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Shabbat Shalom, Beth Torah!

Join us every week for Shabbat

Doors open at 8:30 am for a pre-davening coffee and schmooze. Services begin at 8:45 am.


This week we are delighted to have Dr. Rachael Turkienicz, our Clergy Educator, for services.


Sunday Minyan

Minyan takes place every Sunday and begins at 9:00 am. We hope you'll join us. 


This week's minyan breakfast is sponsored by Louis Mostyn, in honour of his father’s yahrzeit (Myer Mostyn).

January 13, 2017

26 Tevet, 5778

Friday Candle Lighting

4:45 PM

Shabbat Ends

5:49 PM




Ezekiel 28:25-29:21



Kiddush Sponsorship

Our enhanced kiddushes are generously sponsored by the Feldman family for 2018.


This week's kiddush has been generously sponsored by Michael Gangel.



Our condolences on the passing of Abraham Kaufman, beloved father of Debra Katz, cherished grandfather of Naomi and Aaron dear brother-in-law of Norman and Sandra Turk, Harry and Pnina Turk, and Alina Turk. May they know no more sorrow.


Beach Blast with ECRUSY

Looking for a way to escape the winter blues?

Miss spending time at the beach?

Come to Beach Blast (15 Leswyn Road, Toronto) with USY and Kadima on January 14th from 2-4:30pm where you can play beach volley ball, play in the sand and enjoy spending time with awesome friends! Snacks will be provided.

All teens in grades 5-12 are welcome to join us! Cost is $30 to participate. Register at


Ottawa Shabbaton Trip
Beth Torah invites grade 6-7 students on the Canadian Council of Conservative Judaism (CCCS) trip to Ottawa from February 9-11th 2018, coinciding with Ottawa’s Winterlude. Details are available from Kayla Hendriks, our Hebrew School Principal: at


PJ Library Plus is at Beth Torah!
PJ Plus is a program where young Jewish families can connect with one another in a warm, welcoming, inclusive environment. At Beth Torah, PJ is running a 7-10 week program where children aged 18 months through 2.5 years and their parents (or grandparents) participate in a fun and meaningful program with a specially designed curriculum based on PJ Library books! The program focuses on Jewish holidays, Shabbat, Israel, and Jewish values.
Program begins on January 14th. Register for this FREE program with Adina Lipson at 416 635 2883 x 5406 or email


Beit Halochem Needs Hosts!

Each year, Beit Halochem Canada brings a group of 10 wounded Israeli veterans to Toronto for two weeks. They are seeking warm, welcoming families to host these heroes from June 3-17, 2018.

While the guests’ daily activities are taken care of, host families provide a home, some meals, support, and friendship during the visit. Families are encouraged to participate in group outings. Co-host families also have the chance to assist and take part in this incredible experience.

If you are interested in hosting, please contact Beit Halochem Canada at 905-695-0611 or




Saturday, January 13, 2017 – Friday, January 19, 2017   |   Tevet 26 – Shvat 3 5778


We offer comfort to those who mourn or observe yahrzeit, and honour those who wish to keep alive the memory of those who vanished in the Shoah.


We apologize if your loved ones’ yahrzeit has been omitted. Please email us at  to add your yahrzeit to our database for future listings.


Morris Dorfman

Grandfather of Shelly Feldman


Saturday, January 13

Anne Lean

Mother of Marvin Lean


Saturday, January 13

Beatrice Shawn

Sister of Sid Chapnick


Saturday, January 13

Blanche Caplan

Grandmother of Robert Caplan


Monday, January 15

Meyer Lukofsky

Uncle of Elaine Goldberg and Fern Lukofsky


Monday, January 15

Myer Mostyn

Father of Louis Mostyn


Monday, January 15

Ruth Waldman

Mother of Jeffrey Waldman


Monday, January 15

Levi Leiderman

Grandfather of Mel Leiderman


Tuesday, January 16

Jean Seigel

Mother of Patricia Epstein

Grandmother of Nathaniel Epstein


Tuesday, January 16

Harry Adler

Brother of Oscar Adler

Uncle of Howard Adler


Wednesday, January 17

David Miller

Grandfather of Robert Miller and Barbara Miller Schwartz

Thursday, January 18

Simon Schmerz

Father of Marty Schmerz


Thursday, January 18

Allan Freedman

Father of David Freedman


Friday, January 19

Osnat Karolik de Zisman

Mother of Raziel Zisman


Friday, January 19

Dorothy Roza

Mother of Mark Roza


Friday, January 19

Wed, 17 January 2018 1 Shevat 5778