News Archive

A Conversation on Weddings
Jan 25th 2016
The recent policy change for weddings outside of Beth Tzedec has generated discussion about how our rabbis and cantors balance preserving traditional norms while attempting to meet people where they are. On Shabbat, February 6 at the Shaẖarit service, we open the conversation.
Syrian Refugee Program Fund
Jan 21st 2016
Beth Tzedec is accepting contributions to Syrian Refugee Program Fund, which provides food, shelter and support to a Syrian family resettling in Toronto. 
60th Gala Celebration Presentation
Jan 21st 2016
As part of the Gala Celebration, Larry Wallach created a video retrospective, providing a taste the lustrous history of Beth Tzedec Congregation.
Lunch 'n' Learn Change of Venue
Jan 20th 2016
The Yorkville Lunch 'n' Learn program, beginning Thursday, January 21, has been relocated to The Ben-Dor Group (162 Cumberland St., Suite 300). Join Yacov Fruchter as we dig into some Torah over lunch.
From the President: Jewish Leadership of Prayer Services
Dec 10th 2015
The information contained in last week’s edition of The Week Ahead e-newsletter regarding the Choir has led to some questions about the process leading up to that announcement. Our President provides some additional background. 
A Few Words of Gratitude
Dec 10th 2015
Thanaa and Amyn, the sister and brother-in-law of the Syrian family Beth Tzedec is sponsoring through the Syrian Refugee Program initiative have sent a note expressing their gratitude.
Hadashot for BTTeens Cancelled
Dec 9th 2015
The H̱adashot for BTTeens program at Aroma Cafe has been cancelled for this evening. We apologize for any inconvenience, and look forward to seeing you again at our next session in January.
Another Brick 'Out' of the Wall
Nov 26th 2015
February 11, 2016—Out of view of members and guests, demolition is now well under way. Passing the south side of the building, you may have noticed an opening on the second floor wall. 
Urgent Request for Adult Winter Outerwear
Nov 26th 2015
With winter weather upon us, the Beth Tzedec/ Beth Sholom Out of the Cold program has an urgent need for women and men's winter boots and down-filled jackets.
The History of Beth Tzedec Book Launch
Nov 19th 2015
On Tuesday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m., join us for the launch of The History of Beth Tzedec Congregation, the beautiful, photo-filled book exploring the Congregation's rich history.
Sharansky and Cotler in Conversation
Oct 30th 2015
On July 15, two of the great human rights activists of our time, Natan Sharansky and the Hon. Irwin Cotler, opened a community conversation on Human Rights and Jewish Life. This historic event was recorded and can be streamed here.
60+ Singles Friendship Group
Oct 28th 2015
Are you looking to connect with singles ages 60 and over for friendship, networking and socializing? Join us and help plan events where we can laugh, learn and have fun together in a positive and supportive environment. 
Out of the Cold Volunteers
Oct 26th 2015
The 17th season of Out of the Cold resumes on Tuesday nights beginning in January and running through March 2016. Volunteer registration opens on November 8 for a variety of shifts. 
Last Chance to Reserve for Gala
Oct 26th 2015
Today, Monday, October 26, is the last chance to RSVP for the 60th Anniversary Gala Celebration. Only a few seats remain—call by 3:00 p.m. today to reserve!
60th Anniversary Shabbat Guest Update
Oct 22nd 2015
Due to sudden illness, Rabbi Donniel Hartman has had to cancel his participation in our Futureshock: Jewish Life in an Age of Change presentations. In his place, the esteemed Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer will join us for this exciting weekend series.