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A MESSAGE FROM RABBI MENACHEM MATUSOF
SENIOR RABBI AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
CHABAD LUBAVITCH OF ALBERTA

It goes without saying that at Chabad, we are taking every possible step and precaution to assure the safety and well-being of everyone in the community and beyond.

Obviously, anyone in need of any support or help due to this unique circumstance we are in now, should please not hesitate to contact any of the Rabbis or staff at Chabad.

If you know seniors or anyone who cannot go out and is in need of something, let us know and we will do our best to help in a safe way. Please let’s remember: While we might need to be in physical isolation… NO ONE SHOULD BE IN SPIRITUAL AND EMOTIONAL ISOLATION! We at Chabad are here to help and assist!

Chabad’s Calgary Campus & Edmonton’s Chabad House are closed for all programs and services. All our programs and Services are moving to online platforms. 

Our focus is also on cleaning, sanitizing and making our Calgary’s commercial kitchen ready for cooking and baking for Pesach as per guidelines and advice of our government.

We are very hopeful and are working hard on assuring that the "Faigel Shapiro Kosher Pantry" is in the position of tending to everyone’s needs as every year and even more, with the hope of helping many communities in Alberta!

We are working on bringing the kitchen to a position of assuring Pesach and Seder needs for all.

Also, please make sure your homes are protected! If you need a new Mezuzah, or if you need your old Mezuzos checked, we're here to help you make any arrangements.

Let us all remember the Rebbe’s message: One act of Goodness and Kindness will indeed change the world! May Hashem bless everyone with good health NOW! May Hashem make an end to this NOW! MOSHIACH NOW!


Friday September 10th 2021
Are the High Holidays about me or about G‑d?

   

Friday September 3rd 2021
Standing firm is Hashem's blessing for this coming year!

   

Friday August 27th 2021
Mazel Tov Alberta! Bring in the GOOD in your life, right at the start! No reason to wait!

   

Friday August 20th 2021
Living the NOW vs. Planning the TOMORROW!

   

Friday August 13th 2021
The Art of Making This Happen!!!

   

Friday August 6th 2021
Visible Blessing! A month of blessing ahead of us!

   

Friday July 23rd 2021
Birthday Wishes & Blessings!

   

Friday July 16th 2021
Vision of the Future!

   

Friday July 9th 2021
Chazak Chazak Venitchazek! - Strength Strength and we will be Strong!

   

Friday July 2nd 2021
On the longer side... but I think... worth listening...

   

Friday June 25th 2021
Hard to believe... yet!

   

Friday June 18th 2021
Miriam, Aaron & a tribute to Sam Switzer - Osher Zelig Ben Meir Halevi OBM on his 3rd Yohrtzeit!

   

Friday June 4th 2021
A bump along the way - does not translate as failure!
The power of the individual!

   

Friday May 28th 2021
A 2372-Year Prophecy...But So Relevant To Today!
The power of the individual!

   

Friday May 21st 2021
Heads UP! Jewish Pride! Peace!
The power of the individual!

   

Friday May 14th 2021
G-D IS PROTECTING
This year Shavuot celebrates the 3333rd anniversary of Mount Sinai! While these disturbing times in Israel are taking place, we cannot put our heads down! On the contrary! On this Shabbat and the Holiday of Shavuot (Monday-Tuesday), we will dedicate our candlelighting, prayers, hearing and studying of the 10 Commandments, Kiddush, festive meals and L'chayim to Israel and the safety of all the Jewish people throughout the world!

Instead of a personal recording, I invite you to watch this very inspiring and G‑dly words from the Rebbe - from the 1967 Lag B'Omer Parade, less than a week before the Six-Day War.

   

Friday May 7th 2021
Sagely advice for these troubling times...

   

Friday April 30th 2021
Lag B'Omer, pandemic, unity & feeling GOOD about the future!

   

Friday April 23rd 2021
Shout out to 140+ volunteers - 1500 hours - over the last 13 months!

   

Friday April 16th 2021
The two sides of Beauty - a powerful tool in life!

   

Friday April 9th 2021
Who is to decide? And how to decide?

   

Thursday March 25th 2021
Prep for Pesach in a Shabbos Atmosphere

   

Friday March 19th 2021
How can SELF SACRIFICE be considered FREEDOM?

   

Friday March 12th 2021
Spring & Jump FORWARD - UPWARD into your own miracle!

   

Friday March 5th 2021
Life is made up of three stages!

   

Friday February 25th 2021
Happy Purim!

   

Friday February 19th 2021
How are your car blinkers doing?

   

Friday February 12th 2021
JDAIM: Inclusion & Happiness!

   

Friday February 5th 2021
Why are COVID-19 rules so confusing, unstable and changing?

