News Archive

Jewish Free Loan Toronto: Covid-19 Emergency Loan
Mar 26th 2020
To help our community deal with the financial fallout of the pandemic, Jewish Free Loan Toronto has created a new emergency Covid-19 loan.
Beth Tzedec Memorial Park Pandemic Protocols
Mar 24th 2020
To protect the health and well-being of our entire community, Beth Tzedec Memorial Park has implemented new protocols, effective Tuesday, March 24.
Are You Feeling Isolated?
Mar 16th 2020
If you or someone you know is in need of conversation or support, our team is here for you on the phone or online. Please reach out. If you would like to volunteer to call members of our community who would benefit from such outreach, contact Rosalie Hartenberg Watson and we will help put you in touch with someone.
Join Our Virtual Minyan!
Mar 15th 2020
We will be hosting daily services via Zoom at the regularly scheduled times, with the exception of Friday Minhah, which will be hosted at 4:00 p.m. Since our minyan is virtual, we will not be reciting those prayers that typically require 10 people with the exception of the Mourner's Kaddish.
Programs and Events at Beth Tzedec
Mar 15th 2020
We are suspending all in-person programs and events. This means that some of our programs will be postponed while others will be available online. We're working on updating our website calendar with online programs, so please check back regularly.We appreciate your patience as we all figure this out together.
Celebrate Your Seder with Beth Tzedec and Apex Kosher Catering
Mar 10th 2020
Make your Passover celebration a warm and wonderful experience. Book dinner for your family's seder celebration, catered by Apex Kosher Catering. Apex offers a delicious take-out Passover menu, as well as their Seder Set Menu. To view the menu, click here . 
Host Your Pesah Seder at Beth Tzedec
Feb 20th 2020
It's that time of  year again! Time to start thinking about how you'll fit dozens of guests and loved ones into your home for Pesah.To book space for your own catered Pesah seder at Beth Tzedec, contact Florence Bendelac at 416-781-3514, ext. 213.
Suspicious Emails
Feb 11th 2020
An email scam has been targeting synagogues across North America. These emails appear to come from rabbis or lay leaders and often include a request that recipients purchase gift cards. No one from Beth Tzedec will ask you to purchase gift cards over email. If you are unsure whether an email is genuine, please call the synagogue office to confirm.
Assistant Rabbi Candidate Feedback: Deena Cowans
Jan 13th 2020
If you had the opportunity to meet Assistant Rabbi candidate Deena Cowans when she visited Beth Tzedec, please share your feedback and impressions. The survey closes Monday, May 2 at 9:00 a.m.
Mercaz Canada: Our Voice on the World Stage
Jan 9th 2020
Join Mercaz Canada by Sunday, March 8 and you will help increase our voice, our representation and our impact on the global conversations of the Jewish People.
Rabbi Wernick Speaks on Global News
Dec 31st 2019
In response to the recent attack at on the Hasidic community in Monsey, New York, Rabbi Steven Wernick was interviewed on Global News, speaking about the Toronto and Canadian Jewish communities' reactions and response to anti-Semitism.
World Premiere of Allan Soberman's "Searching for My Voice"
Dec 16th 2019
On May 12, 2020, Beth Tzedec Congregation will be hosting the world premiere of Searching for My Voice, a one-person show written and performed by Allan Soberman. The story traces Allan's heartfelt story of growing up in the family of Beth Tzedec's beloved Cantor Morris Sobermanz‚ÄĚl.
Statement on the Ongoing Violence in Israel
Nov 14th 2019
Read a statement from Rabbi Wernick on our community response to the ongoing violence in Israel.
15 Seconds - D'var Israel from our Shinshinim
Nov 14th 2019
Gal and Alona share their insights on living in Israel during this turbulent time.
Beth Tzedec Leaders at Limmud Toronto 2019
Nov 7th 2019
Join three of Beth Tzedec's Spiritual Leaders at the upcoming Limmud festival of Jewish learning. Read about the topics they'll be covering on Sunday, November 10.