News Archive

Subversive Stories Class - New Time
Apr 24th 2017
NEW TIME—Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl's class, Subversive Stories: Rabbinic Narratives about Life, Love and Loss, begins at 7:30 p.m. this evening, Monday, April 24. 
Treasures of Beth Tzedec Tribute Cards
Apr 13th 2017
When you celebrate, honour or commemorate family or friends, choose our Treasures of Beth Tzedec tribute cards. Our beautiful series of cards feature timeless treasures of our Congregation. To send a message, contact the Synagogue office at 416-781-3511.
Sharing Our Members' Stories
Mar 28th 2017
Our Beth Tzedec family includes members dealing with life’s many challenges. So it was that Owen Weinstein, surrounded by family and friends, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at Beth Tzedec on Shabbat morning, March 25. Owen worked closely with Cantor Sidney and Yacov to prepare for this wonderful simẖah. You can read his story here.
Sale of Hametz
Mar 21st 2017
Pesaẖ is fast approaching. The deadline to sell your family's hametz is Thursday, March 29 at 6:00 p.m. Be sure to submit your sale form in advance. If you are unable to come in, you can download it, and email or fax the form to us.
Teshuvah on Modesty
Mar 16th 2017
Rabbi Frydman-Kohl is the co-author of a teshuvah accepted by the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards. Many people inquire about the standards of dress in synagogues, schools and social settings. "Modesty Inside and Out: A Contemporary Guide to Tzniut" is an attempt to respond to those queries.
Clocks 'Spring Forward'
Mar 6th 2017
Reminder—Clocks 'spring forward' this weekend. Please remember to advance your clocks and watches one hour when you retire Saturday night.
A Little Purim Fun
Feb 27th 2017
Beth Tzedec gets into the Purim spirit a little early ... with a fun, new musical!
Hydro Shut-Down February 16
Feb 10th 2017
Toronto Hydro has been undertaking a major upgrade to infrastructure in the area around the synagogue. On Thursday, February 16 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, the power to our building will be suspended. 
Yorkville Lunch 'n' Learn Cancelled This Week
Feb 9th 2017
Please note that the Yorkville Lunch 'n' Learn session with Yacov Fruchter has been cancelled for this Thursday, April 6. We look forward to seeing everyone at our next session.
Jews Stand Guard at Toronto Mosques
Feb 6th 2017
On Friday, February 3, Beth Tzedec and numerous regional Jewish and Christian congregations stood in friendship and support of the Muslim community at mosques and Islamic centres around the city.
Words of Thanks from Imran Ally
Feb 2nd 2017
Your heartfelt outpouring of support with messages of strength, care and compassion to the Muslim community has been unbelievable. Thank you.
Standing Together to Oppose Hate
Feb 2nd 2017
Beth Tzedec stands united with the Jewish community in condemning the murders at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec. Join us at the Islamic Foundation of Toronto (441 Nugget Ave., Scarborough) on Friday, February 3 at 1:00 p.m. as a sign of friendship and rejection of violence. 
A Message from the Rabbi and President of Beth Tzedec Congregation
Jan 30th 2017
Our congregation and community condemn the attack last night on the Quebec City mosque, a sacred place of prayer. We are deeply shocked and grief-struck by this act of violence.
Winter Coats for Out of the Cold
Jan 11th 2017
The winter has finally arrived, and the Out of the Cold program is has an urgent request for adult winter coats and jackets.
Online Event Reservations
Jan 3rd 2017
You can reserve for programs online, including Kabbalat Shabbat with Professor Stephen Berk, A Women's Evening of Wine and Friendship Honouring Josette Frydman-Kohl, the Musical Kabbalat Shabbat of Tribute and Thanks and the Notable Speakers series.