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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 »

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 »

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