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Jan 21, 2019
Tu BiShvat
Jan

7 2019

Beth David: Yiddish Literature and Language

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Beth David Synagogue
55 Yeomans Road
Toronto, ON M3H3J7

Self-Study Program with readings and discussions on ‘Tevye the Dairyman’
by Sholem Aleichem
All are welcome!

Jan

7 2019

Zumba Session #2 at the BAYT

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

BAYT
613 Clark Ave
Thornhill, ON L4J 5V3

Zumba Session #2 will begin this Monday, January 7th and run through April 1st, at the BAYT in the 3rd floor classroo…

Jan

8 2019

Tuesdays with Larry

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

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

Join us, starting January 8, for our annual winter movie
program, 'Tuesdays with Larry'. Shows begin every Tuesday at…

Jan

10 2019

Move n Mingle

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Prosserman JCC
4588 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON

Move N'Mingle provides a social, recreational program for teens and adults who have an intellectual disability. Parti…

Jan

10 2019

A Conversation with the Author of Paper Hearts

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Lillian H. Smith Library
239 College Street
Toronto,

A Danforth Jewish Circle co-sponsored event with A Room of Your Own Book Club.

Please join Rabbi Miriam Margles in c…

Jan

10 2019

Fun with Yachad on Thursday Night Session #2

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Prosserman JCC
4588 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M2R 1W6

Our Thursday classes will be a rotation of Cooking in the kitchen and Music and Movement Classes.
Classes are from 7:…

Jan

12 2019

A Temple Sinai Program — Young Families Tikkun Olam Havdalah

4:00PM - 5:30PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program — Young Families Tikkun Olam Havdalah
Come roll up your sleeves and make a difference. Teach…

Jan

12 2019

Yachad 3rd Annual Chopped event

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Clanton Park Synagogue
11 Lowesmoore Ave.
Toronto, ON M3H 3K3

Join Yachad for our 3rd Annual Chopped event.
New this year ** bring your husbands, friends, kids....
Voted the best …

Jan

13 2019

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Jan

15 2019

International Lion of Judah Event

Jan

13 2019

Mosaic Interfaith: in honour of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Temple Har Zion Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, ON L3T2R7

We invite you to the annual program in honour of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday.
'Faith and Social Justice: The …

Jan

14 2019

Beth David: Yiddish Literature and Language

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Beth David Synagogue
55 Yeomans Road
Toronto, ON M3H3J7

Self-Study Program with readings and discussions on ‘Tevye the Dairyman’
by Sholem Aleichem
All are welcome!

Jan

14 2019

Beth Tikvah Book Club

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

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

Book Club
Our next Beth Tikvah book club will be on Monday, January 14th, 2019 at
1:30 PM. We will be reviewing the b…

Jan

14 2019

Zumba Session #2 at the BAYT

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

BAYT
613 Clark Ave
Thornhill, ON L4J 5V3

Zumba Session #2 will begin this Monday, January 7th and run through April 1st, at the BAYT in the 3rd floor classroo…

Jan

14 2019

10 Shevat Event with Rabbi Berel Lazar - Chief Rabbi of Russia

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Sephardic Kehilla Centre
7026 Bathurst St.
Thornhill, ON L4J 8K3

The 10th day of the Jewish month of Shevat (Yud Shevat in Hebrew) is a most significant date on the Chassidic…

Jan

14 2019

Bikur Cholim Hospital Volunteer Training

8:00PM - 10:00PM  


506 Coldstream Ave

Bikur Cholim Hospital Training Volunteer

Jan

15 2019

A Temple Sinai Program - The Story of Joseph - Dreams and Destiny

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program — The Story of Joseph — Dreams and Destiny with Rabbi Larry Englander
The Joseph story in …

Jan

15 2019

Tuesdays with Larry

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

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

Join us, starting January 8, for our annual winter movie
program, 'Tuesdays with Larry'. Shows begin every Tuesday at…

Jan

15 2019

Celebrating Shabbat Shira with Cantor David Guber

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue
100 Elder Street
Toronto, ON M3H5G7

Please join us at Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue for an informal evening with our Cantor David Guber in celebration…

Jan

16 2019

Temple Har Zion: Brotherhood Joke Fest

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Har Zion Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, ON L3T2R7

