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  • A rabbi was in charge of 10 religions at this year’s World Scouting Jamboree

    By jwadmin on August 8, 2019
    By ALAN SMASON LEN JEAN, West Virginia (Crescent City Jewish News via JTA) – A Reform rabbi from Maryland is led the Faith and Beliefs program at the World Scouting Jamboree, the first such event held in the United States since 1967. Some 45,000 Scouts representing 156 nations  gathered at the Summit Bechtel Reserve here for sports, camping, stadium shows […]
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  • DC Report: Trumpenyahu—do their similarities outweigh their differences?

    By jwadmin on February 15, 2019
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield – Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker may have impressed his audience of one at the White House with his recent feisty sparring with the House Judiciary Committee, but his humiliating performance marked a turning point in Donald Trump’s presidency. After two years of obsequious House Republican leaders shunning their constitutional oversight responsibility, it was time to […]
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  • Dr. Gina Gould discussed miSci— past, present, and future —as Temple Gates lecturer

    By jwadmin on February 13, 2019
    By BOB MICHAELS CGOH Brotherhood Breakfast speaker program chairperson The Schenectady Museum was founded in 1935, moved to its present Nott Terrace location in 1969, and was renamed the Museum of Innovation and Science, or miSci, in 2014. Dr. Gina Gould was appointed its president as of Jan. 1, 2018. On that date miSci was barely distinguishable among 35,000 U. […]
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  • Putin, Netanyahu decide to coordinate military forces in Syria

    By jwadmin on December 10, 2018
    By MARCY OSTERJERUSALEM (JTA) –Israeli PrimeMinister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed tocoordinate their militaries in Syria. Netanyahu and Putin spoke by telephone on Saturday, Dec. 8, according to a statement from the prime minister’s office. The two leaders agreed that security delegations from the two countries will meet soon in Moscow and that a meeting between […]
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  • 230 attend AJCC Sammy Davis Jr. tribute

    By jwadmin on November 7, 2018
    Massry Residence resident Rene Brisker poses with Solomon Kee, a New York City based performer, who recently was the headliner at a Sammy Davis Jr. tribute at the Albany Jewish Community Center. The Autumn Afternoon Concert, which also featured James Oblak on piano, was well-received by the 230 in attendance, according to organizers of the Center’s senior adult program.
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  • Jewish Republicans urge congressman to admit his State of the Union guest is a Holocaust denier

    By jwadmin on February 16, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –The Republican Jewish Coalition called on Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida to acknowledge that his guest at the State of the Union speech is a Holocaust denier. In a BuzzFeed News profile of Gaetz, the Republican congressman said that “Chuck Johnson is not a Holocaust denier and he’s not an anti-Semite. He’s a provoker, I should’ve vetted […]
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  • Cromling Celebrates Bat Mitzvah

    By jwadmin on April 12, 2017
    ELIANA CROMLING, daughter of Pamela Strassberg and Albert Cromling, was bat mitzvah at B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation, Albany, on April 8, 2017. Grandparents are Richard and Marilyn Strassberg of Albany, and Sandra and Ira Cromling of Broadalbin.
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  • Executive Chef of Inbal Jerusalem Hotel shares unique Passover dessert: Batons

    By jwadmin on April 5, 2017
    With Passover fast approaching, award-winning executive chef Nir Elkayam of the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel has created  mouthwatering recipes for the holiday. “The greatest challenge of Passover is creating tasty recipes despite the restrictions of the holiday,” said Elkayam. “These recipes reflect the holiday spirit and prove that Passover food doesn’t need to taste as if its lacking.” Chocolate Marquis Batons […]
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