News Archive

Reb Steve's Blog in "The Times of Israel"
Mar 24th 2023
Rabbi Wernick has an article, "Toward the Promised Land?" featured in The Times of Israel, speaking about judicial reforms proposed by the current Israeli government. To reach the article, click here. What are your thoughts on this issue? Email Reb Steve to share how you feel.
Sell Your Hametz
Mar 22nd 2023
Pesaẖ is fast approaching. The deadline to sell your family's hametz is Tuesday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. Be sure to submit your sale form in advance. Use this link for our online form or click the link below for the fillable PDF form or call 416-781-3511.
Join the Work of the REDI Committee
Jan 16th 2023
REDI stands for anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Our committee consists of members of the Beth Tzedec community who work passionately to promote an inclusive, anti-racist, safe and welcoming environment for all.
Shabbat Take-Out Dinners from Apex Return!
Jan 6th 2023
Let Apex Kosher Catering handle Shabbat cooking. The menus are changed each week and offer vegetarian options, additional menu items and include desserts. Pick-up is available each Friday afternoon from Beth Tzedec or from Beth Emeth. Order deadlines are Wednesdays for the following week. Click below for next week's menu.
Introducing a Socratic D'Var Torah Style
Jan 3rd 2023
We are continually seeking ways to create different approaches for engaging together during our services. As part of this, we will introduce, as an experiment, an alternative to the traditional sermon using a more interactive discussion aligned with the weekly Torah reading. 
Beth Tzedec Memorial Park Cemetery Closed
Dec 23rd 2022
Due to the winter storm, Beth Tzedec Memorial Park cemetery is closed. The gates will reopen on Monday morning.
Power Outage
Dec 23rd 2022
Due to a power outage in the neighbourhood, we are unable to livestream our Services today.
Power Outage Today
Dec 23rd 2022
Due to a power outage at Beth Tzedec or in the neighbourhood, we are unable to livestream our Services today.
Internet Is Down
Dec 23rd 2022
Due to an internet outage at Beth Tzedec or in the neighbourhood, we are unable to livestream our Services today.
Offices Closed on Friday
Dec 22nd 2022
Our offices will be closed today (Friday) due to the winter storm. Staff will work from home and can be reached by phone or email. For staff contact information, click here. Morning and evening Services are intended to continue as scheduled. Please check our website for updates and changes.
Year-End Contributions and Tax Receipts
Dec 22nd 2022
Tax receipts for contributions made during 2022 will be emailed in the new year. If we do not have an email address, it will be mailed to your home. There is still time to top up charitable contributions or to conclude payment of annual dues before the tax year-end. Click here or email Joven Pinol to make payments.
Beth Tzedec Holiday Office Hours
Dec 22nd 2022
Our administrative offices will be closed for the statutory holiday on Monday, January 2. All morning and evening services and special programs will continue as scheduled. Note that morning services will begin at 8:45 a.m. on Monday.
Shabbat Honouring Reb Steve
Nov 23rd 2022
In celebration of Reb Steve being awarded a Doctor of Divinity from JTS, Beth Tzedec is pleased to host a Shabbat and Congregational Kiddush on December 3 in his honour. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Yizhar Hess, Deputy Chair of the World Zionist Organization.
Men's Club Scholarship Program
Nov 1st 2022
The Beth Tzedec Men’s Club is pleased to sponsor the scholarship program to assist young adults pursuing programs of higher Jewish education. Applications for 2023 are now available. Submission deadline: April 30, 2023.
Materials for Mizmor Monthly
Oct 28th 2022
Cantor Ezer has prepared materials for Saturday evening's Mizmor Monthly session, available for participants in person or via our livestream. To download the materials, click the link below.