Carolyn Kolers, Chair of the Nominating Committee, notified the Members of the names of the individuals whom the Nominating Committee, after due deliberation and consideration, has nominated for election as a Director at the Annual Meeting which will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021:
Author Norman Bacal is donating the proceeds of his two recent releases, which we are making available at discounted prices. Curl up with the epic saga of Ophelia or inspire a young person in your life with Take Charge, all while supporting programs & experiences at Beth Tzedec.
Include the names of your loved ones in the annual Yizkor Memorial Book used at Yizkor Services on Yom Kippur, Shemini Atzeret, Pesah and Shavuot for the year 5782 The cost is $18.00 per memorialized name per household. Use the link below to complete your online submission or email Terri Humphries. Deadline: Thursday, July 15.
The Yizkor Memorial Book was distributed to all members in the High Holy Day membership bags. If you have misplaced or returned your Yizkor Book, you can download it below for this Sunday's Yizkor service. We recommend that you download it in advance of services to avoid website 'traffic jams'.
We are currently experiencing issues with our email server and are unable to send or access our email messages. If you are trying to reach a staff member, please phone them or call our office at 416-781-3511. A listing of our extensions is available below. This issue is being investigated and will corrected soon.
Lauro Monteiro, ED of Haven Toronto, shared a thank you with the Beth Tzedec & Beth Sholom communities for the work of our Out of the Cold program. We would like to extend those thanks to the many Beth Tzedec members who have contributed their time, money and energy to supporting people experiencing homelessness and food insecurity.
Pesaẖ is fast approaching. The deadline to sell your family's hametz is extended to Thursday, March 25 at 5:00 p.m. Be sure to submit your sale form in advance. Click the link below sell your ẖametz online or contact the Synagogue office at 416-781-3511.
As part of the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout, several Toronto hospitals are inviting eligible members of priority groups to pre-register for immunization as the vaccine becomes available.
Enjoy a traditional Shabbat dinner from Apex Kosher Catering. The menu features chicken soup, baby spinach salad, Cajun-roasted chicken quarters with pineapple jus services with herb sauted vegetables and Jambalaya rice and assorted mini pastries for dessert. Vegetarian option available. Order deadline: March 10.
As part of our ongoing efforts toward making our community as welcoming and inclusive as possible, Beth Tzedec rabbis will now be officiating at same-sex weddings. Read the announcement from Rabbi Steven Wernick.
Tax receipts for contributions made to Beth Tzedec during 2020 will be emailed the week of February 22. If we do not have an email address on file, the charitable tax receipt will be mailed to your home address. Thank you to all who helped support us over this trying year.
On Friday evening, we experienced a technical issue with our production system that prevented us from being able to livestream the full Kabbalat Shabbat service. We have identified and corrected the issue and apologize for any inconvenience.
We are currently experiencing issues with our phone system and are unable to receive phone calls or voicemail messages. If you are trying to reach a staff member, please email them or our office email at firstname.lastname@example.org. This issue is being investigated and will corrected soon.
In 1965, the Second Vatican Council addressed the relationship between Catholics and
Jews in “Declaration on the Relation of
the Church to Non-Christian Religions”. Rabbi Frydman-Kohl and Dr. Norman Tobias, as part of the Canadian Rabbinic Caucus, worked with the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on this historical document.
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 2021 are now available. Submission deadline: April 9, 2021.