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Nov

1 2020

 

Join UJA at a social distance to create unique installations. More details to follow. 

Nov

1 2020

Yeshivat Or Chaim Open House

9:00AM - 1:00PM  

Yeshivat Or Chaim
159 Almore Ave
Toronto, ON M3H2H9

 

Yeshivat Or Chaim Open House for all grade 8 students and their parents

Nov

1 2020

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Nov

2 2020

The Canadian Shaare Zedek - Code Blue 2 Campaign Telethon

11:00AM  

Rochelle Tessler
3089 Bathurst St. Suite 205
Toronto, ON M6A 2A4

 

Shaare Zedek Code Blue 2 Crowdfunding campaign telethon

Nov

2 2020

Conversations Over Coffee: Dr. Karen E.H. Skinazi

12:30PM - 1:10PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Dr. Karen E. H. Skinazi, director of Liberal Arts at the University of Bristol, is a senior lecturer and works on…

Nov

2 2020

Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Back by popular demand, Hana Werner presents snapshots of the Biblical stories, scrolls and characters. The fall…

Nov

2 2020

Learn Talmud at Your Own Pace with Rabbi Steven Wernick

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

One of Judaism’s greatest strengths is its affinity for diverse opinions and the debate, for the “sake of Heaven” to…

Nov

2 2020

Learn Talmud at Your Own Pace with Rabbi Steven Wernick

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

One of Judaism’s greatest strengths is its affinity for diverse opinions and the debate, for the “sake of Heaven” to…

Nov

2 2020

 

Interested in exploring enrollment at Netivot HaTorah for your child? Join us for our Virtual Open House on Nov. 2 at…

Nov

2 2020

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Nov

9 2020

 

Neuberger Holocaust Education Week 2020

Nov

3 2020

 

Baycrest Foundation presents "Facing North: Portraits of the Jewish Diaspora". This photo exhibit features portraits …

Nov

3 2020

 

Hitler’s Lists: How The Nazis Used Names to Spawn the Holocaust
A talk with Prof. Iman Nick

Even before the infamo…

Nov

3 2020

Melton at Holy Blossom

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Virtual on Zoom

 

Learn with Melton at Holy Blossom Temple Are you looking for a deeper understanding of what it means to be Jewish? Me…

Nov

3 2020

Poetry, Peoplehood and Politics with Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

A short survey of modern Hebrew poetry and how it shaped a national consciousness in the early years of Jewish…

Nov

3 2020

Temple Sinai: Maimonides can be your Monides! Series with Rabbi Englander

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

 

A Temple Sinai Program: Maimonides can be your Monides! Series with Rabbi Lawrence Englander
Tuesdays, November 3 to …

Nov

4 2020

Book of Job with Rabbi Fryer Bodzin

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

Many of us are familiar with the words found in the beginning of Tanakh, but few of us review the books in the back.…

Nov

4 2020

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…

Nov

4 2020

Healing Service with Rabbi Fryer Bodzin

7:45PM - 9:15PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

When you feel broken, turn to our tradition for strength and renewal. We offer regular healing services with Rabbi…

Nov

4 2020

Kayla's Children Centre Dinner

6:00PM - 10:00PM  



ON

 

KCC annual Gala Dinner

Nov

4 2020

Notable Speakers: The Enigma of Time with Dan Falk

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Beth Tzedec All-Access Online Presentation

 

Time is at once intimately familiar and yet deeply mysterious. In this illustrated talk – adapted from his second…

Nov

5 2020

: Neighbourhood Interfaith Group Virtual Tour of the Holy Land

7:30PM - 8:45PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Event

 

Join us for a Neighbourhood Interfaith Group Virtual Tour of the Holy Land with licensed Israeli tour guide, Josh…

Nov

5 2020

A Temple Sinai Program: Book Break: When Time Stopped

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

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

 

Nov

5 2020

Babies, Blessings and Shabbat Fun

11:30AM - 12:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Program

 

Welcome Shabbat with Music, Movement and Friends! Join our weekly musical pre-Shabbat class for babies up to 18…

Nov

7 2020

 

