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Education

  • Beth Emeth to sponsor workshop on time management

    By jwadmin on October 17, 2018
    ALBANY–A wellness workshop on ‘Making Time for the Things that Matter’ will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18. The event, sponsored by the Congregation Beth Emeth Sisterhood, will be at the synagogue, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Dorothee Racette, time management and productivity coach will focus on how to use time when one is  “crazy busy.” She will […]
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  • Celebrating with the Torah at B’nai Sholom

    By jwadmin on October 17, 2018
    B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation in Albany celebrated Simchat Torah by unrolling the entire scroll around the synagogue Sunday, Sept. 30. The annual event, a 30-year tradition, enabled congregants to hold the Torah and see all of its 5,845 sentences at once. Rabbi Don Cashman, B’nai Sholom’s spiritual leader since 1985, identified and described each portion that was held.”The rabbi, at center, describes […]
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  • Gates lists new  monthly ‘Torah on Tap’ Shabbat program

    By jwadmin on October 17, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–Congregation Gates of Heaven is now offering a new program, Torah-On-Tap. Torah on Tap is a monthly invitation to have a drink, something to nosh, and a relaxed conversation about the week’s Torah reading and other topics, according to Arnold Rotenberg, director of congregational Jewish living. The next dates are set for Saturdays, Oct. 20 and Nov. 17 from 3 […]
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  • Clifton Park JWC lists challah baking

    By jwadmin on October 17, 2018
    CLIFTON PARK – The Clifton Park Chabad’s Jewish Women’s Circle (JWC)  will meet Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Clifton Park Senior Center, 6 Clifton Common Ct. for a program entitled “Loaves of Love,” a challah baking workshop. A supplies fee of $10 will be charged. Leah Rubin at 518-495-0779, or jwc@cliftonparkchabad.com can provide details.
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  • Panel to discuss area’s opioid problem at Agudat Achim gathering 

    By jwadmin on October 17, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–The Faith Community Nursing Committee of Congregation Agudat Achim will host a panel discussion about the current opioid crisis in this area on Monday, Oct. 22. The program, which will run from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. will be held at the synagogue, 2117 Union St. Those interested in attending, are asked to contact the Congregation Agudat Achim at 518-393-9211 […]
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  • 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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