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Candle Lighting Time for Albany, NY:
Friday, September 29, 2017 6:21 pm

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Breaking News

  • Hurricane Harvey the peak of a devastating three-year flooding trend for Houston’s Jews

    By jwadmin on August 30, 2017
    By JACOB KAMARAS/JNS.ORG As a member of Houston’s Jewish community writing about a devastating flood for the third time since May 2015, I’m at a loss for words. Sitting in the comforts of my third-floor apartment, where I’m fortunate enough to view the unprecedented waters of Hurricane Harvey as a spectator, it feels trite to be putting on my “journalist’s […]
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  • JCC bomb threat probe hindered by tech voice disguises

    By jwadmin on February 2, 2017
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – A person calls a Jewish institution, makes a bomb threat and hangs up. The call lasts no more than a minute, the caller’s voice is disguised and the call is made to look as if it came from inside the building. How do you catch the culprit? That’s the question the FBI is […]
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  • We Stand with the Albany JCC Against Hatred

    By jwadmin on February 2, 2017
    In support of the JCC, in support of interfaith understanding and cooperation, against hatred including antisemitism, and against the attempts to divide us Tuesday, for the second time in 2 weeks, the Albany Jewish Community center received a bomb threat, requiring the evacuation of their building. Today, (Thursday, February 2), from 4:30 to 5 PM there will be an interfaith vigil in […]
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  • Bomb threat again at AJCC

    By jwadmin on January 31, 2017
    The Albany JCC has received a second bomb threat this morning at 10:30, according to reports by Jewish Telegraphic Agency and the Albany Times Union. The building was cleared and searched by police dogs, with no bomb found, as was the case on Jan. 18. Bomb threats were phoned in to 16 JCCs on Jan. 9, 30 Jewish institutions on […]
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  • Fake bomb threat at Albany Jewish Community Center on Jan. 18 generates drive for increased vigilance

    By jwadmin on January 20, 2017
    The Albany Jewish Community Center was one of 30 Jewish Community Centers in the United States to receive a bomb threat on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The Albany Center was evacuated and closed for two hours to allow police and bomb-sniffing dogs to establish that the threat was bogus. The hoax was taken seriously by all the Centers. According to Adam […]
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