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WELCOME TO BETH EMETH ~ WE'VE GONE VIRTUAL!                  (Scroll down for more resources) 

  • Shabbat Unplugged Service

    Shabbat Unplugged Service Shabbat Unplugged Service Fri, May 7, 2021 @ 05:30 PM

    Join us for a lively and musical Shabbat Service! To access our Live Stream, go to www.BethEmethAlbany.org and click on "Live Stream" Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.or Click Here

  • Torah Study with Rabbinic Intern Alexandra Stein

    Torah Study with Rabbinic Intern Alexandra Stein Torah Study with Rabbinic Intern Alexandra Stein Shabbat, May 8, 2021 @ 09:30 AM

    Join members of our congregation and community as we study the weekly Torah portion. No prior knowledge of Torah, Hebrew or Judaism is necessary to participate. To access the Zoom Meeting, copy & paste this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84512316701 If prompted to provide a password, it is CBE Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler - DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org Click Here

  • Sisterhood Walk at Lion's Park in Niskayuna

    Sisterhood Walk at Lion's Park in Niskayuna Sisterhood Walk at Lion's Park in Niskayuna Shabbat, May 8, 2021 @ 02:30 PM

    ALL are invited to join Sisterhood for a walk in Lion's Park. Please wear a mask. Meet at Lion's Park; 3439 Rosendale Ave; Niskayuna. RSVP to Jacki Stein - cbesisterevents@gmail.com Click Here

  • Mother's Day Brunch To Go Sponsored by Brotherhood!

    Mother's Day Brunch To Go Sponsored by Brotherhood! Mother's Day Brunch To Go Sponsored by Brotherhood! Sun, May 9, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

    Brotherhood invites ALL to register for this special Mother's Day Brunch which includes Bagel, Lox & Cream Cheese, Pastry & Fresh Fruit. Cost: $5/person for Brotherhood Member Families & $10/person for Non-Member Families. RSVP by May 4th. Pick up your brunch at the back entrance of TEMPLE ISRAEL. Questions? Contact Mark Swyer - mdswyer@hotmail.com Click Here

  • Knit & Nosh via Zoom

    Knit & Nosh via Zoom Knit & Nosh via Zoom Mon, May 10, 2021 @ 07:00 PM

    ALL are invited to join Knit & Nosh doing whatever handiwork you like and enjoy the company of friends! To join our Zoom meeting, copy and paste https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88469905713?pwd=WUpIRkZrenYyY1hIMnY5M2NxeWlYUT09 If prompted to provide a password, it is SISTERHOOD. Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler - DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org Click Here

  • Lunch & Learn - Language & Racism in the U.S. Today

    Lunch & Learn - Language & Racism in the U.S. Today Lunch & Learn - Language & Racism in the U.S. Today Wed, May 12, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

    Speakers: Dr. Sarah Bunin Benor, Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies, HUC/Los Angeles & Jared Jackson, Founder & Executive Director of Jews in ALL Hues Examine the role of language in racism, which can be found in many sectors of society, from education to employment, from housing to media. Through Disney movie clips & experiments on accents, interrogate the notions of "standard language" & "grammaticality" with a focus primarily on African Americans, Latinos & Asian Americans, & attention to other Click Here

  • Shmooze & Virtual Card Night with Brotherhood

    Shmooze & Virtual Card Night with Brotherhood Shmooze & Virtual Card Night with Brotherhood Thu, May 13, 2021 @ 07:30 PM

    ALL are invited to join Brotherhood for a fun night of shmoozing (at 7:30 PM) and card playing (at 8:00 PM) via zoom. RSVP to Mark Swyer - mdswyer@hotmail.com Click Here

  • Torah Study

    Torah Study Torah Study Shabbat, May 15, 2021 @ 09:30 AM

    With Susan Kushner as facilitator, join members of our congregation and community as we study the weekly Torah portion. No prior knowledge of Torah, Hebrew or Judaism is necessary to participate. To access the Zoom Meeting, copy & paste this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84512316701 If prompted to provide a password, it is CBE Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler - DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org Click Here

  • Hike at Thatcher Park with Brotherhood

    Hike at Thatcher Park with Brotherhood Hike at Thatcher Park with Brotherhood Sun, May 16, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

    ALL are invited to join Brotherhood! Meet at Paint Mine Parking Lot. Please RSVP to Mark Swyer - mdswyer@hotmail.com or 518 857-2850 Click Here

  • "Drop By & Craft" sponsored by Education Committee & Reyut

    "Drop By & Craft" sponsored by Education Committee & Reyut Sun, May 16, 2021 @ 10:30 AM

    Families are invited to come anytime during the 90 minute window and paint a kindness stone. Kindness stones being made for our older members residing in senior housing. All supplies will be provided though families are welcome to bring their own if they'd prefer. We will set up several card tables for socially distant COVID-friendly work stations, masks required. To register, copy & paste - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0F4AADA72CA1FE3-reyut Questions? Contact Kerryn Kent - kik317@gmail.com Click Here

  • Curbside Shavuot Dinner Prepared by Brotherhood

    Curbside Shavuot Dinner Prepared by Brotherhood Curbside Shavuot Dinner Prepared by Brotherhood Sun, May 16, 2021 @ 05:00 PM

    Our Brotherhood Chefs are thrilled to be back cooking for Beth Emeth! Dinner will include lemon tarragon chicken, homemade kugel, grilled vegetables and David's cookie for dessert. Cost is $12/person. Please register by Thursday, May 13th. You can register on line or send a check to attention of: Shavuot Curbside Dinner. Pick up your dinner at temple between 5:00 - 6:00 PM. Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler - DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org or 518 436-9761 x230 Click Here

