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May

1 2016

PJ Library's Pre-Walk with Israel Celebration!

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Sherman Campus - Lipa Green Centre
4600 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M2R 3V2

Join us for PJ Library's Pre-Walk with Israel Celebration!

FREE EVENT Sponsored by Vaughan Children's Dentistry

Fam…

May

1 2016

Striking for Reena

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Playtime Bowl
33 Samor Road
Toronto, ON M6A 1J2

Join us for Striking for Reena - now in its 5th year! If having a blast while raising funds for a great cause is…

May

1 2016

A Simple Twist of Fate - Yom Hashoah Commemorative Concert with Evan Malach

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Temple Sinai
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

In 2014, Evan Malach staged an original musical, A Simple Twist of Faith, based on a true story of a family's inspiri…

May

1 2016

A Temple Sinai Program — A Simple Twist of Faith

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

A Temple Sinai Program — A Simple Twist of Faith — Yom Hashoah Commemorative Concert with Evan Malach
In 2014, Ev…

May

1 2016

2016 Mount Carmel Dinner in honour of Robert Lantos, C.M.

6:00PM - 9:30PM  

Fairmont Royal York Hotel
100 front Street
Toronto, ON

Canadian Friends of Haifa University.

More details to follow.

May

1 2016

JNF Future Presents A Mimouna

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

Jewish National Fund Of Canada
1120 Finch Avenue West
Suite 400
Toronto, ON

The traditional Mimouna Celebration marks the beginning of spring and the return to eating Chametz. This is a Sephard…

May

2 2016

PLURALISM, INTEGRITY, AND COMMUNITY with Rabbi Grover

9:45AM - 11:00AM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

 

A three-part series on this fascinating topic. Rabbi Grover will resume his Monday morning lectures after Passover.

May

2 2016

 

Further details to follow

 

 

May

2 2016

Canadian Premiere of "A Heartbeat Away"

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Save a Child's Heart Foundation Canada
1491 Yonge Street
Suite 403
Toronto, ON

Canada Square Complex (2300 Yonge Street)
7:00pm pre-reception
7:30pm screening
Tickets can be purchased beginning Mo…

May

3 2016

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May

13 2016

Beit Halochem - Yom Ha'atzmaut Mission to Israel

9:00AM - 5:00PM  

Aya Amurjuev
1600 Steeles Ave W Suite 219
Concord, ON L4K 4M2

Hosted by Beit Halochem, Disabled Veterans of Israel

May

3 2016

SENIORS Gentle Exercise Group - No Charge. Led by a qualified Circle of Care instructor.

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:…

May

3 2016

15th Annual Woman of Action Luncheon

11:30AM - 2:00PM  

Israel Cancer Research Fund
1881 Yonge Street Suite 616
PO Box 29
Toronto, ON

Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) is pleased to celebrate the 15th annual Women of Action Luncheon. Each year we are…

May

3 2016

Tuesday Lunch With The Stars

12:00PM - 2:30PM  

Beth Sholom Synagogue
1445 Eglinton Ave. W.
Toronto, ON M6C 2E6

Join us for Lunch and Guest Speaker John Thompson who is an internationally recognized expert on terrorism.

May

3 2016

Lunch and Learn at Beth Tikvah Synagogue

12:10PM - 2:10PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

 

This series has been generously sponsored by Helen Stollar.

Captain Gabrial Granatstein

May 3

My experiences as a …

May

3 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: B•O•W•L•I•N•G

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

Playtime Bowl
33 Samor Road
Toronto, ON M6A 1J2

 

A fun and friendly competition that we hope is up your alley. Join us for an evening of strikes, spares and fellowshi…

May

3 2016

An Evening of Black, White & Diamonds

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Saks Fifth Avenue
176 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M5C 2L7

Slip into your best black and white, topped with diamonds, and enjoy a dazzling evening at the new Saks Fifth Avenue,…

May

3 2016

Major donors screening of “A Heartbeat Away”

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Save a Child's Heart Foundation Canada
1491 Yonge Street
Suite 403
Toronto, ON

Shangri-La Hotel (188 University Avenue)
7:00pm pre-reception
7:30pm screening
By invitation only

May

3 2016

Israel Learning Seminar: Contemporary Israel and the Jewish People

7:30PM - 9:20PM  

3080 Bayview Ave

North York, ON

This fourth Israel Learning Seminar will be led by esteemed Prof. Aurel Braun of the International Relations and Poli…

May

3 2016

THZ: An Evening of Memories in the Living Room

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, ON L3T 2R7

Following an Israeli tradition, THZ will host a Holocaust Survivor in the 'Temple living room'. We will welcome Lesli…

May

3 2016

The December Project with Rabbi Shalom Schachter and Sara Davidson

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation
1700 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M5P 3K3

Tuesday, May 3 Beth Tzedec Congregation Presents The December Project with Rabbi Shalom Schachter and Sara Davidson. …

