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Spousal Loss Bereavement Support Group

1:30PM - 3:00PM  

Beth David Synagogue
55 Yeomans Rd.
Toronto, ON M3H 3J7

Group runs from 1:30-3:00 P.M. There is no cost for the group and it is scent-free. To register call:…

Dec

1 2019

Toronto Shuk & Israel Experience

10:00AM - 11:00PM  

Old Sears Location, Promenade Mall
1 Promenade Circle
Thornhill, ON L4J 4P8

Join Ezer Mizion Canada for our 3rd annual 'Shuk Visits Toronto' event! Last year we welcomed 12,000 guests from all …

Dec

1 2019

CFTAU Signature Event

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Toronto Centre for the Arts
5040 Yonge Street
North York, ON

CFTAU Signature Event at the Toronto Centre for the Arts
 

Dec

1 2019

Beth David Singles: Boomers Edition (50-69) Mediterranean Feast

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

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

Beth David Singles: Boomers Edition (50-69), in conjunction with The Inter-Synagogue Singles, invite you to our…

Dec

2 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!

Dec

2 2019

Toronto Shuk & Israel Experience

10:00AM - 11:00PM  

Old Sears Location, Promenade Mall
1 Promenade Circle
Thornhill, ON L4J 4P8

Join Ezer Mizion Canada for our 3rd annual 'Shuk Visits Toronto' event! Last year we welcomed 12,000 guests from all …

Dec

2 2019

Chabad Lubavitch Gala Dinner Honouring Freddy Waks

5:00PM - 10:30PM  

Shaarai Shomayim Synagogue

Chabad is hosting its annual dinner at Shaarai Shomayim Synagogue, December 2, 2019 honouring Freddy Waks

Dec

2 2019

A Temple Sinai Program: The Progressive Talmud with Rabbi Jordan Shaner

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program: The Progressive Talmud with Rabbi Jordan Shaner

Why should Reform Jews study the Talmud? The w…

Dec

2 2019

Pilates @ Beth Tzedec

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

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

Sculpt your body, improve your strength and flexibility and relax your mind with certified pilates instructor…

Dec

3 2019

The Song Shul's Rosh Chodesh Group for Women

11:30AM - 12:30PM  

please contact info@songshul for location

Toronto,

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…

Dec

3 2019

Beth Tikvah Synagogue: Lunch & Learn

12:00PM - 2:30PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Ave.
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

Lunch & Learn Fall 2019

Ed Greenspon: October 29
Judaism, Journalism and the New Information Disorder

Dr. Doris Ber…

Dec

3 2019

UJA Gluskin Sheff Cellathon

4:00PM - 7:00PM  

UJA Gluskin Sheff Cellathon

Dec

3 2019

Aish Toronto Tribute Gala

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

Aish Toronto Tribute Gala Dinner
The Tent of Abraham: The Power of Kindness and Unity

Dec

3 2019

The Song Shul’s Lo Levad (Not Alone) meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

please contact info@songshul for location

Toronto, ON

The Song Shul’s Lo Levad (Not Alone) meeting
For people who have family members suffering from mental illness
You a…

Dec

4 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…

Dec

4 2019

NCSY Concert

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Meridian Arts Centre
5040 Yonge St,
Toronto, ON M2R 3V3

NCSY Concert featuring Mordechai Shapiro and Simcha Leiner.
Honouring Roz & Howard English and Naomi & Yitz Levinson.

Dec

4 2019

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Dec

18 2019

Cantor Alex Stein Music Programs at Adath Israel

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

MUSIC TRIVIA NIGHT
Wed Dec 4 • 7:30 pm
For something completely different, test your musical skills from the Shteit…

Dec

5 2019

The Song Shul’s Special Voices Choir

5:30PM - 6:30PM  

please contact info@songshul for location

Toronto, ON

The Song Shul’s Special Voices Choir
The Song Shul is thrilled to present Toronto’s Jewish choir for adults (18+)…

Dec

5 2019

Shaarei Shomayim Congregation's 90th Anniversary Gala Dinner

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

Shaarei Shomayim Congregation
470 Glencairn Avenue
Toronto,

Details TBD.

Dec

5 2019

UJA York Region Community Security Event

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

SRC (large conference room on main floor)

UJA York Region Community Security Event

Dec

6 2019

A Temple Sinai Program: Shabbat Shirim

7:15PM - 9:00PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program: Celebrate with the Many Voices from Our Community - Shabbat Shirim Shabbat at Sinai

Start your…

Dec

6 2019

Temple Har Zion | Friday Night LIve Family Service

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

JOIN US for a rockin’ Shabbat family service with our Friday Night Live Band and the Beit Midrash junior and primary…

Dec

7 2019

The Song Shul's Chassidic Shabbat

9:00AM - 11:30AM  

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

The Song Shul's Chassidic Shabbat
Come celebrate Shabbat with Cantor Simon Spiro and the Festival Singers, a cappella…

Dec

8 2019

FRIENDS OF YIDDISH: "A Chanukah Hulyanke"

2:00PM - 4:15PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Avenue
North York, ON M2N 5L3

Enjoy an entertaining afternoon with three of Canada's foremost performers of Jewish and Klezmer music and Yiddish so…

Dec

8 2019

Insights to Tracing your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

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

The Toronto Workmen's Circle hosts a lecture on Jewish genealogical research and DNA testing, presented by Hersz…

Dec

8 2019

Family Hanukkah Party!

