News Archive

Offices Closed on Monday
Sep 3rd 2023
Our Administrative Offices will be closed this Monday, February 19 for the Family Day holiday. Our staff will return phone and email messages when our offices reopen on Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. 
Beth Tzedec no longer charges membership to those under 40
Aug 16th 2023
Why? Because we want to invest in our relationship with YOU. We care about you and your connection to our community. Contact Klara at 416-781-3514 ext. 220 with questions or click here to confirm your no-fee membership now. 
High Holy Day Tickets are in the Mail
Aug 16th 2023
We have starting printing our High Holy Days tickets and have begun mailing to those who have renewed or have become new members. Our final ticket mailing is on September 1. Renew today to avoid the last-minute rush and to have your tickets mailed to your home. To renew or become a member, contact Klara Romm at 416-781-3514 ext 220.
Offices Closed This Monday
Aug 6th 2023
Our administrative offices will be closed on Monday, August 7 for the Civic Holiday and will reopen on Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. Services on Monday will be at 8:45 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Staff will reply to voicemails and emails upon their return on Tuesday.
Become a Member of Beth Tzedec
Aug 2nd 2023
Membership at Beth Tzedec makes an important statement of connection and commitment to the greater Jewish community in Toronto and around the world. Renew your membership or inquire about becoming a Beth Tzedec member today! Contact Klara Romm at 416-781-3514 ext 220. 
Beth Tzedec Stands with the Global Masorti/Conservative Movement
Jul 27th 2023
Beth Tzedec stands in support with the Global Masorti/Conservative Movement's response to the Israeli government's changes to the Constitution. The Global Masorti/Conservative representatives in the Zionist movement are appalled by Netanyahu's capitulation to extremists and the passage of anti-democratic legislation.
Fraudulent Text Messages
Jul 27th 2023
We are aware of fraudulent text messages appearing to come from Rabbi Wernick. The message asks people to purchase gift cards on Reb Steve's behalf. We remind you that no one from Beth Tzedec will ask you to purchase gift cards over email or text message. If you are unsure whether a message is genuine, call the synagogue to confirm.
Welcome our Director of Family and Young Adult Engagement, Cantor Audrey Klein
Jul 18th 2023
We are delighted to announce that Cantor Audrey Klein has started this week in her role as Beth Tzedec’s Director of Family and Young Adult Engagement. 
Welcome to our new Cemetery General Manager, David Shapero
Jul 14th 2023
We are very glad to announce that David Shapero started this week in his new role as Cemetery General Manager.
Employment Opportunity at Memorial Park
Jun 8th 2023
Beth Tzedec Memorial Park requires seasonal landscapers and outside grounds workers for the summer to help maintain our Congregational cemetery. This is a great job opportunity for students. Hourly pay $19 per hour. For more information, email
Rabbi Fryer Bodzin featured on CJN Podcast
Jun 2nd 2023
Rabbi Fryer Bodzin was a guest on the recent CJN Podcast episode of Bonjour Hai, discussing the importance of rabbis and the need for trained rabbis in today's world. To listen to the podcast, click here>>
Board Elects New Executive
May 24th 2023
Following the Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 23, the Board of Directors elected the new Executive Committee for 2023-2024:President — Patti RotmanChair — Don SmithVice-President — Brian SegalTreasurer — Jamie GolombekSecretary — Bruce ElmanChair of Ritual — Aaron WinePast President — Debbie Rothstein
Reminder: Annual Meeting Tonight (May 23)
May 23rd 2023
All Beth Tzedec members should have received a notice for the Annual Meeting of the Congregation, taking place at 7:30 p.m. tonight (May 23). If you are a member in good standing and did not receive the information or wish to view the 2022 Annual Meeting minutes, please contact Evon Kassabian.
Notice of Annual Meeting of the Congregation
May 11th 2023
By now, all Beth Tzedec members should have received, either via email or Canada Post, a notice for the Annual Meeting of the Congregation, taking place on Tuesday, May 23, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. If you did not receive the information, please contact Evon Kassabian.
Reading of Israel's Declaration of Indpendence
Apr 18th 2023
Sunday, April 23, Reb Steve will participate in a celebratory reading of Israel’s Declaration of Independence at the Egalitarian Kotel. This event brings together Jews from all denominations and backgrounds to celebrate the Declaration as one of the preeminent Jewish documents. Register via