Poster for  last event of the summer, The Shalom Festival.

SARATOGA SPRINGS – The Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival summer season of 15 programs is ongoing and continues through August 22. Sponsors of the various programs include Chabad of Saratoga, Chabad of Clifton Park, Congregation Beth Shalom, Congregation Shaara Tfille, Temple Sinai and Home Made Theater.

Plays, films, concerts, discussions, lectures, and family outdoor events using Zoom for streaming or hybrid programs or the return of on site experiences will be featured. The events and registration information may be found online and on community sites.

“Kiss Me Kosher,” a film noting LGBTQ month. Zoom and live streaming. Available streamed until June 13.

June 16, 7 p.m. — Hardcharlie, Charlie Goldberg, a Jewish hip hop, rapper and acoustic post hardcore rock musician on Zoom.

June 24, 5 p.m. —The 8thKlezmer and Kosher Festival in Collins Park, Clifton Park. Kosher food by Chabad Guys and live Klezmer music and games for kids.

June 27, 7 p.m.— The reverent and irreverent Michael Takiff’s Jews, God and History, a show exploring the big questions asked by all people: God and humanity, faith and reason, tribe and society on Zoom.

June 28, 7 p.m.Rabbi Avraham Stolik, founder and director of the Jerusalem Uncovered Institute and biblical archeological scholar with a presentation on the findings of Jerusalem.

July 6, 4 to 8 p.m. — Pop Artist Yitchock Moully displays his conceptual art intersecting the spiritual and the material and will produce a custom T-shirt upon request. In person at Saratoga Chabad and on Zoom.

July 11, 7 p.m.—Memories and Mishegas: My Jewish Grandmother and Other Crazy Stories. Beth Sabo Novik, to relate folktales and personal stories on Zoom.

July 25 and August 1, 1 and 5 p.m. (two performances each day)—New Jerusalem, a 1656 drama by David Ives of the interrogation and excommunication of Baruch de la Spinoza in a

Pop Artist Yitchock Moully displays an artwork.

moral dispute still echoing today. Outdoor performances at Shaara Tfille on July 25 and Beth Shalom on Aug.1. Streaming may be available.

July 27, 4 to 8 p.m. — Klezmer, Chasidic and Israeli Music with kosher deli meal in person at Saratoga Chabad or pickup on Zoom.

August 8, 5 p.m. — King in the Field Barbecue at Collins Park in Clifton Park. Kosher food, crafts and music.

August 15, 7 p.m.— A panel discussion of “Homecoming,” the 2018 film by Beyonce as part of a social justice series. Performance art that is feminist and steeped in African American culture on Zoom.

August 18, 7 p.m. —Heart Songs, A Holocaust Memoir by Barbara Gifford. One family’s escape from the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia in March of 1939 on Zoom.

August 22, 4 p.m. —The Shalom Festival, a celebration of kosher food, music, art, and activities for all ages at Saratoga Chabad, 130 Circular St.

The season opens Sunday, June 6 and continues through Sunday, Aug/ 22 with plays, films, discussions, lectures, and family outdoor events using Zoom for streaming or hybrid programs or the return of on site experiences. The events and registration information can be found online at saratogajewishculturalfestival.org and other community sites.

June 6, 5 p.m. – Women’s Gala and Auction at Clifton Park Chabad and on Zoom. Gourmet dinner on site or delivered. Speaker is Goldie Plotkin on The Five Love Languages.

June 6, 7 p.m. – Kiss Me Kosher, a film to celebrate LGBTQ month. Zoom and live streaming. Available streamed until June 13.

June 16, 7 p.m. – HARDCHARLIE, Charlie Rapper, a new talent to both the hip hop and acoustic post hardcore rock, with a blend of heart, head, and gut. On Zoom

June 24, 5 p.m. – The 8thKlezmer and Kosher Festival in Collins Park, Clifton Park. Kosher food by Chabad Guys and live Klezmer music and games for kids.

June 27, 7 p.m. – The reverent and irreverent Michael Takiff’s Jews, God and History exploring the big questions asked by all people: God and humanity, faith and reason, tribe and society. On Zoom.

June 28, 6 p.m. – Rabbi Avraham Stolik, the Jewish Indiana Jones, founder & director of the Jerusalem Uncovered Institute and Biblical archeological scholar with a unique presentation on the findings of Jerusalem.

July 6, 4 to 8 p.m. – Pop Artist Yitchock Moully displays his conceptual art intersecting the spiritual and the material and will produce a custom T-shirt upon request. In person at Saratoga Chabad and on Zoom.

July 11, 7 p.m. – Memories and Mishegas: My Jewish Grandmother and Other Crazy Stories. Beth Sabo Novik, warm, witty, engaging storyteller makes folktales and personal stories come alive. On Zoom.

Klezmer and Kosher Festival.

July 25 and August 1, 1 and 5 p.m. (two performances each day) – New Jerusalem, a 1656 drama by David Ives of the interrogation and excommunication of Baruch de la Spinoza in a moral dispute still echoing today. Outdoor performances at Congregation Shaara Tfille on July 25 and Congregation Beth Shalom on August 1. Streaming may be available.

July 27, 4 to 8 p.m. – Klezmer, Chassidic and Israeli Music with Kosher deli meal in person at Saratoga Chabad or pickup. On Zoom.

August 8, 5 p.m. – King in the Field Barbecue at Collins Park in Clifton Park. Kosher food, crafts and music.

August 15, 7 p.m. – A panel discussion of Homecoming, the 2018 film by Beyonce as part of a Social Justice series. Performance art that is feminist and steeped in African American culture. On Zoom.

August 18, 7 p.m. – Heart Songs, A Holocaust Memoir by Barbara Gifford. One family’s escape from the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia in March of 1939. On Zoom.

August 22, 4 p.m. – The Shalom Festival, a celebration of kosher food, music, art, and activities for all ages at Saratoga Chabad, 130 Circular Street.

Imagery attached for  Kiss me Kosher June 6; Michael Takiff, June 27; Yitchok Moully July 6;  Klezmer & Kosher July 27; Shalom Fest August 22