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Special Joy for Shabbos 2/20-21/2015

This is going to be a very special Shabbos with much joyous celebration!

Newlyweds Ben and Stephanie will be back up for a Shabbos Sheva Brachos, both at Shabbos dinner and for Shabbos day. This is an opportunity to rejoice … Read the rest

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Shabbat 2/14/2015

FRIDAY NIGHT 2/13

Hillel Dinner this Friday Night will be in the Assembly Hall on the 2nd floor of the Campus Center. That’s the room with the very unusual and unique 3D mural on the back wall made up of … Read the rest

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#Purim2015isComing

#Purim2015isComing to UAlbany! Let’s celebrate…

PURIM NIGHT WED 3/4 CARNIVAL, MEGILLAH & MASQUERADE

This year Lchaim is planning a big carnival event in the UAlbany Campus Center Ballroom for Purim Night, March 4th (that’s an easy date to remember). Please … Read the rest

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Upcoming for Tu Bishvat 5775 / 2015 at UAlbany

SONY DSCTu Bishvat is the Jewish New Year for Trees. Yes, it is in the middle of winter, and comes this year just after a very significant snowfall in the Northeast. But Tu Bishvat is still very relevant! It celebrates the … Read the rest

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A Special February 6-7-8 Weekend

751px-I-678_(long).svgNo, No… 678 this has nothing to do with the Van Wyck Expressway down in Queens or the Bronx! It’s just that we have 3 different, successive events this weekend of February 6, 7 and 8th of 2015.

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A Superbowl Weekend 2015

Upcoming this Superbowl Weekend 2015 at Shabbos House:

SONY DSCTHURS NIGHT 1/29/2015

“Soup-with-Love” is peeling and cutting lots of veggies and cooking up 4 big pots of soup (2 chicken, 2 veggie) to later put in containers to share with local … Read the rest

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Girls Nite IN! Scarf-making before the Storm

Jasmine mastered the quick but effective art of arm knitting and finger knitting which can make you a big warm scarf in a short amount of time.

As of now it appears the big snowstorm will come to Albany only … Read the rest

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Bukharian Shabbat – first weekend of Spring 2015

The first Shabbat of Spring 2015 will be a Bukharian-themed Shabbat, with special foods prepared by Ben I’s mother and grandmother – so this will be authentic, to the extent possible! We even special-ordered a big Khazan pot, old-school big … Read the rest

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WinterBreak CozyShabbats Jan 2015

Over academic breaks in winter and summer we do select Cozy-Shabbat weekends, for those up here for classes or internships, who may work or live locally. It’s a much smaller crowd and therefore a different “cozier” atmosphere than during the … Read the rest

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“In & Out” First Night of Chanukah 2014


Its’ Finals Week: students are stressed, already home or one foot out the door. But it’s Chanukah! The first night is Tuesday,… Read the rest...