Rabbi Shalom Chiriqui, the rav of Congregation Centre Chabad in Montreal and the owner of Escale du Nord Hotel, a unique hotel in St. Agathe that often hosts shabbatons, including the shabbaton for Montreal Jewish Conversion. A founding member of the Geirus Bais Din, Rabbi Chriqui has served as a dayan (ajudicator) for over 25 years. He is an active member of Montreal’s Sephardic rabbinic community.