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We can’t record the priceless scenes as hundreds of students fill the Chabad Center to celebrate Shabbat and Jewish holidays. It is impossible to track the friendships forged, the confidences exchanged, the laughs shared, the lessons absorbed, and the inspiration gleaned. But we do invite you to scroll through the thousands of pics and view the footage in our gallery to get an idea of the constant buzz of activity at Chabad. 

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November 12, 2017

The annual Salute to Jewish Womanhood hosted by the Women's league for Chabad featured an elegant dinner and a talk by Mrs. Esther Sternberg who spoke about the life and times of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushkah Schneerson, wife of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
This year marks thirty years from the passing of the Rebbetzin who lived her life in extreme privacy and was known to very few individuals. Mrs. Sternberg brought the Rebbetzin to life for the participants through her stories and vignettes.

Photos by: Daniel Mayner
October 26, 2017
On Thursday, October 26 hundreds of students,joined with community members of all ages, to mix,knead and shape the world's most delicious bread, widely known as Challah. Timed to coincide with the Shabbat Project,Binghamton University joined hundreds of communities world wide who were running Challah Bakes at exactly that time. While having a good time, participants also tapped intothe great energy of holiness that filled the room when hundreds are engaged in the mit;zvah of "taking challah" and prayed with sincerity for healing for those in need. It was a great evening of fun, joy, community and connectedness to the world wide Jewish people.

Photos by: Lisa Appelbaum and Daniel May
October 10 - 11, 2017
Spirited JEGABU gatherings were held throughout the Sukkot holiday with delicious soups in Rabbi Levi and Hadasah's sukkah and the opportunity to partake in the festival mitzvot.
October 10 - 11, 2017
Binghamton University students got plenty of opportunities to shake over the Lulov and Etrog throughout the holiday with the Sukkah Mobile, pop up sukkot and rabbinical students on foot bringing mitzvot on the spot to people on the go.
October 22, 2017
Fall 2017 will go down as a season of glorious days. Sunday, October 22nd was no exception and Chabad went Paintballing. What is there to say about the Paintballing trip except: Sick Fun!

Photos by: Ori Karudo
October 19, 2017
GNO participants got to bring out the artist in them & enjoyed a fabulous night of guided painting from the celebrated ARTifact Bar. The girls got to take home their beautiful custom created keepsake goblet!

Photos by: Aditya Tilyalkar
October 9, 2017
Lip smacking ribs, BBQ and sides, great music, fun, chill vibe, great night!

Photos by: Lisa Appelbaum
October 1, 2017
What a way to kick off the annual Toy Drive!
The color run was fun, invigorating, lucrative, meaningful ( this year many people ran for specific people they know suffering from cancer) and absolutely unforgettable!

Photos by: Lisa Appelbaum and Daniel Mayner
September 30, 2017
Maariv, Havdallah and break fast after a day of moving davening. May we be sealed for a year of blessing!

Photos by: Daniel Mayner
September 17, 2017
A most joyous celebration was held Sept 17 to welcome the Binghamton Legacy Torah to its home.
Hundreds of students, community members and parents in for family weekend joined in a moving ceremony on campus, followed by a dynamic parade procession from campus to the Chabad Center and then joined in the enthusiastic hakofot dancing. Finally, all enjoyed a celebratory meal. Mazel tov!

Photos by: Rebecca Kiss and Mia Katz
Supper and Study (Beirut Midrash) features delicious food for mind, soul and body!

Photos by: Daniela Benzaquen
Photos by: Daniela Benzaquen
September 26, 2017
Yomim Noraim Yom Iyun
Student led study presentations and a caramelized apple workshop not to mention , delicious holiday season treats, made for a delightful evening.

Photos by: Rachel Lipoff
September 18, 2017
A perennial winner, Girls Nite Out kicks off another year of quality programming with sushi rolling and great games.

Photos by: Rebecca Kiss
September 14, 2017
At Binghamton,being Jewish and Greek is a most natural and fun combination.
The Chabad inter Greek BBQ kicked off a new year of fun and collaboration.

Photos by: Daniela Benzaquen
September 11, 2017
Most current students were very young when 9/11 changed the USA and the entire free world forever. But we dare not forget. The annual MItzvah Marathon on campus gave students and faculty a chance to commemorate this important date through doing acts of goodness and kindness. Hundreds contributed to CHOW, made PB and J sandwiches for the homeless, donated blood ( in the campus's largest blood drive each year) , gave charity, donned Tefillin and engaged in other mitzot.

Photos by: Rachel Lipoff
September 10, 2017
Apple picking in the Fall in Binghamton, NY, a wonderful annual tradition. And even sweeter? turning the apples into pies, cakes and kugels in the Chabad kitchen and bonding with new friends.

Photos by: Lisa Appelbaum
August 27, 2017
Freshman and transfer students were treated to a stupendous afternoon that included a BBQ, a cruise ride on Cayuga Lake, games, crafts and treats all Hawaii themed. Most important? every year students make life long friendships. How's that for riding high on the waves?

Photos by: Rachel Lipoff and Talia Chasen
Welcome Back BBQ! Hundreds of students flocked to Chabad's Welcome Back BBQ for the food, the fun, the cool people and the unbeatable sense of community. Jewish BU rocks! Photos by Lisa Appelbaum Photography By Lisa