May

3 2016

The House: The Relationship Series

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

To Be Announced

Toronto, ON

Details at a Glance: DATES: (a 3-part set) Tuesday May 3rd Tuesday May 10th Tuesday May 17th TIME:…

May

4 2016

Current Events and World Happenings at Beth Tikvah Synagogue

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

Please join us for six interactive sessions on Wednesday mornings. Everyone is welcome. Sessions will be moderated by…

May

4 2016

Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner

1:30PM - 4:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation
1700 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M5P 3K3

 

Wednesday, May 4 Beth Tzedec Congregation Presents Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner. Part 2: The Game Cha…

May

4 2016

Living with Dementia: Caring and Coping

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre
750 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON

10-week Spring program begins April 13
Supportive skills-based program for loved ones caring for a family member with…

May

4 2016

Yom HaShoah Commemoration Ceremony

6:45PM - 9:00PM  

Reuven Shlozberg
536 Huron St. Apt J
Toronto, ON M5R 2R7

 

The First Narayever Congregation's annual commemoration for Holocaust Remembrance Day. The commemoration will…

May

4 2016

A Temple Sinai Program — Mini Series with Rabbi Englander

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

A Temple Sinai Program — Mini Series with Rabbi Englander — What Do We Jews Believe?
Throughout the ages, we have…

May

4 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: What Do We Jews Believe?

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

What Do We Jews Believe? Mini Series with Rabbi Englander
As a Jewish people we’re famous for providing multiple an…

May

4 2016

Erev Yom Hashoah Event

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Toronto Centre for the Arts
5040 Yonge St.
Toronto, ON M2N 6R8

Erev Yom Hashoah Event - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center & Sarah & Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre

 …

May

5 2016

SENIORS Gentle Exercise Group - No Charge. Led by a qualified Circle of Care instructor.

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:…

May

5 2016

to
May

6 2016

Yom Hashoah Memorial

11:00AM - 7:00AM  

schwartz/reisman centre
lebovic jewish community campus
9600 bathurst street
vaughan, ON L6A 3z8

 

Join us for our annual Yom Hashoa commemorative program at the Schwartz/Reisman Centre.
The Center hosts the observan…

May

5 2016

Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration

1:30PM - 3:00PM  

Miles Nadal JCC
750 Spadina Ave
Toronto, ON M5S 2J2

Yom HaShoah Commemoration Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day with reflections, poetry, candle lighting and a…

May

5 2016

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

3:30PM - 11:59PM  

War Museum
1 Vimy Pl,
Ottawa, ON K1A 0M8

Canadian National Yom Hashoah Commemoration Event, led on behalf of the Canadian Government, at the War Museum in Ott…

May

5 2016

Harry Barberian Memorial Dinner

6:30PM - 10:30PM  

Barberian's Steak House
7 Elm Street
Toronto, ON M5G 1H1

Barberian’s Steak House will be closed to the public for one night to provide you with an intimate and exclusive di…

May

5 2016

Yom HaShoah Commemorative Service at THZ

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, ON L3T 2R7

To honour the memory of the six million, as well as those who survived.
Join us for Temple Har Zion's annual commemor…

May

5 2016

Communal Reading of Megillat Hashoah at Beth David Synagogue

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Helene Jacobs
55 Yeomans Road
Toronto, ON M3H3J7

This Holocaust Remembrance Day, hear the moving and inspiring words of the Megillat Hashoah.
A meaningful ritual to r…

May

5 2016

The House: Having it All

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

To Be Announced

Toronto, ON

DETAILS AT A GLANCE TYPE: Women's Gathering COST: $15 DATE: May 5th 2016 TIME: 7:30 - 9:30pm …

May

5 2016

This program offers a compelling opportunity for young professionals to learn and remember on Yom Hashoah.

May

6 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: KIDushat Shabbat

5:45PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto

210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

Sing, pray, laugh and eat as a family. Our exciting and dynamic program will have something for all our children — …

May

7 2016

A Temple Sinai Program — Read the Whole Torah in 50 Days!

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

A Temple Sinai Program — Omer Study Torah Challenge — Read the Whole Torah in 50 Days!
Get out your Fitbits, our …

May

7 2016

21st Annual Bingo - Club Simcha Kadima, Na'amat Canada Toronto

7:30PM - 11:55PM  

Borochov Cultural Centre
272 Codsell Ave.
Toronto, ON M3H 3X2

Cost: $25 advance Tickets $30 at the door This event is sold out annually so be sure to purchase tickets early.

May

8 2016

You will be participating in the Warrior Obstacle Course Challenge in honour of a fallen IDF soldier. Each…

May

8 2016

Bnei Akiva Schools Alumni 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

May

9 2016

PLURALISM, INTEGRITY, AND COMMUNITY with Rabbi Grover

9:45AM - 11:00AM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

A three-part series on this fascinating topic. Rabbi Grover will resume his Monday morning lectures after Passover.