3:00PM - 5:00PM  

Alexandra Sipos-Kocsis
402 College St
Toronto, ON M5T 1S8

Families are invited to join us for a Hanukkah workshop! Get ready for Hanukkah by making your own Hanukkiah and…

Dec

8 2019

UJA Mittens for Mitzvah

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Congregation Habonim Toronto
5 Glen Park Ave
North York, ON M6B 4J2

Mittens for Mitzvahs is a great hands-on opportunity for you to give back to the community!

Together with Jewish Fam…

Dec

8 2019

Alley-Oop to Aliyah with David A. Goldstein

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

City Shul
300 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON

Every season, dozens of African American basketball players pack up their sneakers to play and live in Israel. Some p…

Dec

8 2019

Hanukkah Cabaret

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Get into the spirit of H̱anukkah early and join us for an evening of traditional and new H̱anukkah favourites,…

Dec

8 2019

Israel and Hindu Kashmir: On the Front Lines of Extremism

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Toronto Zionist Centre
788 Marlee Ave
Toronto, ON M6B 3K1

Daniel Bordman, Communications Coordinator for Canadian Antisemitism Education Foundation and Vidya Bhushan Dhar,…

Dec

9 2019

Games and Cards

1:00AM - 4:00PM  

Holy Blossom Temple
1950 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M5P 3K9

Come play Mahjong, Canasta, bridge. No partner necessary. Open to non members

Dec

9 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!

Dec

9 2019

BTW Mitzvah Knitters

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Ave.
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

Mitzvah Knitters is a group of volunteer women who knit for those in need. We meet every 2 weeks at Beth Tikvah from …

Dec

9 2019

UJA's Awards Night and Annual Meeting

5:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

UJA's Awards Night and Annual Meeting.

Pre-reception for Award Winners and their Families: 5:30PM - Cocktails & Hors…

Dec

9 2019

Night of Wonder

6:30PM - 10:00PM  

Small Wonders Night of Wonder 2019 @ Holt Renfrew

Dec

9 2019

Pilates @ Beth Tzedec

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

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

Sculpt your body, improve your strength and flexibility and relax your mind with certified pilates instructor…

Dec

10 2019

A Temple Sinai Program: Financial Literacy – Don’t Get Scammed

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program: Financial Literacy – Don’t Get Scammed

With technology becoming more sophisticated every d…

Dec

10 2019

Beth Tikvah Synagogue: Lunch & Learn

12:00PM - 2:30PM  

Beth Tikvah Synagogue
3080 Bayview Ave.
Toronto, ON M2N 5L3

Lunch & Learn Fall 2019

Ed Greenspon: October 29
Judaism, Journalism and the New Information Disorder

Dr. Doris Ber…

Dec

11 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…

Dec

11 2019

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Dec

25 2019

Cantor Alex Stein Music Programs at Adath Israel

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

MUSIC TRIVIA NIGHT
Wed Dec 4 • 7:30 pm
For something completely different, test your musical skills from the Shteit…

Dec

11 2019

Legal Forum: the legal issues effecting Israeli elections

8:00PM - 9:15PM  

Westmount Shul and Learning Centre
10 Disera Drive, unit 250
Thornhill, ON

Curious to know more about the ongoing problematic legal situation in Israel? The Legal Forum representatives will…

Dec

12 2019

A Temple Sinai Program: Financial Literacy – Effective Tax Strategies

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program: Financial Literacy – Effective Tax Strategies

Confused by the ever-changing tax laws? Find …

Dec

13 2019

Pop Shabbat at Kol Ami

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Kol Ami
36 Atkinson Ave.
Thornhill, ON L4J 8C9

Welcome Shabbat with a very special service at Kol Ami! Our service will be set to pop hits by Elton John, Aretha Fra…

Dec

14 2019

Family Hanukkah Party!

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

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

Fun for the whole family! Join us as we celebrate the end of Shabbat and the upcoming holiday lighting Havdalah…

Dec

15 2019

Adath Israel Annual Chanukah Party

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

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

$5/person members, $7/person non-members (prizes given for each advance ticket purchased) Children 3 and under free

Dec

15 2019

Temple Sinai’s Giant Chanukkah Horah

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

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

Temple Sinai’s Giant Chanukkah Horah

Don’t miss this exciting Chanukkah event, for all ages. Enjoy a warm, yummy l…

Dec

15 2019

UJA Dinner of Miracles 2019

6:30PM - 10:00PM  

Annual Dinner of Miracles

Dec

16 2019

Games and Cards

1:00AM - 4:00PM  

Holy Blossom Temple
1950 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M5P 3K9

Come play Mahjong, Canasta, bridge. No partner necessary. Open to non members

Dec

16 2019

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Jan

13 2020

Computer-Tablet-Cell Phone Class Registration

8:30AM - 4:30PM  

bernard betel centre for creative living
1003 steeles ave. w.
toronto, ON M2R 3T2

Computer, Tablet and Cell Phone classes for all levels and interests. Beginners, Intermediate, Google Everything,…

Dec

16 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!

