The Tech Valley Experience

The JBizTechValley.com region encompasses the Capital Region, Adirondacks/North Country, Hudson Valley, northern Catskills and eastern Mohawk Valley.

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Tech Valley offers rewarding career and business opportunities, world-class educational and research facilities, a vibrant arts and entertainment scene and exhilarating year-round outdoor pursuits.

This 16-county region includes more than 50 congregations, more than 600 Jewish business owners, many Jewish-run not-for-profits and is a region brimming with opportunity and excitement.

What is JBiz?

Let’s take a moment to celebrate all that our community has accomplished. We have been leaders in the arenas of academia, economics, entertainment, arts and politics. We have shown guidance as advocates, mentors and volunteers. We are a diverse, strong, lively and energetic community breaking new ground in everything from technology to medicine and innovative ways of doing business.

By standing together we have and will continue to empower Jewish men and women throughout New York state to build a better, more prosperous future for all.

About This Website

This online directory contains contact information for Jewish business owners and Jewish professionals, Jewish-run not-for-profits and non-Jewish businesses that cater to the Jewish community in the Capital District.

This website is designed to serve three purposes:

  1. To inform prospective newcomers to this area that there is a Jewish community with a broad base;
  2. To show folks outside the region that this area supports a vibrant and vital Jewish life and culture; and
  3. To encourage people within the Albany-area Jewish community to support local Jewish businesses.

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News Jews Can Use

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Hudson Synagogue Celebrates 125 Years

It all began in 1888, about the same time the Jewish population began to flourish in other American cities such as Albany and Kingston, when there were only Orthodox Jews. Based in Hudson, NY, Congregation Anshe Emeth remained an Orthodox congregation for 73 years. As the community began to change from Orthodoxy to Conservatism so Continue Reading »

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Jewish Culture Excluded from Saratoga Race Course International Heritage Days

Saratoga Springs, NY – The New York Racing Authority (NYRA), which runs the Saratoga Race Course and two downstate racetracks, is attempting to increase attendance by instituting International Heritage Days every Wednesday of the six-week meet. On Monday, June 23, 2014, NYRA officials unveiled details of the Heritage Festival which will celebrate each of the Continue Reading »

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Paul McCartney: The Jew-ish Beatle?

Paul McCartney is about to arrive in Albany on July 5, 2014, for the first time with all the fanfare and anticipation of 50 years ago when he first arrived in New York City as part of the Fab Four. I suppose it takes time for a talent, such as McCartney, to come to a place like Continue Reading »

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Eligberg Installed at Albany’s Temple Israel

Three years after taking over the pulpit, on July 16, 2011, from an interim rabbi, David Mark Eligberg was officially installed on May 3, 2014 as spiritual leader of Temple Israel in Albany. Eligberg is the sixth rabbi at the synagogue in its 62-year history. In 1952 two conservative synagogues in Albany merged to form Temple Continue Reading »

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