Pesaẖ is fast approaching. The deadline to sell your family's hametz is extended to Thursday, March 25 at 5:00 p.m. Be sure to submit your sale form in advance. Click the link below sell your ẖametz online or contact the Synagogue office at 416-781-3511.
As part of the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout, several Toronto hospitals are inviting eligible members of priority groups to pre-register for immunization as the vaccine becomes available.
Enjoy a traditional Shabbat dinner from Apex Kosher Catering. The menu features chicken soup, baby spinach salad, Cajun-roasted chicken quarters with pineapple jus services with herb sauted vegetables and Jambalaya rice and assorted mini pastries for dessert. Vegetarian option available. Order deadline: March 10.
As part of our ongoing efforts toward making our community as welcoming and inclusive as possible, Beth Tzedec rabbis will now be officiating at same-sex weddings. Read the announcement from Rabbi Steven Wernick.
Tax receipts for contributions made to Beth Tzedec during 2020 will be emailed the week of February 22. If we do not have an email address on file, the charitable tax receipt will be mailed to your home address. Thank you to all who helped support us over this trying year.
On Friday evening, we experienced a technical issue with our production system that prevented us from being able to livestream the full Kabbalat Shabbat service. We have identified and corrected the issue and apologize for any inconvenience.
We are currently experiencing issues with our phone system and are unable to receive phone calls or voicemail messages. If you are trying to reach a staff member, please email them or our office email at firstname.lastname@example.org. This issue is being investigated and will corrected soon.
In 1965, the Second Vatican Council addressed the relationship between Catholics and
Jews in “Declaration on the Relation of
the Church to Non-Christian Religions”. Rabbi Frydman-Kohl and Dr. Norman Tobias, as part of the Canadian Rabbinic Caucus, worked with the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on this historical document.
Register for in-person Friday evening and for Shabbat morning services. Services will be appropriately distanced, and all are required to wear a mask. Shabbat services will begin at 9:30 a.m.; check the calendar for Friday service times. There will also be a Shabbat morning service in the Dennis Museum.
This year's High Holy Days celebrations were profoundly different experiences for Jewish communities, limiting gatherings and our ability to daven together. You can access recordings of all our High Holy Day services, special greetings from community leaders and read or view our Rabbis' sermons from Rosh Hashanah, Kol Nidrei and Yom Kippur.
It's time to return the Beth Tzedec maẖzorim! They should be returned to the parking lot lobby in a bag, indicating your name and the number of maẖzorim returned. We will cross you off our list so that you will not be charged later. We are delighted we were able to provide them to members and we thank you for your returning them to us.
Read a special message from the President and Chair of the Board about streaming services during Yom Kippur.
Read a special High Holy Days message from the Toronto Board of Rabbis, encouraging caution and care as we celebrate Rosh Hashanah together.
Beth Tzedec members who feel comfortable doing so are invited to join us for in-person Yom Kippur services. Registration to join us in-person will close on Tuesday, September 22 at 5:00 p.m. Register here>>Members who do not have access to email are invited to call Florence Bendelac at 416-781-3511 to register.
Fulfill the mitzvah of hearing the shofar blow on Rosh Hashanah this Sunday, September 20 at one of our seven public shofar blowings.