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  • Area photographer’s WW2 negatives focus on 1945 seder in Guam

    By jwadmin on November 22, 2017
    Elain Ikler of Saratoga Springs recently contacted The Jewish World to tell us that her nephew Michael Weinstock of Great Neck had found photos and negatives from World War 2, many taken by her late father Emanuel (Manny) Weinstock. The 80 photos were found in a bedroom closet at Michael Weinstock’s father’s home in Albany. The Weinstock grandson had the […]
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  • Service of Sutton, Phillips to Delmar masonic lodge recognized

    By jwadmin on November 22, 2017
    Edwin L Phillips, left, and Dr. Harvey S. Sutton, right, recently received service awards in Bethlehem Lodge # 85 F&AM in Delmar. Phillips received a 60 year-award and Sutton received a 70 year-award. Phillips is a member of Temple Israel in Albany and a business owner. Sutton was employed as a dentist and is also known as a sculptor and […]
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  • Could turkey poop help stop climate change?

    By jwadmin on November 21, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – None of us want to think too hard about the turkeys we eat on Thanksgiving. We especially don’t need to think about the excrement they produce. But what if that excrement could help halt climate change? Renewable Energy Resource According to researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University, turkey excrement — along with waste produced by other […]
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  • Beth Emeth lists Chanukah gift buying opportunities

    By jwadmin on November 15, 2017
    ALBANY–Congregation Beth Emeth has announced several opportunities for the community to buy gifts during the holiday season. The congregation is sponsoring its annual craft fair on Sunday, Nov. 19, a book fair from Dec. 3 -17 and will display its Chanukah Mitzvah Menorah for a month beginning on Nov. 24. Temple Beth Emeth is located at 100 Academy Rd., Albany. […]
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  • New program at Beth Emeth to introduce tots to Judaism; begins October 22

    By jwadmin on October 18, 2017
    ALBANY–Congregation Beth Emeth is introducing K’tanim, a new educational program this fall for families with newborns to pre-school children. The program is free and open to the public. The idea behind K’tanim, which will supplement the already existing religious school on Sunday mornings, is to introduce young children to celebrations of the Torah and holidays through stories, music, crafts and […]
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  • Teaching the Holocaust to be topic for three scholars at annual Kieval colloquium

    By jwadmin on October 11, 2017
    The Hayyim and Esther Kieval Institute for Jewish-Christian Studies at Siena College has announced its 32nd annual colloquium for the afternoon of Sunday, Oct.15, and Monday morning Oct. 16.  This year the Institute will host a three-way dialogue, “Teaching Our Children about the Holocaust,” featuring Jewish, Muslim, and Christian speakers: Daniel Reich, curator and director of education, Holocaust Museum and […]
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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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  • 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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  • 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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