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    Parade for Jewish Education

    Over 5,000 people took part in the Lag BaOmer and Walk 4 Jewish Education parade and celebration in Toronto on Sunday. Full Story

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    Kol Hakavod
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    Kol Hakavod

    Kol Hakavod to the organizers! it was a beautiful event and a tremendous Kiddush Hashem. A special Yasher Koach to Rabbi Moshe Spalter and Rabbi Itchy Grossbaum from Lubavitch of Ontario, and to Rabbi Yona Valenkin from Tzivous Hashem of Toronto. The above pictures don’t really do justice, there were well over five thousand people at the parade.

    Kidai Rebbi Shimon Bar Yochai Lismoch Alav Bishas Hadchak
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    Kidai Rebbi Shimon Bar Yochai Lismoch Alav Bishas Hadchak

    The morning started off with clouds and rain. By 12;00pm when the parade was called for, the sun came out in full glory making the event a great success. We all had sunburns to attest to the Kiddish Hashem that Lag B’Omer brought that day.

    much more people
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    much more people

    i would say about 20 thousand is a better estimate

     to number 1
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    to number 1

    let’s not forget Esti Steimetz who put in a tremendous amount for this parade!!

    NICE!
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    NICE!

    GO TORONTO!!!!!

    The real credit goes to....
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    The real credit goes to....

    Mrs. Esti Steinmetz who coordinated the whole event.

    confused
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    confused

    is this toronto’s first year making a parade? i dont remember being by one before?

    thanks
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    thanks

    i dont think there were 20,000 people but a goodf guestemate would be 12,000 dont forget rabbi steinmetz who runs the day camp and who organized the hatzalah booth, the steinmetzes really put there heart and soul into it. May Hashem bless them with chasidishe children following in the shlichus and lubavitch path of their parents,

    Go benche go!!

    and ole friend from

    !!!!!!!
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    !!!!!!!

    The biggest yahser koach is to Esti Steinmetz!!

    Kol hakovod
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    Kol hakovod

    there were tons of people there! kol hakovod modern day miracle how the sun came out

    ESTEE STEINMETZ!
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    ESTEE STEINMETZ!

    Making it all happen for Toronto!! Incredible!!

    to # 1
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    to # 1

    What about Estee Steinmetz? How can you forget the main one????

    unbelievable
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    unbelievable

    The whole event was amazing, the behind the scenes work
    that Rabbi Spalter , Esti Steinmetz The Grossbaums, and all the volunteers who worked for the first few hours in the rain
    (yes, believe it or not it was raining in the early a.m.) truly surpassed everyones wildest imagination. the event was
    stupendous . The turnout, the volunteers, the organization, all was a big Kiddush Hashem. Thank you all!

    Pictures
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    Pictures

    who has pictures of the March, the show, the amazing carnival and rides all the booths …? the people ? we have to post them surely someone has better pictures.

    Gelt
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    Gelt

    …and don’t forget the parade sponsors – Moshe Lipshitz and Camp Leah Rivkah. Go Toronto!!!!!

    Gelt???!!
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    Gelt???!!

    who’s Moshe Lipshitz and what’s Camp Leah Rivka?

    L.R
    Toronto, Ontario

    Reb Moshe Lipshits
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    Reb Moshe Lipshits

    Reb Moshe is a Lubavitcher Baal Habos that lives in Toronto.
    Reb Moshe who is known the world over as a tremendous Baal Tzedakah graciously sponsored the entire parade, including the helicopter! A major yasher koach to him, without his support it would not happen.

    torono boy
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    torono boy

    this is the secend prade toronto made.

    DID NOT sponsor a red cent
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    DID NOT sponsor a red cent

    Who is writing that Moshe Lipshits sponsored the event. He did give not one red cent to the event.
    From someone that knows.

    TORONTO!!!
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    TORONTO!!!

    i live in toronto. Camp Leah Rivka is a camp just opened this up coming summer!

    thank you
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    thank you

    i think more emphasis has to go to rabbi binyamin steinmetz who watched his kids all the time that his wife was working

    wwwooowww
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    wwwooowww

    i cant believe that the shluchim were able to bring out 12,000!!!
    its almost as big as the new york parade,
    can anyone confirm that number?
    It must have been with the help of the russian community that brought so many out
    chazak
    12,000 and counting bli ayin harah

    BLAST!
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    BLAST!

    it was amazing! I LOVE THE MINI COOPER!

    TORONTO!!!!
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    TORONTO!!!!

