Chabad of Edmonton is part of over 6,500 Chabad Shluchim-Emissary worldwide, operating over 3,500 centers - called Chabad Houses, including over 150 centers in Israel.
The Chabad acronym stands for:
Chochmah - wisdom
Binah - understanding
Da'at - knowledge
Chabad of Edmonton is an educational organization dedicated to helping every Jew, regardless of their background, affiliation, or personal level of observance, to increase their level of Jewish knowledge, enthusiasm, and commitment.
With a blessing recieved from the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Rabbi Ari and Rebbetzin Rifka Drelich were brought out by Rabbi and Mrs Matusof to Edmonton.
All of Chabads classes, programs, and services are designed to heighten the awareness and lend valuable insight into ones heritage, traditions, religious practice, laws and rituals. Each individual is invited to participate, study, and learn.
In addition Chabad has no membership fees. All funds donated to Chabad of Edmonton remain right here in our Edmonton community.
Chabad of Edmonton is here to ensure a continued future for today and tomorrow by holding onto its Halachic Torah values through its innovative programming.
Chabad of Edmonton's additional program directors include:
Rabbi Mendy and Chaya Sara Blachman
Adult Education and JLI Students and Teens
Chabad Lubavitch of Edmonton operates a Chabad house that offers:
- Rabbinical advice and counsel
- Solace and comfort to people who need to talk
- A place for study and prayer
- Learning Shiurim
- Lifecycle Jewish events
- Hospital visitation
- Prison visitation
- Friday Night live monthly Shabbat Dinner
- Annual Jewish art calendar
- Annual public Chanukah lighting ceremony
- Children's day camp
- Year round programming for children and youth
- Senior Kiddush Volunteers
- Shabbat Morning playspace for children
- Annual Winter Shabbaton
- Kosher Supervision in Fantasyland Hotel