Sauce in the Sukkah” dinner

 ALBANY– Congregation Ohav Shalom members and guests will celebrate Sukkot at the annual “Sauce in the Sukkah” dinner at the synagogue, 113 Krumkill Rd., on Thursday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m. Made-to-order vegan Chinese food prepared by guest chefs from Troy’s Baba Duck restaurant. Beer and wine will be available.

Ticket cost is $10 per person. Those wishing to attend are asked to make reservations and orders by Monday, Oct. 2, at

Information may be obtained by calling 518-489-3894.


Sushi in the Sukkah” community event

CLIFTON PARK –Clifton Park Chabad has announced that all are welcome to join its14th annual “Sushi in the Sukkah” party onTuesday, Oct. 3, at 5 p.m. at its sukkah, 495 Moe Rd. The program will feature sushi, soups, salads, lulav and etrog shakes, and liveklezmer music.
Music will be presented by Sergei Nirenburg on accordion and vocals and Jonathan Greene on clarinet.

According to organizers, Rabbi Yossi and Leah Rubin, Nirenburg, when not engaged in his musical avocation, is a doctorate holding cognitive scientist who helps run a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute facility known as the Language-Endowed Intelligent AgentsLaboratory.
The Rubins added that Greene is an in-demand clarinetist based in Saratoga Springs. As both a bandleader and sideman, Greene has performed with groups that have shared the stage with Jay Leno, Marcus Roberts,

Anat Cohen, Gabacho Maroc and the Rebirth Brass Band. He has contributed to dozens of commercially recorded works.

Cost will be $10 per person or $36 a family. Sukkot information and reservations may be obtained by contacting the Rubins at 518-495-0772,

“Sukkot Dinner Under The Stars!”

Colonie Chabad will host a Sukkot party, “Dinner Under And With The Stars!” at 284 Osborne Rd., Loudonville, at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3.  

A light dinner and a variety of desserts will be offered. Activities will include shakes in the sukkah and children’s crafts to celebrate the holiday. 

Reservations and Sukkot information may be obtained from Rabbi Mordechai Rubin at [email protected] or 518-368-7886.