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Apr 19, 2019
Erev Pesach
Apr 20 - Apr 27, 2019
Pesach
Mar

29 2019

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Apr

4 2019

Award-winning film "Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel"

6:15PM - 9:00PM  

Mt. Pleasant Theatre
675 Mt. Pleasant Road
Toronto, ON M4S2N2

Enjoy a screening at the Mt. Pleasant Theatre of "Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel," the six-time audience-award…

Apr

1 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!

Apr

1 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…

Apr

1 2019

Gershon Iskowitz: Life & Legacy

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Isabel Bader Theatre
93 Charles Street West
Toronto,

Art Canada Institute presents

Gershon Iskowitz: Life & Legacy

Gershon Iskowitz survived the Holocaust by creating d…

Apr

1 2019

UJA Haley Bogaert x Rewind

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Haley Bogaert Face Inc.
888 Dupont St.
Sudio 301 buzzer1151
Toronto, ON M6G 1Z8

Join UJA's Young Women's Leadership for a night of self care, fashion, and fun.

Apr

1 2019

Conference: Holocaust and North Africa: French Labor Camps in North Africa

7:30PM - 10:30PM  

Sephardic Kehila Centre (Red Room)
7026 Bathurst Street
Thornhill, ON L4J 8K3

Communauté Juive Marocaine de Toronto requests the pleasure of your presence at the conference on: The Holocaust and…

Apr

1 2019

Los Nuevos Judios de Guatemala: The New Jews of Guatemala

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

City Shul
300 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

With Rabbi Elyse Goldstein and Jeff Cipin, filmmaker.
Come hear—and see—about 19 conversions in one weekend in a …

Apr

1 2019

Restoring Hope

7:30PM - 10:30PM  

Roy Thomson hall

Chai Lifeline Canada's annual event supporting children affected by serious illness and their families.

Apr

1 2019

The Biblical Roots of our Divided Society

7:30PM - 9:30PM  


12 Heaton Street
Toronto, ON

Judith Klitsner, contemporary Bible scholar, author and international speaker: We will examine several sibling-center…

Apr

1 2019

The Biblical Roots of our Divided Society

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

The Lodzer Centre Congregation
12 Heaton Street
Toronto, ON M3J0G7

Judy Klitsner is a senior lecturer at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, where she has been teaching Bible and…

Apr

2 2019

Apr

2 2019

Temple Har Zion: Israel Culture Club

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, ON L3T2R7

ISRAEL ELECTIONS: Come, discuss and learn about the upcoming elections.
RSVP online at harzion.ca/events

Apr

3 2019

UJA Women's Philanthropy 2019 Installation

Apr

3 2019

Cards and Games at Adath Israel Congregation

12:30PM - 4:00PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
37 Southbourne Avenue
Toronto, ON M3H 1A4

Adath Israel Congregation Cards & Sociability
Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.
Light refreshments, $2. Membership not require…

Apr

4 2019

Temple Har Zion: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Cory Weiss

12:00PM - 2:15PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, L3T2R7

Rabbi Weiss leads the study on Jewish topics, mainly on Mussar, the ethical traditions of Judaism. Bring your lunch f…

Apr

4 2019

A Temple Sinai Program: Standing on a Precipice with Anat Hoffman

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program: Standing on a Precipice — Progressive Social Issues in Danger as Israelis Face an Election …

Apr

4 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:…

Apr

4 2019

CFHU Special Event- Israel: Innovation Nation

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Ave
North York, ON

Innovation Nation - The Science and Culture of Israeli innovation! CHFU invites you to a fascinating evening…

Apr

4 2019

Jewish Addiction Community Services

7:30PM - 8:30PM  


846 B Sheepard Ave west
ON M3H 2T5

Do you or someone you love struggle with an addiction? JACS Here To Help group is facilitated by JACS counsellors…

Apr

4 2019

Neil Lazarus

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
37 Southbourne Avenue
Toronto, ON M3H 1A4

Internationally acclaimed expert in the fields of Middle East politics and public diplomacy.

