Passover Guidance, from our Rabbis

The Committee on Jewish Law and Standards (CJLS) of the Rabbinical Assembly recently released some decisions regarding the consumption of kitniyot on Pesaẖ. These decisions have already generated significant press, and have led to many questions within our community. 

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Syrian Refugee Program Fund

Beth Tzedec is accepting contributions to Syrian Refugee Program Fund, which provides food, shelter and support to a Syrian family resettling in Toronto. Donate now.

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Renovations Update

April 2—What's Up? I’ll tell you what’s up… It's steel beams and reinforced concrete that will soon be poured in place to form the ceiling above the Rabbi’s Study, 

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Strategic Planning Update

April 21—Thank you to all the members who responded to the Beth Tzedec Membership Survey. 979 survey responses were submitted, which was a terrific response. 

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A Fifth Cup for the Future

Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl posted an article to the Shalom Hartman Institute's website, reflecting on the four cups of wine consumed during the seder, and suggesting that a fifth cup be added. 

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Breaking the Stigma Program

On February 4 at Shaarei Shomayim, Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl participated in an important panel discussion with community and spiritual leaders as well as medical experts in the areas of adolescent, adult and geriatric psychiatry.

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