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Faculty Shabbat 2016

Our students are eager to host their UAlbany faculty members for a Shabbat Dinner! Friday November 4th is the date, dinner is at 8pm, at Shabbos House Rohr Chabad Jewish Student Center, at 320 Fuller Road.

Professors & Faculty! If … Read the rest

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Sukkot 2016 UAlbany

Sukkot 5777 / 2016 at Shabbos House / UAlbany:

Schedule of holiday prayers, delicious festive meals and lively celebrations, Sukkot is so special!

Sukkot holiday meals at a glance…
dinners 8pm: SUN 10/16 & MON 10/17 & FRI 10/21
lunches … Read the rest

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HurricaneMatthew Conference Call

Thursday, October 6th, 2016 – 6:00pm

A short 10-minute conference call of prayer and Torah study wishing the best to our friends, family and alumni in the path of HurricaneMatthew.

Call-in Number: (712) 451-0011

Access Code: 308550

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Homecoming Weekend 2016

Some parents have asked about the Jewish aspects of Homecoming Weekend 2016 at UAlbany.

Interestingly, this year UAlbany’s Homecoming Weekend falls on the Shabbos between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, known as “Shabbos Shuvah” (Return!) How fitting!

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Yom Kippur 2016 at UAlbany

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.

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Rosh Hashanah 2016 at UAlbany

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

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October Month of Jewish Holidays 2016

Tishrei, the Hebrew month of the High Holidays, Sukkot and Simchat Torah, falls entirely in October 2016.

See this handy card tishreicard2016  for a calendar-at-a-glance of all our holidays prayers, meals and events on one sheet. In fact, the PDF … Read the rest

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Double-Header Minyan Brunch 2016

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

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Motti & Chana’le’s Sheva Brachos Shabbos

Mazal Tov to Mendel’s youngest brother Motti on his marriage to Chana’le (Paltiel). They (and many family members from both sides) will be joining us up at Shabbos House for a special Shabbos Sheva Brachos Lunch, on Shabbos … Read the rest

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First Two Events of Fall 2016

Welcome! The new academic year is upon us and we especially welcome the UAlbany Class of 2020!

The first event of the Fall 2016 semester is  OPENING WEEKEND SHABBAT a great way to break into the Jewish campus community and … Read the rest

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