Kosher to GOhav
Kosher to GOhav is Ohav Shalom's new program for selling Shabbat meals. All meals are kosher, gluten-free and are produced fresh in Ohav's own kitchen each week by our fabulous chef Rebecca Ritter. Delivery is only available to residents of the Ohav Shalom apartments. All other meals must be picked up from the Ohav Shalom office on Thursday evenings or Friday mornings.
Passover Guide is here.
Yom HaShoah 5775 - Reading of the Names
On Sunday April 12th, as part of our observance of Yom HaShoah, we will read aloud the names of French children who perished in the Holocaust throughout the day in the sanctuary. Our vigil will begin at 6:00 AM and will continue in 20-minute shifts until 6:00 PM that day. Everyone in the Ohav Shalom family is invited to come and read for a few minutes, so that, if only for a moment, some of those who perished are in our thoughts as individuals. We speak and hear their names, and we recall them as full human beings, not just as “victims.” Please sign up today. For additional information, or to have the office sign you up for a particular time slot, please call Nancy in the synagogue office at 489-4706 x. 10 or email Nancy.
Ilse Loeb at age five in Vienna, Austria.
Remembering Hidden Children
This year Congregation Ohav Shalom will host the Albany Community observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 15th, beginning at 7PM with guest speaker Ilse, Loeb, who survived the Shoah as a hidden child. The event will include a memorial observance.
This year Congregation Ohav Shalom will host the Albany Community observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 15th, beginning at 7PM with guest speaker Ilse, Loeb, who survived the Shoah as a hidden child. The event will include a memorial observance. Born in Vienna, Ilse Loeb was sent at the age of 13 to Holland for what her parents thought would be a safe haven after the Nazis annexed Austria. When she parted with her parents at the Vienna railroad station in 1938, she did not know that this would be their last goodbye. In Amsterdam, a Jewish family adopted Ilse. The Nazis invaded Holland in May 1940, and in June 1942, she received a letter from the German authorities ordering her to report to the Amsterdam train station for shipment to a “Labor Camp.” Ilse managed to defy this order and go into hiding. Her initial hiding place was just a few blocks from that of Anne Frank and her family. Margo Frank, Anne’s sister, had received the identical deportation letter on the same day, which prompted the Frank family to go into hiding. With the assistance of family members and ...Read More
Order your Kosher to GOhav meals today!
All meals are delicious, prepared fresh each week by our chef and all are Gluten Free with the exception of the included challah roll. Order by Wednesday for Thursday evening or Friday afternoon pickup.
All orders of 1-lb challahs will benefit the Ohav Shalom Nursery School ...Read More