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

Books for Babies

The B’nai Sholom Literacy Project Presents


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


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




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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