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Community

  • Rabbi Dresner to join Chatham MLK tribute on Sunday, Jan. 20

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2019
    The Chatham Area Interfaith Council (CAIC) will honor the memory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with a program celebrating his life and legacy at 2 p.m., at St. James Roman Catholic Church in Chatham on Sunday, Jan. 20. The program is free and open to the public. The keynote lecture will delivered by Rabbi Israel Dresner. The event […]
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  • David Harris, president of Union College to speak at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Shabbat

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2019
    SCHENECTADY–Each January Congregation Gates of Heaven commemorates the life and work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a community Shabbat. The program this year will be Friday, Jan. 25, at the temple located at 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. In collaboration with the Schenectady Clergy Against Hate (SCAH), the congregation invites the public to the evening’s events that are […]
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  • Some say every tree has a story!

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2019
    Noting 5 of Israel’s must-see trees at Tu B’Shevat By MICHAEL BROWN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Trees have stories, and Israel’s trees have lots of stories. Scattered throughout the country, scores of ancient and historic trees help shed light on fascinating aspects of Israeli history, from the biblical to the modern, that are often overlooked by the average tourist. As we approach […]
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  • Storytellers and theme set for The Tent of Abraham potluck on Jan. 23

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2019
    SCHENECTADY–Congregation Gates of Heaven will host the annual Tent of Abraham program facilitated by the Interfaith Story Circle, a program of With Our Voices, Inc. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the temple, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. This year’s guest tellers Zipporah Harris (Jewish), Sabeen Durrani (Muslim) and Bill Roylance (Christian) will tell stories on this year’s theme of “Stories of […]
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  • Daughters of Sarah Senior Community Mystery Challenge proceeds top $131,000

    By jwadmin on January 11, 2019
    Co-chairpersons Leslie Feinman, Marta Koblenz, Alan Lobel and Murray Massry have announced $131,000 in proceeds from the annual Mystery Challenge and Silent Auction of the Daughters of Sarah Senior Community. Monies will benefit the residents. The 12th annual Challenge in November  was held on the fourth floor of the New York State Museum, with 200 guests in attendance. The program […]
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  • Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom joins Berith Sholom Christmas relief effort

    By jwadmin on January 10, 2019
    Five members from the two local chapters of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom and their friends participated in the Congregation Berith Sholom Christmas Meals program on Dec. 25. The effort to provide a day off to the Troy Meals-on-Wheels staff included packaging 100 meals and gifts. It was also part of the group’s annual Sadaqa/Tzedaka Day of Giving. According to […]
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  • B’nai Sholom congregants to teach folk dances at fund-raiser for Family Promise Of The Capital Region

    By jwadmin on January 9, 2019
    ALBANY–B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation in Albany, Delmar Presbyterian Church and Journey United Church of Christ in Glenmont will host the Family Promise of the Capital Region folk dancing program/ fund-raiser for the organization on Saturday, Jan. 12,  6:30-8:30 p.m. at Delmar Presbyterian Church, 585 Delaware Ave., Delmar. The fund-raiser will be led by experienced folk dance teachers and B’nai Sholom […]
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  • Centers list Maccabi Experience open house programs for teens, parents

    By jwadmin on January 9, 2019
    Drew Katz, JCC Maccabi Games delegation head, has announced that the Albany and Schenectady Jewish Community Centers will send a joint delegation of athletes to the 2019 JCC Maccabi Games and Arts Fest in Detroit, Mich. in August. The JCC Maccabi Experience will begin Sunday, Aug. 4, with opening ceremonies in a local stadium with a parade of athletes and […]
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  • Winter Lunch and Learns announced at Beth Emeth

    By jwadmin on January 1, 2019
    ALBANY– Congregation Beth Emeth will feature two diverse Lunch and Learn programs at the temple, 100 Academy Rd., Albany in January. Lunch and Learns are held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Attendees bring their own lunch and the congregation provides coffee, tea and dessert. The programs are free and open to the public. Cantor Jodi Schechtman will begin a series […]
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  • Sch’dy JCC honors Sonia Rubenstein for community service; notes efforts of corporate partnership, and philanthropic leadership at gala

    By jwadmin on December 20, 2018
    At this year’s fund-raising dinner held in the Balltown Road JCC Dec. 1, the Schenectady Jewish Community Center honored Sonia Rubinstein for community service. Ms. Rubinstein is at center with Sharon Cutler (in blue dress), last year’s winner, who presented the award. Ms. Cutler, wife of Rabbi Matt Cutler of Gates of Heaven, was chairwoman of the event. Mona Golub […]
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