News Archive

From the Heart Gala
Sep 26th 2013
Support Shaare Zedek Medical Center and our Congregation at an extraordinary evening with keynote speaker Gideon Raff, Executive Producer of the Emmy Award winning television show Homeland, and the presentation of the Kurt and Edith Rothschild Humanitarian Award to the Hon. Irwin Cotler.
Beth Tzedec’s Congregational School Introduces Exciting New Programs
Sep 26th 2013
The BT Congregational School has been awarded funding from the Toronto WOW! Project for the launch of three exciting programs for this year. All members of the community are welcome to enroll for these high-quality, meaningful, fun and innovative programs
Volunteer for Hurricane Sandy Relief
Sep 22nd 2013
There is still much to be done to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy, and BTTeens will be travelling to New Jersey to volunteer with local agencies involved in leading relief and recovery work. With only 30 spots available, sign up before we sell out!
Join Our Mishpacha Program!
Sep 16th 2013
Our Mishpacha--Toddler, Tunes and Treats program (for children ages 1 to 3 with an adult) is open for registration for the Winter session. Classes are on Wednesday and Friday mornings, led by Tobie Seligman. Contact Jo Swartz for information at 416-781-3514 ext. 230.
Join our Children's Choir!
Sep 10th 2013
The Voices of Tomorrow (for kids in Grades 1 to 6), is back in business for the 2013-14 year. Led by Cantor Spiro, the choir gives participants the opportunity to sing in the Sanctuary and perform at concerts. For more information or to sign up, contact Marlene Laba at 416-781-3514 ext. 234.
5774/2013 High Holy Days Guide
Sep 5th 2013
Download your Guide to Seliẖot, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simẖat Torah at Beth Tzedec. Includes a description of services, celebrations, interactive learning sessions and important tips and notices about our facilities and services.  
High Holy Day Hot Topics!
Sep 5th 2013
Join us for one or more of our new Hot Topics! interactive learning sessions. The discussions are led by dynamic professionals who share their expertise on compelling issues related to High Holy Day themes, Israel and Jewish current events.
Simhat Torah Luncheon
Aug 29th 2013
Join us for our annual Simhat Torah Luncheon on Friday, September 27 in honour of our Kallat Torah, Ruth Warner Hyman, and our Hattan Bereisheet, Paul Rothstein. Cost: $36.00 adults; $18.00 youth (4 to 14); children (under 4) free. For reservations, call 416-781-3511.
High Holy Day Babysitting
Aug 27th 2013
Babysitting will be available from 9:30 a.m. on both days of Rosh Hashanah, from 6:45 p.m. on Kol Nidrei, and from 10:00 a.m. on Yom Kippur by advance registration only. Fill out the Babysitting Reservation Form included in your High Holy Day Guide and submit it by Wednesday, August 28.
Simhat Torah Family Celebration
Aug 15th 2013
Join us on Thursday, September 26 at 5:45 p.m. for singing, holiday crafts and other fun activities, followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. The party continues with hakafot at 8:00 p.m. Contact the Synagogue office to register for the dinner at 416-781-3511.
High Holy Day Ticket Pickup
Aug 15th 2013
High Holy Day tickets are available for pickup for those who have renewed their membership. The renewal deadline is Erev Rosh Hashanah, Wednesday, September 4, before noon. Please see our extended office hours.
Selihot Night at Beth Tzedec
Aug 8th 2013
Join us on Saturday, August 31 at 9:30 p.m. for a screening of the documentary film The Mystery of San Nicandro, followed by a meaningful and spiritual Selihot service at 10:45 p.m. A midnight dessert reception will also be featured. Everyone is welcome.
Join us for Sangria in the Sukkah!
Jul 22nd 2013
Young Professionals (ages 22 to 36) from Adath Israel, Beth David, Beth Emeth, Beth Sholom and Beth Tzedec are invited to gather in the Beth Tzedec sukkah on Sept. 24 for live music, sangria and tapas. Singles and couples are welcome.
Register Now for Hana Werner Lecture Series
Jul 22nd 2013
Back by popular demand, Hana Werner will present snapshots of the Biblical characters and great prophets of our people whose ideas molded us into a nation. Join us for one or all 10 sessions, starting on Oct. 2.
Our Phones Are Now In Service!
Jul 12th 2013
Our phone system was down from July 9 to 11 due to the storm, but we now have service! Any voicemail messages left during this time were lost. We apologize for any inconvenience this caused. Thank you for your patience while we worked to fix the problem.