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 Countdown Begins for Huge CTeen Shabbaton 
It’s that time of year again; The CTeen International Shabbaton, the largest youth Shabbaton in the country, is less than three weeks away. What began nine years ago with forty-teens has expanded to 1,516 set to arrive this year, iy’h. When calculated with chaperones, and staff, the number jumps to a whopping 2,034 participants, making this the largest Shabbaton to be hosted in Crown Heights to date ■ more
International CKids Club
 International Shabbos Dinner Unites Thousands 

As the sun set on Friday night, the 22nd of Teves, mothers, fathers, and children throughout the world joined together for an unforgettable celebration of family, unity, and Shabbos. A project of CKids of Merkos 302, and in conjunction with Tzivos Hashem, The International Shabbat Dinner transcended all borders, uniting Jewish families—from Hong Kong to Arizona—for a fun and meaningful Shabbos meal experience ■ more

Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat 5777
 Lubavitch Montreal: All - Night Farbrengen 
Photograph: באדיבות המצלם
Anash of Montreal, Canada held a special farbrengen in honor of Yud Shvat on Motzoei Shabbos Parshas Bo. Rabbi Sholom Ber Cohen of Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim farbrenged with the large crowd. The farbrengen continued until the wee hours ■ more
130 from 17 Universities
 Canadian Student Shabbaton Largest Ever 
Hundreds of Jewish college students from across Canada gathered for a one-of-a-kind Shabbos experience in Niagara on the weekend of Rosh Chodesh Shvat. The Chabad on Campus Canada Shabbaton provided a fully immersive Shabbos that featured world-renowned teachers and speakers, educational and entertaining workshops, a mega Shabbat dinner, and a musical, candle-lit Havdalah service at Niagara Falls ■ more
AD MOSAI?? Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Tragic: HaTomim Meir Yaakov Yosef Hillel OBM 
Third tragedy in 24 hours - AD MOSAI?? With great sadness, shock and pain we inform you of the untimely passing of Hatomim Meir Yaakov Yosef (Yanky) Hillel OBM, of Montreal, Canada, who had been bravely battling an illness. He was 17 years old. The levaya will take place today, Wednesday, in Montreal ■ more
ONE Act of Goodness & Kindness
 Billboard Campaign Will Hasten Moshiach 
Photograph: CJN
Chabad Rabbi Yoseph Zaltzman hopes a billboard campaign that brings the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s message to the Greater Toronto Area will “hasten the coming of Mashiach.”Since December, 75 billboards have been posted around the city featuring an image of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, along with a message that says, “Let’s welcome Moshiach with ONE additional act of Goodness and Kindness ■ more
Fundraising Campaign for Hakins
 Jewish Community Mourns Thalia Hakin OBM 
The Jewish community in Melbourne, Australia, is united in grief following the death of 10-year-old Thalia Hakin, who was killed when a 26-year-old man plowed his car through a crowd of pedestrians at Bourke Street Mall on Friday afternoon.Thalia was among five people killed, including a 3-month-old baby boy. She was with her 9-year-old sister, Maggie, and her mother, Nathalie, at the time of the incident ■ more
Horrific Tragedy in Melbourne
 Beth Rivka Student Killed in Ramming Attack 
A 10-year-old Jewish girl from Beth Rivkah Ladies College in Melbourne is among three people killed in this afternoon’s car ramming attack in the CBD, The AJN understands. It is understood the girl’s mother and sister are in a critical condition in hospital. At approximately 1.30pm a car deliberately struck a number of pedestrians in the vicinity of Bourke and Queens Streets ■ more
After A Decade
 Tasmania: Historic Triple Bar Mitzvah 
Photograph: AJN
Before December 2016, the last time Launceston Synagogue celebrated a bar mitzvah was almost a decade ago.That’s why it is unprecedented that there was not one, not two, but three boys from the Tasmanian shul marking their coming of age last month ■ All three boys were taught by Rabbi Yochanan Gordon of Chabad of Tasmania ■ more
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 V'Ro'u Kol Amei Ho'oretz: Tefillin in Paris 
Paris, Happening Now: A big demonstration is taking place at the Israeli Embassy, protesting the conference of 70 nations against Eretz Yisroel and President-elect Donald Trump. Anash of Paris utilized the demonstration to set up Tefillin stands and put on Tefillin with the participants ■ more
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Rabbi Mordechai Belinow, OB"M 
Rabbi Mordechai Belinow, OBM
Rabbi Mordechai Belinow, OBM
With sadness we report the passing of HaRav HeChossid Rabbi Mordechai Belinow, OB"M, Av Bais of Vaad Rabbonei Lubavitch of France. Rabbi Belinow had the distinct z'chus of being one of the pioneer Shluchim to Morocco ■ The levaye will take place today, Thursday, at 11:00 AM from 54 Chazon Ish Street, Bnei Brak, passing the Lubavitcher Shul - 26 Rashi Street, and continuing on to Yerushalayim, where the leavye will leave the Shamgar Funeral Home at 1:00 PM ■ more
Two Years Later
 Memorial Service for Hyper-Cacher Kedoshim 
Photograph: M. Lubecki
Last night (Monday), a memorial ceremony was held for the Kedoshim of the Hyper Cacher terror attack, marking two years since shoppers at a popular kosher supermarket in Paris were killed and held hostage by a Jihadi terrorist ■ more
Rabbi Teichtal at Brandenburg Gate:
 We Identify with the People of the Holy Land 
Shliach Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, rabbi of the Jewish community in Berlin, visited Brandenburg Gate this evening joining the many visitors who have attended today (Monday) at the Gate to see the Israeli flag projected against it, all in intention to express solidarity with the people of Israel, after the terror attack they experienced yesterday in Yerushalayim ■ more
International CKids Club
 Jewish Kids Uniting for Shabbos Seuda 
On the 22nd of Teves, thousands of Jewish children will be joining to celebrate Shabbos. The latest in a series of fun, inspiring, and family centered events from CKids Club, the International Shabbat Dinner unites Jewish families from more than 80 Chabad Houses ■ more
Didan Notzach: 30 Years
 Anash Montreal Farbreng Till the Wee Hours 
Photograph: Shturem
Anash of Montreal, Canada, farbrenged with Shliach Rabbi Yosef Greenberg of Alaska, in honor of 30 years since Didian Notzach. Rabbi Greenberg shared stories of trial and victory, alongside Rabbis Sholom Dovber Mochkin, Chaim Shlomo Cohen and Yosef Kessler. The farbrengen continued until the wee hours ■ more

Mivtza Chanuka 5777
 Malta: 270,000 Discover Chanukah 
An unprecedented number of Malta residents and tourists learned about Chanuka when six media outlets featured Shliach Rabbi Chaim Sholom Segal and The Rebbe's Chanukah campaign. 2,674 candles were lit, and 450 Yidden participated in the Menorah lighting ■ more 

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