May

9 2016

Beth Tdedec Book & Film Club

10:30AM - 3:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation
1700 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M5P 3K3

Monday, May 9 Beth Tzedec Congregation presents the film Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem. Gillian Helfield will re…

May

9 2016

Against the Odds: Celebrating Female Artists

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Miles Nadal JCC
750 Spadina Ave
Toronto, ON M5S 2J2

Art Appreciation Lecture with Osnat Lippa From the Renaissance to the 20th century, female artists including Sonia…

May

9 2016

For Every Season for Seniors

1:30PM - 3:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation
1700 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M5P 3K3

Join Yacov Fruchter for rich discussion and a nosh as we create a warm space for learning with and from each other ab…

May

9 2016

Canadian Society for Yad Vashem Dinner

5:00PM - 10:00PM  



toronto, ON

Fundraising dinner of the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem

May

9 2016

Dinner and Dialogue at Beth Tikvah Synagogue

7:00PM - 9:30PM  



Toronto, ON

Let's Play Ball with Dan Shulman

6:30 pm – Dinner
8:00 pm – Dialogue

Dan Shulman grew up in the Bayview area, a…

May

9 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: The Sharon Cole Memorial Lecture

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

A Temple Sinai Program: The Sharon Cole Memorial Lecture – The Girl Who Was Born That Way
Author Gail Benick will d…

May

10 2016

SENIORS Gentle Exercise Group - No Charge. Led by a qualified Circle of Care instructor.

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:…

May

10 2016

THZ Daytime Speaker Series: Steve Paikin, Journalist

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill,

Steve Paikin, an astute respected journalist, also famous for his TV talk show, will discuss his new book 'Paikin and…

May

10 2016

Lunch and Learn at Beth Tikvah Synagogue

12:10PM - 2:10PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

This series has been generously sponsored by Helen Stollar.

Rose Reisman

May 10

Rush Hour Meals:
Two decades and 1…

May

10 2016

 

Speed Mentoring Event

May

10 2016

Canadian Friends of SHALVA presents Shalva Mahj Night

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Beth Shalom Synagogue
1445 Eglinton Ave W.
Toronto, ON M6C 2E6

Canadian Friends of SHALVA presents Shalva Mahj Night

May

10 2016

The House: The Relationship Series

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

To Be Announced

Toronto, ON

Details at a Glance: DATES: (a 3-part set) Tuesday May 3rd Tuesday May 10th Tuesday May 17th TIME:…

May

10 2016

The Sephardi Journey- A Book Review with Dr. Sarah Carlen

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth David Synagogue
55 Yeomans Road
Toronto, ON M3H3J7

The Sephardi Journey-Sephardi Contributions Throughout History, A Book Review with Dr. Sarah Carlen

Register at www.…

May

10 2016

Yom Hazikaron Official Memorial Ceremony

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation
1700 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON

Yom Hazikaron Memorial Ceremony for Israel's Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terror

Program in Hebrew and English

Do…

May

11 2016

In Conversation with Rabbi Flanzraich and Kent Yalowitz
 

Beth Sholom Synagogue

Toronto, M6C 2E6

Join Rabbi Flanzraich and Kent Yalowitz for an in-depth conversation.
7:30 pm

May

11 2016

Tuesday Lunch With The Stars

12:00AM - 2:30PM  

Beth Sholom Synagogue
1445 Eglinton Ave. W.
Toronto, ON M6C 2E6

Enjoy a lovely lunch with guest speaker: Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich who will be discussing "A Zionism for Tomorrow"

May

11 2016

Current Events and World Happenings at Beth Tikvah Synagogue

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON

Please join us for six interactive sessions on Wednesday mornings. Everyone is welcome. Sessions will be moderated by…

May

11 2016

Yom Hazikaron

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

schwartz/reisman centre
lebovic jewish community campus
9600 bathurst street
vaughan, ON l6A 3z8

 

Yom Hazikaron Memorial Annual Commemoration at the Schwartz/Reisman Centre
Paying tribute to Israel's fallen soldiers…

May

11 2016

Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner

1:30PM - 4:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation
1700 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M5P 3K3

Wednesday, May 11 Beth Tzedec Congregation Presents Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner. Part 2: The Game Ch…

May

11 2016

Living with Dementia: Caring and Coping

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre
750 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON

10-week Spring program begins April 13
Supportive skills-based program for loved ones caring for a family member with…

May

11 2016

A Temple Sinai Program — Mini Series with Rabbi Englander

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

A Temple Sinai Program — Mini Series with Rabbi Englander — What Do We Jews Believe?
Throughout the ages, we have…

May

11 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: What Do We Jews Believe?

