The Greater Toronto Jewish Singles Directory

Shalom and Welcome!
We are pleased to issue the 21st Edition of The Greater Toronto Jewish Singles Directory.  

As in the past, the Directory aims to include Jewish singles and matchmaking groups in our community.  If you know of a group or service that is not listed or can update the information noted, please email us at jinfo@ujafed.org  or call us at (416) 635-5600.


For information about events and programs for singles in the Toronto area:
· call our "Jewish Singles Hotline" at (416) 635-5600
· take a look at the singles activities listed weekly in the Canadian Jewish News
                         
Need a fax number for a Jewish organization?  Want to find out the name of the synagogue or temple closest to your home?   Not sure what day Passover begins in 2004?  


Jewish Information Service can help!  

Our friendly, knowledgeable volunteers can answer your questions.  Or, click on our website at www.jewishtoronto.net.


And, finally, a special thank you to all the groups, clubs and agencies listed in this directory for their participation.

Jewish Information Service
UJA FEDERATION
4588 Bathurst Street, Suite 214
Toronto   M2R 1W6
416-635-5600 (telephone)  416-636-5813 (fax)
jinfo@ujafed.org
www.jewishtoronto.org
 
                       
AISH HATORAH 905-764-1818 x 225                                                                                                                
949 Clark Ave. W. Thornhill  L4J 8G5
Speed Dating Hotline 905-764-1808
Contact:  Ilana      
Ages 20s
For students and young professionals.  Programs include Speed Dating; Sunday Night Scene at the Village Shul, outdoor activities, weekend get-a-ways, seminars, open houses, Hebrew classes, and more.

BETH SHOLOM SINGLES 416-783-6103
Beth Sholom Synagogue
1445 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto M6C 2E6
Contact:  Sam Wales
All ages
Meets for dances, speakers and cultural events.

BETH TZEDEC SINGLES 416-781-3514 x 34       
Beth Tzedec Synagogue
1700 Bathurst Street Toronto M5P 5K3
Contact: Marlene
All ages
Meets for Oneg Shabbats, lecture series. and socials.

BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER 905-731-5204
Contact:  Ruth Friedman
Ages 18-68
Introduction service. Uses photos, profiles and conducts a confidential, personal interview. Fee.

CHAI DATING CLUB; MATELINE; 416-783-7666
MAZEL INTRODUCTIONS             
Contact: Sheldon Lokash
Ages 40-60
Arranges introductions and holds occasional parties for members. Special section for professionals. No charge, donations accepted. 27 years experience.

CLUB AMAL/YOUNG PROFESSIONALS 416-783-7666                              
Contact:  Sheldon Lokash
Ages 35-55
House parties, outings, Trivial Pursuit nights, discussion groups, backgammon and chess, emotional support. About 80 members.  No charge, donations accepted.

DM&A and 30 SOMETHING AND UP 416-614-4884
www.planetdma.com
Ages 20s – 40s
Chanukah, New Years and long weekend bashes.
DINNERWORKS                                                           416-884-7047
Contact: Lisa Vexler
Info@dinnerworks.ca
www.dinnerworks.ca
A dinner introduction service that co-ordinates informal dinner parties at local restaurants.  For 4 single Jewish men and 4 Jewish women. Fee.

DYNAMIC SINGLES OF ADATH ISRAEL 416-635-5340
Adath Israel Synagogue
Contact: Claudette
Ages 35+
Meets monthly for brunches, musical performances, speakers, BBQ's, etc.

GAMES JEWISH SINGLES PLAY 416-733-3634      
c/o Beth Torah Synagogue,  47 Glenbrook Ave.  Toronto M6B 2L7
Contact:  Mollie Rothman
Ages 21-39 and 40-69
Meets at synagogue once every 2 months for Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit,
Bridge, Millionaire. Admission: $5 at door, refreshments served.

INTER-SYNAGOGUE SINGLES GROUP 416-635-5340
Ages 35 +
Provides a support system for its members. Objectives: to liaise with other synagogues, provide programs with traditional Jewish values and encourage members to give of themselves. Hosted by Adath Israel, Shaar Shalom,
Temple Sinai, Beth Tzedec, Beth Sholom, Beth Torah, Kolel: A Centre for Jewish Liberal Learning, Pride of Israel, Holy Blossom, Temple Har Zion
and Temple Sinai.

INTERACTION  905- 884-5247
Interaction@hotmail.com
Abcom@ican.net
Contact: Adam Bello                                                   
Ages 20-30
Toronto's longest running Jewish 20s social group, active year round. Interactive
Activities in organized and informal events, secular and religious. Outings include Shabbatons, dances/club outings, wine and cheese nights, movie nights, programs at Jewish cultural/learning centres, art shows, pot lucks, comedy nights and  more.  Call weekdays 7-10 p.m. and weekends. Website to be announced.

JEWISH CAMPUS SERVICES OF GREATER 416-785-1465
TORONTO
3101 Bathurst Street, Suite 401, Toronto M6S 2S6
www.jewishcampusservices.com
Providing programs and opportunities for the Jewish campus community to strengthen Jewish identity and ensure Jewish continuity.
JEWISH DATING CONSULTANTS                           416-223-1441
Contacts:  Ellen or Irene                            or                  416-229-0440
Ages 18-60
Matchmaking through biography.  Short or long term relationships  Fee.
           
JEWISH FAMILY & CHILD SERVICE 416- 638-7800 x 215
WIDOWS/WIDOWERS PROGRAM
4600 Bathurst Street, Toronto   M2R 3V3    
Contact: Coordinator,  Jewish Family Life Education
Ages:  two groups; 30-55 and 55+
Six-week support group for widowed men and women.  Fee, sliding scale may be available.
 
