Today is December 11, 2017 -
An article appeared in yesterday’s Daily Gazette discussing whether people should worry about traveling to Israel now, given the Palestinian calls for violence in the face of President Trump’s declarations this week. I applaud Rabbi Matt Cutler’s response that he would go tomorrow. I have written extensively about my own trips to Israel Continue Reading »
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On Sunday, December 10, 2017, 7:00 PM at Congregation Agudat Achim, Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York is hosting a community-wide Joint Society Event featuring Dr. Sharon Goldman of AIPAC. Sharon will present on “Challenges Facing American Zionists in 2017.” In addition, the evening includes a dinner and dessert reception by As You Like It Continue Reading »
On Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Page Hall, SUNY Albany, Holocaust Survivors & Friends Education Center, the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, and the Judaic Studies Program at the University at Albany sponsored the Kristallnacht Interfaith Confronting Bigotry Commemoration to unite the community against prejudice in memory of the night the Holocaust began. This Continue Reading »
On Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Congregation Shaara Tfille in Saratoga Springs, Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York hosted the fifth annual North Country Community-Wide Event with Screenwriter Pamela Gray. Pamela shared relevant information about what it is like for a Jewish Feminist to work in Hollywood, and insight on how Continue Reading »
12 of Tamuz 5777 | July 6, 2017 Dear Rob, The Eshkol steering committee met last night and discussed the ramifications of the decisions recently made by our Prime Minister in regard to the prayer arrangements at the Kotel and the conversion laws. We, the people of Eshkol deeply appreciate your devoted support through the Continue Reading »
The Jewish Camp at the Foot of Mt. Olympus: The inspiring story of how Greece’s small Jewish community is using summer camp to safeguard its future.