News Archive

The Beth Tzedec Strategic Plan
Feb 5th 2019
In December 2016, the Board of Governors approved a "Strategic Plan Structure" identifying our mission, vision and strategies guiding our direction. We continue to apply the concepts within the document in planning programs, events and staff/leadership considerations for the future. You can view the Strategic Plan outline here.
Share a Memory of Rav Baruch
Feb 5th 2019
Book of Memories: Submit letters and photos sharing how Rav Baruch has touched your life to let him know how much he has meant to your family. We'll compile them into a book to be presented to Rav Baruch and his family. Submit to www.bfkmemories.ca by March 4.
Out of the Cold Clothing Donations
Jan 2nd 2019
With the return of the cold, winter weather, the Beth Tzedec/Beth Sholom Out of the Cold program needs donations of gently used, adult winter coats and jackets, boots, sweatshirts and sweatpants, hoodies, t-shirts, etc. Items can be bagged, labeled "Out of the Cold" and dropped off at Beth Sholom during regular office hours.
Year End Contributions
Nov 22nd 2018
There are only five weeks remaining in 2018, so now is the time to make your year-end contributions for a charitable tax receipt. Given the rotating postal strikes and mail back-log, we recommend people either make their contributions to membership or funds online or call Aida Adel at 416-781-3514 ext. 215.
Ritual Committee Meeting
Nov 20th 2018
Beth Tzedec members are welcome and encouraged to attend the next Ritual Committee meeting Tuesday, November 27 at 7:30 pm for a unique opportunity to hear our Spiritual Leadership offer their assessment of the High Holy Days, the feedback from the Board and a review of the results of the High Holy Day survey.
Men's Club Scholarship Program 2019
Nov 19th 2018
The Beth Tzedec Men’s Club is pleased to sponsor the scholarship program to assist young men and women pursuing programs of higher Jewish education. Applications for 2019 are now available. Submission deadline: April 12, 2019.
Shabbat with Yossi Klein Halevi
Nov 6th 2018
This weekend we welcome thought-leader and best-selling author Yossi Klein Halevi for Kabbalat Shabbat Services on Friday evening, a Shabbat morning derasha and a Saturday evening Havdalah and dessert discussion for 20s & 30s and parents with school-aged children. (Friday dinner reservations are now closed.)
'Ring of Peace' Around Beth Tzedec
Oct 31st 2018
This Shabbat morning, November 3 at 11:15 a.m., members of the local Muslim community will form 'Rings of Peace' around Beth Tzedec Congregation and other synagogues in a show of interfaith solidarity following the attack of Jewish congregants in Pittsburgh last week.
A Message from the President
Oct 27th 2018
We were all shocked today by the loss of lives at the Tree of Life Or L'Simcha Congregation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. On behalf of our Congregation, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost lives today and our prayers for their entire community.
Zap! Pow! Oy! Exhibit Opening
Oct 17th 2018
The "Zap! Pow! Oy! Jews and the Comic Book Industry" exhibit opens on Tuesday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome, but RSVPs are requested. (The start time listed in the CJN's  "What's New" section was incorrect.)
Bowling with Peace of Mind - New Location
Oct 17th 2018
The "Bowling with Peace of Mind" event this evening has been moved to Playtime Bowl at 33 Samor Rd., Toronto. 
Beth Tzedec Featured in CJN
Oct 4th 2018
This week's edition of the CJN included an article about Rabbi Steven Wernick leaving USCJ to become the senior rabbi of Beth Tzedec Congregation. To read it, click here.
Beth Tzedec to Welcome New Senior Rabbi
Sep 20th 2018
Dr. Sheldon Rotman, President of Congregation Beth Tzedec in Toronto, one of the world’s leading voices in Conservative Judaism, has announced that Rabbi Steven Wernick, currently CEO of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) will join the congregation as its new Senior Rabbi beginning February 2019.
High Holy Day Survey 2018
Sep 20th 2018
Have your voice heard! We are again pleased to ask for your help as we assess and plan for our future High Holy Days experiences. Please help us by providing your feedback while it is still fresh in your mind. The survey is available online or your download a hard copy below.
L'Shanah Tovah from Lishmoa El Harina
Sep 9th 2018
As we usher in a new year, Beth Tzedec's Lishmoa El Harina High Holy Day choir wishes everyone Shanah Tovah with a special musical arrangement.Music/ and Lyrics: Michael Hunter Ochs (2016)Choral Arrangement: Karen Goldfeder (for Beth Tzedec, 2018)