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Upcoming Semester End Events Fall 2014

Now that  Sara’s Bas-Mitzvah celebration and the December graduation has passed, it’s Finals Week and the semester is done. There are still a few more events at Shabbos House, see below:

MIDNIGHT BREAKFAST

Tuesday, December 9th, the eve of UAlbany’s … Read the rest

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Sara’s Bas-Mitzvah Nov 30 5-7pm

Students, alumni and friends in the community are all welcome to join us in celebrating Sara’s Bat-Mitzvah on the Sunday evening of Thanksgiving Weekend, November 30th, 5-7pm. This is actually the exact date of her 12th Hebrew birthday, the 9th … Read the rest

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#HappyToGo! JSAM 2014 UAlbany

#HappyToGo! This  is our 4th year participating in the UJA of NY’s JSAM – Jewish Social Action Month initiative. Past years UAlbany JSAM themes were Action for Addiction at Albany(2013), Support Our Soldiers & Veterans (2012), and our first year: … Read the rest

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Heaven, Hell & The Afterlife – and the Midterm Election

The Torah-Tues class topic for Nov 4, 2014 is “Heaven, Hell and the Afterlife: What Jews believe and why it matters.” It’s not something talked about much, but believe it or not, we get questions about it more often than … Read the rest

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Upcoming Late Oct & Early Nov 2014

There’s a lot going on these few weeks, try to come out when you can. Here’s a sampling (there’s more! be sure to check Shabbos House and UA Hillel FB pages, and the online calendars) of some of the special … Read the rest

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Simchat Torah 2014 Extended Weekend

Yes, we have a last dinner in the Sukkah on Wed 10/15, and Friday Night 10/17 is at Shabbos House, too… but the one night not to miss is SIMCHAT TORAH from 8pm to Midnight on Thurs 10/16/2014…see link for Read the rest

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Simchat Torah UAlbany 2014

We’re nearing the end of the big Jewish holiday stretch. Yes. we still have a big dinner in the Sukkah on Wednesday night 10/15, and Friday Night 10/17 is at Shabbos House, too. But the one event you can’t … Read the rest

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Alternative Parents Weekend Fall 2014

This year Homecoming Weekend Fall 2014 falls on the 3-day extended Sukkot holiday weekend. We are excited to welcome any parents, family and alumni up here for the weekend.

Some parents said they are unable to attend this weekend due … Read the rest

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2 New things for Yom Kippur 5775 2014 at UAlbany

There are 2 things we’re doing this Yom-Kippur that we haven’t done before:

(1) What are you really praying for? Underneath and between everything else? Part of the long prayer is an effort to isolate and discover that essential kernel … Read the rest

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Trugmans at TorahTuesdays

Rabbi Avraham Arieh and Rachel Trugman will be the featured guest presenters at Torah-Tuesday 9/20/2014 between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. They are a pioneering family of of the Carlebach Moshav Modiin in Israel and directors of Ohr Chadash educational Read the rest

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