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: FINGER-KNITTING WORKSHOP WITH JASMINE
8pm at Shabbos House, soup & salad bar. JWC co-sponsored with Hillel. Please wear pink for Sharheret’s Pink Day awareness.
SUNDAY 2/28: SPA FOR BODY AND SOUL w/BUSY IN BROOKLYN
Join many women in the community for an elegant luncheon and interactive and engaging Kosher food blogger: “Busy in Brooklyn”, along with various spa treatments and activities. There is no cost for students.
— THEMED SHABBAT, COOKOFFS AND BAKEOFFS:
SAT 2/13: CHOLENT COOKOFF TASTING & VOTING
Entry Deadline Wed 2/10. Prep on Friday 2/12. Maximum 6 Entries.
FRIDAY 2/19: PERSIAN SHABBAT
A Taste of Persian cooking in Albany, with tidbits of Iranian Jewish history.
FRIDAY 3/4: DESSERT BAKEOFF TASTING & VOTING
Entry Deadline Tues 3/1. Prep Times vary. First-time ever on Friday Night!
— ISRAEL EVENTS
SUNDAY 2/7: LEBANESE, CHRISTIAN, ISRAELI CITIZEN
Jonathan Elkhoury from Israel: by UAlbany Hillel, CAMERA, Great Danes for Israel: 11:30am in CC 375
MONDAY 2/15: SPECIAL IN (IDF) UNIFORM w/TIRAN ATTIA
7:30pm in Standish Room, by Great Danes for Israel, Autism Speaks, etc.
— HAKHEL (RELATED TO YEAR OF JEWISH UNITY) EVENTS
SUNDAY 2/7: #HAKHELHALFTIME @ SUPERBOWL PARTIES
by pre-order only, we’re excited about this!
SUNDAY 2/21: GLOBAL HAKHEL & NANO TALMUD SIYUM
12pm 1-hour Global Hakhel screening with Bibi Netanyahu, Rabbi Lau, Rabbi Sacks, Mrs. Frankel etc. 1pm IBM-Nano Talmud Siyum Luncheon
SUNDAY 2/28: SHLOCK ROCK CONCERT AT ALBANY JCC
Shabbos House is one of many communal sponsors. Event is 4:30pm at the Albany Jewish Community Center. Free tickets by email. Click here.
Looking ahead into March and early April…
3/4-5: ROGERS PARK BAND for Shabbat. They’ll be leading services, a musical Oneg/Kumsitz/Farbrengen on Friday Night, and a musical Havdalah on Saturday Night.
3/23: PURIM NIGHT
Purim falls just after Spring Break this year. Stay tuned for this year’s excitement, and as always will feature a Masquerade as well.
4/1-2: UPSTATE REGIONAL SHABBATON IN ONEONTA!
Do you remember our hosting the Upstate Chabad on Campus Shabbaton in Albany? Now it’s Oneonta’s turn, and we’re excited to go! Stay tuned for details.
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