We'd like to extend our appreciation to the Beth Tzedec community members who have and continue to support our Refugee Resettlement Program. Our recent call for camp gear was a great success and we're excited to be able to send five children off to camp well-prepared.
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 Terri Humphries at 416-781-3514 ext. 212. The deadline for submissions is July 19, 2019.
To wrap up our year of Tribute for Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl, we've put together a video of people sharing their goodbyes to the rabbi - including a few surprising faces!
Get to know our incoming shinshinim, Gal and Alona, with this playful and informative video from Israel.
Beth Tzedec's outgoing Shinshinim, Yuval and Daniel, wrote this farewell message to the Congregation. We wish them the best of luck as they prepare to return to Israel.
The Ritual Committee is inviting and encouraging members to participate in the High Holy Days through a High Holy Day Honour. Put your name forward now for honours including aliyot to the Torah, opening the Ark, carrying a Torah in the processional or recessional, or an English reading or prayer.
The Annual Meeting of Beth Tzedec is this evening, Thursday, May 30, beginning at 7:30 p.m. You must be a member of the Congregation to attend. For information, contact Florence Bendelac at 416-781-3514 ext. 213.
In recognition of his twenty-six years of service as Beth Tzedec’s Senior Rabbi, we are pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has conferred upon Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl the title of Rabbi Emeritus.
We are thrilled to announce that Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin will be joining the Beth Tzedec spiritual leadership team as our Associate Rabbi as of August 1, 2019.
Each year we produce a wonderful booklet of prayer, poetry and
reflections for the Days of Awe. This booklet is designed to inspire and
enlighten us during the High Holy Days. In an effort to fulfill our priority
for engagement, relevancy and building a caring community, we invite you to submit
your own content for this year’s booklet.
Once again, our community in the midst of our holiday celebrations has been shocked by violence. As we gathered to enjoy the company of our families and friends, again a Beit Tefillah, a house of prayer, has been desecrated during Yom Tov observance.
The Nominating Committee of Beth Tzedec Congregation informs the Members of the Congregation that since no additional candidates were nominated to stand for election as Director by the deadline of April 15, 2019, the following have been acclaimed as Directors as of the annual meeting scheduled for May 30, 2019:
The central ritual of Passover is the Hagaddah, the telling of our Master Story; how slaves became free people and how a band of disparate tribes became a people. Myjewishlearning.com explains that there are three essential elements of the seder’s retelling
We are experiencing a glitch on the homepage of our website in the "THIS SHABBAT" section. Beth Tzedec WILL have services this Shabbat, Pesaẖ Day 1, beginning at 9:30 a.m. For information about services this Shabbat, April 20, please click the link "read more" link below.
Beth Tzedec is currently accepting requests for the Rav Roy Tanenbaum Israel Scholarship Program for students enrolled in degree programs in accredited colleges and universities in Israel. Preference will be given to Beth Tzedec members, but others are welcome to apply. For more information, contact Randy Spiegel.