News Archive

Join the Work of the REDI Committee
Jan 16th 2023
REDI stands for anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Our committee consists of members of the Beth Tzedec community who work passionately to promote an inclusive, anti-racist, safe and welcoming environment for all.
Introducing a Socratic D'Var Torah Style
Jan 3rd 2023
We are continually seeking ways to create different approaches for engaging together during our services. As part of this, we will introduce, as an experiment, an alternative to the traditional sermon using a more interactive discussion aligned with the weekly Torah reading. 
Our Phones are Now Working
Dec 23rd 2022
Beth Tzedec's phones and internet are working again. If you left a voicemail message over the last few days, you may need to call us again to receive a response. Most voicemail messages have been lost.
Beth Tzedec Memorial Park Cemetery Closed
Dec 23rd 2022
Due to the winter storm, Beth Tzedec Memorial Park cemetery is closed. The gates will reopen on Monday morning.
Power Outage
Dec 23rd 2022
Due to a power outage in the neighbourhood, we are unable to livestream our Services today.
Power Outage Today
Dec 23rd 2022
Due to a power outage at Beth Tzedec or in the neighbourhood, we are unable to livestream our Services today.
Offices Closed on Friday
Dec 22nd 2022
Our offices will be closed today (Friday) due to the winter storm. Staff will work from home and can be reached by phone or email. For staff contact information, click here. Morning and evening Services are intended to continue as scheduled. Please check our website for updates and changes.
Year-End Contributions and Tax Receipts
Dec 22nd 2022
Tax receipts for contributions made during 2022 will be emailed in the new year. If we do not have an email address, it will be mailed to your home. There is still time to top up charitable contributions or to conclude payment of annual dues before the tax year-end. Click here or email Joven Pinol to make payments.
Beth Tzedec Holiday Office Hours
Dec 22nd 2022
Our administrative offices will be closed for the statutory holiday on Monday, January 2. All morning and evening services and special programs will continue as scheduled. Note that morning services will begin at 8:45 a.m. on Monday.
Shabbat Honouring Reb Steve
Nov 23rd 2022
In celebration of Reb Steve being awarded a Doctor of Divinity from JTS, Beth Tzedec is pleased to host a Shabbat and Congregational Kiddush on December 3 in his honour. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Yizhar Hess, Deputy Chair of the World Zionist Organization.
Materials for Mizmor Monthly
Oct 28th 2022
Cantor Ezer has prepared materials for Saturday evening's Mizmor Monthly session, available for participants in person or via our livestream. To download the materials, click the link below.
Shemini Atzeret and Simhat Torah
Oct 12th 2022
For quick information about our services and programs on Shemini Atzeret and Simhat Torah, click HERE. For more detailed information, including our festive Simẖat Torah Hafakot, Simhat Torah Bash and Simhat Torah luncheon, please click HERE.
High Holy Day Fundraising Campaign
Oct 7th 2022
Beth Tzedec is committed to finding meaningful ways to stay connected to, and engage with, our congregants. EVERY $2 YOU GIVE WILL RESULT IN $3 FOR BETH TZEDEC! Please give generously to ensure we have the financial resources to pursue new and creative initiatives. To make a contribute, click here>>
Yizkor Memorial Book is Online
Oct 4th 2022
If you are following our Holy Day services via our livestreams, you may want to download the Yizkor Memorial Book for our Shemini Atzeret Services (October 17). You can download it from the link below.
Links to Livestream Services
Oct 4th 2022
To participate online, please click to In the event of any issue with livestream channel, we have created an alternate site for streaming access.