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Spring 2020

SEMESTER CATALOG THE ROHR CHABAD CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDENT LIFE AT BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY Facebook.com/JewishBU @ChabadBU

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Dear Friend,

Welcome to Spring ‘20 at BU. Along with the snow, expect a perfect storm of fabulous events, huge celebrations, thought provoking speakers, meaningful social service opportunities, an eclectic and extensive group of class offerings, and great fun. Remember, Chabad is about you! As you peruse this guide we trust you will find programs that jump out at you and get you excited to join with your friends! If there is anything you want to add to the mix, please step forward and we’ll help you make it happen! We’re looking forward to enjoying a stellar semester with you all! For your convenience, you can download this semester’s Chabad events to your personal calendar at: www.JewishBU.com/GoogleCal and download the Chabad App for the Android phone at bit.ly/ChabadBUApp. If you are not already receiving e-mail messages from Chabad, hurry and join our mailing list by writing info@JewishBU.com so we can keep you in the loop. The staff at Chabad is here to help you with any need you may have, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

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Chabad of Binghamton began in an apartment in the Meadows (an apt. complex located between Hayes and UP)

See you at Chabad! Facebook.com/JewishBU @ChabadBU

@JewishBU @BingChabad

EVERYDAY AT CHABAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5 SHABBAT AT CHABAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-9 HOLIDAYS AT CHABAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-12 CALENDAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-15 JGRADS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 INSPIRED AT CHABAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-19 EVENTS AT CHABAD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-27 Front Cover Photo Credit: Jonathan Cohen / Binghamton University

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420 MURRAY HILL RD., VESTAL, NY 13850 I 607.797.0015 I WWW.JEWISHBU.COM

DIRECTORS

Rabbi Aaron and Rivkah Slonim aslonim@JewishBU.com rslonim@JewishBU.com

DOWNTOWN AND DEVELOPMENT Rabbi Levi and Hadasa Slonim lslonim@JewishBU.com hslonim@JewishBU.com

leadership

THE ROHR CHABAD CENTER EDUCATION AND RITUAL

Rabbi Zalman and Rochel Chein zchein@JewishBU.com rchein@JewishBU.com

PROGRAMMING AND ENGAGEMENT Rabbi Yisroel and Golda Ohana yohana@JewishBU.com gohana@JewishBU.com

E-BOARD

SOCIAL CHAIR: Hannah Blas PRESIDENT: Sam Kahn PUBLIC RELATIONS CHAIR: Eliana Lubofsky VICE PRESIDENT: Matt Khanyan GREEK LIAISON: Jacob Richman TREASURER: Michael Khaldarov EDUCATION CHAIR: Alyssa Levy SECRETARY: Arielle Wenig MAJOR PROGRAMS COORDINATOR: Amanda Heisler

G-BOARD

Jayme Cohen Daniel Abramson Jonathan Eliassian Kyla Mintz Dalia Mermelstein Sareen Nezaria Ezra Rifkin Danielle Ganchrow

Hannah Kaplun Joshua Dorfman Daniela Benzaquen Yardaena Portman Ahava Friedman Julia Kupferman Leora Chasen Hanna Sholes

Nikki Flamenbaum Sasha Schreiber Jordyn Finkel Eyal Hakimi Brittney Kohler Avery Benzaken Shoshana Bursztyn Hannah Hoff

Alyssa Wengrofsky Asaf Hiltzik Nicole Chernow Shelli Cohen Ariel Wajnrajch Abigail Ward

COMMITTEES SHABBAT Carolyn Albom Zack Ben-Ezra Avery Benzaken Hannah Blas Jayme Cohen Shelli Cohen Shira Ellenbogen Idan Greenstein

Hannah Kaplun Danielle Kinches Eliana Lubofsky Barrie Miller Hannah Siegel

LADIES’ TISH

BOYS NITE OUT

Randi Traison Arielle Wenig Alyssa Wieder Leora Chasen Ahava Freidman

Idan Greenstein Jacob Smigel Avi Gotlieb Daniel Jacobson

Alyssa Bloomberg Danielle Kinches

GABAIM

CHABAD INTERNS

Daniel Jacobson Zack Ben-Ezra

MAASIM TOVIM Eve Tilem

CHICKEN SOUP EXPRESS Gabbrielle Mondschein Shelli Cohen

CHABAD JGRADS:

