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CKids Toronto
 PM Trudeau Encourages Unity Event 
On Sunday, the16th of Shvat, CKids International hosted a Day of Unity, bringing together children from ten communities across the greater Toronto area ■ Students of each Hebrew School joined in celebration of Jewish identity, pride, education, and the power of children to make a difference ■ more
    
 
Rabbi & Mrs. Chanan Chernitsky
 New Shluchim Enlist in The Rebbe's Army 
Photograph: Chabad.org
New Shluchim have joined The Rebbe's Army of Shluchim. Rabbi and Mrs. Chanan Chernitsky are opening a Bais Chabad in Newfoundland, a remote Canadian island. They will be serving the Jewish population of 500 ■ more
    
 
Photo of the Day
 Shliach Surprises PM with Rebbe Photo 
Photograph: Screen Shot
This morning during a visit to the Central Synagogue in Sydney, Australia, Rabbi Levi Wolff presented Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a picture of him with the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Bibi then proudly showed it to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, and recalled what the Rebbe had said to him ■ more
    
 
Video of the Day
 Poltava Rov's Niggun at Altneuschul 
The Tmimim from Antwerp sang the haunting "Poltava Rov's Nigun" at the Altneuschul in Prague, where they visited during their recent European trip ■ more 
    
 
Photo Gallery
 Antwerp Tmimim Conclude European Tour 
 The students of Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim of Antwerp, Belgium, young Shluchim from all around Europe and the former USSR, spent an inspiring and uplifting Shabbos in Budapest, Hungary, together with the yeshiva staff and hosted by the local Shluchim ■ more
    
 
CTeen INTL
 CTeen Chapters Countdown to NYC Shabbaton 
As the CTeen INTL Shabbaton draws closer, chapters from around the world have begun preparing for the momentous and record breaking weekend. The 9th annual CTeen Shabbaton, which will take place IY”H 27-30 Shevat, is expected to draw over 2,000 teens, shluchim, and chaperones ■ more
    
 
Chabad on Campus
 Lamdeni: 109 Students Go to Yeshiva 
Chabad on Campus International has reported that during the fall and winter semesters alone, 109 students from 42 universities have attended Jewish learning programs with the assistance of their Lamdeni Initiative. The students spend at least three weeks in learning programs based in Israel and the United States ■ more
    
 
First Stop: Prague
 Antwerp Tmimim on Historic European Trip 
Tmimim studying in Tomchei Tmimim Antwerp set out on a unique trip across Europe. Their first stop was Prague, where they davened at the kever of the MaHaRal, ancestor of the Alter Rebbe. At the gravesite they sang the nigun of the Three Tenuos and chazzered a Sicha about the MaHaRaL ■ more 
    
 
Mivtza Sheva Mitzvos
 Jamaica: Shliach Joins Fight Against Crime 
Photograph: The Gleaner

Rabbi Yaakov Raskin, co-director of Chabad of Jamaica, said the community, which numbers approximately 350 islandwide, is appalled by the senseless bloodshed and is convinced that education, coupled with a greater connection to G-d, will help to solve the problem. "With G-d willing, we are reaching out to schools across Jamaica with the intent to start giving lectures and presentations about the seven Noahide, or Universal, Laws ■ more

    
 
Impacting UK and World Jewry
 Lew's Torah: Honoring 50 Years of Shlichus 
Shliach Rabbi Shmuel Lew
Shliach Rabbi Shmuel Lew | Photograph: Archive Photo
A Sefer Torah has been commissioned by the Lew family honoring their parents, Rabbi Shmuel and Rebbetzin Hindy Lew of London.Rabbi Shmuel and Rebbetzin Hindy Lew have been icons in the world of Torah transmission, and in their more than 50 years as Shluchim in the UK, they are an example of the Living Torah, impacting Jews of all ages, worldwide ■ more
    
 
From 40 to 1,516
 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: 
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
    
 

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