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FRIDAY, OCT. 20
Shabbat with Rabbi Gary P. Zola, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Dinner, service. $18 dinner, children free. Zola, executive director, Jacob Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives at HUC/JIR Cincinnati. Res. by 10/18 to bethemethalbany.org. Info.–Deb Sokoler, 518-436-9761, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

SATURDAY, OCT. 21
“The Kabbalah of Bob Dylan,” 7:30 p.m. B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $10. Bob Dylan Scholar Seth Rogovoy to examine Dylan’s Jewish influences. B’nai Sholom folkies Rabbi Don Cashman and Phil Teumim to present concert of Dylan’s Jewish-influenced songs.  Info.–518-482-5283. 

SUNDAY, OCT. 22
Caring for an Aging Parent, 2 – 4 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Elder law attorney Lou Pierro and Geriatric Care Manager Katherine Rosenblatt will lead session. Res. – 518-608-6998.

“Israel’s Changing Security Challenges,” 7- 9 p.m. Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. Prof. Victor Asal to discuss. Program will be facilitated by Rabbi Matt Cutler and Arnold Rotenberg. Info.– 518-374-8173. (See 10/ 15, 29)

“Railroads of Yesteryear in Saratoga,’” at 9:30 a.m. Shaara Tfille, 84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs. Breakfast, $10. Richard Chait to discuss. Res. by 10/18. Info. – 518-584-2370 saratogajcc@albany.twcbc.com.

The Capital Region Jewish Genealogical Society (CRJGS), 10 a.m.-noon. Jewish Federation, 184 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany. Free. Speaker Nolan Altman of jewishgen.org. to discuss cemetery records. Res., Info.–518-608-5559, crjgs1@gmail.com.

MONDAY, OCT. 23
Historic Anniversaries: Events and People that Changed the Course of the World, 7:30 – 9 p.m. Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. $12 per lecture. Series is $60. “The Six -Day War.” Dr. Stephen Berk to present. Reg., Info.– 518-393-9211.

TUESDAY, OCT. 24
“In Search of Israeli Cuisine,” 5:30 p.m., food reception, 6 – 8 p.m., film screening. The Golub Center, 184 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany. Free. Film features Chef Michael Solomonov. Portrait of Israelis through food. JNF sponsored. Deb Lust Zaluda, president of the Chicago JNF Board, a member of the Go North Task Force, and tourism committee chairwoman to discuss. Res. by 10/16, Info.– jnf.org/israelifood, 617-423-0999, ext. 803.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 25
Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Norman Mendel, 12 – 1:30 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Second session on Reform Judaism. BYOL. Info. – Deb Sokoler, 518-436-9761, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

AJCC Book Mavens, 3 – 4:30 p.m. Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $2.25. Irene Rosenthal will review Martha Hall Kelly’s Lilac Girls. Res. for 4:45 p.m. Sixty Plus Dining, by 10/24, Info.–518-438-6651, ext. 112, claires@albanyjcc.org.

Great Challah Bake, 7 p.m. Bethlehem Chabad, 393 Delaware Ave., Delmar. $15, Free, members. Info.– 518-439-3310, https://bethlehemchabad.com/events/great-challah-babka-bake/.

THURSDAY, OCT. 26
A Walk on the Moon, 6 p.m. Golub Center, 184 Washington Avenue Ext., Albany. Free. Screenplay by upcoming WP speaker on 11/7. Comedy about Borscht Belt. Info.– Linda Pollack,  518-783-7800, ext. 234.

FRIDAY, OCT. 27
5 Session Writing Workshop, 10 a.m. SJCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. 45, $35 JCC members. Fridays, through Nov. 17. Leslie Neustadt will lead. Reg. by 10/ 17. Info. – 518-377-8803.