GIRLS NITE OUT

JEWISH GREEK ALLIANCE AEPhi - Yakira Markovich SAEPi - Shiraz Otani Phi Sig - Emily Lahm SAE - Gabe Lowy

AEPi - Seth Rosenblatt ZBT - Justin Kashkin KKG - Nikki Flamenbaum SDT - Abby Bikvan

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Everyday at Chabad

DAILY SERVICES Become a Minyanaire

Begin your day with Davening (prayer) from the heart in a warm and comfortable environment. Services Begin:

7:30am Monday-Friday 9:30am on Sundays

• Enjoy a quick breakfast after services. • Start your day with a quick Torah boost, ten minutes of Mishna study. • Every Sunday you are invited to a delicious Living Torah Bagel Brunch following Minyan. Need to catch a class immediately after minyan? We are happy to offer you a ride to campus following davening to ensure you make it on time! Daily Minchah / Maariv services 15 minutes before sunset

KASHERING YOUR KITCHEN/ TEVILAT KEILIM

MEZUZAH & TEFILLIN BANK

Guys, Gals, need a Mezuzah for your dorm or apartment? Guys, need a pair of Tefillin? We can hook you up! Moved into a new apartment / house and need assistance Kashering your kitchen (making it Kosher)? Visit JewishBU.com/Kashering and JewishBU.com/KelimMikvah for more info.

Contact Rabbi Levi at lslonim@JewishBU.com To get your own Mezuzah visit: www.JewishBU.com/MezuzahBank.

THE SHALOM STAIMAN BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY ERUV The Shalom Staiman Eruv encircles the Binghamton University campus, off campus housing, the Marriott Residence Hotel and adjacent areas in Vestal.

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How many Rabbis does it take to install an Eiruv? More than you think! Exploratory work on constructing the Eruv began in 2008. An involved process ensued: consulting with Rabbinic authorities, obtaining the necessary permits from the University, permits from the town of Vestal, and NYSEG. All of these efforts culminated successfully in 2014.

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An Eruv needs to be inspected weekly to make sure it is fully operational. Sections of an Eruv can be impacted by the elements and may need to be reconstructed. For a map of the Eruv and its weekly status visit: Facebook.com/BUEruv or to receive SMS alerts to your phone text bueruv to 84483 To join the Eruv Checking Committee visit: JewishBU.com/EruvCommittee

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Serving pizza with a large variety of toppings, fresh soups, falafel, knishes, pretzels, salad, fries, and more. FREE ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY on Thursdays with a $10 order minimum. Orders must be placed before 4:30pm. -We accept Venmo -Look out for our weekly specials!

Mondays 6-7 pm Thursdays 5:30-7:15 pm Saturday Nights: Check Facebook page for exact times

Everyday at Chabad

CHABAD CAFÉ

For special orders call before 4pm: (607)-797-0015 ext. 205.

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The Metropolis Deli at Chabad began in 2009 when a few students approached Rabbi Slonim with the idea and later a business plan. Do you have the next amazing idea? Let us hear from you!

THE METROPOLIS DELI The quality of a metropolitan styled deli in the deep suburbs of Binghamton. Check out the “Metropolis Deli; Offering the World’s Finest Sandwiches.”

Open every Tuesday evening, 6:00-7:00pm at Chabad.

STUDY HALL LOOKING FOR A QUIET AND COMFORTABLE SPACE TO WORK? The Chabad Center has it all: comfortable couches, desks, computers, WIFI equipped, and coffee and cookies in endless supply.

CHICKEN SOUP EXPRESS FEELING DOWN? SICK IN BED? A LITTLE BLUE? Contact Chabad for some love, chicken soup, and TLC to warm your soul: JewishBU.com/Soup ROHR CHABAD CENTER I 420 Murray Hill Road I (607) 797-0015 I www.JewishBU.com

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Shabbat at Chabad

Shabbat at Chabad EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT

Join hundreds of students weekly for an unforgettable experience!

