News Archive

Making a Minyan
Jul 27th 2022
We are calling on you to help the s a minyan for services. Reb Steve shares several reasons to participate in minyan, including Gratitude, Community, Kaddish and Mitzvah. Read more
Welcome to our new Executive Director, Phil David
Jul 19th 2022
As announced last month, Phil joins us with more than 30 years of leadership experience gained in both the private and Jewish non-profit sectors, most recently as Executive Director of Adath Israel. He spent the first two decades of his career in sales and marketing at large multinationals ...
Internet Outage
Jul 8th 2022
There is a Rogers and Fido mobile and internet outage that is affecting customers nationwide. With our internet service down at Beth Tzedec, we are unable to Zoom or livestream services at the moment and many staff members are unable to access or send emails. Please check back for updates.
Updating Our COVID Protocols
May 25th 2022
Throughout COVID-19, Beth Tzedec’s Re-opening Committee has provided guidance to the Congregation’s leadership on health and safety matters related to the pandemic. With most provincial mask mandates having expired, the Committee has re-evaluated our current protocols ...
Board Elects New Executive Committee
May 25th 2022
On Tuesday, May 24, the Board elected the new Executive:Patti Rotman – PresidentDon Smith – Chair of the BoardAaron Wine – Vice-PresidentJamie Golombek – TreasurerBrian Segal – SecretaryMitch Max – Chair of RitualBernie Gropper – Chair of Strategic OpportunitiesDebbie Rothstein - Immediate Past President
Making a Minyan for Services
May 17th 2022
As of Tuesday, May 24, we will only constitute a minyan if there are ten Jewish adults gathered in person. We will continue to provide Zoom and livestream access but Devarim sheb’kedushah—prayers that require a minyan(Barkhu, Kaddish, Kedushah and Mourner’s Kaddish)—will only be recited in the presence of an in-person minyan. 
"Helping the Anxious Child" with Alyson Schafer
May 12th 2022
Beth Tzedec joins UJA to present Alyson Schafer, a family therapist and host of "The Parenting Show", for Helping the Anxious Child. Hear practical and effective strategies, rooted in evidence-based research for helping children manage their anxiety. BT members can participate free using code Bethtzedec18. 
Phones and Internet Back in Service
Apr 14th 2022
April 14, 2022—Our phone and internet service has been restored and we are able to again respond to your inquiries. Please note that phone messages left over the past two days may have been lost. If you left a message for a staff member, you should call or email again to ensure a reply.
Phone and Internet Disruption
Apr 13th 2022
November 14, 2022—Due to a Rogers issue in the area, our phones and internet service have been down since mid-morning. As a result, no phone calls are reaching us and we are unable to access any phone messages. Please check later this afternoon for updates.
A Message from the Nominating Committee
Apr 11th 2022
Sheldon Rotman, Chair of the Nominating Committee, notified the Members of the names of the individuals whom the Nominating Committee, after due deliberation and consideration, has nominated for election as a Director at the Annual Meeting which will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2022:
Apex Passover Menu
Apr 6th 2022
DEADLINE IS SUNDAY, MARCH 26: Apex Kosher Catering is accepting orders for their Passover take-out menu. All orders must be placed by Sunday, March 26, and picked up on Wednesday, April 5 between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Get your orders in now!
Job Posting: Family Engagement Coordinator
Mar 24th 2022
Beth Tzedec has an exceptional opportunity for a passionate and driven individual with strong community building and Jewish programming skills to support a reinvigoration of youth, teen and family programming at the synagogue. Using a relationship-based model, this individual will help create communities of connection among and between families.
Shul of Rock Program
Mar 17th 2022
Our Shul of Rock program begins at 7:30 p.m. this evening. If you experience any difficulties in connecting to the Zoom program or if you did not receive the Zoom link, please email Terri at
Spring Edition of the Bulletin Now Available
Mar 1st 2022
The latest edition of the Beth Tzedec Bulletin is available for download. To view the Bulletin, click the 'download' link below. To download a printer-friendly version, click here>>
In-Person Morning Services Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays
Feb 14th 2022
February 14, 2022—We are pleased to announce that we are again welcoming people to daven with us in person on Monday, Thursday and Sunday mornings, in addition to our Zoom services. Those joining us will need to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of identity.