“The Conversation” Shabbat, 7:30 p.m. Berith Sholom, 167 Third St., Troy. End-of-life care for loved ones to be discussed. Death with Dignity-Albany Initiative. Info.–518-272-8872 or BerithSholom@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, OCT. 28
“Keep Quiet,” 7:15 p.m. (film and discussion) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. $5, Center members, $10, others. Festival series passes also available. Hungarian w/ subtitles. United Kingdom, Hungary, 2016, 97 minutes. Post-film discussion: Saratoga County District Attorney and community activist James Murphy. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803. (See 10/15,10/29)

SUNDAY, OCT. 29
Daughters of Sarah Auxiliary Luncheon,
11:30 a.m.  Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center, 180 Washington Avenue Extension Albany. $36 by 10/18. Kaskeset, a Jewish a cappella group to perform. Info.– 518-456-7831.

“Keep Quiet,” 2 p.m. (film only) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. $5, Center members, $10, others. Festival series passes also available. Hungarian w/ subtitles. United Kingdom, Hungary, 2016, 97 minutes. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803.

Israel’s Changing Politics and Culture” 7- 9 p.m. Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. Prof. Ethan Bloch to discussProgram will be facilitated by Rabbi Matt Cutler and Arnold Rotenberg. Info– 518-374-8173. (See 10/15, 22)

Swing Docs Concert, 3-5 p.m. Beth Israel Synagogue, 2195 Eastern Parkway, Schenectady. $12. Info.–518-377-3770.

Rabbi Jonathan Eichhorn Memorial, 2 p.m. Temple Emanuel, 243 Albany Ave., Kingston. Info.– Robert Cohen, rcohen4@hvc.rr.com or by calling 845-338-6180.

Agudat Achim Mega Sale, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. Info.– 518-393- 9211. (See Oct. 30)

AJCC Poker Fund-raiser.  Noon. Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $200. Prizes, winner qualifies for Las Vegas tourney. Reg. at www.albanyjcc.org/poker.

MONDAY OCT. 30
Agudat Achim Mega Sale, 9 a.m. – noon. Bag sale, 1- 3 p.m.  Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. Info.– 518-393- 9211. (See Oct. 29)

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1
“How did We Get Here?  A Look at Where We Stand,” 12 -1:30 p.m., Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Norman Mendel. Sessions through Dec. 20 on Reform Judaism. BYOL. Info. – Deb Sokoler, 518-436-9761, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

THURSDAY, NOV. 2
“Advanced Directives and the Ethics of End-of-Life Care,”  7:30 p.m. Agudat Achim Chapel, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. $5, non-congregants. Part of Ethical Life series of the Jewish Theological Seminary. To be led  by Rabbi Theodore Lichtenfeld. Info. – 518-393-9211.

“The Family Gene,” 7- 8:30 p.m. Temple Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. Free. Joselin Linder will discuss her book and her physical condition. Facilitated by Rabbi Matt Cutler and Arnie Rotenberg. Info.– 518-374-8173.

FRIDAY, NOV. 3
Shabbat Unplugged Dinner and Service, 5:45 – 8 p.m., Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Info. – Deb Sokoler, 518-436-9761, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

Center Square Minyan, Sephardic Night, 6 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 235 Lark St., Albany. Shabbat programing and eating. Every other month PJ Library for children.  In partnership with Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany. Info.– email, centersquareminyan@gmail.com or call 518-565-0474.

Beth Israel Traditional Shabbat Dinner, 6:15 p.m. Beth Israel Synagogue, 2195 Eastern Parkway, Schenectady. $20, members, $25, nonmembers, children under 12, $8. Shabbat services, 5:30 p.m.  Speaker will be Dr. Al Finkel. Pd. Res. by 10/ 27, Info.– 518-377-3700.

SATURDAY, NOV. 4
“Let Yourself Go,” 7 p.m. Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $5, members, $8, others. Italian comedy film. Italian/English subtitles. 2017, 98 minutes. Info.– 518-438-6651.

CBEYG Apple Overnight, 6 p.m., apple pie sale the following morning during religious school. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Info. – Meredith Ray-Labatt, mraylabatt@nycap.rr.com.

Great Rivalries Of Jewish History, “Who Should Control the Temple? The Pharisees vs. The Saducees,” following 9 a.m. services. Beth Abraham-Jacob Synagogue, 380 Whitehall Rd, Albany. A lecture by Rabbi Roy Feldman. Info.–518-489-5819.