Services 6:00pm

Student led spirited Kabbalat Shabbat services featuring Divrei Torah and hot Kiddush snacks.

Dinner 7:20pm

Enjoy a free full-course, home-cooked dinner complete with songs, sumptuous dessert buffet and friendship.

SHABBAT DAY Services

Begin 9:30am, SHABBAT LUNCH 12:15PM RSVP via Text:

JewishBU.com/ ShabbatLunchRSVPText

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Monthly luncheon Kidushim. Stay tuned for dates.

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Join us for an array of ongoing programs for you, in the comfort of downtown.

SHABBAT DINNERS JOIN US FOR SHABBAT DINNERS!

Kabbalat Shabbat Services 7:00pm | Dinner 7:30pm ▪ JANUARY 24

Shabbat at Chabad

CHABAD DOWNTOWN

▪ MARCH 27

Welcome back Shabbat

▪ FEBRUARY 7 & 28

▪ APRIL 17 ▪ MAY 1

▪ MARCH 13 Mystery themed Shabbat!

Honoring our seniors

SHABBAT DAY WARM SHACHRIT MINYAN SERVICES FOLLOWED BY KIDDUSH-LUNCH-FARBRENGEN Shachrit minyan services: 10:30am Kiddush & lunch: 12:45pm ▪ JANUARY 25

▪ MARCH 14

▪ FEBRUARY 8

▪ APRIL 18

TORAH ‘N TSO DINNER AND STUDY

Hang with friends. Feed your stomach. Stir your soul. MONDAYS WEEKLY*, 7:30-8:15PM * Excluding: 3/9, 4/6 &13, 5/4 & 11

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Shabbat at Chabad

SUPER BOWL SHABBAT

JANUARY 31 Touchdown! From Football to Faith. With former NFL star, Calvin Murray! Plus all the Super Bowl themed foods you love.

SHABBAT TOGETHER

FEBRUARY 7TH ShabbaTTogether is an annual, global Shabbat of unity focusing on Disability Inclusion and Mental Health Awareness. Speakers: Shira Elenbogen ‘22, Ayal Goldberg ‘17, Max Newman ‘19 will share from their own lives and personal experiences. ShabbaTTogether coincides with Jewish Disability Inclusion and Awareness Month (JDAIM) .

SHABBAT WITH RABBI BENJAMIN BLECH

MARCH 13-14 Rabbi Benjamin Blech, celebrated author, Professor at Yeshiva University, world renowned speaker, and grandfather of Eliana Lubofsky ‘21, will be our Scholar In Residence for the weekend. Hear him speak on: Meeting the “original” Indiana Jones) and other fascinating topics.

GOODBYE SHABBATON

FRIDAY, MAY 8 Don’t miss the most special Shabbat of the year! Cocktails and hot hors d’oeuvres at 6pm, senior picture at 6:30pm, services at 7pm followed by dinner and senior presentations.

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Free delicious food, fantastic spirit & songs, and great fun. Reserve your spot or host a table of friends at:

www.Shabbat2020.com

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Holiday at Chabad

Purimania at Binghamton!

PURIM ESCAPE ROOM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29TH AT 7:30 PM Dive into the Purim story as you uncover clues, solve puzzles, and attempt escape before time runs out. Enjoy complimentary pizza and other treats. To RSVP or for more info visit: www.JewishBU.com/escape

HAMANTASHEN BAKE OFF SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 7:30PM Come bake delicious holiday cookies and take some home with you. Some of the Hamantashen will be delivered to residents in nursing homes and patients in hospitals. Charge - $2. RSVP at www.JewishBU.com/Hamantashen

MEGILLAH READINGS

Fulfill the Mitzvah of the day, and hear the Megilla being read.

PURIM EVENING, MARCH 9, 7:00PM On campus location TBA.

