p.p. Prof. Stephen Berk to provide commentary. Info.–518-217-4455.

Ne’imah Jewish Community Chorus Concert, 7 p.m. College of St. Rose, Massry Center for the Arts, 1002 Madison Ave., Albany. $15, $10,students, seniors. Journey to Freedom:  A Jewish and African-American Celebration through Song to feature Kim and Reggie Harris and Rabbi Jonathan Kligler. Info.– 518-383-0066.

Introduction To Genealogy Research Workshop, 2– 4 p.m. Knesseth Israel Synagogue, 34 East Fulton St., Gloversville. Volunteer members of CRJGS will present. Info.–518-725-0649.

Anshe Emeth Rummage Sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Anshe Emeth Synagogue, 240 Joslen Blvd., Hudson. Info.– 518- 828-6848.

MONDAY, JUNE 3
State Senator Anna Kaplan To Review Her Efforts, 7 p.m. B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Free. First political refugee, first Iranian-American elected to the New York Senate. Info.– www.bnaisholomalbany.org or 518-482-5283.

TUESDAY, JUNE 4
Maimonides School Tribute Dinner, 6 p.m. Shabbos House, 320 Fuller Rd., Albany. Joshua and Amanda Gurlack to be honored with the Maimonides Award. Adm., Res. Info.–518-453-9363.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5
Holocaust Essay Award Ceremony, 7 p.m. Community Rm. The Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, 184 Washington Ave. Ext, Albany. Assembly Member Phil Steck (District 110) to speak. Winning students to read essays.

THURSDAY, JUNE 6
Opioid Crisis Impact On This Community? 7 p.m. School Of Public Health, 1 University Place, Rensselaer. $20 prior, $25 at the door. Panel Discussion, dinner, dessert. Joint Federation Affinity Society program. Info.– 518-783-7800.

FRIDAY, JUNE 7
Center Square Minyan in the Park (Meet at the Moses statue in Washington Park. If the weather is trash, normal Church Hall is back up) , 6 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 235 Lark St., Albany. Info.– centersquareminyan@gmail.com or 518-565-0474.

SUNDAY JUNE 9
Shavuot Ice Cream Party, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Chabad of Saratoga, 130 Circular St., Saratoga Springs. Info. Rabbi Abba Rubin at 518-526-0773 or e-mail saratorah@gmail.com.

Kosher Cheeseburgers, the Brave New World of Lab Grown Synthetic Meat,”  12:30 p.m. Beth Israel Synagogue, 2195, Eastern Parkway, Schenectady, Shavuot luncheon featuring talk by Rabbi Kelman.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 12
Stories Of Our Fathers, 7- 9 p.m. Temple Israel, 600 New Scotland Ave., Albany. Sandy Schuman featured teller, will relate stories of his dad. Interfaith Story Circle.

Mahjong Night, 7-9 p.m. Ohav Shalom Synagogue,, 113 New Krumkill Rd., Albany.$5. Res. by 6/9. Info.– Laurie Abelson: Laurie33154@gmail.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 13
“Klezmer Music Old and New,” 11 a.m. Albany JCC auditorium, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $13 for JCC members, $15 nonmembers. Robin Seletsky, klezmer clarinetist  to discuss at Stein Live and Learn Lecture -Lunch Series. Info.– 518-438-6651, ext. 112, ClaireS@albanyjcc.org.

Jewish Federation Of Northeastern NY Annual Meeting, 7 p.m. The Golub Center, 184 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany. Elections. Info.– 518-783-7800.

Daughters of Sarah Auxillary Donor Luncheon, 11 a.m.– 1 p.m. Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center, 180 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany. Adm., Info.– 518-456- 7831.

MONDAY, JUNE 17
Jewish Community Centers’ Golf /Tennis Day, 7:45 a.m. Colonie Golf And Country Club, 13 Country Club Ln., Voorheesville. To benefit Centers’ programs. Info.–518-438-6651, ext. 127 or 518-377-8803, ext. 227

Lion of Judah and Pomegranate Lunch, noon. Pruyn House. 207 Old Niskayuna Rd., Latham. $25. Alexandra Silber , Actress singer author, to be guest at catered lunch.Historical talk about the house. Women’s Philanthropy program. Res., Info.–Linda Pollack Kessler at -518- 783-7800, ext. 234, or lpollack@jewishfedny.org.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19
AJCC Book Mavens, 3-4:30 p.m. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Rabbi Susan Gulack reviews Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom by Ariel Burger. Info.– claires@albanyjcc.org, 518-438-6651 ext. 112.

