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Celebrating Rabbi Shpeen

Because One Night Is Not Enough to Celebrate Rabbi Scott Shpeen!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the dress code for each event?
    • Thursday: Business Casual
    • Friday: Business Casual
    • Saturday: Cocktail Attire
  • Where are these events taking place?
    • They are all happening here at Congregation Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Road in Albany.
  • Are all three events open to the whole community?
    • Thursday and Friday are open to all
    • Saturday is limited to current Beth Emeth Members. 
  • What are the Covid protocols?
    • We expect a full house for all of these festivities. Please note that masks are always welcome. If you are not feeling well, please do not attend. All individuals need to make the best decision for themselves, assessing their individual risk. We are planning on Live Streaming the Saturday evening presentation if you would prefer participating from home. 
  • Are refunds available in the event of cancelation?
    • If we cancel, you will be refunded. 
    • If you cancel, we will consider it as a gift towards the Rabbi Scott L. Shpeen Rabbinic Chair Endowment Fund.
  • What does the money from my registration go to?
    • This is not a fundraiser. The cost of the event is being covered by your registration fee and generous sponsorships. Any monies left over will go to the Chair fund set up to support our Senior Rabbinic Position in perpetuity.
  • When is Rabbi Shpeen's last day as Senior Rabbi?
    • June 30, 2023. 
  • I can't attend any of the events, what can I do instead?
    • We encourage you to make a gift to the Rabbi Scott L. Shpeen Rabbinic Chair Endowment Fund, which has been set up to support our Senior Rabbinic Position in perpetuity. 
  • May I just attend the program on Saturday, and not the dinner?
    • Yes, please register here to let us know if you would like to attend only the program. If you prefer, you may watch the program at home via Live Stream

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