PURIM DAY, MARCH 10

Hear the Megillah at these times & locations: • 8:00am at Chabad Center • Every HOUR on the HOUR! (11:00am to 4:00pm) on Campus location TBD • 5:00pm at Chabad Center

UNITED PURIM SERVICE Don’t miss out on the chance to send your friends love and good cheer by giving them Mishloach Manot through Chabad’s United Purim Service. To place your order log onto www.JewishBU.com/UPS

PURIM FEAST Enjoy a feast to make Achashveirosh envious TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 6:00PM Enjoy Dougies BBQ & Grill dinner brought up from NY, Music, Dancing and loads of fun. $14 online student price | $18 at door. Reservations are absolutely necessary and will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

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PURIM

CARNIVAL MONDAY, MARCH 9 8:00PM - MANDELA ROOM

• Battle of the bands • Outrageous food! • Awesome Entertainment you don’t want to miss! • Come in a costume, get a prize!

Plus:

PIE EATING CONTEST! AND MUCH MORE...

To donate towards the Purim Carnival Charity Drive visit

www.JewishBU.com/Purim2020

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Pesach at Binghamton! PESACH INS AND OUTS Come find out all you need to know about Passover observance on campus and beyond. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25 DINNER AT 6:30PM, SEMINAR AT 7:30PM For more information or to submit your questions, please contact Rabbi Chein at zchein@JewishBU.com

PESACH PONDERINGS TUESDAY, MARCH 31ST AT 7:00PM ON CAMPUS Join OSH and Chabad in learning Passover themes with and from friends. A light dinner will be served. TO RSVP visit: www.tinyurl.com/PesachPonderings

PESACH AT CHABAD Join us for warm services and scrumptious meals on the last days of Passover TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 7:15PM WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 9:30AM 7:45 PM THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 9:30AM

SEUDAT MOSHIACH THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 7:00PM

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Calling all Grad Students and Young Professionals. Join us at these JGrad events curated just for you!

JGRADS

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SHABBAT! JGrads monthly Shabbat dinners: elegant, warm, and intimate at the home of Rivky and Rabbi Slonim. Stay tuned for the dates.

STUDY! Weekly Study Room: We know that campus can get crowded and finding a spot to study can be difficult. That is why we will have a space at the Chabad Center for grad students to use weekly, along with coffee and tea. Once a month we will also have a discussion about a Jewish topic led by Rivky. Day and times TBA.

SOCIALIZE! JANUARY 23 6:00PM

PIZZA NIGHT

Fresh, hot, and delicious. Join us and make your own pizza as we welcome you back to Binghamton after a long winter break! FEBRUARY 18 7:30PM

PAINT AND SIP NIGHT

We will be hosting our own version of a paint and sip night! Come wearing clothing.

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SEMESTER HIGHLIGHTS @ A GLANCE Weekly Ongoing Programs & Events

Living Torah Bagel Brunch 10:15-10:45am

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TORAH TAKEOUT

Want to add Torah to your week? The Chabad staff is ready to study with you! Choose a topic that interests you, and a time and location that fit your schedule, and we will arrange to study what, when, with whom, and where you want! To get started visit www.JewishBU.com/Takeout

THE CAMREN VILINSKY

SUPPER AND STUDY/BEIT MIDRASH Sponsored by Aunt and Uncle, Chani and Jack Jaffa

EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING DELICIOUS DINNER 7:00PM STUDY SESSION 7:30-8:30PM Study any aspect of Judaism, with a buddy, at your own pace. Learn something new. Teach something new. Explore texts together in a warm, non judgemental, dynamic environment. Come with a friend or we can help you find the right study partner.

www.JewishBU.com/SupperAndStudy, or contact Rabbi Chein at zchein@JewishBU.com

WEEKLY CLASSES BETWEEN THE LETTERS & THE LINES;

PIZZA AND PARSHA

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RASHI SICHOS

SOUP AND SPIRIT

LUNCH ‘N LEARN

FRIDAY AFTERNOONS

HILCHOT NIDDAH

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EXTREME GEMARA CHALLENGE WHY ON RYE THE REBBE’S SICHOS

Dates and times of classes to be determined by interested participants. To join any of these classes or for more info visit: www.JewishBU.com/Torah

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is a unique program offering focused mini courses aimed at exploring new realms of Jewish thought and philosophy. Whether it’s Jewish history, ethics or digging beneath the surface of our rituals and traditions, jLearn focuses on the “why” and the “how” of Judaism. Participate in a course that interests YOU. Upon registering, you will be asked to list your time preferences. Class times will be scheduled to accommodate interested participants. All classes will begin during the week of February 10th.

