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  • The Gates are open to Worship We invite you to join us...The Gates are open to all!
  • The Gates are open to Community From toddler playgroups to trips to Israel...The Gates are open to all!
  • The Gates are open to Education From nursery school to adult b'nai mitzvah...The Gates are open to all!

What's Happening at Gates

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Back to School This Weekend

Religious School begins this Sunday, September 16, 2018.  Hebrew on Sunday begin at 8:15 am in the Sanctuary. Religious School begins at 9:30 for all grades. Parents meet in the Sanctuary at 11:15 am, then at 11:45 am to your child's classroom(s) to meet teachers and learn about what's going on the year. Check your email on 9/14/18 for parent duty, calendars, and more. Also see the Religious School page for these details.


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It's that time of year. Do you have plans for the holidays? Come ring in the New Year with us. All of our High Holy Day services are free and you don't need to be a member. We've got your ticket... just give us a call! Contact the temple 518-374-8173.


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Watch High Holy Day Services Live

Can't make it to temple for the holiday services? or maybe you can't get hear for Shabbat services or your grandchild's b'nai mitzvah. That's ok! Watch services live (or archived). Stream online to your computer, smartphone, or TV (if you have a smart TV that is). Click here to live stream services.


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High Holy Day Schedule

Click here to see our schedule of programs and services.



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First Thursdays Adult Ed Lecture Series

Thursday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m. (Not the first Thursday)
With guest speakers Bruce Feldman and Meg Levine as the attorneys and Brian Haak as the judge.

Thursday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Richard Ognibene, Professor Emeritus at Siena College, will discus his newest book, Change in Early 19th Century In New York’s Capital District.


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  • Family Sukkot Fun on 9/22/18 at 12:30 p.m: At the home of Jesse and Mindy Holland. Decorate sukkah, play lawn games, and pot luck lunch. RSVP yes to Mindy at mholland@cgoh.org
  • Adults Sukkot Party on 9/23/18 at 12:30 p.m: At the home of Jesse and Mindy Holland. Enjoy a pot luck lunch and smooze with friends under their sukkah. RSVP yes to Mindy at mholland@cgoh.org
  • NY Harvest Sukkot Celebration and Service: At the temple on 9/23/18: 4:00 p.m. decorate the temples sukkah with family and friends, 5:00 p.m. NY pizza to share a slice of life with each other, and bring a NY harvest dessert, 6:00 p.m. Sukkot Service under our decorated sukkah. RSVP to Kathy at klaws@cgoh.org


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Please join us as we celebrate together God’s gift of Torah on Saturday, September 30 at 7:00 p.m. We will encircle our congregation with an open Torah Scroll, as one of our we read the ending and the beginning of the Torah. Our kindergarten and new primary grade students will receive the symbolic gift of a miniature Torah scroll. All students are invited to bring their own Torah scroll made in 2nd grade with Dr. Dickinson.

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Upcoming Events

09.22.2018 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Family Sukkot Party
Erev Sukkot
09.23.2018 8:15 am - 9:30 am
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09.23.2018 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
AE Hebrew & Prayer
09.23.2018 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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