Congregation Ohav Shalom

Building Community Celebrating Tradition

113 New Krumkill Road, Albany, NY 12208 / (518) 489-4706 / Email Us /

Ohav Virtual Services~Sermons~Groups~Classes

November 30, 2020 - March 1, 2021, All Day
Ohav Shalom
113 New Krumkill Road
Albany, NY 12208

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~Ohav Virtual~

Opportunities To Stay Connected

Shabbat Services

Welcoming Shabbat:
Friday evening at 6 pm,   Join Zoom Live
 
Kabbalat Shabbat songs
PRE-RECORDED  watch here
 
 
Bringing in Shabbat with Rabbi Rena  PreRecorded watch here
Shabbat Morning Service  watch here 
 
March 28 Rabbi Rena Shabbat morning Service watch here
March 21 Rabbi Dan Shabbat morning Service watch here
 
This Week
Rabbi Shabbat Sermons PreRecorded with Text
All previous sermons may be found below
 
Jan 22, Rabbi Dan’s sermon Dear President Biden listen here
click here to read Rabbi Dan’s sermon
Jan 15, Rabbi Rena’s sermon To Know or Not to Know : Portrait of a Tyrant  watch here  
click here to read Rabbi Rena’s sermon
 
 
           

Ohav Youth Programming

Young Families are Invited to Celebrate Shabbat with our Ohav Shabbat Youth Leaders:

Ohav Kulanu Jr leader ~ Dan Scher,
To receive a link to join Dan’s LIVE Kulanu services on Friday evenings at 4:45pm,
please email  Nancy Pandolfo
Shorashim with Bracha Louz –  Young Children
This Saturday, January 15th Join Bracha, Rose & Sahra
for a ZOOMtastic Shabbat morning service at 11:00. Hope to see you there!!
 Click here to join.
All previous recorded programs may be found below

  

 

Minyan Services

Morning Minyan Monday to Friday 7AM-8AM  Join Live on Zoom
 
Sunday Morning Minyan 8:30-9:30AM  Join Live on Zoom
 

Life Long Learning Classes

NEW CLASS Beginning Jan. 7, 2021 ~  Thursdays at 11 a.m. on Zoom
Turn It and Turn It: A Torah Study Circle 

led by Rabbi Rena Kieval

Through reading and conversation, we will study the basic content, the peshat, of each parsha, and explore its deeper teachings through traditional and contemporary commentary and our own thinking. We will use the Etz Chayim chumash as our text, and students are asked to purchase a copy, which can be done through the Ohav office at the time of registration.     Price for Spring session $42  additional charge of $65 if you would like to purchase Etz Chayim chumash

Thursdays at 11 a.m. on Zoom, beginning January 7, 2021:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/783531559

contact Rabbi Rena Kieval for registration information.  

  • Cost for Spring session $42  additional charge of $65 if you would like to purchase Etz Chayim chumash  REGISTRATION  

Join Live on Zoom

 Winter-Spring ~ Study Talmud with Rabbi Dan Ornstein
Mondays 11:00AM-12:00PM  Join Live on Zoom
 
 
 
Archived Rabbi Sermons 
Jan. 8 Rabbi Dan’s sermon Pharaoh Parable 2020 listen here
click here to read Rabbi Dan’s sermon
Dec. 31 Rabbi Dan’s sermon The Good That We Do listen here
click here to read Rabbi Dan’s sermon

Dec. 25 Rabbi Dan’s sermon Getting it Right in Genesis listen here

click here to read Rabbi Dan’s sermon
Dec. 18 Rabbi Dan’s sermon Good Fences Make Good Neighbors listen here
click here to read Rabbi Dan’s sermon

Dec. 11 Rabbi Dan’s sermon Chamber of Secrets listen here

click here to read Rabbi Dan’s sermon
Nov. 20 Rabbi Rena’s sermon, From Generation to Generation watch here
click here to read Rabbi Rena’s sermon
Nov. 13 Rabbi Dan’s sermon, Truer Than True listen here (part 1)(part 2)
click here to read Rabbi Dan’s sermon
Nov. 6 Rabbi Dan’s sermon listen here