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

What Do We Jews Believe? Mini Series with Rabbi Englander
As a Jewish people we’re famous for providing multiple an…

May

11 2016

Join Mizrachi Canada in our annual Yom Hazikaron remembrance program and celebrations for Yom Haatzmaut, held on the …

May

11 2016

UJA Women's Philanthropy Book Club - Kathy Kacer

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

TBC

Toronto, ON

An Evening with Kathy Kacer. Her book “Restitution” is based on the true story of the Reesors, a
Czech-Jewish fam…

May

12 2016

Yorkville Lunch 'n' Learn for 20s & 30s

12:15AM - 1:30PM  

Rive Gauche Media
920 Yonge Street, Suite 610
Board Room
Toronto, ON

Take a break from your busy day for some Jewish learning with Yacov Fruchter. You bring your lunch and we'll bring so…

May

12 2016

SENIORS Gentle Exercise Group - No Charge. Led by a qualified Circle of Care instructor.

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:…

May

12 2016

UJA Jewish Foundation Investment Committee Meeting

12:00PM - 2:00PM  



Toronto, ON

Jewish Foundation Investment Committee Meeting

May

12 2016

Books & Biscotti - Temple Emanu-El

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Temple Emanu-El
120 Old Colony Road
Toronto, M2L 2K2

Books & Biscotti - Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932, review by Janna Nadler

The book review start at 1 p.m. …

May

12 2016

Community Yom Ha'Atzmaut Celebration

5:30PM - 11:00PM  

UJA Sherman Campus
4588 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M2R 1W6

Come celebrate Yom Ha'Atzmaut with the community on May 12, 2016 at the UJA's Sherman Campus. Outdoor event will incl…

May

12 2016

Yom Ha'atzmaut Family Celebration with Beth Tzedec & Holy Blossom

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation
1700 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON

No charge for activities; hot-dog dinner available for purchase. The celebration will happen in the lower parking…

May

13 2016

Scotiabank Baycrest Pro-Am Draft Night

6:00PM - 11:00PM  

Mattamy Athletic Centre at the Gardens
50 Carlton Street
Toronto, ON M5B 1J2

The Draft

The Scotiabank Baycrest Pro-Am kicks off with a memorable draft party the night before the tournament Frid…

May

13 2016

to
May

15 2016

Further details to follow.

May

13 2016

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14 2016

Shabbat Itanu

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Shabbat Itanu

May

13 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: Celebrate Israel 68th

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

Join us for food, laughter and lots of fun! From wilderness to waves, experience Israel’s diversity through hors d…

May

14 2016

to
May

15 2016

Scotiabank Baycrest Pro-Am Tournament

9:00AM - 6:00PM  

Scotiabank Pond
57 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

The Tournament

The Scotiabank Baycrest Pro-Am is the ultimate hockey experience for individuals aged 19 years and ol…

May

14 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: Shabbat Itanu — A Shabbat of Inclusion

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

A Temple Sinai Program: Shabbat Itanu — A Shabbat of Inclusion
At Shabbat Itanu this year, we welcome Dr. Jonathan …

May

14 2016

A Temple Sinai Program — Read the Whole Torah in 50 Days!

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

A Temple Sinai Program — Omer Study Torah Challenge — Read the Whole Torah in 50 Days!
Get out your Fitbits, our …

May

15 2016

Yom ha'atzmaut community celebration

9:00AM - 1:00PM  

Schwartz/Reisman Centre
Lebovic Campus
9600 Bathurst street
Vaughan, ON

Yom Ha'atzamut community Celebration
Israeli Party for the entire family and concert

May

15 2016

Israel@68 - Community Celebration

9:30AM - 1:00PM  

schwartz/reisman centre
lebovic jewish community campus
9600 bathurst street
vaughan, l6A 3z8

 

Celebrate the birth of the Jewish State and the strength of its people!
Community Hagiga and Shuk at the Schwartz/Rei…

May

15 2016

Canadian Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro's Sixth Annual Soccerthon

11:00AM - 7:00PM  

Trio SportsPlex
601 Cityview Boulevard
Woodbridge, ON

Call or email for more details.
 

May

15 2016

Annual Signature Tea & Fashion Show

2:00PM - 5:00PM  


Private home in Richmond Hill, call the office for the address
ON

Boutiques, raffle, door prize, fashion show at 3 pm.

May

15 2016

Trudeau: Good for the Jews?

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolates East.
York University
4700 Keele St.
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

The event is cosponsored by York University's Department of History, Department of Political Science, and Robarts…

May

15 2016

Israeli Dance Celebration with Sagi Azran - Couples Dancing

4:00PM - 7:00PM  

schwartz/reisman centre
lebovic jewish community campus
9600 bathurst street
vaughan, ON l6A 3z8

 

With his captivating charisma and extensive knowledge in Israeli dance, Sagi has been a teacher, session leader and a…

May

15 2016

CFHU Einstein Gala hosted by Anderson Cooper

6:00PM - 11:00PM  

The Carlu
444 Yonge Street, 7th Floor
Toronto , ON M5B 2H4

 

The Einstein Gala will feature four remarkable individuals who will tell their stories moderated by Anderson Cooper. …

May

15 2016

Honouring Our Heroes Casino Evening (Beit Halochem)

