Jewish Bearcat of the Week



Rohr Chabad Center for Jewish Student Life at Binghamton University 
420 Murray Hill Avenue ~ Vestal, NY 13850 ~ [email protected] ~ 607-797-0015

Shabbat at Chabad

This Shabbat is sponsored in memory of our father and grandfather, Allen Lederman (Elya Leb ben Yisroel Lazar) by

Lori ('87) and Marc ('87) Ben-Ezra
Ilana ('14 and '15) and Mendel, Rena ('17 and '18) and Zack ('22)

For the health and safety of our community, all Shabbat meals are to-go and RSVP is required.   Text 607-797-0015 to RSVP.

Shabbat Highlights

Friday Night

6:00pm ~ Spirited Kabbalat Shabbat services
7:00pm ~ Shabbat dinner to-go, first shift
7:30pm ~ Shabbat dinner to-go, second shift


9:30am ~ Shabbat morning services 
* 12:00pm ~ Shabbat lunch to-go, first shift
12:15pm ~ Mincha services 
* 12:30pm ~ Shabbat lunch to-go, second shift
* 5:15pm ~ Maariv and Havdallah
8:00pm ~ Chabad Cafe opens


Jewish Bearcar of the Week
Featuring Julia Kupferman
What is your major, and why did you decide to pursue this degree?
My major is Human Development and my minor is Education. I chose this because I want to work with children in the future and I believe that the major and minor I chose will help me succeed in the career path I choose. 

Where are you from?  Where did you go to high school?
I am from Hewlett, New York. I went to North Shore Hebrew Academy High School.  

Do you have any siblings?
I have two younger sisters. 

What is your favorite Jewish food?  
My favorite Jewish food is chicken soup with matzah balls.

What is your favorite Jewish childhood memory?
My favorite Jewish memory is spending Pesach with my entire family together every year in the same location. 

What is your favorite Chabad experience?
My favorite Chabad experience is Shabbat dinners at Chabad, I love seeing all my friends and feeling like I am at home. 

Why did you choose Binghamton University?
I chose Binghamton University because I felt it was the best fit for me; it is close to home and there is a big Jewish community on campus which is what I was looking for. 

Candle Lighting Times for
Shabbat Candle Lighting:
Friday, Nov. 20
4:20 pm
Shabbat Ends:
Shabbat, Nov. 21
5:23 pm
Torah Portion: Toldot
Rabbi Tzvi Freeman

How do you heal any problem in this world?

By investing yourself within that chunk of the world, so that the problem becomes your problem. And then you can heal your world.

Because, in truth, you can only heal yourself, and that to which you tie your destiny.

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