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Our Dec 25-27 Shabbat Getaway 2015

As nearly all students are away on break, we enjoyed a little getaway of our own this late December 2015 weekend. We went down to Brooklyn to enjoy a Shabbos with Raizy’s parents, the Galperins, and 5/8 of our children. … Read the rest

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A Time for Travel – November 2015

We usually try to limit our travels during the academic semesters because of all that needs to get done here. But as it happens we’ve been doing a lot of traveling, 5 times in under 15 days this mid-November 2015.… Read the rest

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The Infield Outfield Shabbat 2015

12193349_925521027503630_5524339191435784173_nIt’s fun to change things up now and then. So we did a rearrange of the tables for Shabbat of October 30th, Game 3 of the Mets in the World Series 2015, and then replanned the menu around that theme. … Read the rest

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#ChabadonCampus #NYCshabbaton 2015

This was the first year in many that a nice-sized group came from Albany to the annual Chabad on Campus NYC Shabbaton. It was an amazing weekend with close to 1,000 students from campuses all over the United States and … Read the rest

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Recap of First Days Sukkot 2015

The first two holiday days of Sukkot 5776 / 2015 at Shabbos House were very beautiful and memorable. We’ll try to capture some of it here.

It all starts with the SUKKAH BUILDING BBQ. Special thanks to a small … Read the rest

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Alumni Summer Reunions 2015

We are very grateful for the many opportunities we had this summer to connect with alumni. As things turned out, we had alumni visiting nearly every Shabbat this summer! Thanks to weddings and engagements and baby circumcisions we celebrated with … Read the rest

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Rivka’s First Birthday

We celebrated Rivka’s first birthday with family and some students up here, at a Sunday evening BBQ. While she isn’t old enough to realize or understand the significance, she kind of got that this was something about her. And this … Read the rest

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Cholent Cookoff 2015 – Results are In!

This year 2015 / 5775 we had six great Cholents in the running. All participants received two tickets to vote for the best 2 Cholents of their choice.

THE CHINESE CHOLENT

This was prepared by Moshe’s friends, the Maimonides Albany … Read the rest

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Many Pics of Purim Carnival 2015

There are 3+ albums of pictures now online of the 2015 UAlbany Purim Carnival coordinated by Lchaim Student Group and Shabbos House Chabad, along with a number of participating groups. It was a great event, well-attended, much enjoyed, quite memorable. … Read the rest

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Feb 14 2015 a very quiet Shabbat

Febraury 13-14 was a very quiet Shabbos at UAlbany for a number of reasons. A bunch of core regulars went away for Shabbos, many to celebrate Sunday’s wedding on UAlbany Alumni Ben and Stephanie. Obviously people make Valentines Day (or … Read the rest

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