Congregation Ohav Shalom

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Press Releases

Congressman Paul Tonko to Provide Update at Congregation Ohav Shalom

Posted on August 21, 2019

Albany, NY – Congressman Paul D. Tonko will provide an update on a wide range of topics ranging from the state of affairs in our nation’s capital to how the national scene affects New York State and beyond at Congregation Ohav Shalom’s September Sunday Schmooze on Sunday, September 8, 2019. The event begins at 10AM Continue Reading »

A Letter from the B’Yachad Board:

Posted on July 15, 2019

Dear B’Yachad Community, The B’Yachad board is pleased to inform you that Ruth Malka is the new Education Director. Ruth has vast experience in Jewish education and youth programming, including at B’Yachad, where she previously served as Education Director, and at Mifgash, the collaborative Hebrew high school program. She brings energy, enthusiasm, and creativity to Continue Reading »

Congregation Ohav Shalom Announces New Board Members

Posted on July 9, 2019

Albany, NY – Congregation Ohav Shalom in Albany, is pleased to announce three new members of its Board of Trustees, as well as the full listing of officers and board members for 2019-2020. Joining the Board of Trustees this year are Joshua Cantor-Stone, Joshua Schulman-Marcus and Jessica Tannenbaum-Rosen. “All three of our newest Board members Continue Reading »

Ohav Shalom Hosts Saturday Evening Sip’n’Sing

Posted on March 19, 2019

Congregation Ohav Shalom welcomes members of its congregation and the greater Capital District community to a coffeehouse-style evening of entertainment and food on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The event will begin at 8:15 PM at Ohav Shalom, 113 New Krumkill Road in Albany. Local band Innocent Bystanders — featuring father-son duo Alan and Dan Goldberg Continue Reading »

Ohav Shalom Welcomes Local Scholar Lecture to address Israel and democracy

Posted on March 13, 2019

Congregation Ohav Shalom welcomes members of the congregation and the greater Capital District Jewish community to hear local scholar and security expert Dr. Victor Asal address attendees after Shabbat services on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The lecture will be followed by a question/answer session and group discussion, and will begin at 12:30 PM. A widely Continue Reading »

Ohav Shalom Continues Shabbat Speaker Series Civil rights attorney to share thoughts on LGBTQ and Judaism

Posted on March 13, 2019

Congregation Ohav Shalom welcomes members of the congregation and the greater Capital District Jewish community to another event in its Shabbat speaker series, highlighting issues surrounding inclusion within the Jewish LGBTQ community. The event will take place on March 9, 2019. Guest speaker Seth Madnick Marnin will address congregants with Sacred Jewish Space: Greater than Continue Reading »

Local Synagogue Holds Winter Reunion

Posted on March 13, 2019

Congregation Ohav Shalom held its annual Winter Reunion in Florida recently, welcoming old and new friends to the Ohav Shalom community. Co-chairs Judy Phillips, Marcia Gingold and Carolann Margolis coordinated the program. Ohav Shalom Rabbi Rena Kieval traveled to Boca Raton and Venice to spend time with synagogue members and friends on February 3 and Continue Reading »

Congregation Ohav Shalom Commemorates Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month

Posted on February 25, 2019

Congregation Ohav Shalom invites congregants and others to attend as we join together with Jewish organizations and communities from all over the world in a unified effort to raise awareness and champion the civil rights of individuals with disabilities at its Disabilities Awareness Shabbat on March 2, 2019 beginning at 9 a.m. and featuring speakers Continue Reading »

Congregation Ohav Shalom Welcomes New Trustees

Posted on June 18, 2018

Congregation Ohav Shalom elected three new trustees at its spring Congregational Meeting on May 15.  They are Jane Ginsburg, Esq., Dr. Brad Gornstein and Heather Rockwood.  Each will serve a three-year term.  Jane Ginsburg is an attorney by training and has been a non-profit organization specialist for more than 15 years. Jane currently serves as Executive Continue Reading »

Shomrei Habayit Brunch at Ohav Shalom to Honor Jeff and Debbie Cohen and Libby Post and Lynn Dunning-Vaughn

Posted on November 28, 2017

On Sunday, December 10 at 11 am, Congregation Ohav Shalom will honor Jeff and Debbie Cohen and Libby Post and Lynn Dunning-Vaughn at its annual Shomrei Habayit Gala Brunch at 113 New Krumkill Road, Albany.  The award recipients are being honored for their ongoing and outstanding commitment to Congregation Ohav Shalom. The Honorary Co-Chairs are Continue Reading »