An annual tradition since 2000, Shabbos House hosts a meaningful and memorable Grad Party for students and their friends prior to graduation, and Kosher meals and open house welcome to graduates and their families over Graduation Weekend.

RSVPs help us be best prepared. Please use this Google Form to indicate when you will join us. Details on both events are under the tabs below.



Farewell to the UAlbany Class of 2015
active at Shabbos House and in the UAlbany Jewish community

Sunday, May 10th, 2015
5:00pm at Shabbos House
Hors d’oeuvres & Hot Buffet
Picture-Memories Video
Presentations & Gifts
2015 Class Picture

Special Guest Address

UAlbany Jewish Community
& Friends of Graduates are Welcome

This year’s featured speaker is Mr. Barry Feinman of Vanguard-Fine Commercial Real-Estate. Barry is a UAlbany alumnus, energetic and dedicated and active in the Jewish community, especially with the JCC.

Grad Party honors May, Summer and December Graduates of the Class of 2015

GRADUATION WEEKEND Schedule at Shabbos House

Traditional Services precede Shabbos meals,  please feel free to come at your convenience.

Friday Night – May 15
Prayers 7pm, Dinner 8pm @ Shabbos House

Saturday – May 16
Prayers 10am, Lunch follows @ Shabbos House
(feel free to come for lunch before or after Saturday afternoon graduation ceremonies)

PLEASE NOTE: Shabbos House will be hosting a Bar-Mitzvah for a local Israeli family & their guests at Shabbat morning services and lunch. Families of graduating seniors are very welcome to come and go as their schedule allows.

End of Shabbat Light Meal and Havdalah

Sunday – May 17 – Graduation Day
Open House BBQ @ Shabbos House following Main Commencement Ceremonies  all throughout the afternoon – until 5pm.

Family & Friends Welcome!
RSVP’s very much appreciated but not necessary. See Form above.