Saturday, / July 11, 2020
Home / news

At Texas Tailgate Lots to Give Thanksgiving For

By , College Station, TX

It was football Thursday at A&M University, a rare occasion, when most of the games are on Saturday. Chabad at the university together with the Sigma Alpha Mu “Sammy’s” Fraternity, staged a tailgate outside of the stadium.

Garnished with all one needs for the occasion, two fried turkeys, another two smoked and smoked brisket, the crowd celebrated Thanksgiving with kosher food.

In itself enough of a happy occasion to celebrate, another event was taking place as the tailgate was getting started that called for celebration as well: the engagement of Kenny Abitbol, a senior, and member of the Corps of Cadets to Miranda Hurwitz, a student at FIT in New York. Both are active in Chabad at their respective universities.

Abitbol proposed to Hurwitz dressed up in his Cadet uniform. Hurwitz accepted.

“It was a great celebration of Jewish pride, observance and with their engagement the future of Jewish nation,” says Rabbi Yossi Lazaroff, Chabad representative at the university with his wife Manya. “There is a lot to be thankful to G-d for.”

Comment

Be the first to write a comment.

Add

Related Articles
Jewish Aggies Welcome Torah At Texas A&M Chabad Center
Only three years old, the Chabad center had been using a Torah on loan since it opened in 2007. The new Torah, a gift from…
A 30th B-day for Chabad of the Lone Star State
Chabad Lubavitch of Texas celebrated 30 years in the state at a gala anniversary founders’ dinner on March 9. Held at Houston’s Doubletree Post Oak…
Two Universities React as Antisemitism Steps Out of the Shadows
While college administrators debate the limit of free speech, Chabad campus leaders take action.
Popping Bottles With Intention
“I’m still popping bottles, but instead of popping them at a bar or nightclub, it’s at the Shabbat table. It’s the same hustle but with…
Israeli Minorities Find A Platform at Stanford University Chabad
Less than twenty-four hours before it was due to begin, an event scheduled to take place at Stanford University’s Hillel facility earlier this week was…
In Irma Aftermath, Campus Chabad Stays Put and Open
"A disaster like Hurricane Irma can be frightening, but it also brings people together and highlights the wonderful community on campus."
Newsletter
Donate
Find Your Local Chabad Center
Magazine