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.
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.
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
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
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
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
Rabbi Mendel might be away at the Chabad Intl Kinus Convention in Brooklyn, and a few other regulars are away this weekend too, but the students are trying to get the Minyan together for this Sunday, especially since it is … Read the rest