To better accommodate our members during Pesah, we have made revisions to the service schedule for the next two weeks. We
would also like to invite you to a special online Yizkor Service led by
Rabbi Wernick and Cantor Ezer on Tuesday, April 14 at 9:30 a.m., the
eve of the last days
To help our community deal with the financial fallout of the pandemic, Jewish Free Loan Toronto has created a new emergency Covid-19 loan.
To protect the health and well-being of our entire community, Beth Tzedec Memorial Park has implemented new protocols, effective April 26, 2020.
If you or someone you know is in need of conversation or support, our team is here for you on the phone or online. Please reach out. If you would like to volunteer to call members of our community who would benefit from such outreach, contact Rosalie Hartenberg Watson and we will help put you in touch with someone.
We will be hosting daily services via Zoom at the regularly scheduled times, with the exception of Friday Minhah, which will be hosted at 4:00 p.m. Since our minyan is virtual, we will not be reciting those prayers that typically require 10 people with the exception of the Mourner's Kaddish.
We are suspending all in-person programs and events. This means that some of our programs will be postponed while others will be available online. We're working on updating our website calendar with online programs, so please check back regularly.We appreciate your patience as we all figure this out together.
Learn about the special considerations we're taking this year so that our entire community can celebrate Passover in health and safety.
It's that time of year again! Time to start thinking about how you'll fit dozens of guests and loved ones into your home for Pesah.To book space for your own
catered Pesah seder at Beth Tzedec, contact Florence Bendelac at
416-781-3514, ext. 213.
An email scam has been targeting synagogues across North America. These emails appear to come from rabbis or lay leaders and often include a request that recipients purchase gift cards. No one from Beth Tzedec will ask you to purchase gift cards over email. If you are unsure whether an email is genuine, please call the synagogue office to confirm.
If you had the opportunity to meet Assistant Rabbi candidate Deena Cowans when she visited Beth Tzedec, please share your feedback and impressions. The survey closes Monday, May 2 at 9:00 a.m.
Join Mercaz Canada by Sunday, March 8 and you will help increase our voice, our representation and our impact on the global conversations of the Jewish People.
In response to the recent attack at on the Hasidic community in Monsey, New York, Rabbi Steven Wernick was interviewed on Global News, speaking about the Toronto and Canadian Jewish communities' reactions and response to anti-Semitism.
On May 12, 2020, Beth Tzedec Congregation will be hosting the world premiere of Searching for My Voice, a one-person show written and performed by Allan Soberman. The story traces Allan's heartfelt story of
growing up in the family of Beth Tzedec's beloved Cantor Morris Sobermanz”l.
Read a statement from Rabbi
Wernick on our community response to the ongoing violence in Israel.
Gal and Alona share their
insights on living in Israel during this turbulent time.