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

  • Torah Study with Rabbinic Intern Alexandra Stein

    Torah Study with Rabbinic Intern Alexandra Stein Torah Study with Rabbinic Intern Alexandra Stein Shabbat, December 5, 2020 @ 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

  • Walk on the Bethlehem Rail Trail with Sisterhood

    Walk on the Bethlehem Rail Trail with Sisterhood Walk on the Bethlehem Rail Trail with Sisterhood Shabbat, December 5, 2020 @ 02:30 PM

    ALL are invited to join Sisterhood & meet at the train pavilion at the head of the Rail Trail in Voorheesville at 8 Grove Street. We can walk a loop at various paces to socially dIstance for around 45 minutes. After, we can chat & visit. Bring your own chair & beverage. RSVP to Jacki Stein at cbesisterevents@gmail.com Hope you can join us! Click Here

  • Sisterhood of the Traveling Pots & Pans with Chef Mark Burgasser via Zoom

    Sisterhood of the Traveling Pots & Pans with Chef Mark Burgasser via Zoom Sisterhood of the Traveling Pots & Pans with Chef Mark Burgasser via Zoom Shabbat, December 5, 2020 @ 07:00 PM

    We will start with Havdalah and then join Chef, Mark Burgasser as he prepares lemon chicken in cast iron skillet + potato latkes. Rabbi Shpeen will be the masked Sous Chef. The recipe & zoom link will be provided when you register. So pour your favorite beverage and enjoy a great cooking class and then make this dish for yourself!! Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler - DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org Click Here

  • Outdoor Walking with Brotherhood at The Crossings

    Outdoor Walking with Brotherhood at The Crossings Outdoor Walking with Brotherhood at The Crossings Sun, December 6, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

    Brotherhood invites ALL to join them for a relaxed walk together. Please wear a mask and plan to walk 6' from one another. Meet at the cupola at the Crossings (580 Albany Shaker Rd; Loudonville). The cupola is visible on the right as you drive by to make a right into the parking lot. Please RSVP to Mark Swyer by - mdswyer@hotmail.com/518 857-2850 Click Here

  • Knit & Nosh via Zoom

    Knit & Nosh via Zoom Knit & Nosh via Zoom Mon, December 7, 2020 @ 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 with Rabbi Shpeen

    Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Shpeen Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Shpeen Wed, December 9, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

    To conclude our conversation on understanding & being sensitive to "others," Rabbi Shpeen will be talking with URJ Board Member, Jill Goodman & CBE Social Action Committee Chair, Abby Nash. To join zoom, copy & paste https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83923271565 If prompted to provide a password, it is CBE Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler - DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org Click Here

  • Chanukah Candle Lighting via Zoom

    Chanukah Candle Lighting via Zoom Chanukah Candle Lighting via Zoom Thu, December 10, 2020 @ 05:30 PM

    Get your menorah and let's light our menorahs together!! To join zoom meeting, copy & paste https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86433608273 If prompted to provide a password, it is CBE Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org Click Here

  • Chanukah Pre-Neg via Zoom

    Chanukah Pre-Neg via Zoom Chanukah Pre-Neg via Zoom Fri, December 11, 2020 @ 05:00 PM

    Break-Out Rooms via Zoom - "We'll be using zoom rooms to have a series of short small-group conversations (with some prompts if you'd like a discussion prompt, but you can also feel free to discuss whatever you'd like!) ... come to see old friends and meet new ones as we celebrate Chanukah together." + Religious School "Fun"draiser Raffle Drawing. To join Zoom, copy & paste this link https://us04web.zoom.us/j/73940014079?pwd=cEV2aFVPdlZrTHF0RW91NTB3bEJ2Zz09 If prompted to provide a password, it is CBE. Click Here

  • Erev Shabbat Service + Chanukah Celebration

    Erev Shabbat Service + Chanukah Celebration Erev Shabbat Service + Chanukah Celebration Fri, December 11, 2020 @ 05:30 PM

    Join us for a musical (including our CBE Choir) and joyful Chanukah celebration! Don't forget to use your light stick from your Chanukah gift bag. To access our Live Stream, go to www.BethEmethAlbany.org and click on "Live Stream" Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org Click Here

  • Torah Study

    Torah Study Torah Study Shabbat, December 12, 2020 @ 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

  • Havdalah + Chanukah Menorah Candle Lighting via Zoom

    Havdalah + Chanukah Menorah Candle Lighting via Zoom Havdalah + Chanukah Menorah Candle Lighting via Zoom Shabbat, December 12, 2020 @ 05:30 PM

    Join us as we end Shabbat together with Havdalah and then get your menorah and let's light our menorahs together!! To join zoom, copy and paste this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84982112427 If prompted to provide a password, it is CBE Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler - DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org Click Here

  • Lighting of the Chanukah Menorah Drive By

    Lighting of the Chanukah Menorah Drive By Lighting of the Chanukah Menorah Drive By Sun, December 13, 2020 @ 04:00 PM

    Come to CBE and from your car, let's be together as we light the Chanukah Menorah. Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler -- DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org or 518 436-9761 x230 Click Here

  • Chanukah Brooks BBQ Chicken Pick- Up

    Chanukah Brooks BBQ Chicken Pick-Up Chanukah Brooks BBQ Chicken Pick-Up Sun, December 13, 2020 @ 04:30 PM

    Brotherhood is hosting a Brooks' BBQ Dinner Pick Up! The dinner includes chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, dinner roll, butter & oatmeal cream cookie. Cost $12/person. RSVP by Dec 10th. YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER for the dinner! Pick up your dinner(s) on Dec 13th at 4:30 PM, right after our Lighting of the Chanukah Menorah Drive-By. Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler - DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org or 518 436-9761 x230 Click Here

  • Chanukah Candle Lighting via Zoom

    Chanukah Candle Lighting via Zoom Chanukah Candle Lighting via Zoom Mon, December 14, 2020 @ 05:30 PM

    Get your menorah and let's light our menorahs together!! To join zoom meeting, copy & paste https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85888041456?pwd=WW96eDJYc2pTTGMxRElmZE9JcnROdz09 If prompted to provide a password, it is SISTERHOOD Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler - DSokoler@BethEmethAlbany.org Click Here

  • Knit & Nosh via Zoom

    Knit & Nosh via Zoom Knit & Nosh via Zoom Mon, December 14, 2020 @ 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 

 

        Comforting Songs for Difficult Times" - from Cantor Schechtman straight to your home! -
* "Modim" - CLICK HERE
* "May the One Who Makes Peace in the Heavens" by Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller - CLICK HERE
* "Hashkiveinu/Let There Be Love" - CLICK HERE
* Imagine" - CLICK HERE
* "Elohai" - CLICK HERE
"“Sanctuary” by Carrie Newcomer - CLICK HERE

*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

Worship

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

The Social Action Network seeks to assist you to learn about and engage in social action and social justice.

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