News Archive

Sharing Our Members' Stories
March 28 2017
Our Beth Tzedec family includes members dealing with life’s many challenges. So it was that Owen Weinstein, surrounded by family and friends, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at Beth Tzedec on Shabbat morning, March 25. Owen worked closely with Cantor Sidney and Yacov to prepare for this wonderful simẖah. You can read his story here.
Sale of Hametz
March 21 2017
Pesaẖ is fast approaching. The deadline to sell your family's hametz is Sunday, April 9 at 6:00 p.m. Be sure to submit your sale form in advance. If you are unable to come in, you can download it, and email or fax the form to us.
Pesah Edition of Bulletin Available
March 20 2017
The latest edition of the Beth Tzedec Bulletin is available for download, and it has now been mailed to member homes.
Teshuvah on Modesty
March 16 2017
Rabbi Frydman-Kohl is the co-author of a teshuvah accepted by the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards. Many people inquire about the standards of dress in synagogues, schools and social settings. "Modesty Inside and Out: A Contemporary Guide to Tzniut" is an attempt to respond to those queries.
Passover Tribute Cards
March 16 2017
When you celebrate, honour or commemorate family and friends, choose Treasures of Beth Tzedec tribute cards. Our beautiful Passover greeting card features a seder plate from our museum collection.
Clocks 'Spring Forward'
March 6 2017
Reminder—Clocks 'spring forward' this weekend. Please remember to advance your clocks and watches one hour when you retire Saturday night.
A Little Purim Fun
February 27 2017
Beth Tzedec gets into the Purim spirit a little early ... with a fun, new musical!
Hydro Shut-Down February 16
February 10 2017
Toronto Hydro has been undertaking a major upgrade to infrastructure in the area around the synagogue. On Thursday, February 16 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, the power to our building will be suspended. 
Yorkville Lunch 'n' Learn Cancelled Today
February 9 2017
Please note that the Yorkville Lunch 'n' Learn session with Yacov Fruchter has been cancelled for today, February 9. We look forward to seeing everyone at our next session.
Jews Stand Guard at Toronto Mosques
February 6 2017
On Friday, February 3, Beth Tzedec and numerous regional Jewish and Christian congregations stood in friendship and support of the Muslim community at mosques and Islamic centres around the city.
Words of Thanks from Imran Ally
February 2 2017
Your heartfelt outpouring of support with messages of strength, care and compassion to the Muslim community has been unbelievable. Thank you.
Standing Together to Oppose Hate
February 2 2017
Beth Tzedec stands united with the Jewish community in condemning the murders at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec. Join us at the Islamic Foundation of Toronto (441 Nugget Ave., Scarborough) on Friday, February 3 at 1:00 p.m. as a sign of friendship and rejection of violence. 
A Message from the Rabbi and President of Beth Tzedec Congregation
January 30 2017
Our congregation and community condemn the attack last night on the Quebec City mosque, a sacred place of prayer. We are deeply shocked and grief-struck by this act of violence.
Winter Coats for Out of the Cold
January 11 2017
The winter has finally arrived, and the Out of the Cold program is has an urgent request for adult winter coats and jackets.
Online Event Reservations
January 3 2017
You can reserve for programs online, including the Pre-Passover dinner, the Mother's Day Chai Tea & Fashion Show and the Men's Club Golf Classic.