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We are a Reform Jewish community where you will be warmly welcomed and accepted.
We’re married and single, with and without children, toddlers and great-grandparents, straight and LGBTQ, seasoned Jews, interfaith, and folks who are beginning to connect with Reform Judaism.

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

SPECIAL INAUGURATION COMMUNITY & COFFEE
with Rabbi Matt

Let's watch the Inauguration together followed by a discussion.

1/20/21 at 11:30 am

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HASIDUT:
Rekindling a new way to Jewishly live

with Rabbi Matt

We will examine the roots of the Hasidic movement and its history.

1/21/21 & 1/28/21

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KNISH BAKING CLASS
with Temple member
Peter Kopcha

Let's learn how to make this yummy traditional Ashkenazi Jewish snack food.

1/24/21 at 1:30 pm

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LET'S TALK BASEBALL
with Temple member
Stan Strauss

With special guest speaker,
Mark Rosenman. Sports Author, host and producer of Sports Talk NY on WLIE 540am

1/25/21 at 7:00 pm

Interested, please email
strauss.stan@gmail.com

 

 

CHALLAH BAKING CLASS
with Dr. Beth Ricanati
author of, Braided: A journey of a thousand challahs

An intergenerational virtual program.
 

1/31/21 from 10 am to 2 pm

LIST OF INGREDIENTS
BAKING INSTRUCTIONS
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SCI-FI/FANTASY/COMIC
Month Discussion Group
with Temple member
Jonathan Rubin

Next meeting we will be discussing Jewish Fantasy/Sci-Fi Characters.

2/10/21 at 7:00 pm

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SOME INTERESTING READING

 

 

 
THE MEANING OF SERVICE: An Interfaith Forum
 
 
A panel discussion sponsored by Schenectady Community Ministries, in partnership with Schenectady Clergy Against Hate and the Interfaith Community of Schenectady
 
2/4/21 at 7:00 pm
 
 
 
 
 

 

JUDAISM & SCIENCE
Adult Ed with Agudat Achim

The intersection of Judaism & science discussed by experts in the field of religion and science.

 4/1/21 at 7:30 pm

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MORE DATES AT AA

 

ADULTS PURIM PARTY
with So Fun City Game Show

2/25/21 at 8:00 pm

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BOOK GROUP
Sponsored by Sisterhood

For all temple members

Next book American Princess by Stephanie Marie Thornton lead by Ellen Strauss.

3/24/21 at 7:00 pm

Interested, please email
straelle@gmail.com

ZOOM LINK TO COME

ONGOING VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

Here is a listing of the many ways you can connect with your Gates community from home.
 
Tot Shabbat
First Friday of each month at 6pm (note time change)
 
Tai Chi
Mondays at 6:30 p.m
 
Community Coffee & Conversation
Wednesday at 1pm
 

Lunch and Learn
Thursdays at 12noon

https://zoom.us/j/96902702791 

Torah Study
Saturdays at 9:00 am
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