November 8, 2018 - A message from Cantor Maissner

It is with great pride and overwhelming joy that I share with all of you our upcoming musical jubilee celebration Read more »

October 17, 2018 - Musical Heritage Concert Series 2018-19

As I have done for so many years, (in fact, for 39 blessed years), I would like to announce the Musical Heritage Concert Series for the coming season 2018-2019. Read more »

October 3, 2018 - N'Ginah Band 5779 Shabbat Schedule

Kabbalat Shabbat with the Holy Blossom N'Ginah Band provides a spiritual, musical, and uplifting way to welcome Shabbat Read more »

August 22, 2018 - The power of music

Please enjoy these moving High Holidays melodies have soothed our souls for decades Read more »

July 13, 2018 - Musical Mission to Bulgaria

Cantor Maissner led a musical mission to Bulgaria in early July. He had been invited to participate in the European premiere of A Melancholy Beauty Read more »

July 11, 2018 - Celebrate with the Lachan Choir in Sofia, Bulgaria

Enjoy the photos and memories made by our very own Cantor Maissner and the Lachan Choir! Read more »

June 25, 2018 - Cantors Assembly Convention 2018

Singing is only the beginning Read more »

June 21, 2018 - Varna International 2018: Celebrating a musical experience

I am so proud and privileged to be part of the VARNA INTERNATIONAL musical experience Read more »

May 16, 2018 - Musicians of Tomorrow

On May 30, 2018, our young trio will be giving a concert in Toronto as part of Toronto’s Jewish Music Week. Ronnie Arbitman, violin; Manya Suisa, piano; and Lavi Zarfati, clarinet will perform a repertoire of Jewish composers from Mendelssohn to Gershwin Read more »

May 2, 2018 - ♬ Musicians of Tomorrow ♬

Beyond words cannot describe the joy pride and amazement of our experience in ROSH PINAH the most beautiful, serene, and picturesque spot in Israel Read more »

April 10, 2018 - Yom Yerushalayim / יום ירושלים

We hope to see many of you celebrating with us on this special occasion Read more »

March 7, 2018 - Holy Blossom Temple N'ginah Band

Here at Holy Blossom, we are so fortunate and blessed to have the best of the best! Read more »

January 29, 2018 - Sermon in Song Shabbat Shira January 27, 2018

Cantor Maissner and the Holy Blossom Temple Singers: Sermon in Song - Adon Olam Read more »

January 2, 2018 - Sermon in Song - Saturday, January 27, 2018

Adon Olam  all you want to know, listen, and hear about this divine religious poem Read more »

December 14, 2017 - Boston URJ Biennial 2017

What a spiritual, intellectual, fun and informative few days, together with over 5500 reform Jews. Read more »

December 13, 2017 - Behind the Music: A Few Words About 'The Prayer'

We had the great privilege this past Shabbat to sing an English/Hebrew version of “The Prayer,” a song originally written in by David Foster and Carole Bayer Sager, with Italian lyrics by Alberto Testa and Tony Renis. It was made famous as a duet by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli in 1999. The Hebrew lyrics... Read more »

December 5, 2017 - Celebrate Chanukah and Cornerstone Dedication with the Holy Blossom Temple Singers

Even Hapinah The cornerstone for our renewal of SPACE AND SPIRIT will be celebrated with pomp and ceremony on the first night of Chanukah. Read more »

October 27, 2017 - YACHAD – BENEFIT CONCERT FOR HURRICANE RELIEF

By Cantor Benjamin Maissner Read more »

September 24, 2017 - “OUR SACRED SOUNDS THE POWER OF MUSIC”

In the interim heights of these Days of Awe, we ought to reflect on what lifts our souls, soothes our minds and is reflective in our lives Read more »

September 24, 2017 - My harmonious message for the High Holy Days

“V’KOL D’MAMAH DAKA YISHAMAH” Read more »

September 12, 2017 - Musical Heritage Concert Series 2017-2018

As is our custom year after year, our Music Committee and I are thrilled to announce our Musical Heritage Concert Series for 2018. Read more »

May 30, 2017 - VIDEO: Concert Review - Mattan Klein

To have Mattan Klein in honor of Yom Yerushalayim was an incredible experience. Read more »

May 2, 2017 - Cantor Maissner and Holy Blossom Share an Important Development

I am pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2020, I will become Holy Blossom’s first Cantor Emeritus. Read more »

May 1, 2017 - YOM HULEDET SAMEACH to my beloved ISRAEL

We all pray for peace and safety and a triumphant celebration. Read more »

April 21, 2017 - The Vocation of the Choir

The 40 voices at Holy Blossom create a fullness of sound unique among Toronto's synagogues. Read more »

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