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Community

  • Capital Region shows support for JNF’s work in southern Israel

    By jwadmin on July 10, 2019
    ALBANY–One hundred and fifty people gathered early on the morning of May 20 at the Albany Marriott for the Jewish National Fund’s Breakfast for Israel. The event co-chairpersons were Lauren Iselin and Alan Lobel. Life in Israel’s Negev Desert was the main focus, but an overview of JNF efforts in the last year was also presented. Tania Pons Allon, who […]
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  • Beth Tephilah to start Jewish Lodge; dinner get-togethers to be offered

    By jwadmin on July 10, 2019
    TROY–Congregation Beth Tephilah will start the Menchlik Order of the Chill and Shmooze Jewish Lodge on Sunday, July 14, at 5:30 p.m. at the synagogue, 82 River St., Troy. Lodge programs will be held twice a month and be open to the entire Jewish community. Each meeting will have a theme and a vegan dinner buffet will be available. Storytelling will […]
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  • Beth Emeth Brotherhood lists summer social events

    By jwadmin on July 10, 2019
    ALBANY–Congregation Beth Emeth’s Brotherhood has three social programs on the summer calendar this July and August. The brotherhood is co-sponsoring a rafting trip with the TRIBE on Sunday, July 14, on the Indian and Hudson Rivers in North River. The cost is $84 a person. Reservations must be made online by July 3 at bethemethalbany.org. Mark Swyer at mdswyer@hotmail.com can […]
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  • Public Access TV lists broadcast schedule for the local Holocaust Essay Contest award ceremony 

    By jwadmin on July 10, 2019
    The 2019 B’nai B’rith Capital Area Holocaust Essay Contest award ceremony  which was held in early June will be broadcast on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-8 a.m. on the Public Access channel (Spectrum ch. 1301 and FiOS ch. 36), and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-3 p.m. on the Arts and Education Channel (Spectrum 1302 and FiOS ch. 37), according to Bob […]
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  • Congregation Agudat Achim notes donors in rededication of its Rotterdam cemetery

    By jwadmin on June 26, 2019
    SCHENECTADY– Congregation Agudat Achim celebrated the beautification and restoration of its Rotterdam cemetery on Sunday, June 16, by recognizing the donors who contributed to the fund–raising campaign that made the renovation possible. Rabbi Ted Lichtenfeld rededicated the cemetery in a ceremony attended by donors, and congregants including members of the committees responsible for the improvements. This initiative started in 2013, […]
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  • Henry M. Greenberg becomes president of The New York State Bar Association

    By jwadmin on June 26, 2019
    ALBANY–Henry M. “Hank” Greenberg, of Albany, has become the 122nd president of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). Greenberg will serve a one-year term as president. He succeeds Michael Miller, of New York City. “It is the highest honor of my professional life to be president of an association with such a proud history of serving as the voice of New […]
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  • 14 local teens to participate in August in Detroit Maccabi

    By jwadmin on June 26, 2019
    The Albany and Schenectady Jewish Community Centers, a part of the Detroit Michigan JCC Maccabi Games and Artsfest, currently have 12 athletes and two artists, from five local communities. The Games are open to Jewish youth between the ages of 13 and 16, and the Artsfest is for those ages 12 to 17. The Games and Artsfest begin Sunday, Aug. […]
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  • Jewish Federation names David Siegfeld board chairman at annual meeting

    By jwadmin on June 26, 2019
    ALBANY– David E. Siegfeld, a partner at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP, was installed as chairman of the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York’s board of directors at its annual meeting on June 13. Siegfeld has served on the board for eight years. The mission of Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York is to build and maintain a strong and […]
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  • Beth Emeth Garage Sale set for late June

    By jwadmin on June 18, 2019
    ALBANY– The annual Congregation Beth Emeth indoor garage sale at the temple,  100 Academy Rd., Albany will be held from Saturday, June 22 to Monday, June 24. Opening night will be from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. The sale will continue on Sunday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a bag sale from 2 – […]
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  • High school student with local ties wins John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest 

    By jwadmin on June 18, 2019
    Elazar Cramer, a senior at The Maimonides School in Brookline, Mass., and a grandson of Ann and Sidney Cramer of Niskayuna, has been named the winner of the John F. Kennedy Library’s “2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest.” Cramer was one of 2,515 students from 50 states and three countries who entered the contest, which was established to help high school […]
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