We are heartsick over the tragic discovery at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. Beth Tzedec calls on the Canadian government to make a renewed commitment to the accepted recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
UJA and CIJA are calling on the Jewish community to urge our government to take concrete action against anti-Semitism. We encourage you to make your voice heard and encourage the Government of Canada to convene and emergency summit on this growing concern.
Members are invited to join our Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 25. Registration required. We will begin verifying registrations at 6:30 p.m., at which point you will receive an email from Zoom with a link to join the webinar.Following Minhah/Ma'ariv, you will be able to join the webinar by clicking on the link in your registration email.
We recognize the centrality of Israel in our lives. We therefore strongly condemn the indiscriminate rocket attacks against civilians from the terrorist groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad. As a community, we express our great sadness in the loss of life that these escalations of violence bring to all who live in the region.
Our community stands in solidarity with the families of the 45 individuals who lost their lives, the more than 100 families whose relatives were injured and the entire Jewish people following the Lag Ba’omer tragedy on Mt. Meron.
On behalf of the Nominating Committee of Beth Tzedec Congregation, please be advised that, since no additional candidates were nominated by petition to stand for election as Director by the deadline of April 21, 2021, the following will be acclaimed as Directors at the annual meeting scheduled for May 25, 2021, each for a term of three years:
Perry Cooper, Vice President of the Beth Tzedec Men's Club, shared a letter for our community about the group's annual Yom Hashoah candle distribution.
The Sexual Misconduct, Abuse and Harassment Prevention Policy: A Safe Environment for All was approved by the Board of Directors March 27, 2018. Breach of the policy may be grounds for disciplinary action or termination, in accordance with section 8.03(1) of the By-Laws (as amended).
Carolyn Kolers, 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 25, 2021:
Author Norman Bacal is donating the proceeds of his two recent releases, which we are making available at discounted prices. Curl up with the epic saga of Ophelia or inspire a young person in your life with Take Charge, all while supporting programs & experiences at Beth Tzedec.
Include the names of your loved ones in the annual Yizkor Memorial Book used at Yizkor Services on Yom Kippur, Shemini Atzeret, Pesah and Shavuot for the year 5783 (2022-2023). The cost is $18.00 per memorialized name per household. Use the link below to complete your online submission or email Terri Humphries. Deadline: June 30.
The Yizkor Memorial Book was distributed prior to in the High Holy Days. If you have misplaced or returned your Yizkor Book, you can download it below for Monday's Shavuot Yizkor service. We recommend that you download it in advance of services to avoid website 'traffic jams'.
We are currently experiencing issues with our email server and are unable to send or access our email messages. If you are trying to reach a staff member, please phone them or call our office at 416-781-3511. A listing of our extensions is available below. This issue is being investigated and will corrected soon.
As part of the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout, several Toronto hospitals are inviting eligible members of priority groups to pre-register for immunization as the vaccine becomes available.
Enjoy a traditional Shabbat dinner from Apex Kosher Catering. The menu features chicken soup, baby spinach salad, Cajun-roasted chicken quarters with pineapple jus services with herb sauted vegetables and Jambalaya rice and assorted mini pastries for dessert. Vegetarian option available. Order deadline: March 10.