Weekly Letter: Was the Creation of the State of Israel the Beginning of the Redemption?

This week we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he writes that we are not in Aschalta d’Geulah, yet urges that life in Eretz Yisrael must be conducted in accordance with the Torah – and explains how there is no inconsistency between these two ideas. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.

Jewish Life Grows at McGill University

After being displaced from their campus Chabad House digs for some three years, hundreds of Jewish students who find a haven at Chabad of McGill University are finally settling back into their newly remodeled Chabad House. A former row house, the 100 year-old building underwent an intensive $2.2 million renovation and expansion and was finally rededicated in early April 2016.

CGI-Montreal Campers Compete in ‘Hakhel War’

Campers and staff at Gan Yisroel-Montreal were split into three teams for ‘Bog War,’ the first month of camp’s version of color war. This summer, the competition was themed ‘Hakhel War,’ with the three teams named “Hakhel Es Ha’am-Achdus,” “Leman’an Yilmedu-Torah” and “Veshamru La’asos-Mitzvos.”

Chabad Shows Appreciation for Local Law Enforcement

Despite the intense heat, citizens from across the Conejo Valley in California gathered outside the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station in Calabasas Tuesday afternoon to show their support for local law enforcement. The event was organized by Rabbi Moshe Bryski, executive director of the Chabad of the Conejo, who was touched by a Facebook post he read by one of the officers slain in the recent shooting incident in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.