Family Activity Calendar
A monthly calendar filled with daily family activity ideas. Click here.
Tu B’Shevat, or the New Year of The Trees, is sometimes referred to as Jewish Arbor Day. In Israel, almond trees are often in bloom, and saplings can be planted. Here in America it’s become customary to plant trees in Israel by making a contribution to the Jewish National Fund. Click her for order form.
Dinner & A Movie
Join us for another famously popular Brotherhood sponsored Dinner & A Movie on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Our two movies will be Long Way North (PG) and Sully (R). The movie is free, read more about the dinner and details.
First Thursday Adult Ed Series
The First Thursday's Adult Ed Series presents a new speaker every month on the first Thursday and runs though May.Rabbi Matt Cutler and Arnie Rotenberg will be our speakers on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Their topic will be The Master of Shtick Mel Brooks.
Join us for the best breakfast in town! Our next breakfast and speaker program will be on Sunday, March 5, 2017. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Alvin (‘Al’) Magid. His topic is titled The Reading Is Fun Program (RIF) in Schenectady, NY, 'Where Every Child Is Everyone's Child. Read more.
Join us for a special Purim Celebration for both children and adults on Saturday, March 11, 2016. Our theme this year is Hamilton. Dinner begins at 6:00 p.m, Adult Learning Session at 6:00 p.m. and Services at 7:00 p.m. Reservations are mandatory by March 8. Read More
Annual Jewish Food Festival
Sunday, March 26, 2017 is the annual Jewish Food Festival. Activities for the entire family and unlimited samples of Jewish foods. The fees are $20 adults, $8 children 13-17 years, and 12 years and under are free. Receive a $5 discount off admission if you bring 3 non-perishable food items for the Northeast Regional Food Bank. The festival begins at 11 am with a guest speaker, cookbook author Tina Wasserman. The unlimited food samples and other activities are from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Read more
Passover Dessert Contest
Passover desserts are more than just macaroons. Enter our Passover Dessert Contest at the Jewish Food Festival on March 26, 2017. Judged by Tina Wasserman, Rabbi Matt, and food blogger Dan Berman. More information TBA regarding rules and registration.
Founder's Day Shabbat Service
This year’s joint annual service of Reform Congregations of the Capital Region will be held at Gates on Friday, March 31 at 7:00 p.m. Read more
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02.15.2017 - 02.26.2017
CGOH/Federation Trips to Israel (Teen, 1st timers, Veterans)
02.22.2017 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
No Hebrew School
02.22.2017 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
JFF Committee meeting
02.23.2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
NO Words We Live By
02.23.2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn
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