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Hadassah Capital District – The Women’s Zionist Organization of America


Website: http://www.hadassah.org/site/pp.asp?c=6oILJSPmGdIWF&b=7966399

Hadassah is the largest women’s volunteer organization in the United States. Hadassah programs include health education, social action and advocacy, Jewish education, and support of its many projects in Israel. Hadassah Capital District includes 1,500 members from Albany, Colonie, Clifton Park, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, and Troy. There are also chapters in Gloversville and Glens Falls.

The Jewish World Newspaper

Address: 1635 Eastern Parkway , Schenectady, NY 12309
Phone: 518-344-7018
Email: news@jewishworldnews.org
Website: http://www.jewishworldnews.org/

Founded in 1965 by Sam S. Clevenson, The Jewish World publishes news of upcoming events for the Capital District Jewish community and carries stories on events affecting Jewish people all over the world.

The Massry Residence

Address: 182 Washington Avenue Extension , Albany, NY 12203
Phone: 518-689-0453
Website: http://www.massryresidence.org

The Massry Residence features the largest assisted living apartments in the Capital Region. It offers personal services, three kosher meals daily, scheduled transportation, housekeeping, and a variety of Jewish cultural activities and recreational opportunities. Applications are being accepted.

Ohav Shalom Apartments

Address: 115 New Krumkill Road , Albany, NY 12208
Phone: 518-489-5531

Two hundred eleven apartments located next door to Congregation Ohav Shalom. The apartments are open for independent living to those 62+ and disabled individuals.

Jewish Family Services

Address: 877 Madison Avenue , Albany, NY 12208
Phone: 518-482-8856
Email: info@jfsneny.org
Website: http://www.jfsneny.org

Jewish Family Services of NENY (JFS) is a social service agency providing a range of programs and services that enhance the quality of life for Jewish families and individuals in the Capital Region. Our services are inspired by Jewish values including providing assistance to individuals in need, offering loving kindness and making the world a better place. JFS provides services to senior adults and their families, including health and safety evaluations, counseling supportive home visits, case management, transportation for Jewish seniors, medical advocacy around severe illness, and health and wellness workshops. Our clinicians provide counseling, anger management groups, bereavement counseling, supervised visitation and parenting/co-parenting groups.

Daughters of Sarah Senior Community

Address: 180 Washington Avenue Extension , Albany, NY 12203
Phone: 518-456-7831
Email: bowdenl@daughtersofsarah.org
Website: http://www.daughtersofsarah.org

Daughters of Sarah Senior Community offers a multi-level continuum of services on one campus, established to meet the physical, emotional and social needs of individuals unable to live without assistance. Founded on Jewish values and traditions, it maintains kosher kitchens in all facilities, holds Jewish services on Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings, and observes Jewish holidays. Its services include: assisted living in The Massry Residence; Greatdays medical adult day services; short term respite care, skilled nursing in all private rooms & private bathrooms; long, and short term rehabilitation services, and the Golub Family Memory Enhancement Center for individuals with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. More information is also available at www.daughtersofsarah.org.

The Massry Residence features the largest assisted living apartments in the Capital Region. It offers personal care services, three kosher meals daily, scheduled transportation, housekeeping and a variety of Jewish cultural activities and recreational opportunities. Applications are still being accepted. For more information about The Massry Residence, or to request an application, call (518) 689-0453, e-mail info@daughtersofsarah.org or go to www.massryresidence.org

The Daughters of Sarah Jewish Foundation supports the goals of the Senior Community through charitable giving campaigns and programs. For over 60 years it has enhanced the quality of life for Nursing Center residents in a Jewish environment through the support of programs and services, and purchase of equipment and services which cannot be met solely by the Nursing Center’s Medicaid and Medicare-dependent operating budget. These purchases include prayer books, prayer shawls and yarmulkes, Jewish entertainment, and the services of a cantor for High Holy Days and Passover Seders and services; and a system to monitor residents’ whereabouts; special recliners and large-screen televisions for resident lounges, audio and videotapes of movies and concerts, dining tables that accommodate wheelchairs, therapeutic mattresses, sit-to-stand lifts, and more.

B’nai B’rith Parkview Apartments

Address: 400 Hudson Avenue , Albany, NY 12203
Phone: 518-465-2293

Schenectady B’nai B’rith House

Address: 22 Knolls Road , Niskayuna, NY 12309
Phone: (518) 346-8797
Email: gmunger@hmrproperties.com

A fifty unit, two-story building located next to the Schenectady Jewish Community Center. There is ample parking. The apartments are open to senior citizens, 62+ and disabled individuals. Rent in HUD subsidized and based on income. Must be income-eligible to apply.

Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York

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