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Education

  • Rabbi Mendel to review Torah and tech at Beth Emeth Lunch and Learn series; starts Oct. 17

    By jwadmin on October 10, 2018
    ALBANY– Rabbi Norman Mendel will lead eight free weekly conversations this fall on “From Our Genesis Through Our Exodus & Beyond . . . Where Are We Wandering Now?” as part of Congregation Beth Emeth’s Lunch and Learn series. The first session will be held from noon – 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the synagogue, 100  Academy Rd., Albany. Other  Lunch […]
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  • Massry residents bond over shared interests

    By jwadmin on September 12, 2018
    ALBANY–“The Massry Assisted Living Residence on the Daughters of Sarah campus is a community where friends and family come together to enjoy the best of what life has to offer. We all know how important it is to stay active, no matter our age. We are delighted to see that those who are at home at The Massry Residence are […]
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  • Temple Israel announces its new Jewish Learning Center; programming starts in October

    By jwadmin on September 12, 2018
    ALBANY–Registration is now open for Temple Israel’s Jewish Learning Center (JLC), a first of its kind Jewish academic program in the Capital Region, according to its organizers. The JLC, set to start in October, will feature local scholars teaching courses focussed on classic and modern Judaic themes in society. The JLC will offer classes by an academic calendar year. Classes […]
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  • This Torah study tool is everywhere — but you may have never heard of it

    By jwadmin on August 29, 2018
    By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – One of these days, maybe ahead of Simchat Torah, you are going to attend a Jewish studies class. Or not. But let’s say you do. You’ll sit in a classroom, or a lounge, or in the front row of a synagogue. There will be a teacher, and he or she will pass […]
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  • CBEYG begins year with barbecue; welcomes Madison Laks as new co-advisor

    By jwadmin on August 29, 2018
    ALBANY–The Congregation Beth Emeth Youth Group (CBEYG) will hold its seasonal opening day picnic/barbecue at Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany, on Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. The peer-led youth group for high school students meets on Wednesdays during the school year in an informal setting. The barbecue is open to all Jewish high school teens in […]
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  • Alpha Epsilon Pi partners with Synagogue Connect to provide students with worship choices 

    By jwadmin on August 29, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, IN– Alpha Epsilon Pi, a Jewish college fraternity, working with Synagogue Connect, has established an online system to match college students looking for a congregation at which to spend the High Holidays. This is the third year of the Alpha Epsilon Pi/Synagogue Connect partnership. The online system is free and is open to all Jewish college undergraduate and graduate […]
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  • Colonie Chai Center to open its doors on Aug. 19

    By jwadmin on August 7, 2018
    ALBANY– Rabbi Yisroel Rubin, director of the Capital Chabad, has announced the formation of a new Chabad Lubavitch unit in the area. Rabbi Mordechai and Chana Rubin with their daughter Mushka recently relocated to the Capital Region and have established the Chai Jewish Center, to serve Jewish families and individuals in the Town of Colonie. “We are committed to serving […]
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  • For Teen Vogue, bashing Israel has become the fashion

    By jwadmin on July 31, 2018
    By Charles Dunst (JTA) – Once a must-read for young fashonistas, Teen Vogue in 2016 expanded its coverage, shifting the magazine more aggressively into “covering politics, feminism, identity and activism” from an apparently liberal lens. Now, among articles on makeup, celebrities and clothing trends, Teen Vogue would like to give Israel a progressive makeover. Blades—Do Better? The July 16 “Do Better” column by […]
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  • Torah on Tap session set for Clifton Park

    By jwadmin on July 17, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–The monthly Torah on Tap, a relaxed conversation about the week’s Torah reading and a discussion about religion, has been announced for Saturday, July 21, at 3 p.m. The discussion program will continue until 5 p.m. at MochaLisa’s Café, Clifton Park Center, 22 Clifton Country Rd., Clifton Park   and is open to the community. Arnold Rotenberg at 518-374-8173 or e–mail […]
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  • Capital Area B’nai B’rith Holocaust Essay Contest awards presented

    By jwadmin on July 11, 2018
    The 2018 B’nai B’rith Capital Area Holocaust Essay Contest Award Ceremony was held recently in Albany at the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York Golub Campus Community Room. The three winning middle school and the three high school student essayists read their essays aloud and were awarded cash prizes. They also received contest award certificates, as well as certificates of achievement from […]
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