Ambassadors Of Light

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Books will be available for pick up 10 business days after the final order date.
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The Ambassador of Light/ Menorah mission is to ensure that every Jew has a Menorah and candles to celebrate Chanukah. Be it a friend, neighbor, co-worker or boss – we all know one person who might not have a Menorah or candles at home this Chanukah.

Be a Jewish leader. Be an Ambassador of Light.

Simply pick up a FREE Menorah Package from your nearest Chabad and send it or bring it to someone who can use it.

Package includes Menorah and candles and information on how to perform this special Mitzvah.

As an Ambassador, you promote and share the joy of Judaism with your fellow Jew. Your friends, neighbors, co-workers and family members are touched beyond measure at your reaching out to share the light that Judaism has to offer – specifically through the timeless traditions of our beautiful Mitzvot.

Mezuzah Protection Campaign

The Ambassador of Light / Mezuzah Protection mission is to ensure every Jewish home in British Columbia has Kosher Mezuzahs affixed to the doorposts of their homes.

This campaign has two parts.


For those who already have a Mezuzah – bring them for a check-up to the first time ever local BC traveling scribe. A certified scribe will be at various Chabad Centres throughout British Columbia for the first time ever special to check your mezuzahs. Please come by and bring your mezuzahs during the day to be checked by the scribe for authenticity or errors. It’s best to mark which mezuzahs are from which doors in your home so they can be reinstalled on the same door after the check up. You will also have the option to book a time for the Rabbi to come directly to your home to re-install your Mezuzahs – or you can take instructions on how to do it yourself. (Some centres are also hosting a full scribal art event. See your centre below for details).


Be an Ambassador and introduce the gift of Mitzvah Mezuzah to a Jewish friend, co-worker or family member who doesn’t yet have one on their front door for only $18. (You can also purchase additional Mezuzahs with specially arranged sponsored discounts which will be available only during the time of this campaign).

There is no cost to come and see the scribe.
The Cost for checking Mezuzahs is $10. First one is free.
If it’s not Kosher- there is no charge for checking.

Healthy in mind, Body and Spirit - $25cdn

Author: Rabbi Sholom B. Wineberg
Publisher: Sichos in English
Format: 5½” x 8″ Paperback, 328 Pages
Language: English

A guide to good health based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.

Specific Mental Health Issues Based on the Teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson.
Follow the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s prescription for health with this wide-ranging collection of Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson’s letters and talks on maintaining mental well-being. Among the topics are mental health, conquering anxiety, healing through meditation and more. Cartloads of letters poured into the Rebbe’s office, beseeching his opinion on the most pressing health matters. Benefit from the wealth of the Rebbe’s wisdom on this ever important topic.

CHAPTER 1 Coping With Tragedy, Misfortune and Life’s Adversities
CHAPTER 2 Combating Melancholy, Sadness Despondency, Depression and Despair
CHAPTER 3 Conquering Anxieties, Fears, Worries and “Nerves”
CHAPTER 4 Assistance in Dealing With Various Mental Health Issues
CHAPTER 5 Specific Treatments and Approaches to Mental Health Issues and Problems
CHAPTER 6 Overcoming Negative Traits
CHAPTER 7 Mental Health of Children, Adolescents and Teens
CHAPTER 8 Assisting the Mentally Challenged and Impaired
CHAPTER 9 Healing Through Meditation and Relaxation Techniques 

Chumash For Kids - $45 cdn

My Parshah

Hardcover | 8.5″ x 11″ | 312 Pages

Published by: Living Lessons

About this Book

You already know the basic stories of the parshah, now you can live with it!

My Parshah contains Stories, Chazals, Tidbits, Insights and more, conveying relevant, powerful, uplifting messages and life-lessons from every parshah and Yomtov.  

