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  • Beth Emeth to turn back clock for Shabbat service at former temple in downtown Albany

    By jwadmin on May 23, 2018
    ALBANY –As part of its 180th anniversary, Congregation Beth Emeth will recreate a Shabbat service like many held in its past, at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 1. The congregation, using the liturgy from the Union Prayerbook and music popular a century ago  will join to worship at the site of its former synagogue on the corner of Lancaster, Jay […]
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  • Clifton Park JWC slates annual gala; Rus Wallen to be featured

    By jwadmin on May 23, 2018
    CLIFTON PARK –The 10th annual Jewish Women’s Gala (JWC) of the Clifton Park Chabad will feature Rus Devorah (Darcy) Wallen  as a presenter at a  buffet brunch, Sunday, June 3. The 11 a.m. brunch entitled “Eat. Pray. Love.” is for women. It will be held at The Hyatt Place, 20 State Farm Pl., Malta. Wallen earned a bachelor’s degree in  music education from […]
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  • Sonia Rubenstein to receive the  Gates’ Distinguished Service Award

    By jwadmin on May 23, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–Congregation Gates of Heaven (CGOH), announces that Sonia Rubenstein has been chosen by the CGOH Board of Advisors as the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Service Award. The award will be presented at a Shabbat service on Friday, May 25, at 7 p.m. at the temple, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. An Oneg Shabbat will follow services, both are free and […]
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  • Agudat Achim to honor eight congregants at Shomrei Kehillah Awards Celebration

    By jwadmin on May 22, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–Congregation Agudat Achim (CAA) will hold its Shomrei Kehillah Awards Celebration on Sunday, June 3, at 9:30 a.m. at the synagogue, 2117 Union St.  The event will recognize outstanding volunteers and raise funds for programs and services of the congregation. Shomrei Kehillah translates to Guardians of the Community. Congregants who have made significant contributions to both the congregation and the […]
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  • Mitzvah Day in Albany brings four congregations together for tikkun olam efforts

    By jwadmin on May 17, 2018
    By SUSAN WOLLNER Cooking meatballs for the soup kitchen, raking leaving at a homeless day center and writing personalized letters for IDF soldiers in Israel are just a few of the acts of tikkun olam (repairing the world) that brought volunteers, young and old, together on Sunday, April 15 from four Albany congregations for this year’s Mitzvah Day. According to […]
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  • Shavuot, celebrating the giving of the law—and the mother-in-law?

    By jwadmin on May 16, 2018
    By EDMON J. RODMAN LOS ANGELES (JTA) – In the Ten Commandments, the Torah tells us to “Honor your father and your mother,” but on mothers-in-law, it’s mum. That is until we come to the two-day holiday of Shavuot and read the Book of Ruth, which records the relationship between Ruth and her mother-in-law Naomi. Since Shavuot celebrates the giving of […]
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  • 180th birthday of Beth Emeth noted by religious school

    By jwadmin on May 8, 2018
    ALBANY–The Beth Emeth religious school had a 180th birthday bash, complete with cake, balloons, a circus performance on Sunday, March 25, at the Academy Road synagogue in Albany. The children were noting the 180 anniversary of the congregation. The festivities began with a meet and greet in the children’s chapel with former Beth Emeth Cantor Glenn Groper and his daughter, […]
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  • Cooking For Mom on Mother’s Day?

    By jwadmin on May 8, 2018
    Help the kids prepare a dessert for mom Taking mom out for brunch or dinner is a traditional way to celebrate her on Mother’s Day. But there’s another way that incorporates food, and it can be fun for the family as well as food for thought for the kids. In other words, when you involve the children in the meal […]
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  • Baby Loves the Torah session to note Shavuot

    By jwadmin on May 8, 2018
    CLIFTON PARK– A “Baby Loves the Torah” session to note the upcoming Shavuot holiday is slated for 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at Clifton Park Chabad. A mini Shavuot party featuring Torah-themed activities has been announced. Leah Rubin at 518-495-0779, info@cliftonparkchabad.com can provide details and is taking reservations.
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  • Veterans to review American Jewish support to Israel during the 1948 War of Independence

    By jwadmin on May 8, 2018
    American Jewish support to Israel during the 1948 War of Independence will be the theme on Tuesday, May 15, from 7-8 p.m. at a program coordinated by The Jewish War Veterans Capital District Council. It will be held at the NYS Military Museum, 61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs. May 15 marks the 70th anniversary of the war’s start as five Arab […]
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