News Archive

After the Hurricane - A Prayer
Sep 3rd 2017
This morning at Beth Tzedec's Shaẖarit service, we said a prayer for those who have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
Rav Baruch on Metro Morning
Aug 16th 2017
Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl was featured on CBC Radio's "Metro Morning" with Matt Galloway speaking about the recent violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, and calling on leaders to stand against white supremacy. To listen to the radio interview, click here>>
Greetings from Israel—Haben Yakir Li
Aug 10th 2017
With less than a month until Rosh Hashanah, the anticipate for the return of Cantor Moshe Fishel and Meir Briskman grows. This time, Moshe and Meir share a stirring rendition of Haben Yakir Li. It is now avaible to be viewed on Beth Tzedec's YouTube channel—click here>>
Calling All High School Students
Aug 8th 2017
Students in Grades 9 to 12—Volunteers are needed for many of our programs. If you are looking to fulfil community service requirements or would like to gain valuable experience working on family-oriented programs, contact Jessie Greenspan at 416-781-3514 ext. 246.
Thoughts for Tishah B'Av
Jul 28th 2017
On this solemn and yet ultimately hopeful occasion—Monday night, July 31—we gather under dim lighting and low seating like mourners. Ma’ariv and the chanting of Eikhah, the Book of Lamentations, create a mood of reflection and sadness.
Making Changes Inside and Out!
Jul 20th 2017
We are in the process of upgrading and renovating outdoor and indoor spaces at Beth Tzedec. Work is currently underway on the parking lot and the administrative spaces.
Parking Lot Reopened
Jul 17th 2017
The upper and lower parking lot resurfacing project has been completed, and the both lots are again open. Access to the Synagogue has been moved back to the parking lot entrance in the lower lot, at the security booth.  
Intermittent Phone Issues
Jun 30th 2017
Please note that Beth Tzedec is experiencing intermittent outages with several of our phone lines. You can reach us by email at We apologize for any inconvenience and will provide updates as they become available.
Building for Today and Tomorrow
Jun 5th 2017
With great pride, Beth Tzedec is pleased to thank Mary Ellen Herman for a commitment to the Congregation that will see the main floor banquet hall named the Michael and Mary Ellen Herman Banquet Hall.
New Executive Committee
Jun 5th 2017
Following our Annual General Meeting, the Board of Governors elected its new Executive for 2017-2018 ...
Beth Tzedec's 1-4-7 Draw
May 19th 2017
Announcing Beth Tzedec's 1-4-7 Draw, a raffle for one of two great packages for a stay at the fabulous Four Seasons Residence Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, plus $500 cash. Only 136 tickets will be sold ... get your ticket today!
Supporting the Peace of Mind Program
May 11th 2017
June 11 to 14, Beth Tzedec will welcome a unit of discharged IDF soldiers in the Peace of Mind program. To bring this program to Toronto, we partner directly with POM Canada, and your generous support is needed. To help us reach our goal, click here>>
A Virtual 'Hello" from our New Shinshinim
May 4th 2017
Meet Maayan Lange and Ishay Frenkel, our new shinshinim for 2017-2018, through their entertaining and informative video introduction. We look forward to welcoming them both to Beth Tzedec and Toronto in September!
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.