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MONDAY, AUG. 19
“Adirondack Jews—Community And Contribution,” 7-9 p.m. Nassau Synagogue, 12 Albany Ave., Rt. 20. Free. Diane O’Connor, managing director Ticonderoga Historical Society, to discuss. Res., Info.–518-441-0856.

“Towards A Meaningful Life,” 5:45 p.m. Colonie Town Library, 629 Albany Shaker Rd., Loudonville. Rabbi Yossi Paltiel to discuss. Sponsored by Colonie Chabad. Info.–518-368-7886.

TUESDAY, AUG. 20
Robert Cait, Comedian, 7 p.m. Saratoga Chabad, 130 Circular St., Saratoga Springs. $10. Jewish stand-up comedy. Res., Info.–518-526-0073.

SJCC Car Wash Fund-raiser, 12:30 -2:30 p.m. SJCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21
AJCC Book Mavens, 3-4:30 p.m. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Rabbi Beverly Magidson reviews Playing with Matches by Suri Rosen. Info.– claires@albanyjcc.org, 518-438-6651 ext. 112.

Online Grant Resources, 3-4 p.m. New York State Library; 7th floor computer classroom, 222 Madison Ave., Albany. Free. Senior Librarian Michael Meyer will demonstrate. Reg. NYSLTRN@nysed.gov or 518-474-2274.

Laber Book Launch, 7 p.m. 12 Thompson Hill, East Greenbush, For women.$36. Finding Song in Sorrow, a book by Nechama Laber will be celebrated with songs and a multimedia performance. Res., Info.–Jewishgirlsunite@gmail.com or 518-727-9581.

FRIDAY, AUG. 23
Friday Night Live, 7 p.m. Beth Shalom, 688 Clifton Park Center Rd., Clifton Park. Featuring the Adirondack Klezmer and Jazz Band.  Info.–518-371–0608.

SATURDAY, AUG. 24
Torah At Tanglewood,
9 a.m. Tanglewood Music Center,  297 West St., Lenox, Mass. $14. Torah study with Beth Emeth’s Cantor Schechtman and BSO rehearsal. Res. by 8/20, Info.– joeyschwartz61@gmail.com.

SUNDAY, AUG. 25
Newburgh Jewish Music Concert, 4-6 p.m. Unico Park, Front St., Newburgh, N.Y. Free. Info.–  ferrygodmother.com.

“Bagels and Baseball: Q&A with Official Major League Baseball Historian John Thorn,” 10 a.m.  B’nai Shalom, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Free. Info.–518-482-5283, or office@bnaisholom.albany.ny.us.

Beth Emeth Brunch Cruise, 11:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Front & State Streets in Troy. $36/ brotherhood members; $39/non. Kids, $13/members; $15/non. Res. by 8/21, Info.–518-419-1672.

Beth Emeth Take Me Out To The Valley Cats, 5 – 9 p.m., Joe Bruno Stadium, Troy. $11/members; $13 non. Reg. at bethemethalbany.org by 8/21. Info. —Mike Horelick, mhoreli1@nycap.rr.com.

Grill And Chill, 3-6 p.m. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany.  Open to adults 21-40 and PJ Library families. $5 p.p.,$20 families by 8/23 noon. $10-40 on $8/25. Barbecue, music, games, family programs. Info.–518-783-7800, or any Albany congregation.

TUESDAY, AUG. 27
Klezmer & Chinese, Saratoga Chabad, 130 Circular St., Saratoga Springs. $5. Violinist Josh Susman will play classic Israeli and Chasidic music during a Chinese dinner. Res., Info.–518-526-0773.

Genealogy Online With Family Search, 3-5 p.m. New York State Library; 7th floor computer classroom, 222 Madison Ave., Albany. Free.  Senior Librarian Stephanie Barrett will demonstrate. Reg. NYSLTRN@nysed.gov or 518-474-2274.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28
Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE), 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. Free. Reg., Info.– 518-374-8173.

MONDAY, SEPT. 2
Beth Israel Barbecue, 4:15 p.m. Beth Israel, 2195 Eastern Parkway, Schenectady. $15, adults, $6, kids under 12. Res. by 8/28, Info–518-374-3335.

THURSDAY, SEPT.  4
Chapter One Book Club, 6:45 – 8 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Beartown by Frederick Bachman to be discused. Res.–Nancy Lozman at nlozman1@aol.com.

FRIDAY, SEPT.  6
Welcome Back Shabbat Service/Dinner, 5 – 8 p.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Reg. for 6:30 p.m. dinner at bethemthalbany.org. $15, adults; kids, free.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 8
Carrot Festival, 10-4:30 Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady, Entertainment, Carrot foods, crafts, sales, exhibits. 518-393-9211.