Join us for a great opportunity to scratch your funny bone by sharing humour, jokes and stories.
Community Members ar…

Jan

17 2019

Association of Jewish Seniors January General Meeting

9:30AM - 12:30PM  

Shaarei Shomayim Synagogue
470 Gelncairn Avenue
Toronto, ON

The Jewish National Fund will present a lecture outlining the various projects currently undertaken by the organizati…

Jan

17 2019

The Song Shul's Rosh Chodesh Group for Women

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

contact info@songshul for location

Toronto, ON

Did you know that Rosh Chodesh (the new month) was given to women as a present from G-d? To hear more about it, you'r…

Jan

17 2019

Move n Mingle

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Prosserman JCC
4588 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON

Move N'Mingle provides a social, recreational program for teens and adults who have an intellectual disability. Parti…

Jan

17 2019

Fun with Yachad on Thursday Night Session #2

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Prosserman JCC
4588 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M2R 1W6

Our Thursday classes will be a rotation of Cooking in the kitchen and Music and Movement Classes.
Classes are from 7:…

Jan

17 2019

Raoul Wallenberg Day Film Screening

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

tbc

Information coming soon

Jan

17 2019

Raoul Wallenberg Day Film Screening - Rescue in the Philippines

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk
5095 Yonge Street
3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M2N 6Z4

In honour of Raoul Wallenberg Day 2019, join the Neuberger for a film screening exploring an untold story of rescue…

Jan

17 2019

UJA and Temple Sinai Presents - The Big Questions

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Centre for Social Innovation
720 Bathurst Street (Annex)
Toronto, ON

Making decisions about Jewish Education?
Wondering what makes a Jewish home?
Figuring out how to balance between your…

Jan

18 2019

Celebrate Shabbat Shirah at Beth Tzedec - Echoes of Sefarad

4:50PM - 9:30PM  

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

A Couscous Kabbalat Shabbat with guest Hazzan Dr. Ramon Tasat and Hazzan Sidney Ezer . A unique experience featuring …

Jan

19 2019

The Song Shul-Shabbat Shirah - Celebrate Neil Diamond!

9:00AM - 11:30AM  

Bialik Hebrew Day School
2760 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON

The Song Shul's Shabbat Shirah - Celebrate Neil Diamond!
Rethink Shul.

Our renowned Shabbat morning service just kee…

Jan

19 2019

A Temple Sinai Program – Shabbat Shirah

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program – Shabbat Shirah
The celebration of Shabbat Shirah, the Shabbat on which the Song of the Sea…

Jan

19 2019

Ruah Shabbat presents Havdalah Movie Night

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

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

Ruah Shabbat presents Havdalah Movie Night
Join Rabbi Louis for a special Family Friendly Havdalah movie night. Follo…

Jan

19 2019

Beth Tikvah presents Passport to Canada – Shabbat Shira

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Passport to Canada – Shabbat Shira
Saturday January 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM
We’re featuring a cast of very talented m…

Jan

19 2019

The Good Nazi

7:30PM - 10:30PM  

Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto
613 clark ave w
Thornhill, ON L4J 5V3

BAYT is thrilled to present the North American Premiere of Simcha Jacobovici’s new film, THE GOOD NAZI. Directed by…

Jan

19 2019

Shabbat Shirah Concert at Beth Tzedec - Fiesta Sefarad

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Congregation
1700 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON

Enjoy a panoramic evening of Sephardic music from across the Mediterranean Sea featuring Hazzan Ramon Tasat, Aviva Ch…

Jan

19 2019

The Song Shul's Community Concert

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Bialik Hebrew Day School
2760 Bathurst St, south of Glencairn
Toronto, ON

Cantor Simon Spiro and the Toronto Festival Singers UNPLUGGED!
Pop, Broadway, Opera,Comedy - The Show you'd never exp…

Jan

20 2019

A Temple Sinai Program - Taste of Temple

9:00AM - 11:00AM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program - Taste of Temple

New! Introductory Sunday morning program for JK/SK. Create, explore and lea…

Jan

20 2019

A Temple Sinai Program - Taste of Temple - Sunday program for JK and SK

9:00AM - 11:59PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program — Taste of Temple - New! Introductory Sunday morning program for JK/SK
Create, explore and l…

Jan

20 2019

Bowling Night with Bnei Akiva

7:00PM - 8:45PM  

Playtime Bowl
33 Samor Rd
Toronto, ON M6A 1J2

Come and enjoy your Sunday night with your Yachad and Bnei Akiva friends while we bowl the night away! This event wil…

Jan

21 2019

Beth David: Yiddish Literature and Language

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Beth David Synagogue
55 Yeomans Road
Toronto, ON M3H3J7

Self-Study Program with readings and discussions on ‘Tevye the Dairyman’
by Sholem Aleichem
All are welcome!