“Lemon Tree,” 7:30 p.m. B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $5. 2008 Israeli film allegory. 108 minutes. Info.–518-482-5283, or office@bnaisholom.albany.ny.us.

SUNDAY, NOV. 5
Challah, Babka Bake, 3-5 p.m. Clifton Park Senior Center, 6 Clifton Common Ct, Clifton Park. $10. For women. Info.–Leah Rubin, Clifton Park Chabad co director, 495-0779, or jwc@cliftonparkchabad.com.

TUESDAY, NOV. 7
Women’s Philanthropy North Country Community-Wide Event, 6 p.m. Shaara Tfille, 84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs. With Pamela Gray, screenwriter. Buffet dinner reception. Linda Pollack Kessler, The Jewish Federation, 518 -783-7800, ext. 234.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8
“The Sephardic Salonica Story,” 12 -1:30 p.m., Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Lunch and Learn with Raymond Naar. BYOL. Info. – Deb Sokoler, 518-436 9761, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

Chapter One Book Club, 6:45 – 8 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Anything is Possible, by Elizabeth Strout to be discussed. Res. to Nancy Lozman by 10/ 3, nlozman1@aol.com.

THURSDAY, NOV. 9
“Disabilities And Inclusion,” 7:30 p.m. Agudat Achim Chapel, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. $5, non-congregants. Part of Ethical Life series of the Jewish Theological Seminary. To be led by Rabbi Theodore Lichtenfeld. Info. – 518-393-9211.

FRIDAY, NOV. 10
The Creative Life: A Conversation with Lois Lowry, 7 p.m. Page Hall, Downtown University at Albany, 135 Western Ave., Free. Children’s literature writer is known for books that explore such complex issues as racism, terminal illness, murder and the Holocaust. Including Number the Stars, a novel set in Nazi-occupied Denmark. Info.– 518-442-3997.

Shabbat with Bishop Scharfenberger, 5:30 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Bishop will discuss his recent (Oct. 28 to Nov. 8 with Rabbi Shpeen and Prof. Berk) Eastern Europe trip following services. Info. – Deb Sokoler, 518-436-9761, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

SATURDAY, NOV. 11
“Fanny’s Journey (Le Voyage De Fanny),” 7:15 p.m. (film and discussion) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady, Co-sponsored with Schenectady Post 106, Jewish War Veterans of the United States. $5, Center members, $10, others. Festival series passes also available. French w/subtitles. Belgium & France, 2016, 94 minutes. Post-film discussion: Prof. Stephen Berk, Union College. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803. (See 11/12)

SUNDAY, NOV. 12
“Fanny’s Journey (Le Voyage De Fanny),” 2 p.m. (film only) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady, Co-sponsored with Schenectady Post 106, Jewish War Veterans of the United States. $5, Center members, $10, others. Festival series passes also available. French w/subtitles. Belgium & France, 2016, 94 minutes. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803. (See 11/11)

Current Israeli Political Issues,” 7 p.m. Beth Israel Synagogue, 2195 Eastern Parkway, Schenectady. Free. Jack Lauber Memorial Lecture. Jewish World’s columnist Douglas Bloomfield to discuss American-Israeli relations, peace with the Sunni Gulf States, egalitarian prayer in Robinson’s Arch, and the future of the Likud government. Info.–518-377-3700.

“Will President Trump’s Mideast Peace Plan Succeed, Or Will It Crash?” 10 a.m. Beth Shalom, 688 Clifton Park Ctr. Rd., Clifton Park. Lecture by Rabbi Dr. Chanan Markowitz. Info.–518-371-0608.

“Hester Street,” 7 p.m. Temple Sinai, 509 Broadway Saratoga Springs. $5. Drama film/Romance. The Saratoga Jewish Community Arts. Res., Info.– 518-584-8730, opt. 2.

Kid’s Mega Challah Bake, 2:30 p.m. Albany JCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Free. For ages 5-12 accompanied by an adult, Res. by 11/7, Info.–www.CapitalKidsChallahBake.com Chanie@BethlehemChabad.com, 518-439-3310.

Jewish Book And Chanukah Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Shaara Tfille Synagogue, 84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs, Free. Speaker, Alexandra Silber, actress, singer, writer will discuss her new book, After Anatevka, at 1 p.m. Admission, $5. Res., Info.–518- 584-2370.