Capital Region Jewish Genealogical Society Workshop, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jewish Federation, 184 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany. Free. Combined social gathering and workshop, lunch. Internet access and computers will be available. Info.– crjgs1@gmail.com.

Rosh HaShanah Farmer’s Market For Kids, 10-11 a.m. Bethlehem Chabad, 393 Delaware Ave., Delmar. Holiday’s culinary themes featured. Free. Info.­– 518-439-3319.

Chill And Schmooze Lodge, 5:30 p.m. Beth Tephilah Synagogue, 82 River St., Troy. $5. Upcoming holidays and relationships with God to be discussed. Vegan buffet. Res., Info.–518-894-3490.

CGOH BrotherhoodBreakfast-And-A-Speaker Program, 10 a.m. breakfast, 10:30 a.m., presentation. Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. Non members breakast, $4. Angelicia Morris, executive director of the Schenectady County Human Rights Commission to speak. Info.– 518-374-8173.

MONDAY, SEPT. 9
Making Trouble: Three Generations of Funny Jewish Women,” 7 p.m. Temple Sinai, 509 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. $5. Documentary. Panel discussion. Res., Info.–518-584-8730., opt. 2.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10
Jewish Coalition for Literacy Coaches Training, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, 184 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany. Discussion and workshop with Jennifer Steil. Literacy specialist. Lunch. Reg. by 9/3, Info.–518-783-7800, ext. 231, or reaston@jewishfedny.org

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12
Preparing For Safety, Security, 10-12 p.m. Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York.,184 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, Info.– 518-783-7800.

“I Don’t Want Dinner: Depression or Is It Something Else?” 7-9 p.m. Daughters Of Sarah, 180 Washington Ave., Ext., Albany. Free. Dr. Robert Figlerski to review depression in seniors. Res., Info.– 518-724-3261.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 15
2019 Dunkin’ Run
8 – 10:30 a.m., Albany JCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. The 2019 Dunkin’ Run, a certified 5K and 10K USATF road race and a ½ mile Munchkin run for 12 and under. Free long sleeve dri-fit shirts for the first 700 runners. Entry is $35. Kids 12 and under Munchkin run is $13. Reg. deadline: Mail-in, 9/4/19. On-line by 4 p.m. 9/11/19. Info. or to register www.albanyjcc.org, Amy Zick at AmyZ@albanyjcc.org or 518-438-6651 ext. 123.

Life & Legacy Donor Appreciation, 2-4 p.m. Zen Atrium at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, 257 Fuller Rd., Albany. Intergenerational program for those who have committed to Jewish Federation’s endowments.  Info. 518-783– 7800.

Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “93Queen”, 7:30 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. United States, 2018, 85 min., English, Yiddish, and Hebrew. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 8 a.m., 10:15 a.m. walk,  Elm Avenue Town Park, Delmar. Neil, Shari Piper organized fund-raiser for Lusgarten Foundation. A cancer common among Jews. Info.– 518- 475-1200, sharipiper@gmail.com/neilp@aol.com.

MONDAY, SEPT. 16
Six Who Changed the World Lecture Series, 7:30 – 9 p.m. Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. Adm. Dr. Stephen Berk is lecturer. Lenin to be discussed. Info.– 518-393-9211.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18
AJCC Book Mavens, 3-4:30 p.m. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Faye Silton reviews A River Could Be a Tree: A Memoir by Angela Himsel. Info.– claires@albanyjcc.org, 518-438-6651 ext. 112.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 22
Mayan Hands And Mitzvahs, 1-5 p.m. Temple Israel, 600 New Scotland Ave., Albany. Info.– tialbany.org.

Amb. Dennis Ross To Discuss The Middle East, 6:30 p.m. Temple Israel, 600 New Scotland Ave., Albany. The Federation Of Northeastern NY Headliner event. Adm. and a $5,000 gift to the Federation’s annual campaign, or a $100,000 commitment to its endowment fund. Res., Info.– 518-783-7800, ext. 229 or adrucker@jewishfedny.org.

Apple & Honey Festival, 2 – 4 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. Family and pre-Rosh Hashanah activities. Info.–518-377-8803.

MONDAY, SEPT. 23
Six Who Changed the World Lecture Series, 7:30 – 9 p.m. Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. Adm. Dr. Stephen Berk is lecturer. Stalin to be discussed. Info.– 518-393-9211.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 24
“Extra Innings,” 6-9:30 p.m. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany.  film maker Albert Dabah to attend. Info.–518-438-6651.

