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  • For the foodies amongst us! 5 recipes to try from Israel’s top chefs

    By jwadmin on September 18, 2019
    By JESSICA HALFIN Rosh Hashanah menus, while traditional and delicious, can also get a little boring if kept the same year after year. With Israeli food trending across the globe, now is a perfect time to add some authentic Israeli flavors to your holiday. We have gathered five exclusive recipes from some of Israel’s top chefs: from a whole roasted […]
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  • Rabbi Spitzer to start confirmation class for youth at Congregation Agudat Achim

    By jwadmin on September 18, 2019
    SCHENECTADY–Rabbi Rafi Spitzer, spiritual leader of Congregation Agudat Achim, is inviting all 10th, 11th, and 12th graders to attend a confirmation class from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sundays. The rabbi indicated that the class will cover  a variety of topics including, but not limited to: What does it mean to be Jewish in the modern world? Relating to other […]
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  • Del B. Salmon named president of the Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center Board

    By jwadmin on September 11, 2019
    ALBANY– Daughters of Sarah Senior Community, has announced the election of Del B. Salmon as president of its nursing center board of directors. Salmon, an elder law attorney, has served on the board for several years, as past president of the Daughters of Sarah Housing Company d/b/a The Massry Residence, and as chairman of the Daughters of Sarah Senior Community […]
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  • Schenectady Center lists fund-raising campaign to build new playground

    By jwadmin on September 11, 2019
    SCHENECTADY– The Schenectady JCC has begun a $200,000 fund-raising campaign to build a new playground for school-age children in the early childhood education program, after school care and other youth programs. The new playground will replace the existing playground that is over 30-years-old. The Schenectady Center will hold various fund-raising events to support the construction of the playground. Currently, $70,000 […]
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  • Pipers set Pancreatic Cancer walk on Sept. 15 to benefit research foundation

    By jwadmin on September 4, 2019
    DELMAR–Neil and Shari Piper with a committee have organized the 16th annual Capital District Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk to benefit The Lustgarten Foundation on Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Elm Avenue Town Park in Delmar. Registration for the walk begins at 8 a.m. Walk begins at 10:15 a.m. The goal of this annual walk is to raise awareness, and to […]
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  • Putting their pedal to the metal to help support sick kids

    By jwadmin on August 30, 2019
    By FAYGIE HOLT (JNS) – For two days in mid-August, 575 men left their jobs, families and hometowns to cycle some 180 miles across three states as part of the Bike4Chai annual fund-raiser to benefit Chai Lifeline, an organization dedicated to helping children with cancer and other life-altering illnesses, and their families. This year’s cyclists came from Mexico and Maryland, […]
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  • Beth Emeth to hold Welcome Back Shabbat on Sept 6: New rabbinic intern to be introduced

    By jwadmin on August 28, 2019
    ALBANY– Congregation Beth Emeth will hold its annual fall Welcome Back Shabbat Unplugged Service and Dinner on Friday, Sept. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the synagogue, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. The congregation will also welcome its new rabbinic intern Alexandra Stein that evening. The evening will begin with a pre-neg nosh at 5 p.m., followed by a 5:30 […]
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  • Solidarity Labor Day celebration in Colonie

    By jwadmin on August 28, 2019
    ALBANY– For over 35 years, the Solidarity Committee of the Capital District has hosted a Labor Day Celebration for all workers who earn a paycheck. This year, on Monday, Sept. 2, from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Cook Park Pavilion in the Village of Colonie, A free picnic will be provided. Theme will be “United We Win.” Those planning […]
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  • Security preparedness program for local community slated for Sept. 12

    By jwadmin on August 28, 2019
    The annual Safety and Security Preparedness Program for Jewish community synagogues, agencies, and institutions is set for Thursday, Sept. 12, at 10 a.m. and will be held at the Jewish Federation of Northeastern NY’s  Golub Center, 184 Washington Avenue Ext., Albany. The security program will include FBI Albany Division Special Agents and New York State Police Counter Terrorism Investigators, as […]
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  • High Holidays and relating to Hashem will be themes for Beth Tephilah lodge on Sept. 8

    By jwadmin on August 28, 2019
    TROY–The Sunday, Sept. 8, Chill And Schmooze Lodge held at Beth Tephilah Synagogue, 82 River St., Troy will feature discussions about relating to God, and the upcoming High Holidays. A shofar demonstration and a vegan buffet are also on the agenda. Plants used on Sukkot will be reviewed. A recent  lodge meeting highlighted the incense offering at the Temple in […]
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