MONDAY, NOV. 13
Kristallnacht And Mindfulness Practice, 6 p.m. Clifton Park Halfmoon Library, 475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park. Rabbi Dr. Laibl Wolf to discuss. Sponsored by Clifton Park Chabad. Info.–Rabbi Yossi Rubin, 495-0772, info@cliftonparkchabad.com

TUESDAY, NOV.14
Kristallnacht Interfaith Commemoration, 7 – 9 p.m. Page Hall, University at Albany downtown campus, 135 Western Ave., Albany. Free. “The Zookeeper’s Wife” to be shown. Info.– 518-783-7800. Info.– 518-694-9984.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15
“How did We Get Here?  A Look at Where We Stand,”
12 -1:30 p.m., Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Norman Mendel. Sessions through Dec. 20 on Reform Judaism. BYOL. Info. – Deb Sokoler, 518-436-9761, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

“Compromise In Relationships With Children,” 7 p.m. Beth Israel Synagogue, 2195 Eastern Parkway, Schenectady. BJ Rosenfeld to discuss her theme and her story at Beth Israel Sisterhood  open program. Res., Info.–Helen Harrison, 518-374- 8366.

THURSDAY, NOV. 16
“Surrogacy and the Ethics of Relationships,” 7:30 p.m. Agudat Achim Chapel, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. $5, non congregants. Part of Ethical Life series of the Jewish Theological Seminary. To be led by Rabbi Theodore Lichtenfeld. Info. – 518-393-9211.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21
Havurah Vatik, 11 a.m. Shaara Tfille, 84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs “Roosevelt And The Jews,” will be discussed by Rabbi Kenneth Blatt. For Saratoga area Jewish seniors— 55 plus. Catered lunch follows the program. Res.– Temple Sinai Havurah Vatik, 518-584-8730, ext. 4.

TUESDAY, NOV. 28
Cantor Alberto Mizrahi Concert, 2 p.m. Temple Israel, 600 New Scotland Ave., Albany. $36 by 11/ 4, and $40 at the door. Students, $18. Former TI Albany Cantor Mizrahi in performance of cantorial, Yiddish, Israeli, Ladino, and opera pieces. Info.– Nancy Bell 518-438-7858.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 29
“How did We Get Here?  A Look at Where We Stand,”12 -1:30 p.m., Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Norman Mendel. Sessions through Dec. 20 on Reform Judaism. BYOL. Info. – Deb Sokoler, 518-436-9761, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

THURSDAY, NOV. 30
“Better Than Normal? The Ethics of Enhancement,” 7:30 p.m. Agudat Achim Chapel, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. $5, non congregants. Part of Ethical Life series of the Jewish Theological Seminary. To be led by Rabbi Theodore Lichtenfeld. Info. – 518-393-9211.

SATURDAY, DEC. 2
Great Rivalries Of Jewish History, “How Should Jewish Prayer And Study Look? The Chasidim vs. The Misnagdim,” following 9 a.m. services. Beth Abraham-Jacob Synagogue, 380 Whitehall Rd, Albany. A lecture by Rabbi Roy Feldman. Info.–518-489-5819.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 6
“How did We Get Here?  A Look at Where We Stand,”12 -1:30 p.m., Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Norman Mendel. Sessions through Dec. 20 on Reform Judaism. BYOL. Info. – Deb Sokoler, 518-436-9761, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

THURSDAY, DEC. 7
 “Is Lying Ever Ethical?” 7:30 p.m. Agudat Achim Chapel, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. $5, non congregants. Part of Ethical Life series of the Jewish Theological Seminary. To be led by Rabbi Theodore Lichtenfeld. Info. – 518-393-9211.

SATURDAY, DEC. 9
CBAJ Explanatory Shabbat Service, 9 a.m. Beth Abraham-Jacob Synagogue, 380 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Explanations and instructions. Info.– 518-489-5819.

