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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 »

April 23, 2018 - Holy Blossom Temple 2018 Sisterhood Retreat

This is a wonderful opportunity to unwind, connect with fellow congregants and sisterhood.  Read more »

April 18, 2018 - Meet our 2018-19 ShinShinim!

Meet our new ShinShinim! Read more »

April 18, 2018 - Early Childhood Centre at Holy Blossom

For the last 60 years the ECC has been a stalwart in providing a high quality early childhood education that reflects reform Jewish values Read more »

April 18, 2018 - A bit soggy, but still making good progress …

Our intrepid construction crew, (growing in size by the day), has made real progress since our last update Read more »

March 21, 2018 - Women of Reform Judaism

How does Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ) inspire me? Read more »

March 7, 2018 - Holy Blossom Temple Annual Tzedakah Fair!

Last month, our Grade 7 students participated in our annual Tzedakah Fair Read more »

February 21, 2018 - CARING IN CANADA: The Period Purse Project

Holy Blossom Sisterhood members have been highlighted by CHAI Mitzvah for the good work they are doing for homeless women! Read more »

February 7, 2018 - Welcoming our new Shinshinim!

Our new Shinshinim will be joining us in August, 2018! Read more »

December 27, 2017 - HBTogether: The Sky's the Limit

Our first meeting will be on February 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Art Gallery of Ontario 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 - URJ Biennial in Boston – where ‘everyone knows the HBT name’

I've just returned from an exhilarating, energizing (and slightly exhausting) 5 day conference, the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ)’s Biennial. Read more »

December 13, 2017 - Shinshinim: Where are they now?

Our Shinshinim have been an integral part of our community for the past 11 years. Read more »

December 13, 2017 - So… Who are your ten?

As a relative newcomer to the Reform Movement, I jumped on the chance to attend the URJ’s Biennial conference in Boston. Read more »

November 8, 2017 - Why I Love Holy Blossom Sunday School

My name is Kiley and I am in gr. 4. Read more »

November 7, 2017 - Marvin Warsh, 97, flew Lancaster bomber in Second World War via Toronto Star

Please join us this Shabbat as we honour and remember. Read more »

October 17, 2017 - A Reflection on Simchat Torah

It was wonderful to be part of such a joyous event!  Read more »

October 3, 2017 - Nostalgic Reflections 

Cantor Shelley Merel (my predecessor) sent two magnificent links to his rendition this Rosh Hashanah, at the young age of 93. Read more »

September 14, 2017 - Listen to Recordings of Cantor Beny Maissner and Choirs Sing Music for the High Holy Days

We at Holy Blossom are especially proud of how the music led by Cantor Maissner makes our services unique... Read more »

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