6:30PM - 11:00PM  

The Showroom
25 Planchet Road
Vaughan , ON

NextJEN presents 'Beit Halochem Casino Evening'. Poker tournament and casino style to raise money for the rehabilitat…

May

15 2016

Adapting Jewish Stories into Comics: A Panel Discussion

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre
750 Spadina Ave
Room 318
Toronto, ON M5S 2J2

In 2014, Jewish Comix Anthology collected 41 stories from 47 comics professionals. For the first time, 3 of the contr…

May

16 2016

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May

23 2016

Experience Jewish Life in Vienna offers people between the ages of 22-36 a unique opportunity to learn about the city…

May

16 2016

Against the Odds: Celebrating Female Artists

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Miles Nadal JCC
750 Spadina Ave
Toronto, ON M5S 2J2

Art Appreciation Lecture with Osnat Lippa From the Renaissance to the 20th century, female artists including Sonia…

May

16 2016

Book Launch (free) for The Daughter Who Got Away

5:00PM  

University College Room 240
15 King's College Circle, University of Toronto
TTC Museum Station
Toronto, ON

 

Book Launch (free) for The Daughter Who Got Away, a new novel by Leora Freedman featured in Top 8 Literary…

May

16 2016

This event will bring together our founders, alumni, parents and grandparents, as well as high-profile Jewish and non…

May

16 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: Rabbi, Run — Elliot Strom

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

A Temple Sinai Program: Reading from his New Novel, Rabbi, Run — Elliot Strom
Raised at Temple Sinai and currently…

May

16 2016

FROM ABRAHAM: THREE FAITHS

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, ON L3T 2R7

Mosaic Interfaith and the Organization for Islamic Learning are hosting presentions by Rabbi Michael Stroh, The Rev. …

May

17 2016

SENIORS Gentle Exercise Group - No Charge. Led by a qualified Circle of Care instructor.

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:…

May

17 2016

JNF King David Circle Trip to the United Nations

12:00PM - 11:59PM  



New York, NY

King David Circle Annual Gathering this year at the United Nations

May

17 2016

Tuesday Lunch With The Stars

12:00PM - 2:30PM  

Beth Sholom Synagogue
1445 Eglinton Ave. W.
Toronto, ON M6C 2E6

Join us for Lunch and guest speaker: Alf Kwinter as he discusses the history of Jewish Comedy.

May

17 2016

Lunch and Learn at Beth Tikvah Synagogue

12:10PM - 2:10PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

This series has been generously sponsored by Helen Stollar.

Moy Volcovich

May 17, 2016

To be a Child - Israel: Bor…

May

17 2016

NextJEN Dragon's Den and Banquet

6:00PM - 11:00PM  

TBA

Toronto, ON

 

NextJEN - The Jewish Enterprise Network will be hosting its 3rd annual Dragon's Den for Social Action and year-end ba…

May

17 2016

Gala For Crohn’s & Colitis Canada

Venue:  Universal Event Space  
              6250 Hwy 7, Vaughan

Da…

May

17 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: Shake & Shvitz

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

Dance your tuchus off with Stephen and Alex. Join us for a one-hour, high-energy dance class guaranteed to make you s…

May

17 2016

NextJEN Annual Dragon's Den for Social Action

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

The Showroom
25 Planchett Drive
Vaughan, ON

NextJEN members will be presenting their projects they have been working on through the Questrade Leadership Program

May

17 2016

Birthright Israel Foundation of Canada

7:30PM - 9:30PM  



Toronto, ON

By Invitation Only
For further information please contact:
Chaia Berkowitz: cberkowitz@ujafed.org
416-398-7785 ext 3

May

17 2016

The House: The Relationship Series

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

To Be Announced

Toronto, ON

Details at a Glance: DATES: (a 3-part set) Tuesday May 3rd Tuesday May 10th Tuesday May 17th TIME:…

May

17 2016

Nishmat Community Lecture with Racheli Fraenkel & Rabbanit Chana Henkin

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

BAYT
613 Clark Ave. W.
Thornhill,

 

Canadian Friends of Nishmat presents a community lecture with Racheli Sprecher Fraenkel and Rabbanit Chana Henkin

May

18 2016

Cooking Demonstration with Norene Gilletz
 

Beth Sholom Synagogue
1445 Eglinton Ave. W.
Toronto, M6C 2E6

Join Beth Sholom Sisterhood and Norene Gilletz as they prepare for Shavuot.
7 p.m.