   

Friday January 29th 2021
Doubtfulness & Uncertainty

   

Friday January 22nd 2021
The Rebbe trusting your inner abilities! Go for it!

   

Friday January 15th 2021
3 Obstacles - 1 Answer!

   

Friday January 8th 2021
Things are REALLY Bad!

   

Friday January 1st 2021
Life is Good! Even Now! Really?!

   

Sunday December 27th 2020
Shavua Tov!

   

Friday December 18th 2020
Chanukah's positive light & inspiration never ends!

   

Friday December 11th 2020
Increasing the Light Despite...

   

Friday December 4th 2020
Chanukah COVID Message in the Parsha of this Week

   

Thursday November 26th 2020
Protect your head with a rock!

   

Thursday November 19th 2020
ZOOMed out? Watch this!

   

Thursday November 5th 2020
Connect with G-D or Be a Mentch?

   

Thursday October 29th 2020
ICH HOB NISHT KEIN KOIACH...I'M TIRED

   

Thursday October 22nd 2020
Noah's ARK - Corona's ARK!

   
Developing Our Destiny
An eye opener with facts on recent and current world developments! 
   

Friday October 16th 2020
Let There Be Light!
Please enjoy this short but inspiring lesson from this weeks Parsha by Rabbi Simon Jacobson, with my and Rebbetzin Matusof's best wishes for a Good Shabbos & Shabbat Shalom, a healthy, safe and GOOD winter ahead of us.

 

Let our inner warmth and light shine and be shared even if we find ourselves in cold and dark days! G-D does trust us despite all, and is giving us the strength and ability of creating and spreading light, until we will reach the ultimate light of Moshiach and world redemption! 

   
Friday October 9th 2020
Simchas Torah During COVID - How?
A Pre-Shabbat, Pre-Yom Tov message
from Rabbi Menachem Matusof. 
   
Friday October 2nd 2020
Sukkot Happiness During COVID
A Pre-Shabbat, Pre-Yom Tov message
from Rabbi Menachem Matusof. 
   
Friday September 11th 2020
Standing Firm as We Welcome the New Year
A Pre-Shabbat, Pre-Yom Tov message
from Rabbi Menachem Matusof. 
   
Friday September 4th 2020
How to Make Our
Desires and Wishes Last?

 
   
Friday August 21st 2020
Does G‑d owe us?
 
   
Friday August 21st 2020
Defunding Police - Yes? No?
A Rosh Chodesh Elul Pre-Shabbat message from Rabbi Menachem Matusof. 
   
Friday August 14th 2020
See & Appreciate the Blessings!
   
Friday August 7th 2020
Manna & Coronna: Miracle or Challenge?
 
   
Friday July 31st 2020
The Positive in COVID-19!
 
   
Friday July 24th 2020
Celebrate by Seeing the POSITIVE!
   
Friday July 17th 2020
4 Years Today!
An emotional message
from Rabbi Menachem Matusof. 
   
Friday July 10th 2020
Overcoming Geographic and Social Boundaries
   
Sunday July 5th 2020
One Rebbe's Vision from 93 years ago & today!
   
Friday July 3rd 2020
Celebrating Today with Tomorrow's Light
   
Friday June 19th 2020
Jews Wanted to Go Into G-D's Promised Land, Hashem said: HOLD OFF!
   
Our Friend, the Grand Rebbe
New York City councilman James E. Davis, rest in peace, founded the non-profit organization, Love Yourself, Stop the Violence, dedicated to halting inner city gun crime and drug abuse. His brother, Geoffrey Davis, retells the original inspiration behind his brother’s life work. (late-1970’s)
   
Friday June 5th 2020
Thinking Positive & Offering Blessings in these Challenging Times
   
Friday May 22nd 2020
Praying at Home or Praying at Shul?
   
Friday May 15th 2020
Connectivity and bonding in these times and assuring that we keep it alive even when returning to 'Normal Life'.
   
Fri. May 8th 2020
Now is the time to use the Quarontine times to connect and make the bond with the loved ones stronger.
   

Fri. May 1st 2020
Is G‑d with us when we're not with him at Synagogue?

   

Fri. April 24th 2020
Beautiful life is when it's beautiful for oneself and for our fellow!

   

Fri. April 17th 2020
Reach out with a positive message to 2-3 people daily until it becomes viral!

   

Fri. April 3rd 2020
Please reach out to anyone in need for food on Passover!

   

Fri. March 27th 2020
G‑d is primarily in our own homes and not in Synagogue! Now more than ever!

   

Wed. March 25th 2020
Join Rabbi Matusof and world Jewry in prayer & for an encouraging message and blessing from the Rebbe.

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Fri. March 20th 2020
Encouraging to voluntarily ISOLATE and Keep Shabbos step by step.