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Tweaking Torah Tuesday Poll

This poll is for CURRENT STUDENTS only. We’d love to hear some anonymous feedback on the 8 questions in this poll. It should only take a few minutes but can be very helpful to improve Torah Tuesdays (an ongoing weekly class and dinner since 2000) as we plan the Spring 2018 semester.     Create […]

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Shabbat 360 2018

#UAlbanyShabbat360 is back for 2018! Save the date and spread the word! Friday Night, February 23rd, in the UAlbany Campus Center Ballroom. The goal is to fill the tables with a spirited community and have the biggest Shabbat dinner of the year together. It will take individuals and campus groups to all reach out, bringing […]

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December 2017 Events

With Thanksgiving behind us, the Fall 2017 semester now enters its homestretch… wishing everyone much success in these final few weeks. Two Torah-Tuesdays left now (Nov 28 and Dec 5), the third (Dec 12) is already first night of Chanukah and the night before Finals begin. Midnight Breakfast (breakfast foods and movie between 10pm and Midnight) […]

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Final-ly Chanukah! 2017

All of Chanukah 2017 falls during Finals Week at UAlbany, hence the Final-ly Chanukah theme. There will be a bunch of ways to celebrate but all lighter (Chanukah pun-intended) and low-key so as not to increase any pressures during this hectic time. Monday, Dec 11th: Hot Latke Table 11am-2pm outside Campus Center. Free Hot Latkes, […]

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3rd Week of November 2017 Events

It’s usually a little quieter at Shabbos House this time of year (always active, of course!) but somehow it’s quite the busy week, plus some changes from the usual. Note the changes! All events at Shabbos House unless otherwise noted. Will fill in and update this page soon!  Friday 11/10 Hawaiian Shabbat See the message […]

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Hawaiian Shabbat 2017

The weather is just starting to turn cold at UAlbany, so we figured it was a good time to bring in a taste of the tropics for Hawaiian Shabbat! The last time we did this Shabbat theme was back in the old house, before the move to the new Shabbos House in 2008. This picture […]

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UAlbany Homecoming Shabbat 2017

UAlbany Homecoming Weekend 2017 welcomes families and alumni, for a host of great events ranging from speakers to sports and so much in between. There’s Shabbat, too, of course.  See below for important info for visiting families or alumni observant of Shabbat and/or Kosher or simply interested in Jewish campus community.  FRIDAY NIGHT 10/20/2017 This […]

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Two Social-Action Mitzvahs Oct 2017

Shabbos House Lchaim is joining with other UAlbany student organizations in two social-action Mitzvah projects this October 2017: GIFT OF LIFE WITH AEPI  “Gift of Life” is a organization that runs drives nationally, in communities and on campuses, to build an expanded registry of possible matches for those with blood cancers. A good match can […]

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NYC Shabbaton “Pegisha” 2017

Going down as a UAlbany group to the mega Chabad on Campus Shabbaton in Crown Heights has been a highlight for the past few years. We look forward to doing the same this year. The Lchaim Board will be our core group but all UAlbany students who’d like to join are very welcome. All joining […]

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Sukkot 5778 / 2017 Schedule

Sukkot is that wonderful time of the year at Shabbos House! It’s time for the upstate hot cider tradition and the beloved Sukkahleh song, the freshmen class begins to come together and gel, and there are meals after meals in the Sukkah with incredible flavor and atmosphere. Come for one meal or two, or come […]

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