News Archive

Making Changes Inside and Out!
July 20 2017
We are in the process of upgrading and renovating outdoor and indoor spaces at Beth Tzedec. Work is currently underway on the parking lot and the administrative spaces.
Parking Lot Closure Update
July 17 2017
The upper and lower parking lots are closed this week for resurfacing. Entrance to the Synagogue will be via the Board Room doors off Warwick Ave. We anticipated that the the work will be completed early next week, weather permitting.
Intermittent Phone Issues
June 30 2017
Please note that Beth Tzedec is experiencing intermittent outages with several of our phone lines. You can reach us by email at We apologize for any inconvenience and will provide updates as they become available.
New Executive Committee
June 5 2017
Following our Annual General Meeting, the Board of Governors elected its new Executive for 2017-2018 ...
Building for Today and Tomorrow
June 5 2017
With great pride, Beth Tzedec is pleased to thank Mary Ellen Herman for a commitment to the Congregation that will see the main floor banquet hall named the Michael and Mary Ellen Herman Banquet Hall.
Beth Tzedec's 1-4-7 Draw
May 19 2017
Announcing Beth Tzedec's 1-4-7 Draw, a raffle for one of two great packages for a stay at the fabulous Four Seasons Residence Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, plus $500 cash. Only 136 tickets will be sold ... get your ticket today!
Supporting the Peace of Mind Program
May 11 2017
June 11 to 14, Beth Tzedec will welcome a unit of discharged IDF soldiers in the Peace of Mind program. To bring this program to Toronto, we partner directly with POM Canada, and your generous support is needed. To help us reach our goal, click here>>
A Virtual 'Hello" from our New Shinshinim
May 4 2017
Meet Maayan Lange and Ishay Frenkel, our new shinshinim for 2017-2018, through their entertaining and informative video introduction. We look forward to welcoming them both to Beth Tzedec and Toronto in September!
Yizkor Memorial Book Submissions
April 27 2017
Please submit your information for inclusion in the annual Yizkor Memorial Booklet, at a cost of $18 per memorialized name per household. Download the submission form or contact Florence Bendelac at 416-781-3514 ext. 213. The deadline for submissions is July 7, 2017.
Subversive Stories Class - New Time
April 24 2017
NEW TIME—Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl's class, Subversive Stories: Rabbinic Narratives about Life, Love and Loss, begins at 7:30 p.m. this evening, Monday, April 24. 
Treasures of Beth Tzedec Tribute Cards
April 13 2017
When you celebrate, honour or commemorate family or friends, choose our Treasures of Beth Tzedec tribute cards. Our beautiful series of cards feature timeless treasures of our Congregation. To send a message, contact the Synagogue office at 416-781-3511.
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.
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.