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  • ‘Keep Quiet’ to be screened in area three times: Oct. 15, 28, 29

    By jwadmin on October 11, 2017
    What happens when a life and political belief in anti-Semitism is turned on its head when someone learns of a secret, Jewish past? The Saratoga Jewish Community Arts presents the biographical documentary, “Keep Quiet” on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. at Temple Sinai, 509 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. The film will also be shown as part of the Schenectady Jewish […]
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  • The Swing Docs to perform at Beth Israel

    By jwadmin on October 11, 2017
    SCHENECTADY–The big band, The Swing Docs, will perform at the Beth Israel Synagogue, 2195 Eastern Parkway, Schenectady, on Sunday, Oct. 29, from 3 to 5 p.m.  Traditional big band favorites, from Glen Miller to Count Basie, plus Latin, swing, standards, and contemporary hits will be featured. The fund-raiser for the congregation is open to the community. Sid Zack, a Beth […]
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  • SJCC writing workshop to be taught by Leslie Neustadt 

    By jwadmin on October 11, 2017
    SCHENECTADY–Artist/author Leslie B. Neustadt will lead a writing workshop entitled, “Everyone has a Story to Tell” at the Schenectady Jewish Community Center (SJCC), 2565 Balltown Rd., from10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Fridays, from Oct. 20 through Nov. 17.  Each week, Neustadt will use prompts based on family photographs and objects brought to class by participants. Neustadt is a member of […]
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  • Schenectady Center garage sale set for Oct. 22; Donations accepted through Oct. 20

    By jwadmin on October 11, 2017
    SCHENECTADY –Gently used items will be accepted for the Schenectady Jewish Community Garage Sale on Wednesday, Oct. 18, and Thursday, Oct.19, from 9:30 a.m. to 12.p.m. and 4- 7 p.m. and on Friday, Oct. 20, from 9:30 a.m. -12 p.m. The garage sale is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A presale with a $5 entry is set for 8:30 a.m. and […]
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  • Life of late Rabbi Jonathan Eichhorn to be noted in Kingston on Oct. 29

    By jwadmin on October 11, 2017
    KINGSTON –Congregation Emanuel of Kingston will celebrate the life and work of its late rabbi, Rabbi Jonathan Eichhorn in a program on Sunday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. at the synagogue, 243 Albany Ave., Kingston. The rabbi’s wife, Suzanne, and the couple’s children will share memories and show photographs. All are welcome. Eichhorn, who died on May 12, 2017, at […]
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  • For Israelis, trend of scary clowns lurking after dark is no laughing matter

    By jwadmin on October 11, 2017
    BY ANDREW TOBIN TEL AVIV (JTA) – Israelis aren’t particularly amused by a recent phenomenon in their country: teenagers dressing as clowns and lurking after dark. In fact, the costumed young people have caused a nationwide panic. Dozens of the teens have been rounded up for scaring passers-by in parks and other public places at night. The incidents have happened […]
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  • What Is Sukkot?

    By jwadmin on October 4, 2017
    A Guide to The Jewish Holiday of Sukkot, The Feast of Tabernacles, and the Meanings Behind it From Chabad.org Sukkot 2017 (October 4-11 2017) Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish holiday that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and commemorates the miraculous protection G‑d provided for the children of Israel when they left Egypt. We celebrate Sukkot by dwelling in […]
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  • With United States’ blessing, Abbas signals a reconciliation with Hamas

    By jwadmin on October 4, 2017
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – The Trump administration is encouraging the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) to assume control of the Gaza Strip and leaving the door open for a role by Hamas in the subsequent Palestinian government. But if such a move was once seen as a traditional predicate to a two-state solution, top Palestinian leaders are hedging their bets, […]
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  • Dr. Lester Gerhardt discusses U. S. space program at Gates Brotherhood breakfast

    By jwadmin on October 4, 2017
    By BOB MICHAELS SCHENECTADY– “The U.S. Space Program — Up Close and Personal” was Dr. Lester Gerhardt’s topic at the Temple Gates of Heaven Brotherhood Breakfast-and-A-Speaker Program event on Sunday, Sept. 17. Gerhardt, a Gates member and emeritus RPI professor of engineering, described his contributions to the U.S. space program, and his relationships with several of its luminaries. These included NASA administrator and eventual RPI […]
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  • Swedish Jews note Yom Kippur under heavy security as neo-Nazis march

    By jwadmin on October 4, 2017
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Jews in the Swedish city of Gothenburg expressed relief on Monday, Oct. 2, after a neo-Nazi march on Yom Kippur bypassed the city’s main synagogue and the community received hundreds of messages of support from groups and individuals. Members of the far-right nationalist Nordic Resistance Movement, or NRM, were arrested  on Sept. 30, […]
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