May

18 2016

On stage, they move as one. But each member of that glittering line has a unique history of hope and heartbreak, reve…

May

18 2016

Current Events and World Happenings at Beth Tikvah Synagogue

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON

Please join us for six interactive sessions on Wednesday mornings. Everyone is welcome. Sessions will be moderated by…

May

18 2016

Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner

1:30PM - 4:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation
1700 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M5P 3K3

Wednesday, May 18 Beth Tzedec Congregation Presents Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner. Part 2: The Game Ch…

May

18 2016

Israel Bonds Top Leadership Event

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Israel Bonds/Canada-Israel Securities, Limited
801-1120 Finch Ave W
Toronto, ON

Israel Bonds Top Leadership Event
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
6:00 – 9:00 pm

By Invitation 

May

18 2016

Living with Dementia: Caring and Coping

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre
750 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON

10-week Spring program begins April 13
Supportive skills-based program for loved ones caring for a family member with…

May

18 2016

A Temple Sinai Program — Mini Series with Rabbi Englander

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

A Temple Sinai Program — Mini Series with Rabbi Englander — What Do We Jews Believe?
Throughout the ages, we have…

May

18 2016

BENEATH THE HELMET - Community Screening

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Beth David Synagogue
55 Yeomans Road
Toronto, ON M3H 3J7

 

Join us for a community screening of Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front, a coming-of-age story wh…

May

18 2016

MERCAZ-Canada AGM

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Beth David Synagogue
55 Yeomans Rd
Toronto, ON

 

MERCAZ-Canada will be holding our AGM along with a panel on Religious Pluralism & the Masorti Movement in Israel.

May

19 2016

May

19 2016

SENIORS Gentle Exercise Group - No Charge. Led by a qualified Circle of Care instructor.

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:…

May

19 2016

Anita, with short film, I Am

7:00PM - 9:40PM  

Miles Nadal JCC
Al Green Theatre
750 Spadina Ave.
Toronto, ON M5S 2J2

ReelAbilities Film Festival presents Closing night film presentation: Anita, with short film, I Am A…

May

19 2016

Red Carpet Stage and Screen Series Opening Night

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Jacob Family Theatre at the Posluns Auditorium, Baycrest Health Sciences
3560 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M6A 2E1

7pm - Cocktails and Persian Cuisine 8pm - Film Screening

May

19 2016

"Moses Maimonides: Soft Messianism, Hard Zionism"

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth David Synagogue
55 Yeomans Road
Toronto, ON M3H3J7

Come out this Thursday evening to hear the excellent Prof. Jim Diamond of the University of Waterloo Jewish Studies D…

May

19 2016

A Conversation with Matti Friedman and Book Launch

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Schwartz/Reisman Centre - Joseph & Wolfe Lebovic Jewish Community Campus
9600 Bathurst Street
Vaughan, ON L6A 3Z8

 

Matti Friedman's first book, The Aleppo Codex, won the Sami Rohr Prize, the American Library Association's Sophie Bro…

May

19 2016

to
May

17 2019

Here To Help

7:30PM - 9:00PM  


858 Sheppard Avenue W
Toronto, ON M3H 2T5

JACS Here To Help group is facilitated by JACS counsellors and is an open education discussion for anyone concerned…

May

19 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: Amy Sky

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

Sky in the City an urban Jewish concert experience. Amy will perform material from her new Hebrew CD Twilight Rose, h…

May

19 2016

The Ancient Roots of Jewish Holidays

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

With David Lipovitch...

How much do you know about the influences of other cultures on Jewish holidays and tradition…

May

21 2016

A Temple Sinai Program — Read the Whole Torah in 50 Days!

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

A Temple Sinai Program — Omer Study Torah Challenge — Read the Whole Torah in 50 Days!
Get out your Fitbits, our …

May

23 2016

For Every Season for Seniors

1:30PM - 3:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation
1700 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M5P 3K3

Join Yacov Fruchter for rich discussion and a nosh as we create a warm space for learning with and from each other ab…

May

24 2016

SENIORS Gentle Exercise Group - No Charge. Led by a qualified Circle of Care instructor.

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:…

May

24 2016

May

24 2016

20th Annual Zareinu Golf Tournament

12:00PM - 11:59PM  



Toronto, ON

All proceeds from the event will go towards supporting the students of Zareinu Educational Centre, a school and…

May

24 2016

Tuesday Lunch With The Stars

12:00PM - 2:30PM  

Beth Sholom Synagogue
1445 Eglinton Ave. W.
Toronto, ON M6C 2E6

Join us for Lunch and Guest Speaker: Dr. Anna Shternshis who will be speaking about the role of the Red Army in the H…

May

24 2016

Lunch and Learn at Beth Tikvah Synagogue

12:10PM - 2:10PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

This series is generously sponsored by Helen Stollar.

Tom Quiggin

May 24

The Relationship Between Cyber Hate and I…

May

24 2016

JNF Future- Cook for a Cause

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

The Forest Hill Jewish Center
446 Spadina Rd, Toronto
Toronto , ON M5P 3M2

Join JNF Young Professionals and their families for our annual cook for a cause. This year, don't expect your Bubbie'…

May

24 2016

An Evening with The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance.

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Yasmin Lasry
3089 Bathurst St. Suite 205
Toronto, ON M6A 2A4

An Evening with The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance.

