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  Bereavement

We truly care about our members. At Beth Torah, our clergy is here for you during all lifecycle events, both during simchas and unfortunate times of struggle, sadness, and distress.
 
To book a time to speak with Rabbi Yossi at any stage of bereavement—whether you are struggling with impending loss or the aftermath, please contact us confidentially at director@bethtorah.ca or (416) 782 4495 ext. 42.

To speak with Cantor Ben, please contact him directly at cantor@bethtorah.ca or
(416) 782 4495 ext. 30.

If you need to reach clergy after hours regarding an end-of-life circumstance, please call
(416) 508-8755. They will be in touch with you shortly.

You may also connect with a funeral home such as Benjamin’s Park Memorial Chapel or Steeles Memorial Chapel to begin the funeral process.

We respect your privacy

With your consent only, we will send out a bereavement e-notice upon the passing of a loved one, and mention funeral details in our
printed bulletin, to allow congregants to offer their sympathies and attend services for the deceased.

To learn about Beth Torah’s cemetery policy, please email us or call (416) 782-4495 ext. 27.

Beth Torah’s clergy is here to offer support and solace, attend shivas, as well as send out condolences and end-of-shloshim letters.
We also record yahrzeits and acknowledge them with a letter to member families every year.

Beth Torah’s Chesed Committee is also available should you need assistance. 

Honour a loved one

There are many beautiful ways to commemorate a loved one and signal one’s abiding love and respect for the life they led and the legacy
they left behind. These include purchasing yahrzeit plaques, seat plaques, leaves on our Tree of Life, and other memorials within the shul.

For more information on commemoration opportunities, please contact us at (416) 782 4495 ext. 24.

If you wish to have clergy present for your unveiling, please fill out this form to get started.

Wed, 22 May 2019 17 Iyyar 5779