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Book Buy Back – Cash for Books!

New for this semester, Shabbos House is affiliating with a major book company to buy back books, pay u cash and get a little cut for Shabbos House.

Basically, we enter your ISBN numbers (13 digits, no dashes) get a … Read the rest

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“celebrity” servers… Wed 12/11

UAlbany is asking faculty, student group advisors and others to serve late night snacks 9pm-11pm in the Quad cafeterias on the night before Finals begins.

Raizy and Mendel signed up to work at Dutch Quad Kosher, and are looking forward … Read the rest

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Midnight Breakfast – Tues 12/10

It’s become an annual tradition (something we learned from Rabbi Sneiderman of Chabad of the University of Delaware) to host a “Midnight Breakfast” event on the eve of Reading Day before Finals Week at Shabbos House.

It’s a fun evening, … Read the rest

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Chanukah UALBANY 2013

UAlbany Chanukah celebrations get off to a late start due to the Thanksgiving Break, but there will be plenty opportunity for communal celebration once everyone gets back on Sunday or Monday after Thanksgiving.

SUNDAY NIGHT  “MAARIV & MENORAH” Dec 1, Read the rest

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11/21 Mini-Pumpkin-Pie Table + Message

The Lchaim Student Group will be tabling in the Campus Center, Thursday Nov 21st with free mini pumpkin pies (kosher of course, baked fresh at Shabbos House) as a pre-Thanksgiving treat or appetizer, along with a pumpkin-flavored Chanukah message. Stop … Read the rest

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Last Torah-Tues of Fall 2013: Hasid vs. Hipster

“Hasid vs Hipster – Surprising Similarities and Meaningful Differences” is the topic of the last Torah-Tuesday of the Fall 2013 semester.

There will be no Torah-Tues on the night prior to Thanksgiving (and Chanukah) weekend break, and the following week … Read the rest

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Torah-Tues: “What’s in a Jewish Name?”

Torah-Tuesday tonight 11/12/13 is on the topic of Jewish Names and will be presented in a Powerpoint format by Sara and Rabbi Mendel in honor of her 11th birthday. Same class at 5:45 and 8:45pm (the 7:45 session isn’t attended … Read the rest

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FALL-BACK SHABBAT first weekend of the time-change

SHABBAT NOV 8/9 2013…

Once DST (Daylight Savings Time) ends, we change the Friday Night Shabbat schedule at UAlbany to 7pm Dinners (instead of 8pm) and 6pm Prayers (instead of the 7pm time). Make note of this change, the first … Read the rest

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Taste of Inspiration: Kugel at Campus Center

WED NOV 6 MIDDAY AT UALBANY’S SMALL FOUNTAIN/CAMPUS CENTER

Look for the L’chaim/Shabbos House Table near Small Fountain outside Campus Center serving a taste of Kugel starting at 11am Wed Nov 6th until 2pm or until Kugel runs out.

What … Read the rest

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View Chabad Kinus Conference Banquet Online

Mendel is away this weekend attending the international conference (called “Kinus”) of Chabad Lubavitch emissaries (called “Shluchim”) from around the world. While not all are in attendance, several thousand came in for it, and there’s incredible vibe and comraderie, and … Read the rest

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