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Lag B'omer Family BBQ

Join us at the Joe Malone Park on Thursday, May 23rd from 4:30 - 6:30 PM, for a delightful afternoon with family and friends. Our Lag Ba'Omer Family BBQ is an annual favorite featuring fun in the park, tasty food and great activities!

 

Click here for tickets and more information >>

Register now for a summer of authentic Jewish fun!

Register your child NOW for Camp Gan Israel.

Camp Gan Israel is the place where Jewish children have fun while learning and loving their heritage in a warm and safe environment.

Learn more here 

Celebrate Pesach with Chabad

There is Place For You At Our Seder!
Join us on Friday, April 19 at 8:30 pm for a warm and lively Community Seder experience you will remember for a lifetime! The Community Seder is led by Rabbi Shmuly & Adina Altein, catered by Grandma Alla by Chabad, and generously hosted by Ahava Halpern & Frank Lavitt. Click here to RSVP and for more information.

Handmade Matzah is Better
With less than two weeks remaining until Pesach, we’d like to remind you of the special tradition of using hand-made Shmurah Matzah for the Seder. Baked fresh in NY with the highest standards in kashrut, tradition and taste, Shmurah Matzah is round, kneaded and shaped by hand, similar to those eaten by the Jews when leaving Egypt over… Read More »

Winnipeg Participants to Explore the History and Philosophy of Jewish Spiritual Worship

This May, the Jewish Learning Centre will offer With All My Heart, a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) that will examine the Jewish art of prayer and spiritual experience.

Beginning Tuesday, May 14 at 7:30 pm, participants in the course will study the history and philosophy of Jewish worship, seeking to discover the deep, elegant structure embedded within the Jewish prayer book and within Judaism’s ancient synagogue traditions.

“Responsibilities pull us in so many directions that we seldom get a chance to reflect on our lives, our mission in this world, what’s true, and what really matters to us,” said Rabbi Shmuly Altein, the local JLI instructor in Winnipeg.… Read More »

C-Kids 4D Pesach Experience

Date: Sunday April 7th, 2019
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Suggested donation: $5/person 
Geared for: children ages 7-11 

Have you ever seen a 4D movie?
This year we’ll be hosting an activity for kids called the 4D Pesach Experience! Through the lens of 3D glasses, children will watch an interactive video called  Exodus , transporting them through history to the time of the Jewish enslavement in Egypt.
Participants  will take part in mid - video games and activities. In addition, d uring the video, group supervisors will bring the story to life with special 4D effects (Don't worry - it will be fun and safe).
more… Read More »

Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany

Please join us on Thursday, March 28 at 8:00 pm for a historic evening with Marthe Cohn. Hear her incredible story of courage, faith and espionage!

Marthe Cohn, was born in Metz, France in 1920. She was a beautiful, young woman living across the German border in France, when Hitler rose to power. As the Nazi occupation escalated, Marthe's sister was sent to Auschwitz while her family fled to the South of France. 

Marthe chose to fight back, and joined the intelligence service of the First French Army. Utilizing her perfect German accent and Aryan appearance, Marthe posed as a German nurse desperately trying to obtain word of a fictional fiancé. She traveled the countryside and approached troops sympathetic to her plight… Read More »

Grand Purim Celebration

Purim in Lego Land
Annual Community Purim Celebration
Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Come join the Lego themed Purim celebration!
More details here. 

Parsha Pucks winter session

Parsha Pucks is where boys play floor hockey with instruction from local hockey enthusiasts, and experience the weekly Torah portion with Jewish friends their age. Click here to find out more...

Introducing CKids

At Chabad, we are always looking for ways to engage students and make Jewish education exciting and meaningful. To that end, we recently launched the Tzivot Hashem CKids Club, funded by the Irma Penn Jewish Educational Grant Pilot Project at the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba. The CKids Club runs exciting after-school enrichment programs that teach children – regardless of background, affiliation, or financial status – to experience our traditions as never before.

As part of this initiative, we are proud to announce Adventure to the Holy Land, a new 10-week pilot program that takes children on a forty-year road trip to the Holy Land. Students in Grades 1-5 are invited to pack their bags and prepare for an adventure of a… Read More »

New JLI Course Asks: Is Our Criminal Justice System Fair?