Jan

21 2019

Death Cafe

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Better Living Health and Community Services
5 Deauville Lane
Toronto, ON M3C 0J8

Participants come together in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere to share respectful, engaging , thought-provoking…

Jan

21 2019

Zumba Session #2 at the BAYT

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

BAYT
613 Clark Ave
Thornhill, ON L4J 5V3

Zumba Session #2 will begin this Monday, January 7th and run through April 1st, at the BAYT in the 3rd floor classroo…

Jan

21 2019

Tu Bishvat Seder

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Raphael Amar
5987 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M2R 1Z3

Event will feature exotic fruits. Eve Pearl Potok, owner of Soulmates.Net and internationally acclaimed matchmaker,…

Jan

22 2019

Tuesdays with Larry

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

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

Join us, starting January 8, for our annual winter movie
program, 'Tuesdays with Larry'. Shows begin every Tuesday at…

Jan

22 2019

Steve Reich’s Different Trains Bearing Musical Witness to the Holocaust

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Soundstreams
302-579 Richmond St West
Toronto, ON M5V 1Y6

Steve Reich’s Different Trains: Bearing Musical Witness to the Holocaust Co-presented by Soundstreams and Miles…

Jan

23 2019

Join us for cocktails and conversation and learn from artists and experts about starting your own collection.

Jan

24 2019

Move n Mingle

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Prosserman JCC
4588 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON

Move N'Mingle provides a social, recreational program for teens and adults who have an intellectual disability. Parti…

Jan

24 2019

Fun with Yachad on Thursday Night Session #2

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Prosserman JCC
4588 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M2R 1W6

Our Thursday classes will be a rotation of Cooking in the kitchen and Music and Movement Classes.
Classes are from 7:…

Jan

24 2019

Out Of Sync

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Isabel Bader Theatre
93 Charles St W
Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

Hillel Ontario's Signature Event

Jan

24 2019

A Temple Sinai Program - L'Chaim Next Gen Spirits Tasting (ages 22-39)

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Spirit of York Distillery Co.
12 Trinity Street
Toronto, ON M5A 3C4

A Temple Sinai Program - L'Chaim Next Gen Spirits Tasting (ages 22-39)
We’re heading to the distillery district for…

Jan

25 2019

A Temple Sinai Program — Shabbat Mishpachah Tu B'Shvat

5:45PM - 8:00PM  

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M6A 1K1

A Temple Sinai Program — Shabbat Mishpachah Tu B'Shvat
Join us for an incredible family Shabbat experience while ex…

Jan

25 2019

Temple Har Zion: Road to Eden: Film Screening

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Temple Har Zion Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, ON L3T2R7

Road to Eden is a feature-length documentary and inspirational journey of Dan Nichol. A tour de force of modern Jewis…

Jan

26 2019

The Canadian Shaare Zedek Hospital Foundation Top Pair Tourney

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

York Mills Gallery
1885 Leslie Street
Toronto , ON

The Canadian Shaare Zedek Hospital Foundation Top Pair Poker Tourney 3rd Annual Tournament

Jan

27 2019

UJA U40 Brunch

12:00AM  

UJA U40 Brunch

Jan

27 2019

CIJA Grassroots Consultation - Toronto North

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Location to be provided once registered

Every year, we invite community members like you to participate in Grassroots Consultation sessions across Canada.

