2015 Gates College Scholarships: Applications now being accepted for the Dr. Ralph and Edna Marwill Scholarship (click for form) and the Rena Weifenbach Educational Scholarship (click for form). For families of Gates members only; due date March 15, 2015. More info.
Purim Celebration 2015
Join us for a special Purim Celebration for both children and adults on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Our theme of A Visit To The Casino will take a tongue in cheek look at the new casino in our neighborhood. Reservations are mandatory by March 2 at noon to order the correct amount of food, catered by Dinosaur BBQ. Please RSVP to Kathy at or call her at 374-8173.
Come have the best breakfast in town sponsored by our Brotherhood on Sunday, March 8, 2015 with guest speakers Melissa Morrison, Foundation Specialist at St. Peter's ALS Center and Roberta Miller, MD, Medical Director at St. Peter's ALS Center. Free for Gates Brotherhood members; all others pay $4 for breakfast and speaker is free. Breakfast begins at 10am, speaker at 10:30. No reservations needed.
Annual Jewish Food Festival
Dont miss the 12th Annual Jewish Food Festival on Sunday, March 22, 2015 from noon to 3:00 p.m. Festival includes unlimited samples of traditional and modern gourmet foods prepared by restaurants, caterers, and members of our synagogue and activities for kids. At the door: Adults $15, kids 13-17 $5, kids 12 and under are free. This is a great family event.
Rosh Chodesh Women's SederThe 2nd Annual Women's Seder sponsored by our Sisterhood will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 6pm. This will be a vegetarian pot luck and we will us a special Haggadah created last year. This program is free and open to the public. RSVP to Holly at
Passover SederJoin us for our annual first night Passover Seder on Friday, April 3, 2015 at 6:30 pm (not the Shabbat Service will be at 5:30 pm that night). Enjoy a beautiful, multi-generational, inter-active First Night Seder catered by Gershons. With a choice of eggplant parm or chicken marsala as you main dish. RSVP by 3/27. Early bird pricing until 3/6: $38/member adult, $55/non-member ad, $10/kids 5-12, $5/kids under 5. After 3/6 pricing: $43/member ad, $60/non-member ad, $10/kids 5-12, $5/kids under 5. RSVP to
Doug Cotler To Perform At The Singer Free Concert SeriesThe Singer Family Free Concert Series presents Grammy Award-winning composer and an accomplish singer, songwriter, and musician Doug Cotler. Doug will be our cantorial vocalist at the Friday Shabbat Services on April 10, 2015 at 7pm and performing in concert at the Singer Free Concert Series on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2pm. No tickets or reservations needed. Open to the public. Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to SICM food pantry. Read more about Doug on his website at http://dougcotler.com/
Cherry Blossom Festival and Race for ALSJoin us at the 23rd Annual Cherry Blossom Festival and 5k Race (and walk) for ALS on Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 9am to 1pm. See the Cherry Blossom Website page for more detail about the festival and to register for the Race/Walk at http://www.cherryblossomfair.com/
Trip to Israel 2016
Join Rabbi Matt and Congregation Gates of Heaven for a memorable adventure to Israel on February 10-21, 2016.
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Congregation Gates of Heaven 852 Ashmore Ave. Schenectady, NY 12309 518-374-8173 518-374-3444 fax