Chumash - $85 cdn

The Torah with Rashi, Targum Onkelos, Haftorot, and an interpolated translation and commentary based on the Works of the Lubavitcher Rebbe

Publisher: Kehot Publication Society
Edited by: Rabbi Moshe Wisnefsky 
Format: Hardcover 8″ x 10″ 1528 Pages  

The single-volume edition includes an interpolated translation based on the acclaimed interpolated translation originally prepared for the five-volume Kehot Chumash. This interpolated translation renders the text of the Chumash intelligible to the reader, enabling him or her to understand it as Rashi explains it and as the Rebbe’s elucidates Rashi’s commentaries.

Hundreds of Chasidic insights culled from the works of the Rebbe and his predecessors supplement the lucid translation. Each parsha (Torah reading) is preceded by a concise introduction highlighting its particular theme as it considers the Torah’s message. Helpful introductions precede each haftarah, designed to provide the reader with historical and literary background as an aid to study of the prophetic lessons of the haftarot and their relation to the weekly parsha.

The single-volume features newly drawn illustrations and professionally prepared maps, and is beautifully typeset on durable paper bound with materials specially designed to enable years of intense use.

Pirkei Avot - $60 cdn

Complied by: Rabbi Yosef Marcus
Publisher: Kehot Publication Society
Language: Hebrew / English
Format: 8.5″ x 11″, Leatherette Cover, 248 pages


  • Anthology of the classics: Rashi, Rambam, Bartenura, Maharal and hundreds of other commentaries
  • Insights from the Chasidic Masters
  • Biographies of the Tannaim
  • Stories and Parables
  • Historical backgrounds
  • Original artwork


The Talmud states “One who wishes to be a chasid, should practice the words of Avot (Ethics of the Fathers).”

Now, with the release of Pirkei Avot: With a New Commentary, Anthologized from the works of the Classic Commentators and the Chasidic Masters, that daunting task has become that much easier.

Compiled by well-known author and translator Rabbi Yosef Marcus, and published by the Lubavitch publishing house, Kehot Publication Society, the volume gives the reader a comprehensive and fundamental understanding of Pirkie Avot. Anthologized from hundreds of commentators, classic to obscure, the commentary is crowned with the insights culled from the voluminous works of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and his predecessors.

Printed in elegant two-color with original artwork, and issued in a deluxe gift edition as the “Rabbi Gavriel and Rivky Holtzberg Memorial Edition” it was dedicated by Howard and Claire Glowinsky of Toronto, Canada, in honor of the Bar Mitzvah on their son Benji.

The publishers hope that this volume will contribute to the appreciation of the wisdom of Ethics of the Fathers and its application to modern, daily life. 

Tehillim - $80 cdn

Publisher: Kehot Publication Society
Compiled by: Rabbi Yosef B. Marcus
Language: English / Hebrew
ISBN: 978-0-8266-0128-5 
Format: 8½” x 11″ Hardcover, 696 Gilded Pages

Tehillim with commentary from the Talmud, Midrash, Kabbalah, Classic commentators and the Chasidic masters

Tehillim . For simple poetic genius, for pathos, sweetness and heartfelt piety, King David’s Book of Psalms is unique.

The Psalms are songs of praise to the Creator, speaking of His greatness, goodness and mercy, as well as of His power and justice. The Psalms reflect the full spectrum of life’s experiences, both of the individual and of the Jewish nation collectively.

No wonder than that throughout the ages, Psalms has served as a boundless source of inspiration, courage and hope.

Rabbi Yosef B. Marcus has once again compiled a staggering treasure house of commentary and insights on this fundamental text, offering us a deeper appreciation for every letter and every word of Psalms.

Anthologized from hundreds of commentators, classic to obscure, this work will allow Tehillim readers to bring newly-found inspiration and meaning to their daily, weekly and monthly recitations.

The commentary is rounded off by an incisive Introduction, bibliography and index. The physical appearance is likewise enhanced by original artwork, two-color printing and an elegant deluxe binding.

Siddur - $45 cdn

A clear easy-to-use Siddur.

