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Holidays

  • Yoram Ettinger: Passover Guide for the Perplexed, 2019

    By jwadmin on April 13, 2019
    (Roots of the USA) Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” Based on ancient Jewish Sages, April12, 2019, https://bit.ly/2Ignz6s More on Passover and other Jewish holidays: http://bit.ly/137Er6J The Early Pilgrims and Founding Fathers of the USA were inspired by Passover’s message of optimism while facing severe challenges and threats. Moses and the US leaders catapulted their peoples from […]
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  • Panel of Jewish War Veterans to review their Passover experiences in the military

    By jwadmin on April 10, 2019
    SCHENECTADY–“Seders In Service: Jewish War Veterans Recall their Passover Memories” will be the theme of the Sunday, April 14, Congregation Gates of Heaven Brotherhood Breakfast-and-A-Speaker Program. It will feature a panel of five veterans led by Paul Zonderman, Vietnam veteran and commander of the Jewish War Veterans Post 106 in Schenectady. Zonderman will be joined by veterans from across the […]
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  • Clifton Park Chabad lists several April programs; Community seder in Saratoga

    By jwadmin on April 3, 2019
    CLIFTON PARK–The Clifton Park Chabad has announced a variety of April programing. The monthly Tot Shabbat has been set for Friday, April 5, at 6:15 p.m. Passover will be featured at the “4D Kids Passover Experience” on Sunday, April 14, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Clifton Park Senior Center, 6 Clifton Common Blvd., Clifton Park. Simulated time travel, interactive 3D […]
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  • Tikkun olam will be the theme of Mitzvah Day on April 7

    By jwadmin on March 20, 2019
    ALBANY–In the spirit of tikkun olam, five congregations will join to fulfill a variety of mitzvahs on Sunday, April 7, Mitzvah Day. The five Albany congregations involved are Congregations Beth Emeth, Beth Abraham-Jacob, B’nai Sholom, Temple Israel and Ohav Shalom. Check-in and lunch, prepared by Congregation Ohav Shalom, will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd. Individuals […]
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  • Yoram Ettinger: Purim Guide for the Perplexed 2019

    By jwadmin on March 19, 2019
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” Based on ancient Jewish sages, https://bit.ly/2Fe7SbM More on Purim and other Jewish holidays: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/499393 Purim and deliverance.  Purim is one of the Jewish national liberation holidays, such as Passover and Chanukah, which commemorate the transformation of the Jewish people from slavery and subordination to liberty and independence. It is celebrated, annually, […]
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  • Art and the Purim story

    By jwadmin on March 14, 2019
    By Rabbi MENDEL RUBIN Just before Presidents’ Day, Maimonides Hebrew Day School sixth graders visited the Albany Institute of History and Art with their teacher Rabbi Mendel Rubin. The group was particularly interested in two exhibits: “Shadow Art” by Larry Kagan, and “Look Alikes” by Joan Steiner. The students were fascinated by these works and spent time carefully viewing each […]
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  • Leek and feta hamantaschen: A savory, cheesy twist on your favorite Purim treat

    By jwadmin on March 12, 2019
    This article originally appeared on The Nosher. By LEANNE SHOR The inspiration for these flaky, cheesy leek and feta hamantaschen comes from my best friend Danielle’s mother, Hannah. On almost any given visit to Hannah’s kitchen, there was a quiche just going into the oven or just coming out. She would mix three or four European cheeses, many of which […]
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  • Academy Awards Night, skiing are on the Beth Emeth Brotherhood schedule

    By jwadmin on February 20, 2019
    ALBANY–The Beth Emeth Brotherhood has two social outings planned for late February. Academy Awards Night with Brotherhood will be on Sunday, Feb. 24 and an outdoor excursion to Jiminy Peak for skiing and dinner is slated for Thursday, Feb. 28. Academy Awards night will feature a 25-foot screen to view the program. It will start at 6 p.m. and the […]
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  • Capital Chabad celebrates Tu B’Shevat

    By jwadmin on February 15, 2019
    Capital Chabad celebrated Tu B’Shevat with the New York State Assembly in Albany. Director of Capital Chabad Rabbi Yisroel Rubin gave an invocation based on the holiday themes. Pictured, back row from left, students of B’nos Chai High School: Ita Gordon, Chaya Lazaroff, Sara Rubin Goldie Kochmant, Tani Mahr  Front row,  from left, Mussie Rubin, Esther Wildman, Chaya Rubin, Rivkah Laber, […]
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  • Jews of color on what Martin Luther King Jr. Day means to them in 2019

    By jwadmin on January 29, 2019
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN, BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –For many Jewish organizations, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a time to talk about the current state of black-Jewish relations. There’s a lot to talk about this year, from the controversy over ties between Women’s March organizer Tamika Mallory and Louis Farrakhan, to common cause over the rise of white […]
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