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May 17 - May 18, 2021
Shavuot
May

1 2021

Darchei Noam's ShabaTOT ft. Bryna

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

 
May

1 2021

 
May

1 2021

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May

3 2021

 

Liberation75, originally planned for May 31-June 2, 2020, has been postponed due to Covid-19.

Register for updates a…

May

2 2021

 

On Sunday, May 2nd, in honour of Yom Ha’atzmaut, Beit Halochem Canada, Aid to Disabled Veterans of Israel will laun…

May

2 2021

Sheba Under The Stars

5:00PM - 6:00PM  

 
May

2 2021

Temple Sinai’s Doc & Bring Your Own desserts

7:30PM - 10:30PM  

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

 

Temple Sinai’s Doc & Bring Your Own desserts
Renaissance Group Presents the Hit Film Aulcie
Sunday, May 2 at 7.30 p…

May

2 2021

United Hatzalah Presents Saving Lives Sunday

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Toronto

ON

 

United Hatzalah of Israel invites you to Saving Lives Sunday, a live virtual streaming event on Sunday May 2nd at 1PM…

May

3 2021

Conversations Over Coffee with Reb Steve: Debbie Berlin and Rob Kamen

12:30PM - 1:10PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Rabbi Steven Wernick will share coffee with Debbie Berlin and Rob Kamen, Founders, Board Secretary and Director of…

May

3 2021

Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner

1:30PM - 2:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Hana Werner presents snapshots of the Biblical stories, scrolls and characters. Her spring series highlights "Iconic…

May

3 2021

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…

May

3 2021

The IRAC and the New Israeli Government with Rabbi Sattath and Rabbi Dolgin

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

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

 

A Temple Sinai Program: Working Together: The Israel Religious Action Centre (IRAC) and the New Israeli Government wi…

May

4 2021

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May

9 2021

Liberation75

10:00AM - 5:00PM  

Virtual Program

ON

 

Liberation75: Global Gathering of Holocaust Survivors, Descendants, Educators and Friends, is the largest event in th…

May

5 2021

 

Professor Ben-Dor has been a frequent visiting lecturer at a number of universities in Western Europe, Africa,…

May

5 2021

Notable Speakers Series: Adam Minsky and Rabbi Steven Wernick

1:30PM - 3:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Jewish Toronto—Today and Tomorrow Adam Minsky, President and CEO of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, joins Reb…

May

5 2021

The Book of Judges: Biblical Superheroes with Rabbi Lawrence Englander

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

 

A Temple Sinai Program: The Book of Judges: Biblical Superheroes with Rabbi Lawrence Englander
Wednesdays, May 5, 12,…

May

6 2021

Beyond Death with Rabbi Adam Cutler

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Zoom

 

In this series, we will trace our religion’s approaches to life after death from the Torah until today. Includes…

May

6 2021

Diller Teen Fellows Open House

7:30PM - 8:30PM  



ON

 

We invite all potential Diller Teen Fellows (teens currently in grade 9 or 10) and their families to join us for an i…

May

6 2021

How to Speak to Your Children (and Grandchildren) About the Holocaust

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

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

 

A Temple Sinai Program: A Liberation75 Feature Presentation
How to Speak to Your Children (and Grandchildren) About t…

May

6 2021

Poetry, Peoplehood and Politics with Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl

7:45PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Songs that Defined a Nation Hebrew poetry and song shaped the national consciousness of the State of Israel from…

May

6 2021

Torah Through the Ages with Bex Stern Rosenblatt

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

We are excited to continue the tradition of Torah Through the Ages, in memory of Dr. Arnold Ages z"l, by engaging in…

May

6 2021

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May

15 2021

Liberation75 Holocaust Film Festival

12:05AM - 11:55PM  

Virtual Program

ON

 

Remembering and honouring the tragedy of the Holocaust has been the motive behind countless films depicting life in…

May

7 2021

 

Join us for Shabbat music, stories and more with a parent, grandparent or family.

May

8 2021

Darchei Noam's ShabaTOT ft. Bryna

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

 
May

9 2021

Celebrating 1967: Honouring Jerusalem

7:45PM - 8:45PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Join Cantor Sidney Ezer, Asher Farber, and special guest Rabbi Fryer Bodzin as we express thanks for Jerusalem…

May

9 2021

Liberation75 Closing Performance - These, I Remember

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

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

 

A Temple Sinai Program: Liberation75 Closing Performance - These, I Remember
Sunday, May 9 at 3.00 p.m.
A musical pre…

May

9 2021

Matan Torah Comes to Life: A Comics Workshop for Grades 1-5

2:00PM - 3:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Children in Grades 1 to 5 are invited to join us for an amazing comics workshop, where they will learn unique…

May

9 2021

PJ Library presents Halav HuD'Vash (Milk and Honey)

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Can you stand as tall and still as Mount Sinai while balancing on one foot? Let's practice yoga together while…

May

10 2021

Conversations Over Coffee with Reb Steve: Tammy Glied

12:30PM - 1:10PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Holocaust Education and the Impact of COVID-19 on the March of the Living Reb Steve will share coffee with Tammy…

May

10 2021

Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner

1:30PM - 2:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Hana Werner presents snapshots of the Biblical stories, scrolls and characters. Her spring series highlights "Iconic…

May

10 2021

Day Trips in Jewish History with Hana Werner

1:30PM - 2:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Hana Werner presents snapshots of the Biblical stories, scrolls and characters. Her spring series highlights "Iconic…

May

10 2021

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…

May

11 2021

Mizmor Monthly with Cantor Sidney Ezer and Asher Farber

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…

May

11 2021

Prayer: What, Why, When and How with Rabbi Wernick

8:30AM - 9:15AM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Join Beth Tzedec's Rabbi Steven Wernick following Shaẖarit Services every other Tuesday morning for a time to…

May

11 2021

 

How do the Courts address hate in Ontario communities to effect change? The recent rise in hate crimes is one of…

May

12 2021

 

Join Cantor Stein for an evening of Broadway tunes by Jewish performers on Broadway.

