Welcome to B’nai Sholom

We are very glad to welcome you to B’nai Sholom, a place Reform Jews and their families — of whatever backgrounds — can truly call “home.”

We are located at (click here for directions):
420 Whitehall Rd
Albany, NY 12208
 

Please join in our worship, our studying, our celebrations. We look forward to getting to know you.  Please call us at 518/482-5283, or e-mail us at office@bnaisholom.albany.ny.us

Shabbat services usually begin at 8:00 PM.  On the first Friday of each month, they begin at 6:00 PM

Tot Shabbat the second Friday of each month 5:00 PM. Further details

Office Hours:  9:30 am – 3:30 pm Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays.  Closed Tuesdays

–Rabbi Don Cashman, the officers, trustees, and members of B’nai Sholom

B’nai Sholom Bulletin

The July 2019 B’nai Sholom Bulletin is now available.  Click here to view.

Honey From The Heart

A SWEET New Year is Upon US!

It’s time for! 

HONEY FROM THE HEART

It is traditional to eat apples and honey on Rosh Hashanah. The apples symbolize the constant cycle of life and the honey symbolizes the sweetness that we hope will characterize the year to come.

B’nai Sholom’s Fundraising Committee is excited to announce we will again be participating in the

Rosh Hashanah Honey From the Heart SALE this summer.

Just $12 per jar, each 8 oz jar contains delicious honey which is certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union and guaranteed to be 100% pure honey.

Shipping is FREE until August 5, 2019 for orders to US destinations.  After August 5, a shipping charge of $5.00 per jar is added to cover first class postage to US destinations. Orders will be taken right through the High Holidays but ONLY orders placed y September 4, 2019 are guaranteed to arrive by Rosh Hashanah.

VISIT THE WEBSITE to place your order: www.honeyfromtheheart.org/BSR

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO SHARE THE HONEY FROM THE HEART SALE INFORMATION WITH FRIENDS, FAMILY & COLLEAGUES. Your support is needed and appreciated. 

If you have trouble placing an order or have any questions, please contact Maxine Goldberg through the office at office@bnaisholom.albany.ny.us

Books for Babies

The B’nai Sholom Literacy Project Presents

BOOKS FOR BABIES!

Please help the B’nai Sholom Literacy Project, as part of the Social Action Committee, to purchase books for distribution to expectant parents in target populations.

Click here for details.

Adult Education Offerings

Courses:

Details and Registration

Song is the Pen of the Soul: Niggunim

  • Tuesdays, March 5, 2019 – March 26, 2019
  • 7:00 – 8:15 PM

Archaeology and History of Ancient Israel

Thursday mornings, April 11 through May 30; 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Fee: $36 members; $54 non-members
Taught by Steve Stark-Riemer, noted local lecturer in archaeology, history and religion of the Ancient Near East.

A Life of Meaning: Sacred Paths in Reform Judaism

Mondays, April 22 and 29, May 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. (5/6 at 8 p.m.)
With Rabbi Don Cashman
Fee: $25 members; $30 non-members

Movies:

November 16, 2019–A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS

 

Synagogue Scholars:

May 10 – Adah Hetko, currently a fellow at the Yiddish Book Center, will present a talk after the 8 PM service with audio/video clips on “Becoming Yiddish: Contemporary Yiddish Women Singers.”

December 13, 2019 – Martha  Rozett on  Judas by Amoz Oz

Torah Study:

Saturdays 9:30 AM

 

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