News Archive

Zap! Pow! Oy! Exhibit Opening
Oct 17th 2018
The "Zap! Pow! Oy! Jews and the Comic Book Industry" exhibit opens on Tuesday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome, but RSVPs are requested. (The start time listed in the CJN's  "What's New" section was incorrect.)
Bowling with Peace of Mind - New Location
Oct 17th 2018
The "Bowling with Peace of Mind" event this evening has been moved to Playtime Bowl at 33 Samor Rd., Toronto. 
Beth Tzedec Featured in CJN
Oct 4th 2018
This week's edition of the CJN included an article about Rabbi Steven Wernick leaving USCJ to become the senior rabbi of Beth Tzedec Congregation. To read it, click here.
Beth Tzedec to Welcome New Senior Rabbi
Sep 20th 2018
Dr. Sheldon Rotman, President of Congregation Beth Tzedec in Toronto, one of the world’s leading voices in Conservative Judaism, has announced that Rabbi Steven Wernick, currently CEO of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) will join the congregation as its new Senior Rabbi beginning February 2019.
High Holy Day Survey 2018
Sep 20th 2018
Have your voice heard! We are again pleased to ask for your help as we assess and plan for our future High Holy Days experiences. Please help us by providing your feedback while it is still fresh in your mind. The survey is available online or your download a hard copy below.
Beth Tzedec in the National Post
Sep 7th 2018
Beth Tzedec has an article featured in today's National Post. Please see below for the link to "Beth Tzedec: Bringing Judaism to Life in the Heart of Toronto".
High Holy Days Babysitting Registration
Sep 4th 2018
Babysitting will be available from 9:30 a.m. on both days of Rosh Hashanah, from 6:15 p.m. on Kol Nidrei, and from 10:00 a.m. on Yom Kippur. A Babysitting Reservation Form should be completed in advance and submitted to the Synagogue office.
Kabbalat Shabbat on August 17
Aug 3rd 2018
Kabbalat Shabbat services this evening—Friday, August 17—will held indoors in the Hendeles Chapel due to the threat of rain and thunderstorms this evening.
AGM - Tuesday, May 29
May 25th 2018
The Annual General meeting of the Congregation will be held on Tuesday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m. The official notice of the AGM was mailed today and the information is now available online. You may access a copy of the packet by clicking the link below.
Your Feedback Requested
May 10th 2018
Senior Rabbi candidate Rabbi Steven Wernick visited Beth Tzedec from May 10-13. As a crucial part of the Senior Rabbi Search Committee's process, we invite you to share your thoughts about your experience.
Message from the President: Modernizing Our By-Laws
May 7th 2018
I am delighted to provide you with proposed new by-laws to govern Beth Tzedec’s operations moving forward. This past year, Brian Segal, our member and a lawyer with experience in drafting by-laws in the not-for-profit sector, established a By-laws subcommittee of the Executive Committee.
#TorontoStrong Vigil
Apr 26th 2018
Rabbi Frydman-Kohl's call for #TorontoStrong interfaith vigil was answered by community, political and interfaith members, and over 25,000 attended the gathering at the site of last week's attack. Rav Baruch's comments are below. For media coverage, see here National Post coverage>> and CTV News coverage>> 
Shavuot Streamed Services: Your Feedback Requested
Apr 20th 2018
This past week, we undertook our first foray into live-streaming our Shabbat/holiday services with the Shavuot services on Friday and Saturday. As a crucial part of our oversight process, we invite you to share your thoughts with us through the SurveyMonkey questionnaire. Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, June 3.
JTS Webinar with Chancellor Eisen
Apr 16th 2018
Tuesday, April 17 at 7:00 pm—An exclusive webinar on "Israel at 70: Bridging Divides". Activists and experts in Israel and North America report evidence of a growing divide between the world's two most important Jewish communities. Chancellor Eisen will discuss the pressing issue against the background of modern Jewish history and thought.
Beth Tzedec Town Hall Meeting
Apr 5th 2018
Members of Beth Tzedec Congregation are invited to a Town Hall meeting to review the proposed governance changes to the bylaws of Beth Tzedec’s constitution and raise any concerns before the bylaws are submitted for consideration at the AGM in late May. Brian Segal, the chair of the By-Laws Committee, will chair the meeting