This week's edition of the CJN included an article about Rabbi Steven Wernick leaving USCJ to become the senior rabbi of Beth Tzedec Congregation. To read it, click here.
Dr. Sheldon Rotman, President of Congregation Beth Tzedec in Toronto, one of the world’s leading voices in Conservative Judaism, has announced that Rabbi Steven Wernick, currently CEO of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) will join the congregation as its new Senior Rabbi beginning February 2019.
Hag Sameah to our members and their families. We are again pleased to ask for your help as we assess and plan for our future High Holy Days experiences. Please help us by providing your feedback while it is still fresh in your mind. The survey is available online or your download a hard copy below.
As we usher in a new year, Beth Tzedec's Lishmoa El Harina High Holy Day choir wishes everyone Shanah Tovah with a special musical arrangement.Music/ and Lyrics: Michael Hunter Ochs (2016)Choral Arrangement: Karen Goldfeder (for Beth Tzedec, 2018)
Beth Tzedec has an article featured in today's National Post. Please see below for the link to "Beth Tzedec: Bringing Judaism to Life in the Heart of Toronto".
Babysitting will be available from 9:30 a.m. on both days of Rosh Hashanah, from 6:15 p.m. on Kol Nidrei, and from 10:00 a.m. on Yom Kippur. A Babysitting Reservation Form should be completed in advance and submitted to the Synagogue office.
Order your quality Israeli lulav and etrog for Sukkot, which is on Monday, September 24 and Tuesday, September 25. Only $45 per set. Order deadline is Friday, September 14. Call the Synagogue office at 416-781-3511 to place your order or print the attached form.
Kabbalat Shabbat services this evening—Friday, August 17—will held indoors in the Hendeles Chapel due to the threat of rain and thunderstorms this evening.
We are currently experiencing issues with phone calls originating on Bell network lines. If your phone or cell provider is Bell, your call may not connect to our phones. This issue is being investigated and will corrected soon.
On Wednesday evening, June 6, the Board of Directors met and elected the new Executive, comprised of the following individuals:Dr. Sheldon Rotman – PresidentDebbie Rothstein – Chair of the BoardLawrence Wallach – Vice-PresidentCecile Zaifman – TreasurerOscar Zimmerman – SecretaryGary Elman – Chair of Ritual
The Annual General meeting of the Congregation will be held on Tuesday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m. The official notice of the AGM was mailed today and the information is now available online. You may access a copy of the packet by clicking the link below.
Senior Rabbi candidate Rabbi Steven Wernick visited Beth Tzedec from May 10-13. As a crucial part of the Senior Rabbi Search Committee's process, we invite you to share your thoughts about your experience.
I am delighted to provide you with proposed new by-laws to govern Beth Tzedec’s operations moving forward. This past year, Brian Segal, our member and a lawyer with experience in drafting by-laws in the not-for-profit sector, established a By-laws subcommittee of the Executive Committee.
Rabbi Frydman-Kohl's call for #TorontoStrong interfaith vigil was answered by community, political and interfaith members, and over 25,000 attended the gathering at the site of last week's attack. Rav Baruch's comments are below. For media coverage, see here National Post coverage>> and CTV News coverage>>
Cantorial candidate Cantor Adam Stotland visited Beth Tzedec from April 19-21. As a crucial part of the Cantorial Search Committee's process, we invite you to share your thoughts about the programs and services that Cantor Stotland facilitated at Beth Tzedec.