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Shabbaton Highlights: What Do I Have To Look Forward To This Weekend?

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 8:21 pm
Posted by Chabad on Campus

With only days to go, college students everywhere are gearing up towards the event of the year… really the century. Pack your bags, jump on a plane/bus/train, and see you all in New York for the largest gathering of Jewish students: The Chabad Intercollegiate Shabbaton, in Brooklyn.

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If meeting 1000 Jewish students from all over isn’t exciting enough - here's what else you have to look forward to this weekend:

- Walking Tour of an authentic Chassidic community, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York.



- Check out Chabad Lubavitch headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway, including the Lubavitcher Rebbe's library, and participate in a special students-only Friday night prayer service in the main synagogue.... ( Read More » )

Celebrating Sasha

Friday, November 4, 2011 - 3:42 pm
Posted by Campus News

In Colorado, as they celebrate Shabbat 200 tonight, the theme will be honoring the memory of student and former Chabad officer, Sascha Franzel, who tragically died earlier this semester.

From the Collegian:

Jewish Shabbat dinner will honor dead CSU student tonight

 

By Sarah Fenton | RMSMC... ( Read More » )

Lech Lecha: Leaving Home

Friday, November 4, 2011 - 1:56 pm
Posted by Rabbi Yossy Gordon

Sholom Aleichem. This one is a personal favorite. It goes back over thirty years ago when I was a second grader and has continued to be relevant in my life ever since. No, I am not talking about the implosion of the Red Sox. I am referring to this week's Torah portion, Parshas Lech Lecho. I studied this portion in second grade with my teacher, Rabbi Chaim Fishman, may he live and be well. He ingrained it into us with such patience and love that I felt compelled to call him earlier this week to reminisce.

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Powerful story. Our patriarch Avrohom is told to leave his father's house and go out to a place which G-d will show him.

The famous verse blessing those who bless us and cursing those who curse us is here. Avrohom and... ( Read More » )


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