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Events

Shabbat 200 dinner

October 28, 2011

The Shabbat dinner is planned for Friday, November 4 at 7 p.m. in the Lory Student Center. All students, staff, and faculty are invited!

Friday, November 4
7 p.m. (promptly)
Lory Student Center
West Ballroom

Be part of history and join students, staff, and faculty at the Shabbat Dinner. It's free (for all university affiliates). Please bring your families and friends.

What is Shabbat 200?

This event empowers the students to reach out and bring their friends--as their personal guests--to this program. Shabbat 200 has proven to be a potent catalyst for invigorating Jewish life on campus; it has served as a portal to the Jewish campus community for thousands of students who were previously uninvolved in a discussion that stretches across three millennia.

A Kiddush cup, over which prayers sanctifying Shabbat are said.

The Shabbat 200 program will include:

  • A mouth-watering four-course meal;
  • Spirited, enchanting melodies; and
  • Quality entertainment. 

Please RSVP

More information and to RSVP

About Shabbat

Shabbat (Hebrew for Sabbath) is one of the best known of all Jewish observances. In Judaism, Shabbat signifies a day of rest and spiritual enrichment.

Traditionally, the beginning of Shabbat is marked by the lighting of candles eighteen minutes before sunset on Friday afternoon.  Families then attend a brief evening service and then a festive, leisurely meal.

Traditional foods include challah, a sweet, eggy bread shaped in a braid and cholent, a slowly cooked stew.  Shabbat continues into Saturday during which services are held, Kiddush (a prayer over wine sanctifying Shabbat) is said, and another festive meal takes place. The observance ends at nightfall, when three stars are visible, approximately 40 minutes after sunset.

Co-sponsored by ASCSU, LSC Diversity Grant & Chabad Jewish Student Organization.


Contact: Michael Lichtbach
E-mail: kimlic@hotmail.com
Phone: (303) 955-0556