May 24, 2016

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Venue: Private Hom…

May

24 2016

Leo Baeck Parlour Evening

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

The Leo Baeck Day School
501 Arlington Avenue
Toronto, ON

Leo Baeck Parlour Evening
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
7:00-10:00 pm

Contact:
Rosie Sosnowicz
rsosnowicz@leobaeck.ca
416-78…

May

24 2016

A Temple Sinai Program — Toronto Jewish Chorus

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

St. Michael's College

Toronto, ON

A Temple Sinai Program — Toronto Jewish Chorus
Once again the voices of the Toronto Jewish Chorus, under the direct…

May

24 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: Temple Sinai Reads — Second Person Singular

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

Winner of the prestigious Bernstein Award, Second Person Singular centres on an ambitious lawyer who is considered on…

May

24 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: Temple Sinai Reads — Second Person Singular

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

Winner of the prestigious Bernstein Award, Second Person Singular centres on an ambitious lawyer who is considered on…

May

24 2016

"Budapest, Winnipeg, Toronto - Memories of Caroline Dukes, RCA z"l"

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

Schwartz/Reisman Centre - Joseph & Wolfe Lebovic Jewish Community Campus
9600 Bathurst Street
Vaughan, ON L6A 3Z8

 

Caroline Dukes first studied art in Budapest, Hungary, under a communist regime that she remembers allowed only for s…

May

25 2016

Current Events and World Happenings at Beth Tikvah Synagogue

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON

Please join us for six interactive sessions on Wednesday mornings. Everyone is welcome. Sessions will be moderated by…

May

25 2016

Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner

1:30PM - 4:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation
1700 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M5P 3K3

Wednesday, May 25 Beth Tzedec Congregation Presents Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner. Part 2: The Game Ch…

May

25 2016

Lag Ba’Omer Festival at the Kavanah Garden

4:00PM - 7:00PM  

The Kavanah Garden
Lebovic Campus Drive, west of Ilan Ramon Blvd
Vaughan, ON


Join us to celebrate Lag B’Omer and the annual opening of Shoresh’s Kavanah Garden. As a community, we will stud…

May

25 2016

RHA Annual Gala

5:00PM - 11:00PM  



Toronto, ON

Robbins Hebrew Academy Annual Gala

May

25 2016

Living with Dementia: Caring and Coping

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre
750 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON

10-week Spring program begins April 13
Supportive skills-based program for loved ones caring for a family member with…

May

25 2016

Weizmann Canada’s Women and Science Committee Present: Wonderful Women

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

Casa Loma
1 Austin Terrace
Toronto, ON M5R 1X8

Please contact Jan Goldenberg for more details





 

May

25 2016

A Temple Sinai Program — Mini Series with Rabbi Englander

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

A Temple Sinai Program — Mini Series with Rabbi Englander — What Do We Jews Believe?
Throughout the ages, we have…

May

25 2016

to
May

26 2016

A Temple Sinai Program: What Do We Jews Believe?

7:00PM - 3:00PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

What Do We Jews Believe? Mini Series with Rabbi Englander
As a Jewish people we’re famous for providing multiple an…

May

26 2016

Care for the Caregivers (Beth Tikvah Synagogue)

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

Members–No Charge
Non-Members–$5.00

RSVP REQUIRED
Call: 416-221-3433

 

Dr. Nasreen Khatri, guest speaker, is …

May

26 2016

SENIORS Gentle Exercise Group - No Charge. Led by a qualified Circle of Care instructor.

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:…

May

26 2016

Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagoue - Nash and Drash

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue
100 Elder Street
Toronto, ON

Nash and Drash

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Morrison.

Date:  May 26, 2016. .

Time:  12:00 (noon)

Cost:  $13.00 pp

May

26 2016

Mark your calendars for the Fourth Annual Beth Tzedec Men's Club Golf Classic and look forward to an afternoon on the…

May

26 2016

Spirit of Hope Benefit

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

 

Details TBD

May

27 2016

to
May

30 2016

2016 Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations (CSJO) Conference

4:00AM - 9:00AM  

Glendon Campus, York University
2275 Bayview Avenue
York Hall B108
Toronto, ON M4N 3M6

Featuring Internationally acclaimed anthropologist Richard Borshay Lee, filmmaker Lucah Rosenberg-Lee, Ester Reiter,…

May

28 2016

Shirat Am Shalom Choir presents Simcha!
 

Am Shalom Congregation
767 Huronia Rd
Barrie, ON L4N9H2

Enjoy an evening of music and culture honouring the historical influence of Jewish composers from Italian Renaissance…

May

28 2016

From Past to Future with Professor Stephen Berk

8:45AM - 1:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation
1700 Bathurst Street
Toronto, M5P 3K3

Shabbat morning Pulpit Address by Prof. Stephen Berk
Aftermath: 1946 in Europe, North America and Eretz Yisrael
Quest…

May

28 2016

A Temple Sinai Program — Read the Whole Torah in 50 Days!

