Phil and Will 300The many talents of the region’s Jewish community will be on display at B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation’s 11th Bet Kafeh (“Coffeehouse”) on Saturday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at the synagogue, 420 Whitehall Road, Albany, New York.

Hosted by singer/songwriters Phil Teumim, Will Vail and Jeff Klamka, the open mic event will showcase the singing, storytelling, poetry recitation and musicianship of the Jewish community. Everyone is invited to perform. Sing a song, play an instrument, tell a story, read some poems or tell a joke or two. Sign up in advance or at the door. Listen and appreciate, or perform and be appreciated.

Coffee and refreshments will be available. Free admission: donations appreciated.

For more information, visit www.bnaisholomalbany.org or contact the B’nai Sholom office by phone at 518-482-5283 or e-mail office@bnaisholom.albany.ny.us.

Founded in 1971, B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation in Albany is a home for contemporary Reform Judaism in the Capital Region, creating a vibrant Jewish present that links ancient traditions with the promise of the future. Nearly 130 diverse households from eight counties seek religious, educational and social fulfillment at B’nai Sholom. For information about B’nai Sholom and the benefits of belonging, visit www.bnaisholomalbany.org or contact the B’nai Sholom office at 518-482-5283 or office@bnaisholom.albany.ny.us.


Photo (l-r): Phil Teumim, Will Vail