    Wishhh i was there!!

    awsome
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    awsome

    go sholom guleizer you totaly rock

    SPONSOR OF EVENT CHABAD HOUSES & TZIVOS HASHEM
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    SPONSOR OF EVENT CHABAD HOUSES & TZIVOS HASHEM

    Chabad of Southern Ontario in conjunction with all Toronto and surrounding area Shluchim as well as Tzivos Hashem in Toronto sponsored the event.
    Someone who knows first hand!

    CONFUSION
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    CONFUSION

    To #17
    You must have confused Lubavitch Day Camp, greatest camp in the world, with Camp Rivka Brocha.

    to #27
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    to #27

    I think the camp is call Camp Rivka Rochel.

    BREAKING NEWS!!!
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    BREAKING NEWS!!!

    FROM AND INSIDER WHO KNOWS IT WAS JUST REPORTED THAT A SIGNIFIGANT PART OF THE RELISH WAS SPONSORED BY THE VAAD HATZEDAKAH OF TORONTO,
    BUT THE EXCITING NEWS IS THAT
    Harav Shlomo Miller gave the ok to release the relish.

    It is unclear yet who was the one that brokered the deal but sources say that rabbi Chanoch nelkin closed the deal at a meeting that toook place throught the night prior to the parade.

    MARCHIING BAND
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    MARCHIING BAND

    A’grose Yasher Koach goes out to Rabbi Matis Stebben who headed up the marching band this year. They did an amazing job!!!!!!!

    to # 17
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    to # 17

    u really have u’re facts messed up from the helicopter which didn’t exist to Moshe Lipsyz who was never a sponsor

    Volunteers
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    Volunteers

    to all the Bochrim, High school girls and community members
    u r the greatest we couldn’t have done it without u’re help
    THANKS SO MUCH we really appreciate everyone’s efforts to make this Lag B’omer a true success.

    to #7
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    to #7

    I grew up in Toronto and one of my best memories were the Lag Baomer Parades on Sundays. I wonder where you were back then.
    Next year Toronto will see the best overnight overnight camp under the guidance of the Head Shliach. Iyh will be sending my kidst here!

    to #33
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    to #33

    my kids cant wait either for CGI Toronto to open up!
    and i know that lots of Torontonians can’t wait either!!!!!!!!!!

    hahaha
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    hahaha

    WHO CARES WHERE THE MONEY CAME FROM! 17 you’er hysterical

    101
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    101

    GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL MADE THIS HAPPEN!

    oppinion
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    oppinion

    BAD pictures! This program was way awesomer LIVE!

    to # 36
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    to # 36

    give credit where its due, But , not where its not due. The Chabad shluchim sponsored this event . It would have been nice to have someone footing part of the bill, but that did not hapen

    Toronto u're tops
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    Toronto u're tops

    Wow look at all these comments, I guess we are on the map after all Go Toronto!

    Picture anyone?
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    Picture anyone?

    come on we still need to post the happening pictures. I”m sure someone out there has some to post anyone?

    wow
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    wow

    dosn’t look like so many people in the pictures, but in real there were tons of people! we could hardly find ourselves, but it was fun

    nice
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    nice

    rabbi berkowitz is there!

    Time for Toronto
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    Time for Toronto

    Wow! It looks like Toronto is a growing city with plenty of opinionated people too! Maybe it’s time we had our own ‘news’ site where all chachomim can spout their chochmo?!
    Have a great Shabbos!

    Pictures
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    Pictures

    I saw a lot of people were taking pictures… I have some pictures of the show , parade, some booths, rides and of the bonfire…
    The show, parade, carnival, rides, booths, bonfire and everything else was AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you to everyone who helped put it together and for all of the volunteers!

    Have a great Shabbos!

    Thank you!
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    Thank you!

    Thank you to everyone who put it together 🙂
    and #36, you are welcome! I had a BLAST volunteering!!!!!!!!! It was a lot of fun with all of the kids and helping out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    detroit
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    detroit

    go mendel

    amazing!
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    amazing!

    gooooo toronto!!! yayaa!! and go bais chomesh high school!!!!! best high school ever

    yes!
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    yes!

    deffinately the most amazing parade, may we have many more!

    grade 8
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    grade 8

    we did everything, and mendel, shmuly, avremel for the band

    Woo-Hoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Woo-Hoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    #47 I totally agree with you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Go BC!

    Toronto.2
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    Toronto.2

    Go Chaim Shubov!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHOOOO!!!!

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