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August 8, 2018 - No Charlottesville in Toronto

May this Shabbat come and go peacefully and with no news of fear or worry.  At our Shabbat tables we sing “Shalom Aleichem” and implore the angels of peace: “Come in peace.  Bless us with peace.  Go in peace.” Read more »

August 8, 2018 - Project Tikvah 2018

The Importance of being inclusive is more important than ever Read more »

August 8, 2018 - Over $28 million now raised! And, suddenly, you can see our Atrium!

This is such a good news installment of our bi-weekly Renewal of Space report Read more »

July 25, 2018 - The Annual Congregational Appeal Supports Social Action at Holy Blossom

At Holy Blossom Temple, we are a congregation that cares about others. Read more »

July 25, 2018 - Announcing the Sixth WRJ Northeast District Biennial Convention

The sixth Northeast District Convention is October 25-28, 2018.  The theme for our convention is “Ten Years Together – Growing our Community.” 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 - Strategies for Sisterhood Success: Canada Day Celebrations

As Canada Day 2018 approaches, I’m prompted to consider how is it to be a Canadian Jew 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 »

July 10, 2018 - It’s a big project. And it takes a big commitment

Work continues to ramp up on the largest transformational synagogue building project in Canadian history Read more »

June 27, 2018 - Celebrating Art with the Bikur Cholim Committee

Last night, The Bikur Cholim committee organized an Arts Night Read more »

June 27, 2018 - An Appreciation for The Yiddish Novel

Did you know that for years there has been a class about “The Yiddish Novel”? 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 »

June 20, 2018 - Letters to Camp!

Give us your child's camp address, and we will be sure to send them a letter! Read more »

June 13, 2018 - Guatemala: Brewing Justice

One of the most impactful Jewish experiences of my life was traveling with the American Jewish World Service Read more »

June 13, 2018 - Humans, not just hammers

As Phase 1 work proceeds within our wonderful new spaces, we wanted to take a moment to appropriately recognise the army of volunteers and Temple professionals who live our Renewal of Spirit on a daily basis Read more »

May 30, 2018 - Holy Blossom is now an Award Granting Unit for the Duke of Edinburgh Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a global program with the goal of challenging, empowering and recognizing young people between the ages of 14 and 24 Read more »

May 30, 2018 - Do you want to be in a show???

Stagecraft is looking for new talent! Read more »

May 23, 2018 - The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

For more information contact Lisa Read more »

May 16, 2018 - Thank you for supporting the HABSTY Bagel Project!

Once again, it was a huge success! Read more »

May 16, 2018 - Sisterhood Retreat 2018

Testimonial: I look forward to the sisterhood retreat with enthusiasm 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 16, 2018 - Reaching to the sky

This past week, members of the Building Committee had a once-in-a-lifetime experience when we climbed to the top of the recently-erected scaffolding that now, temporarily, fills our gorgeous Atrium Read more »

May 1, 2018 - Generating Excitement for our Project!

As work proceeds apace on our exciting Renewal of Space, this past week saw the arrival of the back-up generator Read more »

May 1, 2018 - Mazel Tov: Our congregants make a commitment to Jewish Foundation’s Book of Life

Toronto’s Jewish community and its future Read more »

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