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  • The Gates are open to Worship We invite you to join us...The Gates are open to all!
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What's Happening at Gates

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Watch our Shabbat Services live or see archived services.

Friday Shabbat Service @ 7:00 p.m. and Saturday Morning Services at 10:45 a.m. only when we have a B'nai Mitzvah.



 First Thursday Adult Ed Talksbrooks

A series of evening talks featuring a variety of speaker and topics. Each talk is free standing, so join us for one or all! Reverend Victoria J.Brooks will be our next speaker on Thursday, December 7 at 7:00 p.m. Her topic: Daughters of Eve: Women in Jewish and Christian Sacred Texts. Read more.



Latke Batter Sale

Purchase Mona Golub's famous homemade lakes batter. Sale on Sunday, December 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pre-order by 12/4 is recommended as we always sell out, $10 per quart. All proceeds to benefit Gates Of Heaven Temple Youth group (GOHTY). Purchase online (indicate how many quarts of batter in the apply my payment to section) or click here to print to download order form.


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Brotherhood Sponsored Breakfast & Speaker

Join us for the best breakfast in town on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Our guest speakers will be Dr. Roberta Miller and Dr. David Hormick. Topic: Providing Home Medical Care to Individuals Who Cannot Travel. Breakfast begins at 10:00 a.m. and speaker at 10:30 am.  Click here for more information about the program and speaker.


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Senior Moments Luncheon

Free monthly lunch and speaker program for seniors (all adults welcome to attend). Join us on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. our guest speaker will be Richard Feldman with a new part of his popular series Jews In Hollywood. The program, facilitated by Rabbi Eleanor Pearlman, is free and open to the public. RSVP please to Free monthly lunch and speaker program for seniors (all adults welcome to attend).


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 Sisterhood White Elephant Event

All temple women are invited to join us for the annual Sisterhood sponsored White Elephant Event on Thursday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. Don't miss this very fun evening with fellow women temple members. Please bring a wrapped gift to exchange and a dessert or hors d'oeuvre to share. RSVP to Kay Keller at brick10@nycap.rr.com or call the temple at 518-374-8173.


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 Hanukkah Dinner

Come partake in the warmth of our traditional Hanukkah dinner and program on Sunday, December 17 at 5pm. Dinner will begin at 5pm followed by a song filled program lead by student cantor Stefano and our religious school students. Don't forget to bring your menorah. Reservations are required. Read more...


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Chinese Dinner & A Movie

Another wonderful Brotherhood sponsored dinner and a movie is planned for Monday, December 25. Reservations are required. Read more...


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For all adult Gates members and their friends. Join us at the Schenectady Symphony on Sunday, January 14 at 3:00 p.m at Proctors Theater followed by dinner at the United Buffet Chinese restaurant on 2400 Watt St. Call proctors to purchase your own tickets ($12-$20ea) at 518-346-6204. For dinner reservations, please contact Bea & Gerry at gerryhahn@yahoo.com.


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Concert and Dessert Social

Gates presents Stefano Sings--A Cantor Unplugged on Saturday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are now on sale: $20 ea ($25 at door) or be a patron at $100 for two tickets and your name in our event program. Tickets are limited to only 250 seats...don't miss out! Contact the temple office at 518-374-8173 or klaws@cgoh.org. Read more about the event. Read more about Stefano and hear samples of his music.




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