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Community

  • Barbecue competition on July 29 to benefit The Shalom Food Pantry

    By jwadmin on July 17, 2018
    The Shalom Food Pantry’s first  “Battle of the BBQs” competition is set for July 29. The event begins at 2 and continues until 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 29, at 393 Delaware Ave., Delmar. The proceeds from the competition will go to the Shalom Food Pantry, an organization to help those in need. Six teams representing six local Jewish organizations will compete in different categories including Ultimate […]
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  • Hadassah Capital District slates Camp Olam benefit

    By jwadmin on July 17, 2018
    Hadassah Capital District (HCD) has announced plans for a day at a lake fund-raiser for Youth Aliyah and Young Judaea scholarships. The program will feature a get-together at the Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center’s Camp Olam in Cropseyville on Sunday, July 29, from 12-4 p.m. Camp Olam offers swimming, water trampoline, boating and tennis and those planning to attend may bring […]
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  • Temple Israel Herman and Libbie Michaelson Early Childhood Center opens The Musical Garden

    By jwadmin on July 17, 2018
    ALBANY – The Herman and Libbie Michaelson Early Childhood Center at Temple Israel in Abany has announced the recent dedication of its musical garden. The garden was created in memory of Micki Groper and Ken Tarler. The music garden at Temple Israel is a newly-created, outdoor play area that combines music with the previously established vegetable garden. According to Temple […]
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  • Tisha b’Av – How do Israelis grieve?

    By jwadmin on July 17, 2018
    Tisha b’Av 2018 begins on Saturday night, July 21, and ends at sundown, July 22 JERUSALEM – Many Israeli Jews visit the Kotel (Western Wall) on Tisha b’Av, a day of mourning and remembrance for the destruction of both the First and Second Temples and other tragedies in Jewish History. How many Jews? Newspapers report that thousands, even tens of thousands stand before the […]
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  • Beth Emeth lists summer cultural, recreational programs

    By jwadmin on July 3, 2018
    ALBANY–This summer, Congregation Beth Emeth’s calendar is filled with a variety of outdoor cultural and recreational events. Congregants will be offered travel to three sites to see seasonal drama and music performances, Tanglewood in Massachusetts, the Park Playhouse in Albany and The Saratoga Performing Arts Center, SPAC. For those interested in recreational activities, there will be a cruise on the […]
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  • Beth Tephilah’s July 4 barbecue to focus on Jewish support for the American Revolution

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2018
    TROY–Beth Tephilah Synagogue has announced a Wednesday, July 4, barbecue and program at the synagogue, 82 River St., Troy. The 4 p.m. program, open to the community, will have as its theme, “how the Jews saved the American Revolution.” Leible Morrison, president of Beth Tephilah, will describe how the Jews of the 1700s America appreciated what the American colonies offered […]
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  • Area Jewish Legacy Giving Program secures 177 commitments in less than three months

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2018
    ALBANY – Recently the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (JFNENY) leaders joined colleagues from across the country who are implementing the Life & Legacy program in their areas at a conference in Springfield, Mass. entitled “Life & Legacy /Create a Jewish Legacy Leadership Gathering.” The conference was aimed at building skills, sharing best practices and providing opportunities for networking […]
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  • Ginsburg, Gornstein and Rockwood join Ohav Shalom Board Of Trustees

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2018
    ALBANY –  Congregation Ohav Shalom elected three new trustees at its spring congregational meeting on May 15. The new  trustees are Jane Ginsburg, Dr. Brad Gornstein and Heather Rockwood.  Each will serve a three-year term. Jane Ginsburg is an attorney by training and has been a non-profit organization specialist for 15 years. Ginsburg serves as executive director of the Alzheimer’s Association, […]
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  • Remembering The Jewish War Veterans of Troy on Memorial Day

    By jwadmin on June 13, 2018
    By STEVE GOLD In a back corner of the Elmwood Hill Cemetery is an area with the graves of Jewish war veterans who lived in Troy. As she has done for several years now, Jaclyn Gold, a member of Troy’s Temple Beth El, has organized a team to make sure there are fresh flags at each grave for Memorial Day. […]
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  • Shabbos House honors UAlbany 2018 students that have been active in Jewish life

    By jwadmin on June 13, 2018
    Prior to the University at Albany commencement ceremonies, Shabbos House Rohr Chabad Jewish Student Center honored 30 students of the Class of 2018 to note their involvement in Jewish campus life. The program included a buffet dinner, a memories slideshow featuring hundreds of photos spanning the students’ years at UAlbany, a student roast comparing each of the graduating students to […]
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