In recognition of his twenty-six years of service as Beth Tzedec’s Senior Rabbi, we are pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has conferred upon Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl the title of Rabbi Emeritus.
We are thrilled to announce that Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin will be joining the Beth Tzedec spiritual leadership team as our Associate Rabbi as of August 1, 2019.
Each year we produce a wonderful booklet of prayer, poetry and
reflections for the Days of Awe. This booklet is designed to inspire and
enlighten us during the High Holy Days. In an effort to fulfill our priority
for engagement, relevancy and building a caring community, we invite you to submit
your own content for this year’s booklet.
Once again, our community in the midst of our holiday celebrations has been shocked by violence. As we gathered to enjoy the company of our families and friends, again a Beit Tefillah, a house of prayer, has been desecrated during Yom Tov observance.
The Nominating Committee of Beth Tzedec Congregation informs the Members of the Congregation that since no additional candidates were nominated to stand for election as Director by the deadline of April 15, 2019, the following have been acclaimed as Directors as of the annual meeting scheduled for May 30, 2019:
The central ritual of Passover is the Hagaddah, the telling of our Master Story; how slaves became free people and how a band of disparate tribes became a people. Myjewishlearning.com explains that there are three essential elements of the seder’s retelling
We are experiencing a glitch on the homepage of our website in the "THIS SHABBAT" section. Beth Tzedec WILL have services this Shabbat, Pesaẖ Day 1, beginning at 9:30 a.m. For information about services this Shabbat, April 20, please click the link "read more" link below.
We are experiencing issues with several of our phone lines. If you need to speak with members of the staff of spiritual team, please call us at 416-781-3511. If your call is not connected, please call back again. Alternately, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will return your calls.
Beth Tzedec is currently accepting requests for the Rav Roy Tanenbaum Israel Scholarship Program for students enrolled in degree programs in accredited colleges and universities in Israel. Preference will be given to Beth Tzedec members, but others are welcome to apply. For more information, contact Randy Spiegel.
The Nominating Committee of Beth Tzedec Congregation nominates each of the following individuals for election as a Director at the annual meeting scheduled for May 30, 2019: Jamie Golombek, Bernie Gropper, Mitch Max, Patti Rotman, Earl Schwebel, Brian Segal, Aaron Wine, Josh Zelikovitz and Oscar Zimmerman.
Pesaẖ is fast approaching. The deadline to sell your family's hametz is Monday, April 6 at 6:00 p.m. Be sure to submit your sale form in advance. If you are unable to come in, you can download it and email to email@example.com.
Rav Baruch will be presented with a video tribute journal on the occasion of his retirement. You are invited to record a brief video greeting, message or memory with our professional videographer on Sunday, April 28 or Wednesday, May 1.
Last Friday, during Muslim prayers in New Zealand, a white supremacist stormed two mosques, murdering 50 people and injuring scores more. Who among us was not horrified by the news? Who among us did not immediately remember the terrible attack against Jews in Pittsburgh?
In a recent video presentation, Reb Steve spoke about the genesis of Beth Tzedec's exciting new initiative ... and becoming b'seder. To view the video, click here>>
In a video presentation, Rabbi Steven Wernick shares this thoughts on Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl's connection to the Beth Tzedec membership and the community. To view it, click here>>