Rabbi Fryer Bodzin was a guest on the recent CJN Podcast episode of Bonjour Hai, discussing the importance of rabbis and the need for trained rabbis in today's world. To listen to the podcast, click here>>
Following the Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 23, the Board of Directors elected the new Executive Committee for 2023-2024:President — Patti RotmanChair — Don SmithVice-President — Brian SegalTreasurer — Jamie GolombekSecretary — Bruce ElmanChair of Ritual — Aaron WinePast President — Debbie Rothstein
All Beth Tzedec members should have received a notice for the Annual Meeting of the Congregation, taking place at 7:30 p.m. tonight (May 23). If you are a member in good standing and did not receive the information or wish to view the 2022 Annual Meeting minutes, please contact Evon Kassabian.
By now, all Beth Tzedec members should have received, either via email or Canada Post, a notice for the Annual Meeting of the Congregation, taking place on Tuesday, May 23, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. If you did not receive the information, please contact Evon Kassabian.
Sunday, April 23, Reb Steve will participate in a celebratory reading of Israel’s Declaration of Independence at the Egalitarian Kotel. This event brings together Jews from all denominations and backgrounds to celebrate the Declaration as one of the preeminent Jewish documents. Register via https://www.the-megillah.com.
We will be referencing the Yizkor Memorial Book during Thursday morning's Yizkor service. If you have misplaced or returned your Yizkor book or do not have one on-hand, you can download it here. We recommend that you download it in advance of services to avoid website 'traffic jams'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Due to the winter storm, Beth Tzedec Memorial Park cemetery is closed. The gates will reopen on Monday morning.
Due to a power outage in the neighbourhood, we are unable to livestream our Services today.
Due to a power outage at Beth Tzedec or in the neighbourhood, we are unable to livestream our Services today.
Due to an internet outage at Beth Tzedec or in the neighbourhood, we are unable to livestream our Services today.
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.