CHOOSE FROM: WHAT DO WE BELIEVE? Rabbi Sruly Ohana Explore the core foundation of Jewish beliefs that have enabled the survival of our faith for over 3000 years. Four sessions: 60 minutes each

SOUL TREK Mrs. Rivkah Slonim For people interested in matters of identity, purpose and existence. What do Jews believe about Heaven, Hell, Reincarnation, Transmigration and Resurrection? Explore what Judaism teaches about where souls come from, what they are doing in this world and where they go from here. Four sessions: 75 minutes each

TALMUDIC ETHICS: FINDING YOUR WAY TO GOOD DECISIONS

Rabbi Zalman Chein A text based exploration of the Jewish view on issues such as abortion, euthanasia, free speech vs. privacy and others. Six sessions: 60 Minutes each

HE LOVES ME HE LOVES ME NOT

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE THEY DAVEN

Mrs. Rivkah Slonim In this age of friends, benefits, and hookups, are real relationships still possible? What does the ancient wisdom of Judaism have to offer us on this topic, today? Find out in this “for women only” course. Four sessions: 70 minutes each

Rabbi Zalman Chein Do demons and unicorns really exist? How about golems and werewolves? Learn what Jewish tradition has to say in this fascinating course. Five sessions: 60 minutes each

THE TASTES OF JUDAISM Mrs. Rochel Chein Latkes and hamantashen, kosher symbols and big holiday meals... explore Judaism’s take on all matters culinary, and prepare and taste classic Jewish cuisine. Five sessions: 90 minutes each

GREAT DEBATES IN JEWISH HISTORY Mrs. Rivkah Slonim A fascinating look at six pivotal debates that engulfed the Jewish people at different periods in our history. We will look at the background, motives, key events and wide-ranging legacies of these debates. Six sessions: 75 minutes each

For more information and to register, visit www.JewishBU.com/jLearn or contact Rochel Chein at rchein@JewishBU.com.

THE MOST FASCINATING AND PERPLEXING BIBLICAL SAGAS OF ALL TIME Mrs. Rivkah Slonim This is a fast paced, exhilarating, deep treatment of the stories in our Torah that always raise an eyebrow. Including: Rupture in Eden: Adam and Eve defy their Creator, Rachel, Leah and Jacob: the love triangle, Deceit on the Death-bed: Jacob vs. Esau, Joseph and the Technicolor Coat, and Sin after Revelation: Why a Golden Calf? Appropriate for beginners, advanced and everyone in between! Six sessions: 70 minutes each

BEHIND THE MASK:

THE SECRETS OF MEGILLAT ESTHER Mrs. Rochel Chein A thorough and intriguing study of the Book of Esther and its relevance for us today. Five sessions: 60 minutes each

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Summer Break Opportunities Make Your Summer Break Last a Lifetime!

BIRTHRIGHT TRIPS TO ISRAEL If you are Jewish and have never visited Israel on an educational program, you can join a ten-day, fun filled and inspiring tour of Israel, with that special flavor you get only with Chabad. For free! This trip is a gift of Birthright Israel.

ISRAELINKS Two weeks of learning and adventure in our homeland! Only $499. Apply at: www.Israelinks.org

To register visit: www.MayanotIsrael.com or www.JewishBU.com/Birthright

MAKE ISRAEL YOUR CLASSROOM!

JSF: EARN WHILE YOU LEARN

STUDY IN JERUSALEM THIS SUMMER

A five-week Jewish experience that enables you to taste Jewish living with a focus on study. Join world renowned scholars in the pastoral beauty of New York’s Catskill Mountains and receive a stipend of up to $2000.