Women’s Philanthropy North Country Event, 6 p.m. Shaara Tfille Synagogue, 84 Weibel Ave., Saratoga Springs. Historical novelist Melanie Benjamin to discuss her book, Mis­tress of the Ritz. The Jewish Federation of Northeastern N.Y. program. Info.–518-783-7800.

MONDAY, SEPT. 30
Rosh HaShanah Community Dinner, 5:45-8:45 p.m. Bethlehem Chabad, 393 Delaware Ave., Albany. Info.–518-439-3310.

THURSDAY, OCT. 3
Six Who Changed the World Lecture Series, 7:30 – 9 p.m. Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. Adm. Dr. Stephen Berk is lecturer. Mao to be discussed. Info.– 518-393-9211.

THURSDAY, OCT. 10
Six Who Changed the World Lecture Series, 7:30 – 9 p.m. Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. Adm. Dr. Stephen Berk is lecturer. Hitler to be discussed. Info.– 518-393-9211.

SATURDAY, OCT. 12
Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “The Testament”, 7:30 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Road, Schenectady. Austria, Israel, 2018, 96 min., English, German, Hebrew, Yiddish w/ subtitles. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

SUNDAY, OCT. 13
Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “The Testament”, 2 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. Austria, Israel, 2018, 96 min., English, German, Hebrew, Yiddish w/ subtitles. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

THURSDAY, OCT. 17
“Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year Among the Oldest Old,” 7- 9 p.m. Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center, 180 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany. Free. Speaker John Leland, New York Times reporter, will discuss his book. Res., Info.­–518-724-3261 or foundation@dossc.org.

Six Who Changed the World Lecture Series, 7:30 – 9 p.m. Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. Adm. Dr. Stephen Berk is lecturer. Churchill to be discussed.

THURSDAY, OCT. 24
AJCC Autumn Concert, 1:30-2:45 p.m. Albany Jewish Community Center, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Patrick Tobin sings Sinatra. Info.–518-438-6651.

Six Who Changed the World Lecture Series, 7:30 – 9 p.m. Agudat Achim Synagogue, 2117 Union St., Schenectady. Adm. Dr. Stephen Berk is lecturer. Roosevelt (FDR) to be discussed. Info.– 518-393-9211.

SUNDAY, OCT. 27
Italian American Heritage Assoc. Gala Dinner, 4 p.m. Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany. Several Jews of Italian heritage and several Italians of Jewish heritage to be noted. Kosher food will be availables. Info.–518-588-2507.

SUNDAY, NOV. 3
“Ahead of Time,” 7-9 p.m. Temple Sinai, 509 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. $5. Documentary about Ruth Gruber. Res., Info.–518-584-2370., opt. 2.

Gates  of Heaven Mitzvah Day. Info.– 518-374-8173.

TUESDAY, NOV. 12
Kristallnacht Interfaith Commemoration, 7 p.m. Page Hall, University at Albany, 135 Western Ave., Albany. Info.– ., Info.– 518-783-7800.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13
AJCC Book Mavens, 3-4:30 p.m. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Ruchel Weitz, reviews Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse. Info.– claires@albanyjcc.org, 518-438-6651 ext. 112.

SATURDAY, NOV. 16
Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “The Interpreter”, 7:30 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, Austria, 2018, 113 min., German and Slovak with subtitles. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

SUNDAY, NOV. 17
Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “The Interpreter”, 2 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, Austria, 2018, 113 min., German and Slovak with subtitles. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

SATURDAY, DEC. 7
SJCC Community Service Awards Gala, 7:30 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Adm. Dr. Stephen Berk, Ellis Medicine, Schenectady Clergy Against Hate to be honored. Info.–andrewk@schenectadyjcc.org.

SATURDAY, JAN. 18
Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “An Act of Defiance”, 7:30 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. Netherlands, South Africa, 2018, 123 min. English, Afrikaans with subtitles. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

SUNDAY, JAN. 19
Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “An Act of Defiance”, 2 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. Netherlands, South Africa, 2018, 123 min. English, Afrikaans with subtitles. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

SATURDAY, FEB. 15
Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “Shoelaces”, 7:30 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. Israel, 2018, 98 min., Hebrew with subtitles. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

SUNDAY FEB. 16
Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “Shoelaces”, 2 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. Israel, 2018, 98 min., Hebrew with subtitles. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7
Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “Shelter”, 7:30 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. France, Germany, Israel, 2018, 93 min. English, Hebrew with subtitles. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8
Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “Shelter”, 2 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. France, Germany, Israel, 2018, 93 min. English, Hebrew with subtitles. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 26
Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “The Invisibles”, 7:30 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. Germany, 2018, 110 min., German with subtitles. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 31
Schenectady JCC Film Festival – “The Cakemaker”, 7:30 p.m. Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady. Germany, Israel 2017 105 min. German, Hebrew with subtitles. Info. – http://www.schenectadyjcc.org/arts/jewish-film-festival/ or judyb@schenectadyjcc.org.

