Congregation Ohav Shalom

Building Community Celebrating Tradition

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

Youth Activities

Youth Activities

Learn more about our youth education programs, B’Yachad and Mifgash.

Click here for the 5784 Teen calendar of events!

Be in the know!

In order to connect with our youth community members, we want to make certain that we have correct contact information for all of our K-12th graders and their parent(s)/guardian(s). If you have not already done so

… please take a few moments to complete this online youth community membership form for each K-12th grader in your household (or have them fill it out!).

Also, be sure to follow the Ohav Shalom Youth Community on Facebook and Instagram!



Ohav Youth Programming    

Young Families are Invited to Celebrate Shabbat with

our Ohav Shabbat Youth Leaders:

Shorashim with Bracha Louz Young Children – Join Bracha, Rose & Sahra

Shorashim – Pre Schoolers – K

Shabbat and Holiday Programs for Preschoolers and their Families are led by  Bracha Louz, children’s musician and educator. Join us for holiday and Torah-related songs, stories, games and prayer with Bracha.

Bracha will also celebrate with our young families on the High Holydays, Sukkot, Simchat Torah, Chanukah, Purim, Lag Ba’Omer and at other community events.


 Ohav Kulanu  leader Dan Scher

Kindergarteners to 5th graders: Join our Kulanu service on Saturdays at 10:30am.  Sing prayers together, enjoy a good story, play games centered around the weekly Torah portion and get a chance to read a line of Torah!  Kulanu has officially become “Cool”-anu as we have a blast while hanging out at Ohav!  Upcoming Dates: July 30, August 20

Monthly Shabbat service led by our dynamic educator and youth leader Dan Scher. Beginning at approximately 10:30AM with the Torah parade in the main sanctuary, the service continues in the small chapel with prayer, Torah activities and games with Dan.



College/Young Adult Outreach

Ohav’s program that keeps our college-age students and young adults connected with Ohav and Jewish life through the delivery special packages to their college/home addresses. Please contact the office if you are interested. 518-489-4706 x10