For more details speak to any member of the Chabad staff. Apply for this astounding scholarship at

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IT’S NOT TOO LATE!

That’s what the Bar/Bat Mitzvah Bash is all about. If you or someone you know have not yet celebrated his/her Bar or Bat Mitzvah, contact Rabbi Levi right away at lslonim@JewishBU.com and join other BU students who will mark this occasion with a meaningful and fun-filled celebration. No previous background necessary.

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NEVER HAD A BAR/BAT MITZVAH?

TRIP TO THE REBBE’S OHEL Join a group of students on a Sunday this semester for a special visit to the Ohel, the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, of righteous memory, in Queens, NY, as well as quick visit to Chabad headquarters in Crown Heights in Brooklyn, NY. Interested participants contact Rabbi Levi: lslonim@JewishBU.com

UPSTATE NY SHABBATON:

A WARM WEEKEND WITH YOUR TRIBE! FEBRUARY 21-22 IN ALBANY Join students from across the region for the Shabbat of a lifetime! For more info contact Rabbi Chein

Zchein@jewishbu.com

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Girls Nite Out

For the gals

Join BU’s Jewish women for programming in honor of Rosh Chodesh that is fun, innovative, and stimulating, not to mention delicious. To RSVP or for more info visit: www.JewishBU.com/GNO

SPA NIGHT

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 7:30PM RELAX, RENEW, RECHARGE. RELAX before the stress of the semester catches up, RENEW with a manicure, RECHARGE with delicious healthy munchies.

PIZZA MAKING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 7:30PM @ CHABAD CAFE Put on your chef hat! Get ready to make some outrageously delicious pizza while ROTFL.

PAINT THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 7:00 PM Decorate your dorm room with a handmade artsy, inspirational quote, to keep you going.

THE LADIES’ TISH: 1/24, 2/21, 4/24

Songs, stories, soulful bonding, plus tea and nosh, of course! Don’t Miss!

Ladies Night If Matches are Made in Heaven, FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER

Why Can it be so Difficul t on Earth?

A frank and informative presentation for mature women. Elegant Decor, Fabulous Menu and a Thought Provoking Discussion

Friday 1 ry 2 Februa m 6:30p

With words by Miriam Pincus ‘20, ORA fellow at Binghamton, Rivky Slonim, and guest speaker: Shari Bloomberg ‘90 MSW, LCSW

who will present IN HER SHOES, a unique, interactive presentation. Shari is the Clinical Director of the Rachel Coalition, a Domestic Violence Program,and has 25 years of experience in the domestic violence field.

Women’s Kabbalat Shabbat in the atrium, dinner in the main dining room. This special evening is by reservation only at www.JewishBU.com/LadiesNite 20

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Boys Nite Out BINGHAMTON DEVILS SATURDAY NIGHT, JANUARY 25, LEAVING FROM CHABAD AT 6:50PM

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For the guys

Enjoy a night out with the boys as Chabad of Binghamton heads to the AHL Devils game. Watch Binghamton’s hockey team up close with your closest friends.

GAME NIGHT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16 Hold ‘em, Smash Bros, and 2k, what could be better? The fact that the proceeds to go charity (Sharsheret). A great way to spend your Sunday night with the boys. BBQ dinner provided.

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Friday Februar y 21 6:30pm

Friday night at the homes of the Chabad Rabbis on Murray Row. This is going to be EPIC. Stay tuned for details ROHR CHABAD CENTER I 420 Murray Hill Road I (607) 797-0015 I www.JewishBU.com

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Like most events, this was started by a student, who was inspired by wrapping Tefillin, and wanted to pay it forward in a big way!

ursday Wednesday - Th January 29 - 30

Stop by kio throughou sks t campus and do a m itzvah!

