From Chagigas to Simcha Deliveries, Students Spread Holiday Spirit Whether they were dancing at festive chagigot [parties] or delivering mishloach manot [Purim goodie baskets] in costume at local nursing homes and hospitals, Yeshiva University students marked the Purim holiday with a mix of fun, vibrant campus celebrations and acts of kindness that embodied the spirit of the day. Here’s…
Yeshiva University Students Celebrate Chanukah with Vibrant Festivities and Acts of Charity
View Photos of Students Celebrating Purim at the YU Men’s and Women’s Chagigot
Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus community celebrated Hanukkah Wednesday night with one of its legendary “chagiggot”—holiday celebrations known for their “exuberance” that attract revelers from among alumni and friends in and around New York City.
On the first night of Hanukkah, Beren students lit up Brookdale Residence Hall to look like a menorah – literally: lights were turned off in some rooms, while lights in others were kept on, creating a pattern that resembles a menorah.