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  • L*E*V program to combine efforts of seniors and SJCC tween campers in mural project

    By jwadmin on July 19, 2017
    SCHENECTADY–Niskayuna-area seniors are invited to join Schenectady Jewish Community Center  tween campers in  decorate dove cut-outs to create murals at both B’nai B’rith and at the Schenectady JCC as part of the L*E*V monthly program on Monday, July 31, at 10:30 a.m. at B’nai B’rith House , 22 Knolls Rd.,  Niskayuna. The free JCC’s L*E*V program for July is inspired by the […]
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  • Temple Israel of Catskill to hold two day rummage sale and a pancake breakfast

    By jwadmin on July 19, 2017
    CATSKILL–Temple Israel of Catskill, 220 Spring St. will hold its annual rummage sale on Sunday, July 30, and Monday, July 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Furniture, household goods, leather goods, and garden supplies will be sold. A pancake breakfast will run concurrently with the tag sale on Sunday, July 30 from 9 a.m.until noon. The cost of the breakfast for adults is $5 […]
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  • Summer classes offered by Congregation Shaaray Tefila

    By jwadmin on July 12, 2017
    GLENS FALLS–Congregation Shaaray Tefila has announced three free summer classes, open to the community, at the synagogue, 68 Bay St. “An Introduction to Judaism class” will be held on Thursdays evenings at 7 p.m. continuing through Aug. 24. “Hebrew for the Siddur,” an opportunity to better understand prayers, will be offered Wednesdays  at 6 p.m. through Aug 23. Rabbi Stephen Slater […]
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  • Altman, Zonderman set to lead JWV Posts 105, 106

    By jwadmin on July 5, 2017
    By RICHARD GOLDENBERG “It is a unique mitzvah to stand and be counted with Jewish War Veterans, to counter enduring lies and misperceptions about Jewish American service and confront anti-Semitism in the modern era,” said Paul Zonderman, transitioning out of command of Albany Post 105 to take the reins of Post 106 in Schenectady as members of the Capital District […]
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  • The Maccabeats to be featured at opening ceremonies for Capital Region Maccabi Games; you can still be involved!

    By jwadmin on July 5, 2017
    ALBANY–The Maccabeats, a Jewish music and a cappella group will be the headliner act at the opening ceremonies for the 2017 Capital Region Maccabi Games. Opening ceremonies are set for  the Times Union Center at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 6.  The Maccabi Games will be Aug. 6-11. The Maccabi Games is an Olympic-style sporting competition for Jewish youth from around the world. […]
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  • Beth Israel Sisterhood plans donor luncheon

    By jwadmin on July 5, 2017
    SCHENECTADY–A donor luncheon sponsored by the Beth Israel Sisterhood will be held at the synagogue, 2195 Eastern Parkway, Schenectady, on Sunday, July 23, beginning with mimosas and punch at 11:30 a.m. The lunch will follow at 12 p.m. and it will feature dishes from around the world prepared by sisterhood members. The annual donor auction, which will also be held […]
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  • A new website aims to bring Jew-ish millennial women together

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2017
    By GABE FRIEDMAN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – If you’re a young Jewish woman — or if you just happen to love “Broad City” or wacky recollections of Jewish summer camp — there’s a new website for you. Alma, which was recently launched by 70 Faces Media (JTA’s parent company), aims to be a resource for millennial women navigating sometimes tricky […]
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  • Beth Emeth’s TRIBE to gather for Israeli dance, sushi on July 6; slates full July agenda

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2017
    ALBANY–Congregation Beth Emeth’s newest community organization, the TRIBE will offer programming and opportunities to young Jewish professionals throughout July. Organizers report that the group has now formally organized a board and is planning  a variety of summer activities. Among the peer-organized social events, community action programs and professional development opportunities in July will be Israeli dance and sushi on Thursday, July […]
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  • Gershwin music to be featured in  “One Singular Musical Sensation!” at Shara Tfille

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2017
    SARATOGA SPRINGS–A musical cabaret concert —highlighting the music of George Gershwin—will be presented at Shaara Tfille/The Jewish Community Center of Saratoga Springs, 84 Weibel Ave., as part of the 2017 Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival on Sunday, July 9, at 2 p.m. “One Singular Musical Sensation!” will feature vocalist Rabbi/Cantor Kenneth Blatt and pianist Judith Thomas-Solomon, both of Congregation Shaara Tfille. […]
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  • Student winners of local Holocaust essay contest noted at ceremony

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    Winning essayists of the 2017 B’nai B’rith Capital Area Holocaust Essay Contest are Meghan Emery of the Loudonville Christian School in the high school division and Claire Pike of the Ravenna-Coeymans Middle School. The award ceremony was held on June 7 at the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York.  Contest Chairperson Bob Michaels was emcee of the program, and students […]
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