Please join us for this virtual event, along with special guests Author John L. Withers II and Holocaust Survivor…

Nov

8 2020

 

In partnership with Hashomer Hatzair Canada, Oraynu is hosting a speaker for our annual Holocaust Education Week (HEW…

Nov

8 2020

Canadian Magen David Adom

6:00PM - 11:00PM  

 

Celebrating 90 years of advanced life-saving humanitarian services to the people of Israel

Nov

8 2020

Ellin Bessner Talk on Jewish Canadians in WWII Military

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Beach Hebrew Institute
Zoom registration at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwkdu-rrDgsGNEA3GOmeqHluwYcl4-spo3v
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As the world commemorates Remembrance Day under COVID-19, Toronto author and journalist Ellin Bessner speaks (via Zoo…

Nov

8 2020

Small Wonders Dinner

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

Small Wonders
3845 Bathurst St. #103
Toronto, ON M3H 3N2

 

18th year dinner

Nov

8 2020

Ulpanat Orot Open House

9:00AM - 1:00PM  

Ulpanat Orot
45 Canyon Ave
Toronto, ON M3H 3S4

 

Ulpanat Orot Open House for all grade 8 students and their parents

Nov

8 2020

 

Ve'ahavta Project 2020 - A virtual day of volunteering 

Nov

9 2020

Conversations Over Coffee: Allan Phillips

12:30PM - 1:10PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Beekeeper Allan Phillips join Rabbi Steven Wernick for a coffee and conversation on the deep wisdom of bees, honey…

Nov

9 2020

Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Back by popular demand, Hana Werner presents snapshots of the Biblical stories, scrolls and characters. The fall…

Nov

9 2020

FSWC State of the Union 2020

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Shaarei Shomayim
470 Glencairn Ave
North York, ON M5N 1V8

 

FSWC's annual State of the Union 2020

Nov

9 2020

Learn Talmud at Your Own Pace with Rabbi Steven Wernick

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

One of Judaism’s greatest strengths is its affinity for diverse opinions and the debate, for the “sake of Heaven” to…

Nov

9 2020

 

The Toronto Heschel School provides an academically innovative, progressive and integrated Jewish education for JK-Gr…

Nov

10 2020

Melton at Holy Blossom

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Virtual on Zoom

 

Learn with Melton at Holy Blossom Temple Are you looking for a deeper understanding of what it means to be Jewish? Me…

Nov

10 2020

Poetry, Peoplehood and Politics with Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

A short survey of modern Hebrew poetry and how it shaped a national consciousness in the early years of Jewish…

Nov

10 2020

 

DARA (Doctors Against Racism and Antisemtism  daradocs.org) together with the Ontario Medical Association are proud …

Nov

11 2020

Ancient Wisdom for a New World with Sarah Hurwitz

7:45PM - 8:45PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Sarah Hurwitz, former speech writer for President Barack Obama and head speech writer for First Lady Michelle Obama,…

Nov

11 2020

BT Book and Film Club: Lear's Shadow

1:30PM - 3:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Cynthia Good reviews Claire Holden Rothman's novel, "Lear's Shadow". Set in modern Montreal, the novel addresses…

Nov

11 2020

Book of Job with Rabbi Fryer Bodzin

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

Many of us are familiar with the words found in the beginning of Tanakh, but few of us review the books in the back.…

Nov

11 2020

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…

Nov

11 2020

The Power of One: The Story of Aba Danilack

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Associated Hebrew Schools

 

Join us for an inspirational evening and hear how one man from Warsaw, Poland helped strengthen our community, leavin…

Nov

12 2020

 

Sheba Tel HaShomer City of Health invites you to an International Virtual Gala. Honoring the healthcare heroes and su…

Nov

12 2020

Tax Efficient Strategies for Philanthropy

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Webinar
3089 Bathurst Street
Suite 205
Toronto, ON M6A 2A4

 

We invite you to join us for a complimentary lunch and learn virtual presentation sponsored by Wealthinsurance.com, O…

Nov

12 2020

Torah Through the Ages in honour and memory of Dr. Arnold Ages (z"l)