Apr

4 2019

CJPAC ACTION Party

8:00PM - 11:55PM  

Location to be announced

Toronto, ON

The ACTION Party brings together young professionals, community leaders and elected officials from all levels of
gove…

Apr

5 2019

PassOVER to Temple Sinai for a special Pesach-themed Shabbat Mishpachah

5:45PM - 7:45PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program: Calling all Families — PassOVER to Temple Sinai for a special Pesach-themed Shabbat Mishpac…

Apr

5 2019

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Apr

6 2019

Temple Har Zion: Dan Nichols Artist-in-Residence

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, L3T2R7

Dan Nichols is one of the most dynamic, influential and beloved Jewish musicians in North America and an integral par…

Apr

6 2019

The Song Shul's Shabbat Service

9:00AM - 11:30AM  

Bialik Hebrew Day School
2760 Bathurst St. at Viewmount
Toronto, ON

The Song Shul’s Shabbat Service
Music. Meaning. Inspiration. Cantor Simon Spiro and the fabulous Toronto Festival S…

Apr

7 2019

Temple Sinai Mitzvah Day

9:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

Temple Sinai Mitzvah Day
Get inspired! with special guest speaker Rachel Zelunka, Peer to Peer Manager at Chailife. T…

Apr

7 2019

Save a Child’s Heart Presents; The Thrillusionists Magic and Mystery Live

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Toronto Centre For the Arts
5040 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M2N 6R8

Join us for a great morning of fun, magic and mystery. As seen on CBC Kids, The Thrillusionists are three teens who p…

Apr

7 2019

76th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Toronto Workmen's Circle
471 Lawrence Ave West
Toronto, ON M5M 1C6

76th Anniversary of the WARSAW GHETTO UPRISING. Free Admission No Reservations needed.

Apr

7 2019

The Song Shul’s Women’s Pesach Seder!

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Rinx Entertainment Centre
65 Orfus Rd
Toronto, ON

Be part of The Song Shul’s Women’s Pesach Seder!

Aliza Spiro leads Toronto’s first WOMEN’S SEDER, shining ne…

Apr

7 2019

20s and 30s at Adath Israel: Pizza Making Workshop

4:30PM - 6:30PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
37 Southbourne Avenue
Toronto, ON M3H 1A4

Early bird $16/person, $30/for two by March 31st. $20/person, $36/for two after March 31st.

Apr

7 2019

ShinShinim Israeli Music Night

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
37 Southbourne Avenue
North York, ON M3H 1A4

Join us for a night full of Israeli music with UJA's ShinShinim at Adath Israel Congregation, featuring Cantor Alex S…

Apr

7 2019

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Apr

8 2019

Emunah Poker Night

8:00PM - 12:00AM  

Lipa Green Centre
4600 Bathurst St
Toronto, ON M2R 3V3

Emunah Poker Night

Apr

8 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!

Apr

8 2019

The Song Shul's Rosh Chodesh Group for Women

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

contact info@songshul.com 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…

Apr

9 2019

An Evening with Norene Gilletz

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Emeth Synagogue
100 Elder Street
Toronto, ON M3H 5G7

Pre-Pesach Cooking Demo with leading author and personality Norene Gilletz.

Apr

9 2019

UJA Major Gifts Invitation of Invitations

Apr

10 2019

UJA ILR Gathering Event

12:00AM - 11:55PM  

UJA ILR Gathering Event

Apr

10 2019

Leadership Appreciation Breakfast (by invitation only)

Apr

10 2019

Cards and Games at Adath Israel Congregation

12:30PM - 4:00PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
37 Southbourne Avenue
Toronto, ON M3H 1A4

Adath Israel Congregation Cards & Sociability
Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.
Light refreshments, $2. Membership not require…

Apr

11 2019

Temple Har Zion: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Cory Weiss

12:00PM - 2:15PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, L3T2R7

Rabbi Weiss leads the study on Jewish topics, mainly on Mussar, the ethical traditions of Judaism. Bring your lunch f…

Apr

11 2019

Painters 11 & Canadian Abstract Art

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Baycrest

This new exhibition showcases the highly influential
Canadian abstract art movement. It features works from
Jack Bush…

Apr

11 2019

TJFF@Fox Theatre: Mr. and Mrs. Adelman

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Fox Theatre
2236 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON M4E 1G2

For forty years of married life, Sarah has been the proverbial woman behind the great man, famous author Victor Adelm…

