Chanukah falls early this year, beginning on the Sunday night at the end of Thanksgiving Weekend 2021. All of Chanukah will be before Finals Week so plenty of opportunities to celebrate this joyous and luminous holiday as a campus community. … Read the rest
In addition to the usual Homecoming Weekend 10/15-16, to space things out UAlbany is hosting 3 “Great Dane Family Days” on 9/11-12, 9/18-19 and 9/25-26. See the MyInvolvement event pages and the UAlbany website for more details.
This Fall 2021 the Jewish holiday season comes very soon at the start of the year, Rosh Hashanah begins the night after Labor Day, two weeks from the start of classes. And all the holidays fall mid-week which takes up … Read the rest
For the May 2021 graduation/commencement, UAlbany is doing an in-person + remote graduation ceremony stretched out over 8 days. Shabbos House will be here for the first weekend (May 14-15) and second weekend (May 21-22) hosting graduates and their families … Read the rest
For Shavuot in May 2020 during Covid we asked students and alumni to submit Torah insights and inspiration to share with others for Shavuot. It turned out to be a beautiful, meaningful and enriching booklet (most got it in PDF … Read the rest