COMPETITION SHABBAT FRIDAY, MARCH 27 Compete in the 11th Annual Dessert Bake Off and/or the 12th Annual Cholent Cook Off or just enjoy this special weekend of spectacular talent and delicious taste. For details and to enter the competition visit: www.JewishBU.com/Competition

WATER PONG TOURNAMENT

FRIDAY, APRIL 24 following Shabbat dinner

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GREAT FUN. GREAT VIBES. GREAT PRIZES FOR WINNERS! Check Facebook for info on forming teams.

To RSVP and join a team visit www.JewishBU.com/WaterPong

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Soup and Salad Soiree

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Welcome Back with

Start you semester on the right foot. See friends, and find out the happenings around Chabad!

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 22 6:00PM at the Rohr Chabad Center, 420 Murray Hill Rd. ROHR CHABAD CENTER I 420 Murray Hill Road I (607) 797-0015 I www.JewishBU.com

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GIVE ME A BAKE! Join us for monthly fun baking in the kitchen!

FEBRUARY 4TH | 7:30PM

CHALLAH BABKA BAKE!

In memory of Daniella Moffson

MARCH 30TH | 7:30 PM

CHALLAH BAKE!

PLANET 3T EXTREME AIR PARK MONDAY, FEB. 11, 7:30PM Join us for an evening of extreme fun and energy. Subsidized price, transportation provided.

MIDNIGHT MADNESS: FIRE EDITION MONDAY, MAY 11 Thought pancakes at midnight was fun? Try a full on Lag Baomer BBQ, bonfire, and singing to ease you off during finals. This is midnight madness like never before!

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Just for Women

Don’t miss the event of the year!

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Fashion for a Cure was inspired by Sara Tanenbaum ‘08 whose sister Rochelle Lee Shoretz (obm) founded Sharsheret in 2001 when she was 28, four months after she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

T his year’s theme:

For a Cure

THE FUTURE IS FEMALE

• Luscious Dessert Spread • Fabulous Fashion Show • Semi Formal Attire, black, pink and teal only • Entertainment • Great Raffle Prizes

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 27 7:30PM at the Chabad Center Pre-Show cocktail hour for seniors 6:45pm

$7 general admission, $10 Senior ticket includes Cocktail party. Both tickets include one raffle ticket. All proceeds from the program will benefit SHARSHERET, a nationwide nonprofit organization that provides support and services to women battling breast and ovarian cancer.

Sponsored by Chabad and SDT Get all your friends and family to donate to this great cause at

www.Jewishbu.com/fashion4cure

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Make a Difference

THE DR. BARRY J. RAFF

MAASIM TOVIM FOUNDATION Join Chabad’s newly expanded Mitzvah Corp and experience the joy of bringing cheer and assistance to others. Each week volunteers will visit Jewish patients in area hospitals, residents in adult care facilities and shutins. Volunteers will also make special pre-holiday visitations. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Eve Zvulun, coordinator at: ezvulun1@binghamton.edu

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On average, 250 eggs, 50 lbs of flour and 25 lbs of sugar are used in the Chabad kitchen between Thursday and Friday each week.

COOKING IS FUN! Come on over and help cook for Shabbat and holidays, prepare salads and more for a few hundred hungry BU students (no prior kitchen experience necessary) and meet some really cool and committed people.

EVERY THURSDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING Please call (607) 797-0015 to volunteer or just show up to the Chabad Kitchen. 26

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SAY GOODBYE IN STYLE An elegant wine and cheese reception for our graduates (and their special guests). WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 7:30PM (doors open at 7pm) RSVP required: www.JewishBU.com/WineandCheese

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For Our Graduates

Graduation Weekend Chabad will host services and dinner for our graduates and their families.

FRIDAY, MAY 15, 7:30PM Services begin 6:30pm Followed by dinner SATURDAY, MAY 16 Services begin 9:30am Followed by lunch and Mincha Seudat Shlishit 7:30pm Followed by Maariv and Havdallah To reserve for meals, visit www.JewishBU.com/Graduation

GRADUATION DAY Chabad invites graduates and their families and friends to an Open House Brunch SUNDAY, MAY 17 10:00AM-3:00PM To reserve, visit www.JewishBU.com/Graduation

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