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JCC Maccabi Games

Posted on August 16, 2014

My 15-year-old son, Levi, has spent the last week in Cherry Hill, N.J., enjoying home hospitality, making friends, and playing basketball for the Albany/Schenectady delegation at the JCC Maccabi Games. At the opening ceremonies on Sunday evening, each delegation was introduced to a spectacular light display and personalized music. In total, approximately 1,000 Jewish high Continue Reading »

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Live Video Conference from Eshkol

Posted on August 15, 2014

On Thursday, August 14, members of the Pacesetter and Pillar Divisions gathered for a special briefing with Martin Raffel, former Senior Vice President of The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), prior to the Stand Strong For Israel Community Event. During dinner, Federation held a live video conference with Tzipi Broza-Perlmutter, an Israeli and active Continue Reading »

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Stand Strong for Israel Community Event (Full Audio)

Posted on August 15, 2014

On Thursday, August 14, 250 members of the Jewish community attended the Jewish Federation’s Stand Strong For Israel Community Event at Congregation Beth Emeth in Albany featuring keynote speaker, Martin Raffel, former Senior Vice President and Director of the Task Force on Israel, World Jewry & International Human Rights at the Jewish Council for Public Continue Reading »

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Eshkol Under Fire YouTube Video

Posted on August 15, 2014

Eshkol Under Fire Summer 2014 is a YouTube video created by a local Eshkol high school communications program. Translations are as follows: Eshkol Under Fire Summer 2014 Hadar Goldin of blessed memory, 22 years old photographed on the 6th night of the war Liad Lavi of blessed memory from Sde Nizan in Eshkol With the Continue Reading »

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Stop the Sirens Rally featuring Prof. Stephen Berk (Full Audio)

Posted on July 11, 2014

On Tuesday, July 15, over 500 members of the Jewish community attended the Jewish Federation’s  Stop the Sirens Emergency Rally at Congregation Beth Emeth in Albany featuring keynote speaker, Professor Stephen M. Berk. In addition, 16 clergy led by Rabbi David Eligberg, Vice President of the Capital District Board of Rabbis, along with Rev. Jim Continue Reading »

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Literacy Volunteers Needed

Posted on June 25, 2014

Become a volunteer reading coach in the Capital Region Jewish Coalition for Literacy ROAR program. One hour a week can change a child’s life for Kindergarten through Third Grade students in Albany, Schenectady or Troy schools! Call Robyn Easton at 783-7800, or email reaston@jewishfedny.org for more information. A program of the Community Relations Council of Jewish Federation Continue Reading »

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  • Sep
    3

    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Come learn about the different volunteer opportunities with the Shalom Pantry, nosh, and help pack Rosh Hashanah baskets for the community!

  • Sep
    4

    10:00 am - 11:30 am

    Annual Security Briefing for Jewish community synagogues, agencies, and institutions.

    This briefing is designed to bring together law enforcement officials from the region, FBI experts and nationally recognized security experts.

     

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