Rabbi Fryer Bodzin prepared a brief video explaining how to light candles over the next few days.
Please note that the Zoom link for tonight's Minhah/Ma'ariv service has changed. You can join us here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87693340536. We will return to our regular Zoom link for weekday evening services tomorrow.
By now, all Beth Tzedec members should have received, either via email
or Canada Post, a notice with registration information for the online Annual Meeting
of the Congregation, taking place on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
As we begin the process of broadcasting services, you may be thinking about the best ways to create a meaningful service experience for yourself and your family. Please take the time to review these recommended browsers and operating systems for optimum performance. To view these requirements, click here>>
Apex Kosher Catering has prepared a delicious four-course Shavuot menu for your holiday celebrations. Deadline for ordering is Monday, May 25, and pick-up is on Thursday from either Beth Tzedec or Beth Emeth. Bon appetit! To view the menu, click here>>
Are you having difficulty caring for your elderly parents while maintaining a safe physical distance? Beth Tzedec member Anne Max, MSW, RSW, has kindly volunteered to be a resource for members of our community who need help assisting their parents during this pandemic.
As part of our Annual Kerzner Lecture, we welcome back Professor Stephen Berk as he joins us virtually to discuss "Catastophic Plagues and the Jews".
In addition to their pareve Shavuot menu, this week, Apex has also prepared a traditional, four-course Shabbat herbed chicken menu with vegetarian, fish and a la carte options also available. Order deadline is Monday, May 25 with pick-up form either Beth Tzedec or Beth Emeth. To view the menu, click here>>
Join us this Sunday, April 5 at 12:00 noon as Masorti/Conservative communities convene for a Global Gathering for Healing. Featuring clergy and musicians from Israel, England, Brazil and the US, come together to find hope and inspiration as we prepare for a Passover different from any we’ve experienced before.
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.