Yom Kippur falls on a Tuesday night and Wednesday this year (2016) midweek at UAlbany. Classes are cancelled and travel time is allowed for, but many students do prefer to stay up here and pray as a campus community.
Thanks to the long extended weekend with Rosh Hashanah falling on Monday and Tuesday this year, most students will be headed home to celebrate the holiday with family, especially since UAlbany gives off for most of the two-day Jewish New … Read the rest
Labor Day weekend we have two back-to-back Minyan Brunches: Sunday 9/4 and Monday (Labor Day) 9/5. Both times at the crack of 11am, followed by a nice Bagel Brunch (one day with lox, another specialty the other day) and a … Read the rest
1976-2016 marks 40 years since one of the most daring and successful hostage rescue raids ever – the IDF’s Operation Thunderbolt at Entebbe, on July 4th 1976. Several books and movies have been written about this legendary rescue: “90 Minutes … Read the rest
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