Apr

11 2019

Jewish Addiction Community Services

7:30PM - 8:30PM  


846 B Sheepard Ave west
ON M3H 2T5

Do you or someone you love struggle with an addiction? JACS Here To Help group is facilitated by JACS counsellors…

Apr

11 2019

Renan Levine Speaking at Adath Israel Congregation

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
37 Southbourne Avenue
Toronto, ON M3H 1A4

Renan Levine teaches voting behaviour and political strategy in the Department of Political Science at the U of T.…

Apr

12 2019

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Apr

14 2019

Yiddish Weekend at Beth Tikvah

6:00PM - 5:30PM  

Hametz Fest Shabbat Dinner:
https://bethtikvahtoronto.org/events/2019/4/12/hametz-fest-shabbat-dinner

Musical Events…

Apr

13 2019

A Temple Sinai Program: Sunnybrook Veterans’ Service

9:45AM - 12:00PM  

Sunnybrook Hospital
2075 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

A Temple Sinai Program: SunnybrookVeterans’ Service
We will be hosting a Shabbat service for veterans at Sunnybrook…

Apr

14 2019

A Temple Sinai Program: Passover Concert at the Terraces of Baycrest

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Terraces of Baycrest
55 Ameer Avenue
Toronto, ON M6A 2Z1

A Temple Sinai Program: Passover Concert at the Terraces of Baycrest

Let’s get in the Passover spirit. Join our cl…

Apr

14 2019

Friends of Yiddish Invitation to “Lomir Ale Zingen!”

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

BETH TIKVAH SYNAGOGUE SOCIAL HALL
3080 Bayview Avenue
Between Sheppard and Finch - Free parking - An Accessible Facility
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

Sing - a - long and clap with BINYUMEN SCHAECHTER providing traditional lyrics, informative folksy background, good…

Apr

14 2019

J Rikudiyah, the Israeli Folk Dancing Festival

2:30PM - 4:30PM  

Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst St
Vaughan , ON L6A 3Z8

J Rikudiyah is taking place on Sunday, April 14th, 2019 at 2:30 pm at the Schwartz/Reisman Centre, 9600 Bathurst St,…

Apr

15 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!

Apr

15 2019

UJA Marquee Real Estate Event

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

UJA Marquee Real Estate Event

Apr

16 2019

Temple Har Zion: Daytime Speaker Series: Lois Kivesto

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, ON L3T2R7

MUSIC THEATRE WITH LOIS KIVESTO. Lois is researcher and a dramaturgy consultant. (The theory and practice of dramatic…

Apr

17 2019

Cards and Games at Adath Israel Congregation

12:30PM - 4:00PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
37 Southbourne Avenue
Toronto, ON M3H 1A4

Adath Israel Congregation Cards & Sociability
Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.
Light refreshments, $2. Membership not require…

Apr

18 2019

Temple Har Zion: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Cory Weiss

12:00PM - 2:15PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, L3T2R7

Rabbi Weiss leads the study on Jewish topics, mainly on Mussar, the ethical traditions of Judaism. Bring your lunch f…

Apr

18 2019

Jewish Addiction Community Services

7:30PM - 8:30PM  


846 B Sheepard Ave west
ON M3H 2T5

Do you or someone you love struggle with an addiction? JACS Here To Help group is facilitated by JACS counsellors…

Apr

19 2019

Passover Public Seder

7:45PM - 11:00PM  

Chabad Flamingo
8001 Bathurst Street
Thornhill, ON L4J 8L5

Community Public Seder. By reservations only. Please call the office 905-763-4040 to RSVP . Family tables available. …

Apr

20 2019

The Song Shul’s Pesach Service –First Day

9:00AM - 11:30AM  

Bialik Hebrew Day School
2760 Bathurst St. at Viewmount
Toronto, ON

The Song Shul’s Pesach Service – First Day
Music. Meaning. Inspiration.
Cantor Simon Spiro and the amazing Toront…

Apr

20 2019

Earlscourt BBQ Passover Seder

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

Earlscourt BBQ
1278 St. Clair Ave. W.
Lower level
Toronto, ON M6E 1B9

Passover Seder at Earlscourt BBQ on St. Clair West.