“Live and Become,” 7 p.m. Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $5, members, $8, others. Hebrew/French/Amharic with English subtitles. 2005, 140 minutes. Info.– 518-438-6651.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 13
“How did We Get Here?  A Look at Where We Stand,”12 -1:30 p.m., Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Norman Mendel. Sessions through Dec. 20 on Reform Judaism. BYOL. Info. – Deb Sokoler, 518-436-9761, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

THURSDAY, DEC. 14
Center Square Minyan, Chanukah Party, 6 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 235 Lark St., Albany. Shabbat programing and eating. Every other month PJ Library for children.  In partnership with Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany. Info.– email, centersquareminyan@gmail.com or call 518-565-0474.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20
“How did We Get Here?  A Look at Where We Stand,”12 -1:30 p.m., Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Norman Mendel. Concluding session on Reform Judaism. BYOL. Info. – Deb Sokoler, 518-436-9761, dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org.

SATURDAY, DEC. 30
“The Pickle Recipe,”
7:15 p.m. (film and discussion) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. $5, Center members, $10, others. Festival series passes also available. English. United States, 2016, 97 minutes. Post-film discussion: Antonia Lauria, daughter of late owner of Gershons, a Union Street, Schenectady deli for 60 years. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803. (See 12/31)

SUNDAY, DEC. 31
“The Pickle Recipe,”
2 p.m. (film only) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. $5, Center members, $10, others. Festival series passes also available. English. United States, 2016, 97 minutes. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803. (See 12/30)

SATURDAY, JAN. 6
Great Rivalries Of Jewish History,
How should Judaism Respond to modernity? The Reform vs.The Orthodox,” following 9 a.m. services. Beth Abraham-Jacob Synagogue, 380 Whitehall Rd, Albany. A lecture by Rabbi Roy Feldman. Info.–518-489-5819.

FRIDAY, JAN. 12
Center Square Minyan, Ashkenazic Night, 6 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 235 Lark St., Albany. Shabbat programing and eating. Every other month PJ Library for children.  In partnership with Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany. Info.– email, centersquareminyan@gmail.com or call 518-565-0474.

SATURDAY, JAN. 13
“Rosenwald,”
7:15 p.m. (film and discussion) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady, co-sponsored with Hadassah Capital District. $5, Center members, $10, others. Festival series passes also available. English. United States, 2015, 100 minutes. Post-film discussion led by: Angelicia Morris, executive director, Schenectady County Human Rights Commission. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803. (See 1/14)

SUNDAY, JAN. 14
“Rosenwald,”
2 p.m. (film only) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady, co-sponsored with Hadassah Capital District. $5, Center members, $10, others. Festival series passes also available. English. United States, 2015, 100 minutes. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803. (See 1/13)

SATURDAY, JAN. 20
“Cloudy Sunday,” 7 p.m. Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $5, members, $8, others. Greek with English subtitles. 2016, 118 minutes. Info.– 518-438-6651.

FRIDAY, FEB. 2
Center Square Minyan, Tu BiShvat, 6 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 235 Lark St., Albany. Shabbat programing and eating. Every other month PJ Library for children.  In partnership with Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany. Info.– email, centersquareminyan@gmail.com or call 518-565-0474.

SATURDAY, FEB. 3
Great Rivalries Of Jewish History,What should Judaism look like in the State of Israel? The Religious Zionists vs. The Haredim,” following 9 a.m. services. Beth Abraham-Jacob Synagogue, 380 Whitehall Rd, Albany. A lecture by Rabbi Roy Feldman. Info.–518-489-5819.

SATURDAY, FEB. 10
“Once in a Lifetime,” 7 p.m. Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $5, members, $8, others. French with English subtitles. 2016, 105 minutes. Info.– 518-438-6651.

SATURDAY, FEB. 17
“Moos,”
7:15 p.m. (film and discussion) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. $5, Center members, $10, others. Festival series passes also available. Dutch w/subtitles. Netherlands, 2016, 92 minutes. Post-film discussion: Patricia B. Snyder, the founder of The Empire State Youth Theatre Institute. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803. (See 2/18)

SUNDAY, FEB. 18
“Moos,”
2 p.m. (film only) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. $5, Center members, $10, others. Dutch w/subtitles. Netherlands, 2016, 92 minutes. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803. (See 2/17)

FRIDAY, MARCH 2
Center Square Minyan, Purim, 6 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 235 Lark St., Albany. Shabbat programing and eating. Every other month PJ Library for children.  In partnership with Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany. Info.– email, centersquareminyan@gmail.com or call 518-565-0474.

