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We hope you will find it lively, informative, and easy to navigate.

The Webmaster



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Chaverim Summer Movie Series
(July and August)
Six Movie Favorites Saluting New York
(see flier)

Friday, August 17 — 6:30 pm
Shabbat Under the Stars

(reservations required)

Sunday, August 19 (date change)
Sisterhood Torah Fund Kick-Off Summer Luncheon – 12:30 pm @ Café Muscat

Saturday, September 1 - 8:30 pm
Selichot Program and Service

Sunday, September 16 - 5:00 pm
Tashlich at Goose Pond Park

Monday, October 8 (revised 7/3)
Dedication of the Memorial Plaques
will take place at 7:30 pm

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)



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, August 17
Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv 6:30 pm
Shabbat Under the Stars Shabbat Dinner
(by reservation only)
Candle Lighting 7:31 pm

Saturday, August 18
Parshat Shoftim Shacharit 9:00 am
Mincha/Seudah Shlishit 7:00 pm
Maariv/Havdallah 8:31 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)

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

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

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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Web Administrator: Sam Weiss