News Archive

Power Outage
Apr 2nd 2018
April 4, 2:41 p.m.--Due to the weather, the power is out at Beth Tzedec, and we have no email access and very limited phone access. Services this evening will continue as scheduled, at 7:00 pm. We will update this message as information comes in.
Applause Catering Menus
Mar 19th 2018
Applause Catering provides catering and food & beverage services for all events held at Beth Tzedec. For information about their menu options, click here or contact them directly at 416-628-9198.
The Search is On
Mar 7th 2018
As we began the search for a successor to Rav Baruch who retires in 2019, we learned that Rav Adam would be leaving in March. We struck an Associate Rabbi Search Committee to fill our short-term and longer-term need. In the interim, we have engaged Rabbis Jennifer Gorman and Moshe Meirovich to provide clergy and pastoral support.
Applause Passover Menu
Feb 2nd 2018
Applause Catering is accepting orders for Passover. All orders must be placed by 12:00 noon on Friday, March 16, and picked up on Friday, March 30 from 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Get your orders in now!
Sending Purim Cheer
Jan 24th 2018
The Member Engagement Committee is gearing up to send our annual holiday package filled with Purim treats to our university/college student members. Please send us a ‘snailmail’ (mailing) address to Klara at kromm@beth-tzedec.org or call 416-781-3514, ext.220.All requests must be received by Friday, February 5.
Beth Tzedec Open
Jan 8th 2018
January 10 - All programs and classes at Beth Tzedec will resume beginning at 8:00 am this morning, Wednesday, January 10.
New Out of the Cold Initiative
Dec 6th 2017
Interested in helping the Out of the Cold program? Host an Out of The Cold "Kits for a Cause" event through The Bargains Group. It’s an easy and engaging group activity with maximum positive impact for our community. Whether for 5 or 50 volunteers, The Bargain Groups will custom design a session for you. more info
Women as Public Prayer Leaders
Nov 23rd 2017
Rabbi Frydman-Kohl authored a teshuvah that continues a multi-decade process of engaging Jewish women in daily prayer and public ritual at Beth Tzedec. By determining that women have comparable obligations and responsibilities to Jewish men for daily prayer, he has opened the door for women to serve as sheliẖot tzibbur.
Parenting the Parashah
Nov 22nd 2017
Daniel Silverman launches a new Shabbat learning initiative for parents focusing on topics related to parenting and family life. On November 25, join him for "Challenging Family Dynamics: What We Can Learn from Jacob, Leah and Rachel. Check out Daniel's recorded introduction.
A Message from the President
Nov 16th 2017
A few months ago, Rav Adam Cutler was invited to interview for the role of Senior Rabbi at Adath Israel Congregation. This week, they concluded an agreement for Rav Adam to assume that role. On behalf of the Board and members of Beth Tzedec—Mazal Tov to Rav Adam!
Out of the Cold Volunteers
Nov 6th 2017
The 19th season of Out of the Cold resumes on Tuesday nights beginning January 2 and running through March 20, 2018. Volunteer registration for a variety of shifts is now open. 
Beth Tzedec Youth Choir
Oct 2nd 2017
Call all kids 7 years and older. Would you like to sing on the bimah and at concerts with Cantor Sidney Ezer this year? Then the Beth Tzedec Youth Choir is for you. Led by Sara Schabas, the youth choir promises to be educational, fun and inclusive. For information, contact Cantor Ezer at 416-781-3514 ext. 296.
Wave Hello to Sukkot!
Sep 25th 2017
Order your quality Israeli lulav and etrog for Sukkot, which is on Thursday, October 5 and Friday, October 6. Only $45 per set. Order deadline is Monday, October 2. Call the Synagogue office at 416-781-3511 to place your order or print the attached form.
Tuning Up with Cantor Moshe and Meir
Sep 14th 2017
Cantor Moshe and Meir took time from their busy rehearsal schedule to record pieces they are planning for our High Holy Days. We've uploaded them to the Beth Tzedec YouTube channel. To access the library, click here>>
High Holy Days at Beth Tzedec
Sep 6th 2017
Our High Holy Day services, programs and activities are have been confirmed, and as in past years, we having something for every member of your family! Our High Holy Day Guide, which is included in your High Holy Day ticket packages is now available for download.