Pardes Shalom Cemetery

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The Holy Blossom Temple sections in Pardes Shalom Cemetery are RR and TT. The cemetery is located on Dufferin Street, north of Major Mackenzie Drive.

Sunday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed on all Festivals and High Holy Days. Because cemetery visiting hours can change throughout the year, please call Pardes Shalom Cemetery at (905) 832-2549 for current information.

For information regarding maintenance or floral arrangements, please call Pardes Shalom Cemetery.

As a Holy Blossom Temple member, you are entitled to purchase a plot at Pardes Shalom, from the Temple.

Pardes Shalom

Pardes Shalom

The price of a plot at Pardes Shalom Cemetery is governed by the price we paid for it. We are required to charge you the same amount that we paid to purchase it.

The Temple issues you a letter, once you have paid for the plot, which confirms your purchase and provides you with interment rights in the Holy Blossom Temple section.

The exact plot is not specified but will be identified at the time of need. If you have purchased two plots, the second one will be reserved immediately beside the one that’s been used.

For Pardes Shalom price list, please click here.

For more information about Pardes Shalom Cemetery, please visit their website at

Holy Blossom Memorial Park/Brimley Road

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Holy Blossom Memorial Park, owned by the congregation, is located on Brimley Road, between Eglinton Ave. East and St. Clair Ave. East. It is a short distance north of Kingston Road.

Summer hours:
Sunday to Thursday: 8 am to 5 pm (April 1 to October 31)
Closed at 4.00 pm. on Fridays and the day preceding all major Jewish Holy Days

Winter hours:
Sunday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Nov 1 to March 31)

For information regarding maintenance, floral arrangements please click here to email Jim Westcott or (416) 789-3291, ext.230
For perpetual flower care or plot location please email Cindy Zimmer or (416) 789-3291, ext.229.

We have 100 new plots available for purchase at the Holy Blossom Memorial Park.  To purchase a plot please contact Cindy Zimmer at ext 229.  Cremation plots are also available.

The price of a plot at Holy Blossom Memorial Park for members is $3000 each.

To download a complete copy of our Price List, please click here.

At Holy Blossom Temple Memorial Park, the Temple will issue you an interment right or ‘deed,’ identifying the exact plot(s) you have purchased.

Holy Blossom Cemetery/Pape Avenue

This cemetery, established in 1849, was transferred to Holy Blossom when the synagogue was founded in 1856. It was used for burials until the 1930s and contains the graves of many of the founders and early notables of the Toronto Jewish community. No plots are available for purchase.

Visits to the Pape Avenue Cemetery are by request only. Contact Cindy Zimmer at 416-789-3291 ext 229 to make an appointment to unlock the gate.

Glenview Memorial Gardens – Beit Olam

At Beit Olam, Jews will be buried with all the Jewish rites and rituals, while having the comfort of being laid to rest alongside their loved ones.  To Honour the Deceased (K’vod haMeit) and To Comfort Mourners (Nichum Aveilim) are essential mitzvot. With the establishment of Beit Olam, we will further our ability to do both with dignity and compassion. Glenview Cemetery is pleased to provide the Jewish community with an identifiably Jewish burial section, which will preserve the Jewish Heritage in their serene landscapes.

For more information on Beit Olam, visit or contact Cindy Zimmer at 416-789-3291 ext 229.

Cemetery By-laws

The Cemetery by-laws have been approved by the Board of Directors of Holy Blossom Temple – September 27, 2012 and are now going being presented to the Cemeteries Regulation Unit for approval.  To download a copy of the by-laws, please click here.

As of July 1, 2012 the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act provides important consumer protection, please click here to the Province of Ontario’s Ministry of Consumer Services for: Cemeteries and Funerals: Your Rights

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