Prospective Student Shabbaton


Come to Cornell!

Ever wondered what Jewish life at Cornell is like?  Why not come up for a Shabbat! The CJL’s annual spring accepted and prospective student Shabbaton is scheduled for April 13-15, 2018. Students will get a chance to meet members of the Cornell Jewish Community, get a private tour of Cornell’s incredible campus and get to experience all that Cornell has to offer for a jam-packed and awesome weekend!

Students will stay in residences throughout Cornell’s campus with current students and will enjoy free gourmet meals from Cornell’s flagship kosher dining hall, 104 West! Whether you’ll be applying to Cornell Early Decision or during Regular Decision, you’re guaranteed to have a blast!  To see a complete schedule for the weekend, scroll down on this page. Please note that Students are responsible for transportation to and from Cornell.

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Shabbaton Schedule 

Friday  Time Location
 Shacharit 7:45 AM  Center for Jewish Living- Chapel
 BBQ Lunch* 11:00 AM-3:00 PM  104 West!
 Candle Lighting 7:30 PM
 Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat 6:05 PM  Anabel Taylor Hall- Edwards Room
 Shabbat Dinner 7:30 PM  104 West!
 Oneg 9:00 PM  Center for Jewish Living- Beit Midrash
 Shacharit 9:15 AM

 Anabel Taylor Hall — Edwards Room

 Kiddush 11:15 AM  Anabel Taylor Hall- One World Cafe
 JLIC Parsha Discussion 11:45 AM  Center for Jewish Living- Piano Room
  Shabbat Lunch 12:30 PM  104 West!
 Campus Tour 2:15 PM  Leaves from Center for Jewish Living
 Picnic and Frisbee 4:00 PM  Arts Quad
 Community Q&A and Chabura 5:15 PM  Center for Jewish Living- Piano Room/CJL Beit Midrash
 Mincha 7:15 PM  Center for Jewish Living- Chapel
 Seudah Shlishit 7:35 PM  104 West!
 Ma’ariv/Havdalah 8:30 PM  Center for Jewish Living- Chapel
Bowling 9:30-10:30 PM Helen Newman Hall
BBQ 10:45 PM  Center for Jewish Living
 Shacharit 8:30 AM  Center for Jewish Living- Chapel
 Brunch* 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM  104 West!
 * Cost of meal not covered.