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2023-2024 Join Brotherhood

July, 2023

Members of Congregation Gates of Heaven:

Please consider joining Congregation Gates of Heaven Brotherhood for our July 1, 2023  June 30, 2024 fiscal year. New Members to the Brotherhood: your first year is complimentary.

Brotherhood dues have supported many Temple activities including our monthly breakfast/speaker meeting, the Temple's Break the Fast, and special events, as well as worthy Temple causes. Brotherhood members have also supported the Temple by setting up the chairs for the High Holy Days, erecting the Sukkot sukkah, cemetery clean-up and Yom Hashoah candle delivery. Brotherhood activities for the past year are listed below. All adults are welcome at our activities!



*July 24, 2022 – Strawberry shortcake social with Sisterhood

*August 14, 2022 – Tri-City ValleyCats Game on Jewish Heritage Day

*October 7, 2002 – Town of Niskayuna developments & plans
Speaker: Jaime Puccione, Niskayuna Town Supervisor (in-person & Zoom)

*October 7, 2022 – Setting up the Sukkot Sukkah in the Temple parking lot

*October 15, 2022 – Program, cider & donuts with Cantor Ze’evi in sukkah 

*November 6, 2022 – Therapy Dogs Training
Speakers: Ernie Wein & Tammy Van Valkenburgh  (in-person & Zoom)

*December 4, 2022 – Friendship with a member of China's ruling elite in tumultuous Shanghai.  Speaker: Dr. Al Magid (in-person & Zoom)

*January 8, 2023 - Innovation, Equity & Engagement in Schenectady City Schools   
Speaker: Dr. Carlos Cotto Jr. (in-person & Zoom)

*February 5, 2023 - The Odyssey of a Jewish Professional
Speaker: Rabbi David Gordis

*March 5, 2023 – Jewish Humor 
Speakers: Gordon Zuckerman & Josh Cooper-Ginsburg (in-person & Zoom)

*April 16, 2023 – The Development of the New York State Budget 
Speaker: Harry Hechehouche (in-person & Zoom)

*May 7, 2023 – The Development and Future of Music Haven 
Speaker: Mona Golub (in-person & Zoom)

*June 25, 2023 - Brotherhood Annual Meeting (Zoom)

*July, 2022 to June 2023 - Ten Brotherhood Board meetings (Zoom)



Please consider one of the following dues levels: ____ New Members: No Fee

____ Standard: $50.00     ____ Donor: $65.00         ____ Benefactor: $80.00

____ Up & Beyond: $_______   Your increased gift is always appreciated!

Can you volunteer for some of our programs & activities?  Yes ________________


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Street Address: _____________________________________________

City, State, Zip: _____________________________________________

Email: ______________________________   Preferred Phone: _________________


Make your payment below by credit card via the Temple website or send your check and this form, as soon as possible to: Brotherhood – Congregation Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12309 

Thank you for supporting Temple Brotherhood!

Enter an additional contribution amount. Your increased gift is always appreciated!
Sat, September 23 2023 8 Tishrei 5784