Chabad event brings 800 people to Edmonton

A Chabad-inspired music and discussion event was attended by 850 people at The Prince and Princess Banqueting Hall in Edmonton.

Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar spoke at the event

Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar spoke at the event

“Everyone got up and danced," said Chabad Wimbledon's Rabbi Daniel Saunders, one of the organisers. "It was an evening of people coming together.”

The event marked the 200th anniversary of Chabad-founder Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi and Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar was guest speaker.

Last updated: 2:21pm, December 7 2012