News Archive

Beth Tzedec Featured in CJN
October 4 2018
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.
Beth Tzedec to Welcome New Senior Rabbi
September 20 2018
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.
High Holy Day Survey 2018
September 20 2018
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.
L'Shanah Tovah from Lishmoa El Harina
September 9 2018
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 in the National Post
September 7 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".
High Holy Days Babysitting Registration
September 4 2018
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 Lulav and Etrog
August 10 2018
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 on August 17
August 3 2018
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.
Phone Issues with Bell Network
June 28 2018
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.
Board Elects New Executive Committee
June 8 2018
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
AGM - Tuesday, May 29
May 25 2018
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.
Your Feedback Requested
May 10 2018
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.
Message from the President: Modernizing Our By-Laws
May 7 2018
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.
#TorontoStrong Vigil
April 26 2018
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>> 
Your Feedback Requested
April 20 2018
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.