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April 2016 events

April 2016 at a Glance, busy season with Passover, 4Fs, Israel Fest, Lchaim elections and many other events planned, some events below have links for additional info.

April 1-3, Friday-Sunday: We went with a group to the #upstateNYshabbaton with … Read the rest

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4F’s: Felafel, Fries, Fruit & Film

GPfilmGreat Danes for Israel, UAlbany Hillel and CAMERA are presenting this 4F’s (Felafel, Fries, Fruit and Film) event showing “The Green Prince” an award-winning documentary thriller film, a true story of spy intrigue, family drama, between the oldest son of … Read the rest

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Passover 2016

It’s been a wonderful Passover so far, great Seders, fun outing in the park, quality time with family… now we’re onto the last two days of the Passover when the holiday returns. Here’s a detailed updated schedule of these last … Read the rest

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Why go to Upstate NY Shabbaton 2016 in Oneonta?

We hosted the regional Chabad on Campus Upstate NY Shabbaton here at UAlbany in March 2014. It was an incredible weekend, memorable and meaningful. Chabad at Oneonta is hosting it this year, first weekend in April 2016, and we look … Read the rest

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Purim > PLAY 2016: Megillah, Arcade & Masquerade

PurimPlay2016LogoThe joyous Jewish holiday of Purim falls this year on Wednesday night, March 23rd (through Thursday March 24th) 2016, just days after the return from UAlbany’s Spring Break.

PRE-PURIM

Try to think of a costume. No need to spend a … Read the rest

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Rogers Park Band for Shabbat

6PAN1T1SThe first Shabbat in March 2016, we’re hosting the Rogers Park Band out of Chicago, dubbed as “The Only American Jewish Folk Band”. Check out a sampling of their music and more about them on their website: www.RogersParkBand.com.

Most … Read the rest

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11th Womens Spa for the Body & Soul with “Busy in Brooklyn”

BusyinBrooklynSpaforBody&SoulThe Womens Spa for the Body and Soul is now in its 11th year in the Capital Region, an annual gathering of women representing the spectrum of our regional Jewish community. It’s a collective effort of several area Jewish womens … Read the rest

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February 2016 Schedule Highlights at Shabbos House

In addition to all the regular ongoing events, there are a number of special events this February 2016 at Shabbos House and in the UAlbany Jewish community that we wanted to highlight here.

— WOMENS EVENTS THIS FEBRUARY

WED 2/10:  Read the rest

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Global Hakhel & Nano Talmud Siyum

Two events are coming together on Sunday, February 21st, 2016, 11:45am-2:15pm at Shabbos House:

(A) A One-Hour Global Hakhel (approx 12pm-1pm)
produced by JLI (The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute)  featuring
Israel’s Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu
Holocaust survivor and former Chief … Read the rest

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Tefillin 43

Raizy is hoping to get 43 guys to come put on Tefillin on Mendel’s 43rd (Hebrew) birthday, Sunday Jan 31st / 21st of Shvat. She’s going to be away that weekend at the big international Chabad Womens conference, but is … Read the rest

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