News Archive

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.
Havurat HaSefer CANCELLED
Dec 15th 2016
The Havurat HaSefer program with Rabbi Adam Cutler is cancelled tonight (Thursday, December 15) due to the winter storm.
Hanukkah Tribute Cards
Dec 8th 2016
When you send holiday greetings to family and friends, choose Treasures of Beth Tzedec tribute cards. Our beautiful H̱anukkah greeting card features a ẖanukkiyah from our Museum collection. 
Membership/Development Coordinator
Nov 7th 2016
Beth Tzedec is seeking a dedicated and experienced individual to oversee and manage the membership activities of the Congregation and coordinate the Congregation’s development and engagement activities. 
Out of the Cold Donations
Oct 20th 2016
To kick-start our new season, donations of new undergarments, winter boots, shoes or specific food products are needed. Tax receipts are available. For information, leave a message for Maureen Tanz at 416-781-3511.
Rav Baruch in "Times of Israel"
Oct 20th 2016
Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl contributed an article in the latest edition titled "Five Anniversaries of Hope", based on his Kol Nidrei sermon. 
High Holy Day Bulletin Now Available
Sep 22nd 2016
The latest edition of the Beth Tzedec Bulletin is available for download, and it has now been mailed to member homes.
Cantor Moshe and Meir Rehearse
Sep 9th 2016
Cantor Moshe Fishel and Choirmaster Meir Briskman took a few minutes out from rehearsals to give us a sneak preview of their voices and harmonies. 
Yasher Koaẖ to Bill Gladstone
Aug 11th 2016
Yasher Koaẖ to Bill Gladstone who has been nominated for a Heritage Toronto Award for his work on The History of Beth Tzedec Congregation. 
Outstanding New Cantor Readies for the High Holy Days
Aug 2nd 2016
Thirty-one year old Israeli Cantor Moshe Fishel is “so excited it’s hard to sleep”, and is diligently working on preparing to lead us in prayer during this year’s High Holy Days. Joining Cantor Fishel will be a choir under the baton of fellow Israeli Meir Briskman. 
Phone Service Disruption
Aug 2nd 2016
The Beth Tzedec phone lines and voicemail are currently out of service. We are awaiting technicians to make repairs, and hope to have service restored this afternoon. We apologize for any inconvenience this caused. Thank you for your patience while we work to correct this problem.
Parking Lot Restrictions This Tuesday
Jul 25th 2016
Due to ongoing renovations work, access to the parking lot will be restricted to the north-west side only this Tuesday, July 26 from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Access will be available from Avenal Rd. through the west entrance, and parking will only be permitted along the west fence of the upper lot.