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Join members of Beth Tzedec as we commemorate former Beth Tzedec scholar Dr. Arnold Ages. Dr. Ages was the Beth…

Nov

12 2020

 

Virtual Event for UJA Lion of Judah - More details to follow 

Nov

15 2020

 

The Canadian Jewish Historical Fiction panel features four internationally acclaimed authors, Ayelet Tsabari, David B…

Nov

15 2020

JNF Toronto Negev Dinner

5:00PM - 10:00PM  

Beanfield Centre
100 Princes' Blvd
Toronto, ON M6K 3C3

 

Annual JNF Toronto Negev Dinner

Nov

15 2020

UJA Genesis: Littlest Volunteer

12:00PM - 5:00PM  

 

The work of UJA Agencies showcased in a fun and engaging way to teach young children the value of volunteerism.

Nov

16 2020

Conversations Over Coffee: Daniel Held

12:30PM - 1:10PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Daniel Held, executive director of the Julia and Henry Koschitsky Centre for Jewish Education, joins Rabbi Steven…

Nov

16 2020

Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Back by popular demand, Hana Werner presents snapshots of the Biblical stories, scrolls and characters. The fall…

Nov

16 2020

Learn Talmud at Your Own Pace with Rabbi Steven Wernick

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

One of Judaism’s greatest strengths is its affinity for diverse opinions and the debate, for the “sake of Heaven” to…

Nov

16 2020

 

Register here: https://jewishtoronto.com/events/how-we-find-certainty-in-uncertain-times-canada 

For more informat…

Nov

17 2020

Melton at Holy Blossom

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Virtual on Zoom

 

Learn with Melton at Holy Blossom Temple Are you looking for a deeper understanding of what it means to be Jewish? Me…

Nov

17 2020

Mizmor Monthly

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Join Cantor Sidney Ezer and Asher Farber as we explore many Jewish musical themes and genres, one for every month of…

Nov

17 2020

Poetry, Peoplehood and Politics with Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

A short survey of modern Hebrew poetry and how it shaped a national consciousness in the early years of Jewish…

Nov

17 2020

 

For more information please contact Naomi Wasserman at nwaserman@ujafed.org

Nov

18 2020

A Temple Sinai Program: Streaming the Sidra with Rabbi Jordan Shaner

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

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

 

A Temple Sinai Program: Streaming the Sidra with Rabbi Jordan Shaner
Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m.

As we approac…

Nov

18 2020

Book of Job with Rabbi Fryer Bodzin

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

Many of us are familiar with the words found in the beginning of Tanakh, but few of us review the books in the back.…

Nov

18 2020

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…

Nov

19 2020

Canadian Friends of Shalva 8th Annual Gala Dinner and Fund Raiser

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

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

 

Canadian Friends of Shalva's 8th Annual Gala Dinner

Nov

19 2020

UJA Community Event - HOLD

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

 

TBD 

Nov

20 2020

Temple Sinai Shabbat Mishpachah for Young Families: Family Matters

5:00PM - 6:00PM  

Temple Office Congregation of Toronto - Virtual Program
210 Wilson Avenue
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M5M 3B1

 

A Temple Sinai Program: Shabbat Mishpachah for Young Families: Family Matters
Friday, November 20 at 5.00 p.m.

Shabb…

Nov

22 2020

 

Zoom call #32 - Sunday, Nov 22, 7 PM Raise Your Vibe continued What’s this spiritual 'stuff'? Known for eons…

Nov

22 2020

 

In a star-studded blockbuster virtual telethon, Judd Apatow and Eugene Levy come together for the first time. Their i…

Nov

22 2020

Limmud Toronto

7:45AM - 7:00PM  

Limmud Toronto 2020
UofT Faculty of Law
78 Queens Park Crescent
Toronto, ON

 

This festival of Jewish learning, culture and the arts brings people of all backgrounds together to experience the ri…

Nov

22 2020

 

You are invited! On November 22nd Sheba Tel Hashomer is hosting an International Virtual Gala which will honor the he…