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

A Temple Sinai Program — Omer Study Torah Challenge — Read the Whole Torah in 50 Days!
Get out your Fitbits, our …

May

29 2016

Details to come.
www.jewishmusicweek.com

May

29 2016

May

29 2016

UJA Walk with Israel 2016

9:00AM - 5:00PM  

Coronation Park
711 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Toronto, ON M5V3T7

 

Since the creation of the State of Israel, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto has enjoyed an unbreakable bond with the…

May

29 2016

Toronto Yachad End of Year Banquet

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Ulpanat Orot Girls school
45 Canyon Ave.
Toronto, ON

Yachad families are invited to celebrate together with their children at Yachad's End of Year Banquet

May

29 2016

The Incredible Life Journey of Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, ON L3T 2R7

 

Join us for Dr. Wollschlaeger's presentation about his incredible life story, followed by his conversation with…

May

30 2016

May

30 2016

Pluralism, Intergrity and Community with Rabbi Grover

9:45AM - 11:00AM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

A three-part series on a fascinating topic. Rabbi Grover will resume his Monday morning lectures after Passover.

May

30 2016

Mount Sinai Hospital Golf Classic

10:00AM - 11:59PM  

St. George's Golf & Country Club
1668 Islington Avenue
Etobicoke, ON M9Z 3M9

 

Now in its 22rd year, the Mount Sinai Golf Classic has raised over $6 million in support of ground breaking research,…

May

30 2016

 

The Koffler Centre of the Arts presents Art Privé – three intimate evenings in exclusive private settings featuring…

May

30 2016

UJA Federation Top Gifts Dinner 2016

6:00PM - 9:30PM  

Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas St W.
Toronto, ON

UJA Federation Top Gifts Dinner 2016

 

May

30 2016

Moguls, Monsters and Madmen

6:30PM - 10:55PM  

Temple Sinai
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON

Get up close and personal for an exclusive look at one of the most explosive show business memoirs featuring the famo…

May

30 2016

This series of workshops will inspire, educate and provide opportunities for young Jewish adults to gain hands on exp…

May

30 2016

A Cabaret Night with Cantor Marshall Loomer

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Beth David Synagogue
55 Yeomans Road
Toronto, ON M3H3J7

Beth David celebrates music of the 60's in its 60th year!

The Sephardi Journey-Sephardi Contributions Throughout His…

May

30 2016

Shirat Tikvah, Jubilee Gala Concert (Beth Tikvah Synagogue)

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

This Gala Concert, part of Jewish Music Week in Toronto, will feature Rabbi Jarrod Grover, Hazzan Tibor Kovari, the B…

May

31 2016

May

31 2016

20th Annual JACS & KST Golf Tournament

10:00AM - 5:00PM  

Diamondback Golf Course
13300 Leslie St
Richmond Hill, ON

20th Annual JACS & KST Golf Tournament

May

31 2016

SENIORS Gentle Exercise Group - No Charge. Led by a qualified Circle of Care instructor.

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:…

May

31 2016

A Temple Sinai Program — Charity Golf Tournament — Wooden Sticks Golf Club

12:00PM - 9:00PM  

Wooden Sticks Golf Club
40 Elgin Park Drive
Uxbridge,

Guiding our youth today to become leaders tomorrow.
And helping children thrive by ensuring life-saving care.

Don’…

May

31 2016

Tuesday Lunch With The Stars

12:00PM - 2:30PM  

Beth Sholom Synagogue
1445 Eglinton Ave. W.
Toronto, ON M6C 2E6

Join us for lunch and guest speaker: Adam Chapnick who will be discussing the refugee crisis.

May

31 2016

Lunch and Learn at Beth Tikvah Synagogue

12:10PM - 2:10PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

This series has been generously sponsored by Helen Stollar.

Penny Krowitz

May 31

Act To End Violence Against Women…

May

31 2016

Aish Thornhill Community Shul Tribute Dinner

6:00PM - 10:00PM  



Thornhill, ON

Honouring members of the Jewish Community for there outstanding contributions

May

31 2016

 

The Koffler Centre of the Arts presents Art Privé – three intimate evenings in exclusive private settings featuring…

May

31 2016

Jewish Folks Telling Jokes

6:00PM - 9:00PM  



Toronto, ON

More details to follow.

 

 

 

May

31 2016

JEDx 2016

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

St. Lawrence Centre for the Performing Arts
27 Front Street East
Toronto, ON M5E 1B4

 

Modeled after the popular TED talks, JEDx – short for “Jewish Ethics Defined” – is The House’s largest annu…

May

31 2016

to
Jun

1 2016

Bnai Brith Presents ARI & Common Deer

7:00PM - 1:00AM  

EFS, Social Club
647 King Street West
Toronto, ON

A benefit concert in collaboration with Toronto Jewish Music Week where young professionals will come to network, sch…

May

31 2016

Jewish Folks Telling Jokes

7:30PM - 10:30PM  



Toronto, ON

 

Jewish Folks Telling Jokes is an evening to celebrate the jokes that reflect our culture and honour those that have…

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