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Yom Kippur Services Friday, October 3, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Yom Kippur Services

Rabbi Jill Cozen-Harel and David Scheiber will be leading us in High Holiday Services this year. Kol Nidre will be held on 6:30pm. Morning services will begin on 10:00am. We will resume afternoon services at 5:00 pm. Evening services will be followed by a community Break the Fast. We hope you can join us for this annual holiday gathering.

Yom Kippur Services Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Yom Kippur Services

Rabbi Jill Cozen-Harel and David Scheiber will be leading us in High Holiday Services this year. Kol Nidre will be held on 6:30pm. Morning services will begin on 10:00am. We will resume afternoon services at 5:00 pm. Evening services will be followed by a community Break the Fast. We hope you can join us for this annual holiday gathering.

Yom Kippur Services Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Yom Kippur Services

Rabbi Jill Cozen-Harel and David Scheiber will be leading us in High Holiday Services this year. Kol Nidre will be held on 6:30pm. Morning services will begin on 10:00am. We will resume afternoon services at 5:00 pm. Evening services will be followed by a community Break the Fast. We hope you can join us for this annual holiday gathering.

Yom Kippur Community Break the Fast Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Yom Kippur Community Break the Fast

Join the community for our annual break the fast. We will have all the traditional foods including smoked fish salad and poched salmon. It's a wonderful time to come together to mark the end of Yom Kippur. We hope you can join us!

Mah Jong! Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Mah Jong!

Since the 1920s, the game of mah jongg has ignited the Jewish-American imagination in living rooms and gathering spots around the country. The game spread throughout organized circles in Jewish communities far and wide. Today, hundreds of thousands of people play mah jongg, and it continues to be a vital part of Jewish communal, personal, and cultural life. Come join and learn to play! 

Four College Hillel Fall Meeting Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Four College Hillel Fall Meeting

Join the Four College Hillel planning meeting and help to plan Jewish College students events for the fall! The Four College Hillel is a group of Jewish students who attend Clarkson University, SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Canton and St. Lawrence University. We come together as a greater Jewish community in the North Country. Bring your ideas to share! Refreshments provided.

Pizza in the Hut Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Pizza in the Hut

All are welcome to join Congregation Beth El for our sixth annual Sukkot event, "Pizza in the Hut." Do a Mitzvah and share a meal in the sukkah with friends. Our sukkah is in front of the synagogue. Pizza and snacks provided. Please RSVP to info@potsdamsynagogue.org so we can order enough food.

Simchat Torah Service & the Beth El Band Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Simchat Torah Service & the Beth El Band

Join the Beth El Band for our Simchat Torah Serivce with flag waving, marching and munching. Come mark the end of Sukkot and rejoice in the Torah! Simchat Torah celebrates the conclusion of the annual cycle of Torah readings and the begining of a new cycle. Bring the kids for this joyful celebration!

Author Talk on Woody Allen Book Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 12:15pm - 2:15pm

Author Talk on Woody Allen Book

St. Lawrence English professor Peter Bailey will speak about his new book, A Compantion to Woody Allen. Baily is considered a renowned Allen expert. A Companion to Woody Allen presents a collection of 26 original essays on the director’s films. Contributions offer a number of divergent critical perspectives while expanding the contexts in which his work is understood. Copies of the book will be for sale. The book talk will be followed by a light lunch. Please RSVP to Paul Schaffer so that we order enough food.