JEWISH INFORMATION SERVICE 416-635-5600
SINGLES HOTLINE 416-636-5813 fax
4588 Bathurst Street, Suite 214                                        
Toronto, ON M2R 1W6                              
Jinfo@ujafed.org
Contact: Fran
Taped announcements of current Jewish singles activities and events.
Singles groups are encouraged to email or fax in their events.

JEWISH STUDENT FEDERATION 416-736-5179
York University, 4700 Keele St.,                             
Rm. 442 (Student Centre), Toronto M3J 1P3
Jsf@yorku.ca
Campus organization at York University, promoting programming and activities of special interest to Jewish students and other young adults in the community.

JEWISH STUDENT UNION 416-978-0421
WOLFOND CENTRE FOR JEWISH CAMPUS LIFE                          
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO   
Jsuuoft@hotmail.com
Program Director: Lisa Isen
A pluralistic, non-denominational organization. Its goal is to create an
inclusive Jewish community on campus through social, cultural, educational
and religious programs for the student and young adult population at
the University of Toronto.  Programs include Israeli affairs, social justice initiatives, parties, and much more.
 
JEWISH WOMEN INTERNATIONAL OF CANADA                                                      
NAGILLAH CHAPTER  
Marilyn_travel@hotmail.com                                                                    
Ages  40+50
Singles chapter, involved in fund raising, community service and social events.
Sponsors summer and winter social programs.

TIKVAH CHAPTER 416-633-6444
Ages 25-35
Monthly speakers, social, community service, fundraising events.

MENTSCHMATCH 416-764-1818 ex. 378
Ages 23-33
Speeddating for Shomer Shabbat singles.

METRO TORONTO SINGLES 416-222-7111
4981 Bathurst Street #316
Toronto  M2R 1Y5
Contact:  Sid Dorfman
Ages 25-49
Parties, wine tasting, travel & weekend outings. Winter volleyball and summer softball.

MOSAIC JEWISH OUTDOOR CLUB OF 416-208-0301
ONTARIO
www.mosaictoronto.org
A voluntary, not-for-profit organization fostering the development of outdoor knowledge and a respect for the environment in a Jewish context. Mosaic also seeks to provide a positive social atmosphere for sharing those experiences.  Membership is open to those 19 years of age and older.  Events vary with the season and include cross-country skiing, skating, hiking, city walks, cycling and canoeing.
 
NA'AMAT CANADA  (CLUB DAFNA) 416-636-5425
272 Codsell Ave. Toronto, ON  M3H 3X2 1-888-622-6280
Contact: Lorraine Levene                                              
naamatca@aol.com
Ages:  Mid 20's to early 40's
Chapter with a high number of single members with emphasis on forming new
friendships and programming, suited to interests of the group.  Na'amat is a women's organization supporting social services in Israel.

ORTHODOX CONNECTION 905-886-4042
26 Millcroft Way, Thornhill L4J 6P1                                                        
shadchan@the-wire.com
www.the-wire-com/shadchan
 Contact:  Zelig & Ahava Spillman
All ages.
A confidential and discreet computer-aided matchmaking service for clients who are Shomer Shabbat and keep a kosher home.  Internationally networked. Fee.

PARTIES BY PATSI 905-886-3301
Contact:  Patsi Mandelbaum                                     
partiesbypatsi@hotmail.com
Ages 35-55
Meets for special events, excursions, seminars, etc.

SASSON V'SIMCHA 416- 256-4497      
SHADCHAN SERVICE FOR ORTHODOX SINGLES    
                         
3101 Bathurst Street, Suite 404, Toronto M6A 2A6
All ages
Volunteer organization matching Shomer Shabbat singles.
SHAAREI SHOMAYIM SINGLES 416- 789-3213
Shaarei Shomayim Synagogue
470 Glencairn Avenue, Toronto M5N 1V8
www.shomayim.org
For Jewish singles 40ish plus.  Meets for Friday night dinners throughout the year.
 
 
SHAAR SHALOM SINGLES 905-889-4975
Shaar Shalom Synagogue
2 Simonston Blvd., Thornhill L3T 4L1
Ages:  40+
Meet regularly for social functions including dinners, lectures, movies
and community events.

SHALOM SINGLES 416-635-6489
Contact:  Arthur                                                                                     
Ages 35+
Meets twice monthly for dinner, get-togethers, outings and theatre.  Free 24-hour hotline.                                                                                                           
SINGLES STOCK MARKET DISCUSSION GROUP 416-783-7666

Contact:  Sheldon Lokash          
Ages 45-60
Meet new people, discuss various stocks and other investments.

SOULMATES  JEWISH INTRODUCTION SERVICE 905-709-3868
Contact: Evelyn Potok                         
www.soulmates.net
World-wide Jewish matchmakers with access to 1000's of Jewish singles in the Toronto area, USA and Israel.  Fee.
TEMPLE SINAI FAMILY MATTERS/ 416-487-4161
TEMPLE SINAI SINGLES     
Temple Sinai Synagogue                           
                                                                                   
Ages 35-55 and 55-70
Programs include comedy nights, hikes, lectures, concerts, cultural events.
Meets every 6-8 weeks.  Open to synagogue non-members as well.
 
TORONTO MONTHLY DISCUSSION GROUP 416-447-2537
Contact:  Shayla
Sgjazzchick@hotmail.com
Ages 20s through 40s.  Meets the first Sunday evening of each month in the Bathurst-Eglinton area.  Group meets for discussions and mingling.
W.O.W. (WIDOWS OR WIDOWERS)                                                          
Contact:  Penny or Helen
416-739-9157
905-633-9414

Ages: 50-65
Friendship and socializing for widows and widowers. Monthly events and Sunday breakfasts.