Dec

16 2019

Temple Har Zion | Hanukkah Potluck: Memories of Jewish Foods

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

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

Share a delicious meal and some great conversation. Recipes welcome! Bring a friend…or 2!
Free.

Dec

16 2019

UJA Staff Telethon

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Lipa Green - Room 1

UJA Staff Telethon

Dec

16 2019

A Temple Sinai Program: Englander Reviewed by Englander

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Program: Englander Reviewed by Englander

Rabbi Lawrence Englander will review the book by Nathan Engla…

Dec

16 2019

Pilates @ Beth Tzedec

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

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

Sculpt your body, improve your strength and flexibility and relax your mind with certified pilates instructor…

Dec

16 2019

Resilience

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

the DANI Centre
501 Clark Ave West
Thornhill, Ontario, ON L4J 5 4E5

Resilient Women
An evening by women for women
DANI honours women who have humbly and quietly touched our hearts while…

Dec

17 2019

Temple Har Zion | Hanukkah Party for kids & their families

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

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

Edible dreidels, latkes, soufganiyot & more! All kids are FREE! THZ MEMBERS: Adults - $10; NON-MEMBERS: Adults - $15.

D…

Dec

17 2019

Shabbat on Tuesday: A Musical Kumzitz

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Join Cantor Sidney Ezer, Choir Director Ezra Burke and Yacov Fruchter on the third Tuesday of each month at 8:00 PM…

Dec

18 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…

Dec

18 2019

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1 2020

Cantor Alex Stein Music Programs at Adath Israel

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

MUSIC TRIVIA NIGHT
Wed Dec 4 • 7:30 pm
For something completely different, test your musical skills from the Shteit…

Dec

18 2019

Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto. The Village of Chelm

8:00PM - 9:30PM  

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

Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto The Not So Mythological Village of Chelm Speaker: Steven…

Dec

20 2019

Temple Har Zion | Hanukkah Kol Bo Shabbat

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Let’s celebrate Hanukkah with a Kol Bo like no other…
6:00 PM SEUDAH | 6:30 PM ALL-MUSIC SERVICE WITH VISUAL T’…

Dec

22 2019

A Temple Sinai Program: Sounds of Chanukkah

1:30PM - 3:00PM  

Terraces of Baycrest
55 Ameer Avenue
Toronto, ON

A Temple Sinai Program: Sounds of Chanukkah

There is no better way to enjoy an afternoon of music than immersed in the…

Dec

23 2019

Games and Cards

1:00AM - 4:00PM  

Holy Blossom Temple
1950 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M5P 3K9

Come play Mahjong, Canasta, bridge. No partner necessary. Open to non members

Dec

23 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!

Dec

23 2019

A Temple Sinai Chanukkah with The GoldBand Singers

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

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

A Temple Sinai Chanukkah with The GoldBand Singers

Join us for a lively afternoon to celebrate Chanukkah with your Tem…

Dec

23 2019

Davisville Chanukah Celebration

5:30PM - 6:30PM  

Davisville Station
1900 Yonge St.
Toronto, ON M4S 1Z2

Join us for a festive Chanukah Menorah Lighting in front of the Davisville subway station! (Yonge and Davisville Sout…

Dec

23 2019

York Regional Police & Chabad Flamingo Menorah Lighting Ceremony

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

York Regional Police #4 District Headquarters
2700 Rutherford Road
Vaughan, ON L4K 2N9

On behalf of Chief Eric Jolliffe, York Regional Police in partnership with Chabad @ Flamingo The Ernest Manson Lubavi…

Dec

23 2019

LGBTQ Chanukah Party & Games Night

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

ALL are welcome in our LGBTQ+ Safe space. Please bring your favorite game or play one of our games! This is…

Dec

24 2019

Chanukah Family Event at Luv 2 Play

5:00PM - 8:30PM  

Luv 2 Play
9325 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON

Chabad Flamingo Chanukah Family Event at Luv 2 Play, 9325 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill. There is NO CHARGE for this ev…

Dec

24 2019

Chanukah Family Event at Luv 2 Play

5:00PM - 8:30PM  

Luv 2 Play
9325 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, ON

Fun for the whole Family. There is NO CHARGE for this event by advance registration only. $10 at the door.

Dec

25 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…

Dec

26 2019

Boxing Day

12:35PM - 11:59PM  

Boxing Day

Dec

30 2019

Games and Cards

1:00AM - 4:00PM  

Holy Blossom Temple
1950 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M5P 3K9

Come play Mahjong, Canasta, bridge. No partner necessary. Open to non members

Dec

30 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!

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