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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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Tishrei Month of Holidays (5778) 2017

Tishrei is the Hebrew month of Fall Jewish holidays (that falls in September/October) that includes Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah. It’s the busiest season at Shabbos House, with events, meals, prayers, and activities almost every day and often twice on the same day! Click this link for a one-page PDF version of […]

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Yom Kippur 2017 (5778) at UAlbany

Yom Kippur 2017 Schedule – UAlbany Jewish Community  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 – EVE OF YOM-KIPPUR 4:30-5:45pm: Pre-Fast Meal by Hillel in the Campus Center 6:15pm: Kol Nidrei and Evening Service in Campus Center SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2017  – YOM-KIPPUR DAY 9:30am: Traditional Morning Prayers in CC375 11:00am: Hillel hosts an egalitarian/progressive service in the […]

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Rosh Hashanah 2017 (5778)

Many UAlbany students will be headed home to spend Rosh Hashanah with their families and hometown synagogues, but there will be students up here at UAlbany – so we will be having Rosh Hashanah prayers and festive high holiday meals at Shabbos House.  Prayer services will be traditional, but student-friendly with engaging explanations. This holiday […]

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Make-Take-Share Challah

Welcome to our first Challah-Bake of 2017-2018, a pre-Rosh-Hashanah event. This event is for both guys and girls, it is a Make-Take-Share program, where you can take home and enjoy (on the spot or for the holiday) the Challah you make, plus we’re also sharing Challah with local seniors who’d appreciate it. Thursday, 9/14/2017 anytime […]

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