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Mendel’s 42nd at TorahTues

Rabbi Mendel celebrated his 42nd birthday with a 42-minute farbrengen at each of the Torah-Tuesday sessions. Raizy went all out with a delicious spread of Mashed-Potato-Bar (sweet and regular) with toppings, Make-Your-Own-Salad, a big Sushi-Salad and Minestrone Soup, plus birthday cake … Read the rest

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Bukharian Shabbat Recap

Special thanks to 3 generations of the Inoyatov family for coming up and cooking up a storm of delicious Bukharian food for our first Shabbos back of Spring 2015.

The Friday Night menu included these SALADS: “Oliviye” (a potato salad … Read the rest

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Alumni 2014

ALUMNI WE MET, SHARED AND CELEBRATED WITH IN 2014

Although we weren’t able to do Alumni Visits in 2014, we got to see so many alumni, thanks to all who came up to visit, the weddings and special occasions, and Read the rest

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Changes to our Facebook

During the last week of Winter Break, Facebook caught up with us that we were using “Shabbos House” as a personal page. We had to make some quick changes, since Facebook is an very important primary communication tool for us. … Read the rest

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A Blast from the Past & another NYS Intern at Cozy-Shabbat

Jon E. from the Class of 2001 now works as an attorney in the Governor’s Office and came for our last Cozy-Shabbat before the students returned. We haven’t seen Jon since he graduated in 2001, later attending Law School in … Read the rest

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Cozy-Shabbat Minyan Thanks to NYS Legislative Interns

Parshat Shmot, January 10th, was our first (of two) Cozy-Shabbat weekends for the Winter 2015 academic break. See here for the Chess Connection on Friday Night. As virtually all the students are away, it’s usually quite unlikely to have … Read the rest

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A Chess Connection at Cozy Shabbat

It was a freezing cold week, ending with tragic terror events in Paris, so it was beautiful to sit down to our first Winter 2015 Cozy-Shabbat dinner (January 9th), around one big (or 6 connected) table. We spoke about feeling Read the rest

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Our Transition to 2015

Here’s a little recap of our last week of 2014 and first week of 2015,over winter break without students here. No Shabbos House events but quite busy nonetheless!

CHANUKAH students were still here the first night of Chanukah (and some … Read the rest

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2014: New at Shabbos House this past year

Looking back, there were quite a few new and special things at Shabbos House UAlbany in the year 2014. Here’s a list of 8 new things, in no particular order:

(1) SHABBATON Our first time ever to host a regional … Read the rest

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Sara’s Bas-Mitzvah 9th of Kislev Recap

Sara’s Bas-Mitzvah celebration was on Sunday evening, November 30th, Thanksgiving Weekend 2014. This day corresponds to the 9th of Kislev, her Hebrew birthday which is also the birthday and passing of Rebbe Dovber, the Mitteler Rebbe of Chabad.

SaraBMbooklet1w Click … Read the rest

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