SATURDAY, MARCH 10
Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind The Clown,”
7:15 p.m. (film and discussion) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. $5, Center members, $10, others. English. Unites States, 2016, 61 minutes. Post-film discussion: Gordon N. Zuckerman, CLU, ChFC, president of Murray and Zuckerman. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803. (See 3/11)

SUNDAY, MARCH 11
Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind The Clown,” 2 p.m. (film only) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. $5, Center members, $10, others. English. Unites States, 2016, 61 minutes. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803. (See 3/10)

SATURDAY, MARCH 17
CBAJ Explanatory Shabbat Service, 9 a.m. Beth Abraham-Jacob Synagogue, 380 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Explanations and instructions. Info.– 518-489-5819.

“The Zigzag Kid,” 7 p.m. Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $5, members, $8, others. Ducth/English/French with English subtitles. 2015, 95 minutes. Info.– 518-438-6651.

FRIDAY, APRIL  13
Center Square Minyan, Israel Night, 6 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 235 Lark St., Albany. Shabbat programing and eating. Every other month PJ Library for children.  In partnership with Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany. Info.– email, centersquareminyan@gmail.com or call 518-565-0474.

SUNDAY APRIL, 15
“The Tenth Man (El Rey Del Once),”
4:30 (film only), 7:15 p.m. (film and discussion) Schenectady Jewish Film Festival, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. $5, Center members, $10, others. Spanish w/subtitles. Argentina, 2016, 82 minutes. Discussion led by: Dr. Jeffrey Luria, psychologist. Info.– Judy Ben-Ami, 518-377-8803.

FRIDAY, MAY 4
Center Square Minyan, Jews Around the World Night, 6 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 235 Lark St., Albany. Shabbat programing and eating. Every other month PJ Library for children.  In partnership with Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany. Info.– email, centersquareminyan@gmail.com or call 518-565-0474.

SATURDAY, MAY 12
CBAJ Explanatory Shabbat Service, 9 a.m. Beth Abraham-Jacob Synagogue, 380 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Explanations and instructions. Info.– 518-489-5819.

FRIDAY, JUNE 1
Center Square Minyan, Ice Cream Social, 6 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 235 Lark St., Albany. Shabbat programing and eating. Every other month PJ Library for children.  In partnership with Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany. Info.– email, centersquareminyan@gmail.com or call 518-565-0474.

FRIDAY, JULY 13
Center Square Minyan, Shabbat on the Beach, 6 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 235 Lark St., Albany. Shabbat programing and eating. Every other month PJ Library for children.  In partnership with Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany. Info.– email, centersquareminyan@gmail.com or call 518-565-0474.

ONGOING EVENTS

“David, The Musical,” Oct. 13- 15, 8, 2 p.m. Hart Theatre, Empire State Plaza, Albany. Adm., Info.– 866-811-4111.

Adult Israeli Dance, 7:30-10 p.m. Wednesdays. $10/per class. Temple Israel, 600 New Scotland Ave., Albany. shelley.justa@gmail.com

Intro to Hebrew, 7 -8 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Lessons Mondays thru Nov. 20. $25, non-congregants. Res. – bethemethalbany.org.  

The Archaeology of The Religion of Ancient Israel Class, 7 p.m. Oct. 17, 24 Temple Israel, 600 New Scotland Ave., Albany. Taught by Steven Stark-Riemer. Info.– 518-438-7858.

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 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. 518-438-7858.

Advanced Beginners Hebrew class: Shaaray Tefila, 68 Bay St., Glens Falls. Advanced Beginners Hebrew Class in the synagogue library. Fridays, noon until p.m. Res. Dolly Morrissey at 793-1662.

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, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. W/ Rabbi Jeffrey Ronald. At Beth El, 3 Marion Ave., Glens Falls. 518-792-4364.

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, Mondays, 12-4 p.m. At 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.