SUNDAY, JUNE 23
Clifton Park Chabad Jewish Women’s Circle Gala,  p.m. Hyatt Place Malta. $20 before June 9, $25 after. “Body Challenged, Soul Redeemed” with Amanda Spiro, buffet dinner, silent auction. Res., Info,– at www.cliftonparkchabad.com.

Holocaust Survivor, Daughter To Review Their Lives. 2 p.m. Battenkill Books, 15 E. Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. Edith and Hester Velmans to discuss their books.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27
“Jewish Mad Men:  Advertising and the Design of the American Jewish Experience,” 11 a.m. Albany JCC auditorium, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $13 for JCC members, $15 nonmembers. Prof. Kerri P. Steinberg  to discuss at Stein Live and Learn Lecture -Lunch Series. Info.– 518-438-6651, ext. 112, ClaireS@albanyjcc.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 11
The History of American Synagogues and Money,” 11 a.m. Albany JCC auditorium, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $13 for JCC members, $15 nonmembers. Rabbi Daniel Judson to discuss at Stein Live and Learn Lecture -Lunch Series. Info.– 518-438-6651, ext. 112, ClaireS@albanyjcc.org

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21
AJCC Book Mavens, 3-4:30 p.m. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Rabbi Beverly Magidson reviews Playing with Matches by Suri Rosen. Info.– claires@albanyjcc.org, 518-438-6651 ext. 112.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 15
2019 Dunkin’ Run
8 am – 10:30 am, Albany JCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. The 2019 Dunkin’ Run is a certified 5K and 10K USATF road race and a ½ mile Munchkin run for 12 and under. Free long sleeve dri-fit shirts for the first 700 runners. Entry is $35. Kids 12 and under Munchkin run is $13. Reg. deadline: Mail-in, 9/4/19. On-line by 4:00 p.m. 9/11/19. Info. or to register www.albanyjcc.org, Amy Zick at AmyZ@albanyjcc.org or 518-438-6651 xt. 123.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18
AJCC Book Mavens, 3-4:30 p.m. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Faye Silton reviews A River Could Be a Tree: A Memoir by Angela Himsel. Info.– claires@albanyjcc.org, 518-438-6651 ext. 112.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13
AJCC Book Mavens, 3-4:30 p.m. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Ruchel Weitz, reviews Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse. Info.– claires@albanyjcc.org, 518-438-6651 ext. 112.

ONGOING EVENTS

B’nai Sholom Monthly Tot Shabbats 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. 30-minute service is preceded by 5 p.m. reception. 6/14, 7/12, 8/19, 9/13,10/11,11/ 8,12/13. 

Mah Jongg Lessons, 9:45 – 11:45 a.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Res. to Meryl Schwalb, meryl@merylandjon.com.

Sunday Morning Yoga, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Reg. bethemethalbany.org. $12/session. Thru April. Info.– Jami Eisenberg jamiandpete@gmail.com.

Adult Israeli Dance, 7:30-10 p.m. Wednesdays, thru 6/20. Adm. Ohav Shalom Synagogue, 113 New Krumkill Rd., Albany. shelley.justa@gmail.com.

Babies Morning Out, Mondays 9:15 -11:30, Sundays 9:30-noon. Temple Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. 518-374-8173.

Kabbalah for Beginners, Mondays. 7 p.m. Bethlehem Chabad 393 Delaware Ave., Albany Info.–Rabbi Nachman Simon, 518-439-8280.

Talmud for Beginners, Wednesdays. 7 p.m. Bethlehem Chabad 393 Delaware Ave., Albany. Info.–Rabbi Nachman Simon, 518-439-8280.

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. 518-374-8173 or Amy Drucker, 518-783-7800.

Knit and Nosh, Thru March Sundays 10 a.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Marion Greenberg, marionleeg@aol.com.or 518-436-9761, 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. 518-438-7858.

Hebrew Classes: Shaaray Tefila, 68 Bay St., Glens Falls. Intermediate, Wednesdays 7 p.m. Introductory, Wednesdays 8 p.m. 518-926-6620.

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. 518-495-0779 or info@cliftonparkchabad.com.

Women’s Torah Tea, Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. Clifton Park Chabad, 495 Moe Rd., Clifton Park. 518-495-0779 or info@cliftonparkchabad.com.

Torah Studies, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. At B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Info.– 518-482-5283.

Torah Studies, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. By Clifton Pk. Chabad’s Rabbi Yossi Rubin. At Clifton Pk. Library, 475 Moe Rd. 518-495-0772; 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. 518-371-0608.

Mah Jongg Mondays, 12-4 p.m. Temple Israel Catskill, 220 Spring St. Info.– 518-945-1635.

Yiddish Forum 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $2.25. Info.– 518-438-6651, ext. 11.