May

12 2021

BT Book & Film Club: A.K.A. Nadia (Film Review)

1:30PM - 3:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Film Reviewer: Professor Gillian Helfield Professor Helfield, of the York University Film Department, will share…

May

12 2021

Megillat Ruth: The Musical

7:45PM - 9:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

We know how Megillat Ruth ends. Discover how it all began. The story of Ruth, Naomi and Boaz is presented as…

May

12 2021

The Magic of Save a Child's Heart

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

 

The Magic of Save a Child's Heart - a virtual event. Details to come. For more information, please contact jodi@savea…

May

12 2021

UJA Health Care Event x JMSA

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

 

More info to follow 

May

13 2021

Beyond Death with Rabbi Adam Cutler

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Zoom

 

In this series, we will trace our religion’s approaches to life after death from the Torah until today. Includes…

May

13 2021

Canadian Magen David Adom

5:30PM - 11:00PM  

 

Canadian Magen David Adom Toronto Branch Anniversary Gala
Honouring the Cornblum Family's generous gift of Israel's o…

May

13 2021

Introduction to Advance Care Planning

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

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

 

A Temple Sinai Program: Introduction to Advance Care Planning
With our Member Dr. Barbara Bresver and Denyse Burns
T…

May

13 2021

Torah Through the Ages with Bex Stern Rosenblatt

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

We are excited to continue the tradition of Torah Through the Ages, in memory of Dr. Arnold Ages z"l, by engaging in…

May

14 2021

 

Join us for Shabbat music, stories and more with a parent, grandparent or family.

May

15 2021

Darchei Noam's ShabaTOT ft. Bryna

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

 
May

15 2021

 
May

16 2021

 

Are you wondering about ways to help your child become more confident, independent, and resilient at summer camp?

Join…

May

16 2021

Shavuot Family Cooking: Blintzes and Cheesecake

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

Let’s make a Shavuot meal together! Celebrating a second Shavuot in lockdown calls for coming together as a…

May

16 2021

Tikkun Leyl Shavuot @ Beth Tzedec: Olam Hesed Yibaneh

6:30PM - 10:30PM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

The evening of Shavuot is traditionally spent learning until late into the night. In order for us to learn together…

May

16 2021

to
May

17 2021

Standing at Sinai – Tikkun Shavuot A program of learning and music

6:45PM - 2:00AM  

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

 

A Temple Sinai Program: Reform Jewish Community of Canada
Standing at Sinai – Tikkun Shavuot A program of learning…

May

17 2021

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…

May

19 2021

B'nai Brith Award of Merit Gala

6:00PM - 11:00PM  

 

Award of merit gala

May

20 2021

Beyond Death with Rabbi Adam Cutler

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Zoom

 

In this series, we will trace our religion’s approaches to life after death from the Torah until today. Includes…

May

20 2021

Torah Through the Ages with Bex Stern Rosenblatt

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

We are excited to continue the tradition of Torah Through the Ages, in memory of Dr. Arnold Ages z"l, by engaging in…

May

20 2021

 

Exclusive Flim Feature 

May

22 2021

Darchei Noam's ShabaTOT ft. Bryna

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

 
May

23 2021

Small Wonders Event

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

 

Zoom

May

24 2021

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…

May

24 2021

 

Civic Holiday

May

25 2021

Emunah Toronto Virtual Dinner

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Virtual
4600 Bathurst St # 302E-304E
Toronto, ON M2R 3V3

 

Virtual Event

May

26 2021

Diller Teen Fellows Open House

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

 

We invite all potential Diller Teen Fellows (teens currently in grade 9 or 10) and their families to join us for an i…

May

27 2021

Beyond Death with Rabbi Adam Cutler

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Zoom

 

In this series, we will trace our religion’s approaches to life after death from the Torah until today. Includes…

May

27 2021

Jewish Folks Telling Jokes 2021

6:00PM - 11:00PM  

Koerner Hall

 

For more details: Fundraising comedy event. Brenda Gurvey 416-992-9883 bgurvey@jfandcs.com. Koerner Hall 273… Jewis…

May

27 2021

Torah Through the Ages with Bex Stern Rosenblatt

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Beth Tzedec Online Presentation

 

We are excited to continue the tradition of Torah Through the Ages, in memory of Dr. Arnold Ages z"l, by engaging in…

May

28 2021

Temple Sinai YoFe Shabbat with friends Judy & David

5:00PM - 6:00PM  

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

 

Temple Sinai YoFe Shabbat with friends Judy & David
Friday, May 28 at 5.00 p.m.

YoFe Shabbat is a fun, musical, whole…

May

29 2021

Darchei Noam's ShabaTOT ft. Bryna

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

 
May

30 2021

Small Wonders Event

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

 

Small Wonders Event TBA

May

30 2021

UJA’s Walk with Israel 2021, exactly 52 years to the day of that very first Walk, continues our tradition of celeb…

May

31 2021

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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