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Shabbat Weekend Retreat at Hecla Island

Join us on Friday, October 31 through Sunday, November 2, 2014 for an unforgettable and worry-free Shabbat Weekend Retreat at the luxurious Lakeview Hecla Resort. Relax with family, meet new friends and experience a spirited and uplifting weekend. Together we will learn, grow, forge new friendships and create wonderful memories that will last a lifetime!

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Are You a Happy Person?

This November, the Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology, the institute’s new six-session fall 2014 course. Rabbi Shmuly Altein of Chabad-Lubavitch will conduct the six course sessions at 7:30 pm on Tuesdays, starting November 4th at the Jewish Learning Centre.

“The science behind positive psychology has been become very popular in recent years, and has drawn a lot of attention” explained Rabbi Zalman Abraham of JLI’s headquarters in Brooklyn. “People innately understand that to be happy and to have a positive attitude, can greatly impact their work and personal life. How Happiness Thinks addresses the questio… Read More »

JLI Launches "Chabad Young Professionals"

We are excited to announce JLI's newest initiative "Chabad Young Professionals". Chabad Young Professionals aims to build, educate, engage, and energize a young and vibrant Jewish community. The ongoing social and educational programming will be specifically geared to the young professional community, creating a sense of enrichment and belonging amongst young Jewish adults.

Young Jewish professionals are invited to attend a weekly "Mesibat Shabbat" program from 4:00 - 5:00 PM on Shabbat afternoons at the home of Rabbi Shmuly & Adina Altein, 901 Shaftesbury Blvd (next door to the Shaftesbury Retirement Residence). While children enjoy an exciting kids program, adults will study "Judaism 101"; a we… Read More »

Jewish Calendar 5775 Now Available!

With the new Jewish year beginning comes an all new Jewish Calendar.

The Jewish calendar will be distributed with the Jewish Post & News and is also available free of charge at the Asper Campus, Jewish Learning Centre, Kosher Supermarkets and in many other locations across the city.

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We hope this easy-to-read calendar will be useful to you, serve as an inspiration for the coming year and help you to appreciate our rich heritage. Within its pages you will find a month-to-month schedule of information on candle lighting times, a guide to the Jewish holidays and insights into our tradition.

The calendar is another one of our educational and social service programs, which are all designed… Read More »

Bar Mitzvah Club

In Judaism, turning 13 is very important: it’s when you become Bar Mitzvah—a Jewish adult. 

The goal of the Bar Mitzvah club is to teach you all about this stage of your life and why it’s so important in a fun, exciting way. The club is open to all Jewish boys in grade 7, regardless of whether or not you will be celebrating your bar mitzvah at Chabad. 

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Family Sukkos Party

Come to the Sukkos Party for holiday family fun.
Sunday Oct. 12 at the Jewish learning Centre from 1:00-3:00pm.

Enjoy Professional Juggling show, Crafts, Refreshments, shake the lulav and more.

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