Please join us this February for Crime and Consequence, a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) exploring 3000 years of Jewish perspective on conviction, sentencing, and criminal rehabilitation.

Beginning Tuesday, February 5 at 7:30 pm, participants in the course will challenge their thinking, ponder the implications of ancient Talmudic wisdom for complex modern cases, and get to the heart of the most pressing injustices facing our criminal justice system today.

“DNA testing is proving that we’ve been convicting innocent people. When we incarcerate first-time offenders, we’re turning them into hardened criminals. Known murderers are able to walk free on a technicality. How can… Read More »

Experience Shabbat like never before!

We are excited to announce that our annual community Shabbaton will take place right here in Winnipeg at the Jewish Learning Centre, from Friday, February 22 through Saturday, February 23, 2019. Save the Date!

Join us for an experience that will leave you feeling connected, inspired and spiritually refreshed. With delicious kosher dining, fun-filled family activities, interactive workshops, and an exciting children's program, there is something for everyone. Relax with family, meet new friends, and create wonderful memories that will last a lifetime!

Program highlights include:

  • Chulent Cook-Off
  • 24/7 Snack Lounge
  • TED-Style Power Talks
  • Shark Tank Israel Edition
  • Exquisite Wine Tasting
  • Read More »

Chanukah at Chabad

Chanukah celebrates the power of the Jewish soul to brighten up a dark, intolerant world with spiritual light and warmth. Just like the Maccabees, Chanukah reminds us that life's darkest moments and greatest challenges can be brightened with steadfast faith and determination.

Watch a special Chanukah message from Rabbi Avrohom Altein here >> 

 

We look forward to celebrating this special holiday with you!

Don't miss Winnipeg’s most popular Chanukah event!
Join us on Sunday, December 2 from 4:00 pm, at our annual community-wide Chanukah celebration and Menorah lighting ceremony. This year's event will feature a live concert with the Borzykowski Brothers, greetings from elected officials, hot latkes and… Read More »

A great big Winnipeg Challah Bake!

Last week over 350 diverse Jewish women came together for an evening of INSPIRATION, CONNECTION and GIVING. The sold-out event was held at the Hotel Fort Garry and was sponsored by Chabad-Lubavitch of Winnipeg. Featuring guest host Soochie of “In the most delightful way”, participants learned how to mix, knead and shape their own traditional challah.

We worked hard to create an evening that would bring the deep tradition and culture of our heritage into today's every day woman. Dedicated to the victims of the Pittsburgh massacre, we focused on the power of light against darkness by incorporating a glow-in-the-dark theme and encouraged all the women to pass on the light through little acts of kindness. The final touch was… Read More »

Stand united with Pittsburgh

We’re all still in shock by what took place this past Shabbat in Pittsburgh. We also know that the only way to fight darkness is to add in light. We invite you to join us in a global campaign to stand in solidarity with the Pittsburgh Jewish community.

Local leaders in Pittsburgh have called to add 1,100 mezuzot in the Pittsburgh region, a hundred mezuzot in memory of each victim. Now, Jews around the world are joining this campaign, affixing mezuzot to their doorposts, and doing other good deeds in memory of the victims.

We at Chabad-Lubavitch of Winnipeg are joining them as well. Please click here to read about the campaign and sign up. You will also be able to send your condolences to the grieving families, which will be… Read More »

New JLI Course Addresses Dissonance between Religion and Western Values

This November, the Jewish Learning Centre in Winnipeg will offer Wrestling with Faith, a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), that openly addresses common challenges people have in their relationship with G-d. Watch the promo here >

Beginning Tuesday, October 23rd at 7:30 pm, participants in the course will grapple with issues that many struggle with, including beliefs in Judaism that seem primitive or outdated, reconciling scientific findings with ideas that cannot be proven in a lab, and the role of religion regarding gender roles, relationship choices, and other such controversial issues.

“We recognize that almost everyone has some degree of skepticism when it comes to religion,&rdquo… Read More »

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