  • Knit & Nosh via Zoom

    Knit & Nosh via Zoom Knit & Nosh via Zoom Mon, May 17, 2021 @ 07:00 PM

    ALL are invited to join Knit & Nosh doing whatever handiwork you like and enjoy the company of friends! To join our Zoom meeting, copy and paste https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88469905713?pwd=WUpIRkZrenYyY1hIMnY5M2NxeWlYUT09 If prompted to provide a password, it is SISTERHOOD. Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler - DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org Click Here

  • Lunch & Learn - The Qu'Ran & Jews

    Lunch & Learn - The Qu'Ran & Jews Lunch & Learn - The Qu'Ran & Jews Wed, May 19, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

    Speaker: Dr. Reuven Firestone, Regenstein Professor in Medieval Judaism & Islam, HUC/Los Angeles Today, it often seems as if relations between Muslims & Jews are dominated by fear, resentment, & ignorance. Some Muslims believe that Jews are taught to abhor anyone not Jewish. Some Jews claim that Muslims are hostile to Jews because the Qur'an teaches Jew hatred & is inherently antisemitic. Delve into a thorough investigation of how the Qu'ran portrays Jews through text study & discussion. A discussion Click Here

  • Torah Study with Rabbinic Intern Alexandra Stein

    Torah Study with Rabbinic Intern Alexandra Stein Torah Study with Rabbinic Intern Alexandra Stein Shabbat, May 22, 2021 @ 09:30 AM

    Join members of our congregation and community as we study the weekly Torah portion. No prior knowledge of Torah, Hebrew or Judaism is necessary to participate. To access the Zoom Meeting, copy & paste this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84512316701 If prompted to provide a password, it is CBE Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler - DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org Click Here

  • Knit & Nosh via Zoom

    Knit & Nosh via Zoom Knit & Nosh via Zoom Mon, May 24, 2021 @ 07:00 PM

    ALL are invited to join Knit & Nosh doing whatever handiwork you like and enjoy the company of friends! To join our Zoom meeting, copy and paste https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88469905713?pwd=WUpIRkZrenYyY1hIMnY5M2NxeWlYUT09 If prompted to provide a password, it is SISTERHOOD. Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler - DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org Click Here

 

Community & On Line Resources & How We Can Help Others

RESOURCES - BOTH ON LINE AND IN OUR COMMUNITY:

 


 
JFS is open and supporting community needs. We are:​​​​​​
      * grocery shopping for older adults and those with underlying health conditions
      * connecting to essential doctors.  For grocery and essentials requests, to access rides for essential doctors’ visits or related support through           Project 5, please call us at 518.514.2143.
      * answering critical questions and
      * To speak with a Senior Resource Network specialist, please call 518.482.8856.
      * We are creating resource flyers on stress management, self-care, getting help, and more. They will be posted on our website and on                     Facebook (@JFSNENY).
      * WAIVING ALL FEES* for counseling and related mental and emotional health services until further notice. To access our clinicians at                 JFS, please call us at 518.482.8856 to schedule a telephone appointment 

*On Line Learning Resources for Kids/Family's and Teens - CLICK HERE
  With the challenge of learning being restricted to home, our fabulous CBE teachers have been hard at work developing creative and fun lessons to keep our students engaged and connected.
  This page will also provide you with on-line resources that family's can access and enjoy.

*General On Line Resources
* Berkshire Jewish Film Festival -- July 6th --> August 10th 
* Rockland JCC Virtual Jewish Film Festival - June 28--> July 29th
* On Line Programs Through The Forward
*Unity Concert with Craig Taubman - A Digital Interfaith Celebration
* Can't Visit Israel?  Come on a Gorgeous Virtual Tour Instead! 
* Daily Quick Laugh with Rabbi Bob Alper 
Free Online Live Broadway Shows
* Harry Potter at Home!

The Georgia Aquarium Live Cameras
National Park Virtual Tours
*Museum Virtual Tours
* Experience the Tenement Museum in NYC from Home

*www.dorotusa.org (university without walls)
* 10 Spiritual Movies to Watch from the Omega Institute
* How to Create a Meaningful Shabbat Experience - suggestions from the URJ
* Play Mah Jongg On line:  Real Mah Jongg (free trial & then $5.99/month); or My Mah Jongg.Net

*Metropolitan Opera

* Berlin Philharmoniker
* 20 Amazing Places You Can Visit Without Leaving Home
* Paris Opera

HOW WE CAN HELP OTHERS:
* Young and healthy people are needed to help prepare & hand out take out meals for the CBE SOUP KITCHEN, 
   CLICK HERE to sign up.  Questions? Contact Abby Nash
JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE  - Seeking volunteers with access to a car to help deliver meals; groceries & drive seniors to appointments      CLICK HERE for more information
* BLOOD DONATIONS needed:  CLICK HERE to identify a location & to register to donate blood.
* Donate to the Food Pantries of the Capital District - CLICK HERE

* Residents of Daughters of Sarah & Massry Residences are quite isolated at this time.  Consider sending cards to people you know 
  who reside there OR just make fun cards/decorations to send to residents.  If sending to The Massry Residence - the address is The Massry          Residence, 182 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12203, and should be addressed to the resident involved or the Massry Residence          Activities Director.  OR be a penpal to Massry Residence residents.  The Massry Residence residents would also love to be set up with pen pals.      If you reach out to Sharon Rosenblum at 518-724-3404 or rosenblums@dossc.orgrosenblums@dossc.org> , she will be able to                   recommend specific residents who would participate.

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Learning at Beth Emeth is a life-long endeavor. From our toddlers to adult learners, we provide a wide range of opportunities to explore Jewish practice/tradition

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Shabbat Services are held each Friday evening. Check calendar for Saturday morning service schedule.

Community

Join in Jewish Community events throughout the Capital District.

Social Action

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