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Shabbat Invitations

We extend a cordial invitation to political staffers, media representatives, candidate family members, and other guests to join us for a Classic Shabbat dinner, to be held on Friday evening, October 7, at 7 pm, in the campus Chabad House. We expect over 100 students to attend this dinner, and would be glad if you chose to join. After the dinner we will have group dialogues over tea and coffee with the guests. Click here to RSVP. (Optional Tefila at 6 pm.)

On Shabbat day (October 8) we will hold services in the Chabad House at 9:45 am, followed by a community-wide Shabbat lunch at 12:15 pm. This is part of the Shabbat lunch rotation with Hillel and Bais Abe Cong. Later on that day we will gather for Shaleshudis and singing at about 5:30 pm, followed by Havdala at about 7:15 pm. If you think you might be interested to attend any of these events email

Guest Speaker

On Friday, October 7, the Chabad Student Association along with Washington University Political Review magazine (WUPR) will host a guest speaker, Aryeh Mellman ('16). Aryeh will discuss the economic ramifications of foreign aid. Details to follow.

Visitor Information

For a short list of Jewish resources in the St. Louis area, Kosher restaurants, and hotels within walking distance to shuls, please click here.

Jewish life on campus

To learn more about Chabad's role in the campus community click here.