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Food

  • Challah pandemonium?

    By jwadmin on March 1, 2017
    The first Capital District Mega Challah Bake brought together 120 children, 5-13, at the Albany Jewish Community Center to make challah on Sunday, Feb 26. One of the program organizers, Channie Simon of the Bethlehem Chabad, reports that the children took home challah and donated 83 challahs to be shared with those in need. The word challah, often refers to […]
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  • Capital Region Kids Mega Challah Bake to be featured on Feb 26

    By jwadmin on February 8, 2017
    Jewish children from the Capital Region will be tasked with mixing, kneading and braiding at the “Kids Mega Challah Bake” on Sunday, Feb.26, at 2:30 p.m. at the Albany Jewish Community Center, (AJCC) 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. The program is geared to children ages 5 – 13 and is free and open to the community. Children from throughout the area are invited […]
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  • Casino Style Secret Sunday Event for young adults to be held in conjunction with Super Sunday

    By jwadmin on January 25, 2017
    NextDor, the Next Generation of Leadership, young adult division, of the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, will hold its second annual “Secret Sunday Event” on Sunday, Jan, 29, 6 p.m. at the Pearl Street Pub in downtown Albany. The “Monte Carlo” themed evening will feature gaming, cocktails, kosher food and live music, plus personal stories from NextDor cabinet members. The event is black tie […]
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  • Pray. Eat. Organize. — A Jewish Renewal-style Shabbat service, set for Jan. 28 at Berith Sholom

    By jwadmin on January 25, 2017
    Congregation Berith Sholom will host its second “Pray. Eat. Organize,” a Jewish-Renewal style service, on Saturday, Jan. 28, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the temple, 162 Third St., Troy. The service will be followed by a potluck vegetarian lunch and networking. “Our theme for the parshe Va-eyra is cultivating a soft heart for hard times,” said Audrey Seidman, one of the organizers. “All […]
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  • I bet you didn’t know —Chanukah trivia

    By jwadmin on December 21, 2016
    By JULIE WIENER (MyJewishLearning via JTA) – Chanukah, which starts at sundown on Dec. 24 — Christmas eve — is among the most widely celebrated Jewish holidays in the United States. But that doesn’t mean there is nothing new to learn about this eight-day festival. From the mysterious origins of gelt to an apocryphal beheading to Marilyn Monroe, we’ve compiled […]
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  • Plantain Latkes with Avocado Crema Recipe

    By jwadmin on December 21, 2016
    By SAMANTHA FERRARO (The Nosher via JTA) – Every year I create a new latke recipe for the Chanukah season. Potatoes are so last year, but inspiring roots and vegetables is the trend now. Plantain chips are among my favorite treats; put a bag in front of me and it’s over. I blame my East Coast childhood for my addiction to Latin […]
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