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  • Documentary film and discussion of the plight of Soviet Jewry as refuseniks listed as program for Saratoga Chabad on June 18

    By jwadmin on June 19, 2019
    Saratoga Chabad in conjunction with the Jewish Cultural Festival will show the movie  “Refusenik” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, at Saratoga Chabad, 130 Circular St. Saratoga Springs. After the movie a discussion on how the refusal to allow Russian Jews to make aliyah affected Russian Jewry is slated.  Discussants will feature Esther Rabinovich, a professional ballerina, and a […]
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  • Colonie Chai slates celebration of Torah saved from Gomel, Belarus

    By jwadmin on June 18, 2019
    ALBANY– Colonie Chabad Chai Jewish Center is celebrating and restoring a 100-year old Torah saved from Gomel, Belarus. A dinner celebration/dedication has been set for the main meeting room at the Crossings of Colonie Park, 580 Albany Shaker Rd., on Wednesday, June 26, at 5:30 p.m. The program is open to the community. In 1989, after years of living under […]
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  • Beth Emeth Garage Sale set for late June

    By jwadmin on June 18, 2019
    ALBANY– The annual Congregation Beth Emeth indoor garage sale at the temple,  100 Academy Rd., Albany will be held from Saturday, June 22 to Monday, June 24. Opening night will be from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. The sale will continue on Sunday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a bag sale from 2 – […]
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  • High school student with local ties wins John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest 

    By jwadmin on June 18, 2019
    Elazar Cramer, a senior at The Maimonides School in Brookline, Mass., and a grandson of Ann and Sidney Cramer of Niskayuna, has been named the winner of the John F. Kennedy Library’s “2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest.” Cramer was one of 2,515 students from 50 states and three countries who entered the contest, which was established to help high school […]
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  • Advertising and the Jewish experience to be theme of third Stein lecturer on June 27

    By jwadmin on June 18, 2019
    ALBANY– Kerri P. Steinberg will present “Jewish Mad Men: Advertising and the Design of the American Jewish Experience.” as the third program in the Albany Jewish Community Center’s 4-part 2019 Jules and Paula Stein Live and Learn Lecture – Lunch Series slated for  Thursday, June 27, 11 a.m. in the Albany JCC’s auditorium, 340 Whitehall Rd.  The program is open […]
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  • Study finds Jewish teens flourish when connected to Jewish youth groups

    By jwadmin on June 18, 2019
    By DEBORAH FINEBLUM (JNS) – There was a time when “Don’t trust anyone over 30” was the mantra for the young. But if a new study of Jewish teens—the largest of its kind ever attempted—can be believed, the situation is much different today, news that will no doubt come as a huge relief to parents. Eighteen-year-old Yael Berrol is intimately […]
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  • A Kafka inspired play set for AJCC on June 30

    By jwadmin on June 18, 2019
    ALBANY–The Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center will present “Kafka’s Metamorphosis: The Musical” on Sunday, June 30, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Gregor Samsa awoke one morning to find that he’d caught the musical theatre bug!. Samsa’s awakening and metamorphosis parallels the journey of narrator, Franz Kafka, incorporating some of his other works, […]
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  • Saratoga Jewish Festival presents a variety of programs in its 8th season

    By jwadmin on June 18, 2019
    SARATOGA SPRINGS–The Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival, a collaboration of Skidmore Office for Jewish Student Life, Chabad of Saratoga Springs, Chabad of Clifton Park, Congregation Beth Shalom, Congregation Shaara Tfille, and Temple Sinai, returns to the Saratoga region for its eighth season. The Festival features a variety of programs between Memorial Day and Labor Day at multiple venues in the Saratoga […]
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  • ADL and Passport for Good join forces to support ADL anti bias programs

    By jwadmin on June 18, 2019
    TROY – The Anti-defamation League (ADL) has joined forces with Passport for Good to utilize Passport for Good’s ability to verify and record community engagement activities of students and educators. ADL will use Passport for Good’s software platform to support its in-school programs “No Place for Hate®” and “A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute.” “Passport for Good partners with organizations that […]
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  • Yoram Ettinger: Ambassador Friedman’s NYT interview reflects US interests

    By jwadmin on June 13, 2019
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel initiative” June 13, 2019 US Ambassador David Friedman’s June 8 interview in the NY Times was inconsistent with the worldview of the State Department establishment, but quite consistent with Middle East reality and US national security interests. Ambassador Friedman stated: “The absolute last thing the world needs is a failed Palestinian state […]
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