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Opening/Move-In Weekend Shabbat Fall 2018

This is always a special Shabbat! Friday night August 24th, 2018. It is the first Shabbat back after summer, the first weekend with the first freshmen to get involved in our Jewish campus community at UAlbany. 

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Welcome (Back) Firepit

It’s a tradition for several years now to enjoy an outdoor firepit on the night before classes begin of the Fall semester. 

It is a nice way for friends to see each other, catch up and meet new people, in … Read the rest

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First TorahTues Fall 2018

Our first Torah-Tuesday of Fall 2018 (Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018) will feature a new game and discussion on Jewish identity titled “Nature, Nurture – Being Jewish, Living Jewish.”

It is intended to be a light, engaging and enjoyable way to … Read the rest

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Mois Navon – The Trolley Dilemma

The UAlbany School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, along with Shabbos House III (Invest in Israel), Great Danes for Israel and CAMERA invite the campus and greater community to a guest speaker on a fascinating contemporary topic: the ethics of … Read the rest

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High Holidays 2018 at UAlbany

To see all the Tishrei Holidays at UAlbany (Rosh Hashanah, Yom-Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah),  download our one-page PDF calendar at a glance: TishreiCard2018web.pdf or see our online Google calendar under Programs / Events Calendar

ROSH HASHANAH:

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New Machzor Campaign

Our inherited old red Birnbaum Machzorim are falling apart and its English translation is hardly recognizable to today’s generation. They were already old when they arrived at UAlbany several decades ago. Plus, it would be helpful especially during the High … Read the rest

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Summer Raffle 2018

The summertime raffle is back on again for 2018! This is at no cost to Shabbos House and any tickets you purchase via this link www.tinyurl.com/ShabbosHouseRaffle2018 goes directly to fund Shabbos House programming for summer and Fall semester of 2018. … Read the rest

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Summer Reunions 2018

This Summer 2018 (5778) we have several reunion options planned, please use sign-up form below. 

NJ REUNION – JULY 15
We will be in Morristown NJ for the Shabbat of July 13-14 at the home of Raizy’s sister Nechama Dina … Read the rest

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First Week of May 2018 – Lag B’Omer Plus!

Here’s what’s going on this week (end of April, beginning of May 2018) at Shabbos House and in the UAlbany Jewish Community: 

Sunday 4/29: 

Minyan Brunch 10:30am + a little Talmud (note new time)

Kehilah Board Elections 4pm in Humanities 114… Read the rest

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UAlbany Graduation 2018

An annual tradition since 2000, Shabbos House hosts a meaningful and memorable Grad Party for students and their friends on the Sunday one week prior to graduation, and Kosher meals and open house welcome to graduates and their families over … Read the rest

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