ONGOING EVENTS

B’nai Sholom Monthly Tot Shabbats, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. 30-minute service is preceded by 5 p.m. reception. 8/19, 9/13,10/11,11/ 8,12/13. 

If I Forget” various times, thru 9/8 St. Germain Stage, Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield, Mass. Play about Jewish family. Adm., Info.– 413-236-8888.

Mah Jongg Lessons, 9:45 – 11:45 a.m. Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. Res. to Meryl Schwalb, meryl@merylandjon.com.

Babies Morning Out, Mondays 9:15 -11:30, Sundays 9:30-noon. Temple Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. 518-374-8173.

Kabbalah for Beginners, Mondays. 7 p.m. Bethlehem Chabad 393 Delaware Ave., Albany Info.–Rabbi Nachman Simon, 518-439-8280.

Talmud for Beginners, Wednesdays. 7 p.m. Bethlehem Chabad 393 Delaware Ave., Albany. Info.–Rabbi Nachman Simon, 518-439-8280.

Ne’imah Jewish Chorus Rehearsals, Sundays, 7:30-9 p.m. B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Info.– http://www.neimah.org/, or 518-458-2517.

PJ Library Havdalah Play Group, Tuesdays 9:15 a.m. Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. Free. 518-374-8173 or Amy Drucker, 518-783-7800.

Chane’s Yiddish Vinkl with Noami Halpern: Wednesdays, 10 a.m.– 12 p.m.  at the Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock. Free. Info.– (845) 679-2218.

“Chug Ivrit” Modern Hebrew Conversation Group: Thursdays, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock. Free. Info.– (845) 679-2218.

Contemplative Meditation with Gail Albert: Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike, Woodstock. Free. Info.– (845) 679-2218.

“The Jewish View” Television Program, Co-hosts: Rabbi Nachman Simon, Chabad House of Delmar, Marc Gronich, Statewide News Service, jbiztechvalley, shown in Albany on Channel 18 (for digital cable subscribers) Channel 116.3 (for standard & basic cable subscribers) Monday, 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursday, 6 p.m., Bethlehem Community Television Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Verizon Foist Channel 28 TimeWarner Channels 17 and 116-118. Schenectady cable access, Open Stage Media: Sunday, 9 p.m., Tuesday, 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, 9 p.m. Thursday, 11:30 a.m., Friday, 11:30 a.m. Info.–delmarchabadsimon@gmail.com.

Torah/Haftorah Cantillation Class, Mondays, 8-9 p.m. Cantor Rogerio Marx teaches/sings biblical chanting. Temple Israel, 600 New Scotland Ave., Albany. 518-438-7858.

Hebrew Classes: Shaaray Tefila, 68 Bay St., Glens Falls. Intermediate, Wednesdays 7 p.m. Introductory, Wednesdays 8 p.m. 518-926-6620.

Hebrew Literature Class weekly after Saturday morning Kiddush. Shaaray Tefila, 68 Bay St., Glens Falls.

Baby Loves Shabbat, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.  Classes for mothers, children (ages 1-4). At Clifton Park Chabad, 495 Moe Rd., Clifton Park. 518-495-0779 or info@cliftonparkchabad.com.

Women’s Torah Tea, Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. Clifton Park Chabad, 495 Moe Rd., Clifton Park. 518-495-0779 or info@cliftonparkchabad.com.

Torah Studies, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. At B’nai Sholom, 420 Whitehall Rd., Albany. Info.– 518-482-5283.

Torah Studies, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. By Clifton Pk. Chabad’s Rabbi Yossi Rubin. At Clifton Pk. Library, 475 Moe Rd. 518-495-0772; www.cliftonparkchabad.com.

Torah Studies with Rabbi Zalman Simon, Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Bethlehem Chabad, 393 Delaware Ave., Delmar.

Intro. to Judaism Classes, Sundays, 9-10 a.m. Rabbi Chanan Markowitz. At Beth Shalom, 688 Clifton Pk. Ctr. Rd., Clifton Pk. 518-371-0608.

Mah Jongg Mondays, 12-4 p.m. Temple Israel Catskill, 220 Spring St. Info.– 518-945-1635.

Yiddish Forum 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. AJCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., Albany. $2.25. Info.– 518-438-6651, ext. 11.