Nov

23 2020

Conversations Over Coffee: Dr. Jill Andrew

12:30PM - 1:10PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Dr. Jill Andrew, MPP for Toronto-St. Paul's, joins Rabbi Steven Wernick for a discussion on community issues in the…

Nov

23 2020

Learn Talmud at Your Own Pace with Rabbi Steven Wernick

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

One of Judaism’s greatest strengths is its affinity for diverse opinions and the debate, for the “sake of Heaven” to…

Nov

23 2020

Russell Peters & Friends Event in Support of Chai Lifeline Canada

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Meridian Hall
1 Front Street East
Toronto, ON M5E 1B2

 

A pioneer in the stand-up comedy space and ranked by Rolling Stone as one of the “50 Best Stand-up Comics of All Ti…

Nov

24 2020

Melton at Holy Blossom

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Virtual on Zoom

 

Learn with Melton at Holy Blossom Temple Are you looking for a deeper understanding of what it means to be Jewish? Me…

Nov

25 2020

Book of Job with Rabbi Fryer Bodzin

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

Many of us are familiar with the words found in the beginning of Tanakh, but few of us review the books in the back.…

Nov

25 2020

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…

Nov

25 2020

 

SEARCHING EASTERN EUROPEAN ROOTS (ROMANIA/MOLDOVA) AND FINDING MORE THAN EXPECTED Speaker: Harry Bolner, Jewish…

Nov

25 2020

UJA Event Hold

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

 

Hold for event TBD

Nov

26 2020

Temple Sinai Stories: Jewish Life in Japan with Dr. Tony Fattal

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

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

 

Temple Sinai Stories: Jewish Life in Japan (1930-1945) with Temple Sinai member Dr. Tony Fattal
Thursday, November 2…

Nov

26 2020

War of the Worlds

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

ACT II STUDIO
297 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON M5B 2K3

 

act2studioWORKS presents War of the Worlds (Live Online Performance) Adapted and directed by Vrenia Ivonoffski…

Nov

27 2020

War of the Worlds

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

ACT II STUDIO
297 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON M5B 2K3

 

act2studioWORKS presents War of the Worlds (Live Online Performance) Adapted and directed by Vrenia Ivonoffski…

Nov

28 2020

Camp Gesher Fall Seminar

5:30PM - 6:30PM  

 

Come join Camp Gesher for our annual Fall Seminar! Open to both Gesher and non-Gesher participants currently in Grade…

Nov

28 2020

War of the Worlds

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

ACT II STUDIO
297 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON M5B 2K3

 

act2studioWORKS presents War of the Worlds (Live Online Performance) Adapted and directed by Vrenia Ivonoffski…

Nov

29 2020

B'nai Brith Award of Merit Gala

6:00PM - 11:00PM  

 

B'nai Brith Award of Merit Gala

Nov

29 2020

Camp Gesher Fall Seminar #2

11:00AM - 3:30PM  

 

Sunday, November 29, 11:00AM-12:30PM

Join us for the activity dressed in whatever costume that you would like to. Th…

Nov

29 2020

Jewish Meditation with Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin

9:45AM - 10:45AM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Find a quiet place, tune out the world around you and take some time for YOU to breathe. Re-centre and focus inward.…

Nov

29 2020

PJ Library's 10th Birthday Celebration

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Sheff Family Building Theatre

 

PJ Library's 10th Birthday Celebration

Nov

29 2020

 

Join the Consualte General of Israel in Toronto and Western Canada for an online event marking "Yom Plitim".
"Yom Pli…

Nov

30 2020

 

2nd annual evening celebrating Resilience;
Zoom event
Honouring Resilient Women
KeyNote Speaker + Music
Details= TBA

Nov

30 2020

Conversations Over Coffee: Rabbi Jacob Blumenthal

12:30PM - 1:10PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Rabbi Jacob Blumenthal, CEO of the Rabbinical Assembly and USCJ, joins Rabbi Steven Wernick for an interesting…

Nov

30 2020

Learn Talmud at Your Own Pace with Rabbi Steven Wernick

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Class

 

One of Judaism’s greatest strengths is its affinity for diverse opinions and the debate, for the “sake of Heaven” to…

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