  • The Hebrew text has been completely reset in large and clear type.
  • He adings have been added before the major sections of the prayer.
  •  Additions for special occasions (such as the insertions for Rosh Chodesh, etc.) have been set off from the text in shaded areas, with detailed instructions about when they are to be said.
  •  Clear and detailed instructions on the mechanics of the prayers (when to sit, stand, etc.) and on their laws and customs have been added.
  • These instructions have been inserted into both the facing Hebrew and English pages, for the benefit of those praying in either language.
  •  A detailed section of the laws relating to the prayers has been added as an appendix, entitled “Selected Laws and Customs”.
  •  A section of “Selected Transliterations” has been included at the end of the Siddur.

Tanya Hebrew/English- $45 cdn

Author: Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi
Translators: Nissan Mindel, Nissan Mangel, Zalman Posner, Jacob Immanuel Schochet
Publisher: Kehot Publication Society
Format: 6″ x 9″ Hardcover, 1168 pages

The Tanya considered the “Written Torah” of Chasidism, is now studied by tens of thousands of people, from all walks of life. The Bilingual Tanya has contributed enormously to this global interest, by both stimulating and sating the quest for deeper involvement in Chasidut, in those to whom the orginal Hebrew text remains inaccessible, not only on the intellectual level, but as a modus vivendi.

We are pleased to present a newly revised edition of the classic Likkutei Amarim Tanya – Bilingual Edition.

First published in 1973, the Bilingual Edition has become the standard translation of Tanya.

Seeking to bring the teachings of Tanya to an ever-wider readership, we have implemented the following revisions and features:

  •  The Sefer has received a aesthetic facelift, presented in fresh, easy-to-read typeface.
  • The Hebrew text has been reproduced from the recently revised Hebrew edtion of Likkutei Amarim Tanya (Kehot, 2010).
  •  The original translation of the five parts of  Tanya was the work of a number of translators. As such, the rendition of terms, the transliteration of non-English words, and the general system of translation varied from part to part. In the present edition, we have endeavored to provide a more consistent style throughout the work.
  • All outdated translations of Scripture found primarly in the Likkutei Amarim, Part 1, have been updated.
  • Numerous errors in the text and source footnotes have been corrected.
  • All footnotes appear on the page where they are refrenced. In instances where the English translation and footnores were too lengthy to appear on one page, the facing Hebrew text is repeated on the following folio, and the remaining English translation continues opposite. A grey bar alongside the Hebrew text denotes the section corresponding to the translation.
  • The english supplements section has been completely revised: to further enhance this section’s usability, it has been renamed addendum, with an independent pagination system reading from left-to-right, and the information comprised therein has been restructured in a user-friendly order. The glossary originally appearing to Part I has been updated to cover all five parts of the Tanya, and detailed indices and a bibliography have been added.


Includes the title Mystical Concepts in Chassidism, an excellent guide to the intricate concepts of Jewish mysticism.

Thank you for signing up to be an Ambassador!

Thank you for being an ambassador of light by sharing this beautiful Mitzvah campaign with community and friends. Together we are uniting Jewish people throughout the entire British Columbia with the light, warmth and joy of our shared Jewish heritage. Thanks to  your volunteer efforts we are creating many meaningful connections that will continue to grow and blossom. Please stop by our office to pick up the Mitzvah materials for sharing with others as well as for yourself. May we merit to see the light of our collective efforts shine brightly through British Columbia and bring about much blessing for all.
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The Ambassador of Light/ Matzah mission is to ensure that every Jew has the traditional Shmurah Matzah to celebrate this Pesach. Be it a friend, neighbor, co-worker or boss – we all know one person who might not have a Matzah at home This Passover.

Be a Jewish leader. Be an Ambassador of Light.

Pick up a Matzah Package and send/Bring to someone who can use it. Package includes 3 Traditional handmade Shmurah Matzot and a special pamphlet that explains all about this special Mitzvah.

As an Ambassador, you promote and share the joy of Judaism with your fellow Jew. Your friends, neighbors, co-workers and family members are touched beyond measure at your reaching out to share the light that Judaism has to offer – specifically through the timeless traditions of our beautiful Mitzvot.