click here to read Rabbi Dan’s sermon
Oct. 30 Rabbi Rena’s sermon watch here                                 

click here to read Rabbi Rena’s sermon                                                                                     
Oct. 23 Rabbi Dan’s sermon listen here
click here to read Rabbi Dan’s sermon
Oct. 16 Rabbi Rena’s sermon watch here
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Oct. 8 Rabbi Rena’s sermon watch here
click here to read the full text of Rabbi Rena’s sermon 
Oct. 2 Rabbi Dan’s sermon listen here
click here to read full text of Rabbi Dan’s sermon
 Sept. 11 Rabbi Dan’s sermon listen here
click here to read full text of Rabbi Dan’s sermon
Sept. 4 Rabbi Rena’s sermonwatch here
clickhere to read full text of Rabbi Rena’s sermon
Aug. 28 Rabbi Rena’s sermon  watch here
clickhere to read full text of Rabbi Rena’s sermon
Aug. 21 Rabbi Dan sermon listen here
click here to read full text of Rabbi Dan’s sermon
Aug. 14 Rabbi Dan sermon listen here
click here to read full text of Rabbi Dan’s sermon
Aug. 7 Rabbi Rena sermon watch here
click here to read full text of Rabbi Rena’s sermon
July 31 Rabbi Dan sermon listen here
click here to read full text of Rabbi Dan’s sermon
July 24 Rabbi Rena sermon watch here
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July 17 Rabbi Dan Sermon listen here
click here to read a full text of Rabbi Dan’s sermon
July 10 Rabbi Dan Sermon listen here
click here to read a full text of Rabbi Dan’s sermon
July 3 Rabbi Rena sermon watch here
click here to read a full text of Rabbi Rena’s sermon
June 25 Rabbi Dan sermon  listen here
click here to read a full text of Rabbi Dan’s sermon
June 19 Rabbi Rena sermon watch here
click here to read full text of Rabbi Rena’s sermon
June 12 Rabbi Dan sermon  listen here
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June 5 Rabbi Rena sermon watch here
  click here to read full text of Rabbi Rena’s sermon
May 29 Rabbi Rena Dvar Torah for Shavuot watch her
 click here to read full text of Rabbi Rena’s sermon
May 22 Rabbi Rena sermon watch here
 click here to read Rabbi Rena’s full sermon
May15 Rabbi Dan sermon watch here
  click here to read Rabbi Dan’s full sermon
May 8 Rabbi Rena sermon watch here
  click here to read Rabbi Rena’s full sermon
May 1 Rabbi Dan Sermon watch here
  click here to read Rabbi Dan’s full sermon.
 
Archived Shorashim 
Nov. 6         Shorashim #28 watch here
Oct. 8         Shorashim # 27 watch here
Sept. 24    Shorashim #25 watch here
Sept. 18    Shorashim, #24 watch here
Sept. 11     Shorashim #23 watch here
Sept. 4      Shorashim #22 watch here
Aug. 28    Shorashim #21  watch here
Aug. 21     Shorashim #20  watch here
Aug. 14     Shorashim #19 watch here
Aug. 7       Shorashim #18 part 1 watch here part 2 watch here
July 24    Shorashim #17 watch here
July 17     Shorashim Shabbat #16 watch here
July 10    Shorashim Shabbat #15 watch here
July 3      Shorashim Shabbat #14 watch here
June 26  Shorashim Shabbat #13 watch here
June 19  Shorashim Shabbat #12 watch here
June 12  Shorashim Shabbat #11 watch here
June 5    Shorashim Shabbat #10 watch here
May 22   Shorashim Shabbat #8 watch here
May 15   Shorashim Shabbat #7 watch here
May 8    Shorashim Shabbat #6 watch here
May 1    Shorashim Shabbat # 5 watch here
 

 

JFS Virtual Support Groups

Facilitated by JFS clinical staff
All fees are being waived for these groups.
 
 

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES
JFS is offering many supportive programs and help at this time. They also seek volunteers to drive seniors, and to deliver groceries and meals.  Click here for more information. JFS has three virtual groups: Parenting During COVID, Activities for Emotional Well-being, and Coming Up for AIR: A Discussion Groups for seniors. Dates and registration information is here. 

 
In this time of emotional, health and financial crisis, turning to our faith and our community has become more important than ever. Our Rabbis along with Ohav’s Board of Trustees are committed to assisting and supporting you and your needs. We may not be able to be with you in person; however we are only a phone call or email away. If you are in need of prayers, comforting conversations or have any other needs please do not hesitate to reach out to us.   Rabbi Dan, and Rabbi Rena
 

Weekday Shacharit Service

Here is a link to download the weekday shacharit service in Sim Shalom:
 
Additional links you may find helpful: