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$29,000 Worth of Toys to be Donated

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 11:40 am
Posted by Chabad on Campus

It is the season of joy and cheer but will children be included?
Each year, the Rohr Chabad Center for Jewish Student Life at BU, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Sigma Delta Tau seek to twin the holiday season with an element of charity and social action to stress the importance of bringing holiday cheer to those less fortunate.

This is the ninth year that Chabad is coordinating a toy drive dubbed "light up a life" ; $28,000 worth of toys were purchased with the monies collected; a culminating event of this drive was held December 7 at 6 pm in the Old Union Hall of the East Union at BU.

The celebration, included holiday themed refreshments and a special appearance by the Crosbys, Binghamton’s pre-eminent a cappella group.... ( Read More » )

Comfort and Prayer with the Tribe

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 11:27 am
Posted by By Hannah Turner

hannah.jpgHannah Turner, a journalism student who recently found out her grandfather has cancer, spent an emotional and comforting weekend in Crown Heights with Chabad on Campus.

Right before leaving to a Chabad on Campus trip to New York City with 15 other Jewish kids from the University of Missouri, I found out my grandfather has cancer. The prognosis is pretty terrible; if we’re lucky, he has a month to live. Papa is the sweetest Southern man you’ll ever meet. He has worked his entire life at an electric plant in the tiny town of Lewisburg, Tennessee and always ends our phone calls with the reminder to “study hard.”

Suddenly this trip I had so been looking forward to was overshadowed by this heartbreaking news. I... ( Read More » )


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