SCHENECTADY–Due to the recent outbreak of the pandemic, Congregation Gates of Heaven announces it has made some changes and cancellations of upcoming events. “We know that cancellations are disappointing, but our decisions have been made with an abundance of care for our congregation and community. We are grateful to the medical experts whose leadership has helped us make these difficult choices,” said Executive Director Laura Ehrich.
Two major upcoming events being changed are the “Read the Book, Meet the Author Series with Sarah Hurwitz” slated for March 24 and The 17th annual Jewish Food Festival with guest speaker Mark Russ Federman on March 28 and 29. The Food Festival and Federman events have been postponed, new datehas not yet been determined. The Hurwitz program will now be an online only Zoom event.
The community is invited to visit the congregation’s website at www.cgoh.org for up to date information on all upcoming programs, including worship services and religious school.
Currently, Shabbat services will take place as scheduled and anyone choosing to attend will be welcomed. Individuals may also join online via live-streaming. Links for live-streaming and Zoom events may also be found on the temple website.
The temple office at 518-374-8173 can provide details.