The Jewish calendar is rich with special days, each with its own history, traditions, and of course, foods. Join us to celebrate throughout the year.
High Holidays
If the year is a train, the High Holidays (AKA High Holy Days) are its engine. A delicate blend of joy and solemnity, feasting and fasting, prayer and inspiration make up the spiritually charged head of the Jewish year.

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Our family-friendly events is the perfect way to celebrate this joyful holiday. The children’s program features fun activities and holiday-oriented crafts.

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Jewish pride is on full display at our exciting community-wide Chanukah event at Market Square! Our menorah-lighting ceremony at Guelph City Hall is joined by dignitaries and followed by distribution of holiday treats.

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Come one, come all, to our family-friendly Purim party, featuring a Purim feast, children’s program, games, and costume contest.

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Gathering around the traditional Seder table, retelling the Exodus narrative, is fun and inspiring at Chabad. Community members and students come together for an unforgettable Seder experience.

We’re here to help you keep Kosher for Passover. It IS possible! In addition to local options listed below, Chabad sells basic Pesach provisions unavailable locally. Fill out this order form. 

  • Longos at Gordon & Claire Rd, carry the largest kosher selection in Guelph. Limited stock of chicken & other staples.
  • Hamilton Kosher carries all the chicken and meat you’ll ever need and a wonderful selection of kosher groceries year round. Ask them about options for delivery to Guelph.
  • Fortinos in Hamilton carries a large selection of Kosher groceries year round.

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Lag B'Omer

The community comes together in Chabad’s backyard for a major BBQ and bonfire. The event also features music, face-painting, games, and sports.


Join us to hear the reading of the Ten Commandments from the Torah, followed by a dairy feast.