Apr

20 2019

Temple Har Zion: Passover 2nd Night Community Seder

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, ON L3T2R7

Please join the Temple family as Rabbi Cory Weiss leads an engaging and inspirational 2nd night Passover seder. Our c…

Apr

21 2019

The Song Shul’s Pesach Service – Second Day

9:00AM - 11:30AM  

Bialik Hebrew Day School
2760 Bathurst St. at Viewmount
Toronto, ON

The Song Shul’s Pesach Service – Second Day
Music. Meaning. Inspiration.
Cantor Simon Spiro and the amazing Toron…

Apr

22 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!

Apr

22 2019

Brazilian Jewish History Film

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Lodzer Centre Congregation
12 Heaton Street
Toronto, ON M3H 4Y6

Brazilian Film Director: Katia Mese will introduce the Film
The Story of the First Jewish Colony in the Americas in t…

Apr

24 2019

Cards and Games at Adath Israel Congregation

12:30PM - 4:00PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
37 Southbourne Avenue
Toronto, ON M3H 1A4

Adath Israel Congregation Cards & Sociability
Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.
Light refreshments, $2. Membership not require…

Apr

24 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…

Apr

24 2019

Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto. Researching the Toronto Archives

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

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

RESEARCHING AT THE CITY OF TORONTO ARCHIVES Presented by Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto Carol…

Apr

25 2019

Temple Har Zion: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Cory Weiss

12:00PM - 2:15PM  

Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, L3T2R7

Rabbi Weiss leads the study on Jewish topics, mainly on Mussar, the ethical traditions of Judaism. Bring your lunch f…

Apr

25 2019

A Temple Sinai Program: Erev Seventh Day Pesach Musical Service

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

Sunrise of Thornhill
484 Steeles Ave. W
Thornhill, ON L4J 0C7

A Temple Sinai Program: Erev Seventh Day Pesach Musical Service

As we get ready to put away the matzah for another y…

Apr

25 2019

Jewish Addiction Community Services

7:30PM - 8:30PM  


846 B Sheepard Ave west
ON M3H 2T5

Do you or someone you love struggle with an addiction? JACS Here To Help group is facilitated by JACS counsellors…

Apr

26 2019

The Song Shul's Pesach Service - Day 7

9:00AM - 11:30AM  

Bialik Hebrew Day School
2760 Bathurst St. at Viewmount
Toronto, ON

The Song Shul's Renowned Pesach Service - Day 7
Cantor Simon Spiro and the amazing Toronto Festival Singers lead the …

Apr

27 2019

The Song Shul's Community Yizkor Service

9:00AM - 11:45AM  

Bialik Hebrew Day School
2760 Bathurst St. at Viewmount
Toronto, ON

The Song Shul's Community Yizkor Service - Pesach Day 8
The city comes together as Cantor Simon Spiro and the fabulou…

Apr

27 2019

A Temple Sinai Program: Dear Zealots — Letters From a Divided Land

12:30PM - 1:00PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program: Dear Zealots — Letters From a Divided Land
Just weeks before his passing, acclaimed author …

Apr

27 2019

A Temple Sinai Program: Dear Zealots — Letters from a Divided Land

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program: Dear Zealots — Letters from a Divided Land

Just weeks before his passing, acclaimed author…

Apr

28 2019

Campaign Launch

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Campaign Launch for the Centre for Spiritual Well-Being
Supported by the Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl Endowment Fund

Apr

29 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!

Apr

29 2019

Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

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

Educator and lecturer Hana Werner begins her spring series of the "Day Trips" series on the theme "Sexuality in the…

Apr

30 2019

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May

10 2019

Trip to Israel with Beit Halochem members

Apr

30 2019

Shalva Ladies Games Night

6:30PM - 10:05PM  

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

Canadian Friends of Shalva's annual ladies games night

Apr

30 2019

Women Friends of Baycrest

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Baycrest

An Evening of Innovation Chamagne Launch in honour of the Women of Distinction.

A minimum $360 gift gives you entry …

Apr

30 2019

Bret Stephens at Adath Israel

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
37 Southbourne Avenue
Toronto, ON M3H 1A4

Pulitzer Prize winning American journalist,
editor and political commentator.

Apr

30 2019

Pulitzer Prize Winner Bret Stephens at Adath Israel

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
37 Southbourne Avenue
Toronto, ON M3H 1A4

Guest Speaker Bret Stephens, Pulitzer Prize Winner, New York Times Journalist, Editor and Political Commentator, Form…

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