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Updated Wednesday, October 17, 2018



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Sunday Breakfast, October 28th - 10:00 am
What’s New in Albany? State of the State

Speaker: Assemblywoman Nily Rozic
(Reservation required for breakfast-see flyer)


Thursday, November 8 - 7:30 pm
Kristallnacht Commemoration

Saturday, November 10
Super Saturday Supper
Reservations required

Sunday, November 11
Book Café
Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor

Saturday, November 17
Speaker series: Rabbi Elliot Marrus
Arab Residents of Isreal

Wednesday, November 21
Interfailth Thanksgiving at ICCJ

Saturday, December 1
Pre-Chanukah Party

5:30 pm–8:30 pm


Our Chesed Committee provides comfort to the sick and others through home and hospital visits. If you know of someone who is in need of a chesed (friendly) call or visit, please contact Cathie ( or Vicki (

• Services and Shabbat Observance •

Starting next week, Shabbat morning Torah Study
will be on hiatus until October 20

Friday, October 12
(Please note time difference from October calendar) Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat/
Maariv 5:50 pm
Candle Lighting 6:00 pm

Shabbat, October 13 – Parshat Noach
Shacharit 9:00 am
Junior Congregation 10:45 am
Mincha/Seudah Shlishit 5:30 pm
Maariv/Havdallah 7:00 pm

Friday, October 19
Candle Lighting 5:50 pm
Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv 6:00 pm

Shabbat, October 20 – Parshat Lech-Lecha
Shacharit 9:00 am
Junior Congregation 10:45 am
Mincha/Seudah Shlishit 5:20 pm
Sponsored by Lenore & Glenn Richter Maariv/Havdallah 6:50 pm

Shabbat Morning Mini Menschen
(see schedule)


Mondays, Thursday & Torah Reading Days: 6:30 pm Sundays & Legal Holidays: 8:30 pm

When there is a meeting, or upon request: 7:45 pm Fridays: May 11 – September 14: 6:30 pm
Sunday: 7:00 pm (Rotates)

Sunday evening minyans are at 7:00 pm.
Services alternate between ICCJ and HJC
according to this schedule (click to view).

If you would like to say kaddish on a morning when there is no minyan, please contact Rabbi Fryer Bodzin directly. Email:

• Regular Activities •

Please check the calendar since some of these activities may not be held on certain days.

Please click on each for complete information.

Mini Menschen Services - For infants up to age 5
Shabbat mornings at 10:45 (see dates)

Rap with the Rabbi -Dinner and Discussion
Wednesdays 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
For post bar/bat mitzvah youth
Reservation required

Rabbi’s Wednesday Class:
DARSHEINI… Please Explain to Me

These stand-alone classes will narrow in on holidays, rituals, and individual prayers
Wednesdays - 8:00 pm (Minyan att 7:45 pm)

Knit & Schmooze—Thursdays, 10:00 am to noon

Rabbi’s Thursday Class:
The Contemporary Observant Life

Join us for lively interactive discussions, using primary and secondary Jewish texts.
Thursdays, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm

Rabbi’s Friday Class:
Book of Numbers

Friday mornings, 10:00 am-11:00 am

BIM BAM, It’s Almost Shabbat (for children ages 0-3)
Friday mornings - 11:15 to noon, monthly (click her for details).

Just Ask the Rabbi - Wednesdays, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
This program is for post bar/bat mitzvah youth.

Exercise Classes—New time for Yoga. Please click here for details


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