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Holidays

  • Hadassah Shabbat service set for March 7 at Clifton Park’s Beth Shalom

    By jwadmin on February 26, 2020
    Hadassah members in the Capital District will hold their annual Hadassah Shabbat on Saturday, March 7, at  Beth Shalom, 688 Clifton Park Center Rd., Clifton Park. Services will begin at 10 a.m. and be conducted under the guidance of Rabbi Dr. Chanan Markowitz. Hadassah members and associates will participate in the service with Flo Miller reading the Torah portion. The President […]
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  • Shabbat service for tots and their families at Temple Gates

    By jwadmin on February 19, 2020
    SCHENECTADY–Congregation Gates of Heaven Tot Shabbat services for nursery through second-grade children are on Friday evenings on the first Friday of every month at 5:30 p.m. The next tot service March 6 will be at the temple at 852 Ashmore Ave. Families gather on the bima with Rabbi Matt Cutler and Elisa Harrington-Verb, cantorial vocalist, in the sanctuary. Singing and […]
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  • Want 10 free trees?

    By jwadmin on February 5, 2020
    Anyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in February will receive 10 free Norway spruce trees or free redbud trees to plant. The free trees are part of the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign. “The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting, between March 1 and May 31, with enclosed planting instructions. The 6- to 12-inch trees […]
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  • Prof. Sarah Rogerson to speak at ML King, Jr. community Shabbat soup dinner program

    By jwadmin on January 15, 2020
    SCHENECTADY–Each January Congregation Gates of Heaven commemorates the life and work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with an annual community Shabbat event, which will be held this year on Friday, Jan. 24, at the temple, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. Prof. Sarah Rogerson, director of the Immigration Law Clinic at Albany Law School will be the guest speaker. The […]
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  • Capital Chabad lists extensive holiday calendar

    By jwadmin on December 19, 2019
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  • Jewish acapella group Six13 releases Star Wars Chanukah

    By jwadmin on December 19, 2019
    The Jewish acapella group Six13, recently released Star Wars Chanukah,” which celebrates the Festival of Lights and the release of “The Rise of Skywalker” movie. Six13  has indicated that it is  driven by a mission to connect Jews around the globe with their heritage through music. Check out the new video here: https://youtu.be/qRGlpowJQeM    
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  • Boys Town Jerusalem presents orange-coconut semolina cake

    By jwadmin on December 19, 2019
    To celebrate the miraculous Maccabee victory, Boys Town Jerusalem Chef Avi Chamal recommends this golden semolina cake. Native to the Middle East (and Greece), this cake is moist, easy to prepare, and truly delectable. The school’s 950 students anxiously await this very special dessert to highlight the festive Chanukah meal. Israeli born Avi Chamal has headed the Boys Town Jerusalem […]
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  • Family Chanukah projects to make the holiday more meaningful for all 8 days

    By jwadmin on December 18, 2019
    By SARAH GERSHMAN (My Jewish Learning via JTA) – Chanukah ’s proximity to Christmas can complicate the holiday. For those who try to make Chanukah more like Christmas, it inevitably seems to fall short. Yet while Chanukah was traditionally not one of the most central holidays of the Jewish calendar, it can offer many opportunities for  joyous celebration. Here are […]
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  • Oh Chanukah, Oh Chanukah, Come light the menorah!

    By jwadmin on December 18, 2019
    A quick look at The Jewish World web calendar reveals a multitude of Chanukah programs and parties coming up for those that want to celebrate! We are sure that there are even more festivities (as not all have shared with us). Call your favorite Jewish institution/organization and check out its plans for noting the miracles. THURSDAY, DEC. 19 Agudat Achim […]
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  • Hadassah Gift Wrapping Fund-raiser at Crossgates; Volunteers needed for the project

    By jwadmin on December 11, 2019
    Event Coordinator Jean Becker has announced that Hadassah Capital District will continue its gift-wrapping fund–raiser in the Crossgates Mall in Albany. Chapter members and friends will wrap holiday gifts between Monday, Dec. 16 and Tuesday, Dec. 24. The chapter has been providing this service for over 30 years. “An extensive selection of wrapping materials will be available to make the […]
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