T…

Jan

27 2019

JGS Toronto. DNA: Ownership and Privacy of Genetic Testing Results

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Shaarei Shomayim Congregation
470 Glencairn Avenue
Toronto, ON M5N 1V8

Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto DNA: Ownership and Privacy of Genetic Testing Results Speaker: Julia…

Jan

27 2019

Toronto Jewish Film Foundation Chai Tea Event: The Other Story

12:30PM - 2:30PM  

Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk
5095 Yonge St.
North York, ON M2N 6Z4

Beloved filmmaker Avi Nesher (Turn Left at the End of the World, The Secrets, The Matchmaker, Past Life) offers a hea…

Jan

27 2019

JF&CS Emerging Leaders: Pedal For A Purpose

3:00PM - 4:30PM  

CYCLEBAR
1866 Bayview Ave
Suite 103
Toronto, ON M4G 0C3

JF&CS professionals will be there to answer questions and help explore some issues around life's stressors, the…

Jan

27 2019

Who Will Write Our History - IHRD Film Screening

4:15PM - 6:15PM  

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
506 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1Y3

A film screening of Who Will Write Our History, which tells the story of the Oyneg Shabes archive, mixing their…

Jan

27 2019

Young Adults Social - Board Games Night Ages 20-40

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Pride of Israel Synagogue
59 Lissom Crescent
Toronto, ON ON M2R 2P2

Try your luck or skill at Coup, Family Business, Bad Beets, and Antidote, or BYOBG (Bring your own board game) For…

Jan

28 2019

Beth David: Yiddish Literature and Language

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Beth David Synagogue
55 Yeomans Road
Toronto, ON M3H3J7

Self-Study Program with readings and discussions on ‘Tevye the Dairyman’
by Sholem Aleichem
All are welcome!

Jan

28 2019

Zumba Session #2 at the BAYT

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

BAYT
613 Clark Ave
Thornhill, ON L4J 5V3

Zumba Session #2 will begin this Monday, January 7th and run through April 1st, at the BAYT in the 3rd floor classroo…

Jan

28 2019

United to End Anti-Semitism: A 4-Part Workshop Series for Jews and Allies

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Eastminster United Church
310 Danforth Avenue
Toronto,

The recent rise in overt anti-Semitism opens an important opportunity for us to deepen our understanding of anti-Semi…

Jan

28 2019

Understanding and Applying Shmitah in the 21st Century

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

Understanding and Applying Shmitah in the 21st Century with Rabbi Shalom Schachter
Three Monday evenings - January 28…

Jan

29 2019

Tuesdays with Larry

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

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

Join us, starting January 8, for our annual winter movie
program, 'Tuesdays with Larry'. Shows begin every Tuesday at…

Jan

29 2019

A Temple Sinai Program - Musical Tu B’Shvat Seder

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program - Musical Tu B’Shvat Seder - Hooray for the birthday of the trees!
The ancient Kabbalists in…

Jan

29 2019

CIJA's Grassroots Consultation - Thornhill

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Location to be provided once registered

Every year, we invite community members like you to participate in Grassroots Consultation sessions across Canada.

T…

Jan

30 2019

CIJA's Grassroots Consultation - Young Professionals (Toronto Midtown)

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Location to be provided once registered

Every year, we invite community members like you to participate in Grassroots Consultation sessions across Canada.

T…

Jan

30 2019

Mental Health Is a Challenge for our families!

In our sibling research, YOU helped us reveal that 3 of your 5 top ch…

Jan

30 2019

The Song Shul's "Many Lives, One People"

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Barbara Frum Public Library
20 Covington Rd
Toronto, ON

"Many Lives, One People"
The Song Shul's groundbreaking program highlights the colourful and varied backgrounds of th…

Jan

31 2019

Reena Rumble

4:30PM - 9:30PM  

The Warehouse Event Venue
35 Carl Hall Rd #2
North York, ON M3K 2B6

Let’s get ready to Rumble!!!!! In support of Reena Foundation

Join us for a night like no other!

LIVE WRESTLING F…

Jan

31 2019

Move n Mingle

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Prosserman JCC
4588 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON

Move N'Mingle provides a social, recreational program for teens and adults who have an intellectual disability. Parti…

Jan

31 2019

Fun with Yachad on Thursday Night Session #2

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Prosserman JCC
4588 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M2R 1W6

Our Thursday classes will be a rotation of Cooking in the kitchen and Music and Movement Classes.
Classes are from 7:…

Jan

31 2019

Antisemitism: Here and Now – IHRD with Deborah Lipstadt

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street
2nd Floor
Toronto, ON

When a Holocaust revisionist sued her for libel, Deborah Lipstadt seized the chance to stand up to antisemitism—and…

Jan

31 2019

January 27 marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. In 2005, the…