Holy Blossom Temple is as much a House of Study as a House of Worship.

See below for a complete listing of all our Life Long Learning programming, and learn how you can get involved!

The Gerald Schwartz/Heather Reisman Centre for Jewish Learning at Holy Blossom Temple Life Long Learning Calendar

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Jun
    24
    June 24 @ 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

    Together we'll study the weekly Torah portion, its corresponding commentaries both ancient and modern, and discover their eternal relevance.

  • A Season of Mussar

    Jun
    26
    June 26 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until June 26, 2017

    Life comes with tests – often in the relationships with the people we love the most.

  • Understanding Your Bereavement & Healing

    Jun
    27
    June 27 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

    Our very experienced grief counsellor, Helen Gia Levin MSW RSW, will provide a supportive environment for congregants to find new insight into the meaning of their losses.

  • Back due to popular demand! Conversational Beginner’s Yiddish

    Jun
    27
    June 27 @ 7:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 11, 2017

    Join us for this unique 5 week session of Conversational Yiddish. Beginners welcome – no knowledge of Yiddish required.

  • Sisterhood Torah Study: The Evolution of Judaism

    Jun
    28
    June 28 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

    "Jews” or perhaps more elaborately, the “Children of Israel” have maintained their own distinct society for over 3000 years, a feat few other groups have endured.

  • Sisterhood Torah Study Class with Mark Goodman

    Jun
    28
    June 28 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

    Wednesday Mornings 9.30 am – 10.30 am Enkin Board Room Summer 2017 Programming Beginning on Wednesday June 28, 2017 and continuing every Wednesday morning throughout the Summer, the class will be devoted to a discussion of “Jewish Current Events”. Each week the class will discuss one or tw...

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Jun
    29
    June 29 @ 8:20 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:20am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

    Temple members may be interested in a new study opportunity.

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Jul
    1
    July 1 @ 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

    Together we'll study the weekly Torah portion, its corresponding commentaries both ancient and modern, and discover their eternal relevance.

  • Understanding Your Bereavement & Healing

    Jul
    4
    July 4 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

    Our very experienced grief counsellor, Helen Gia Levin MSW RSW, will provide a supportive environment for congregants to find new insight into the meaning of their losses.

  • Back due to popular demand! Conversational Beginner’s Yiddish

    Jul
    4
    July 4 @ 7:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 11, 2017

    Join us for this unique 5 week session of Conversational Yiddish. Beginners welcome – no knowledge of Yiddish required.

  • Jewish Mysticism and Spirituality

    Jul
    4
    July 4 @ 7:45 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:45pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 18, 2017

    With Sam Kaye, rabbinic Intern, Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion

  • Sisterhood Torah Study: The Evolution of Judaism

    Jul
    5
    July 5 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

    "Jews” or perhaps more elaborately, the “Children of Israel” have maintained their own distinct society for over 3000 years, a feat few other groups have endured.

  • Sisterhood Torah Study Class with Mark Goodman

    Jul
    5
    July 5 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

    Wednesday Mornings 9.30 am – 10.30 am Enkin Board Room Summer 2017 Programming Beginning on Wednesday June 28, 2017 and continuing every Wednesday morning throughout the Summer, the class will be devoted to a discussion of “Jewish Current Events”. Each week the class will discuss one or tw...

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Jul
    6
    July 6 @ 8:20 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:20am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

    Temple members may be interested in a new study opportunity.

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Jul
    8
    July 8 @ 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

    Together we'll study the weekly Torah portion, its corresponding commentaries both ancient and modern, and discover their eternal relevance.

  • Understanding Your Bereavement & Healing

    Jul
    11
    July 11 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

    Our very experienced grief counsellor, Helen Gia Levin MSW RSW, will provide a supportive environment for congregants to find new insight into the meaning of their losses.

  • Back due to popular demand! Conversational Beginner’s Yiddish

    Jul
    11
    July 11 @ 7:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 11, 2017

    Join us for this unique 5 week session of Conversational Yiddish. Beginners welcome – no knowledge of Yiddish required.

  • Jewish Mysticism and Spirituality

    Jul
    11
    July 11 @ 7:45 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:45pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 18, 2017

    With Sam Kaye, rabbinic Intern, Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion

  • Sisterhood Torah Study: The Evolution of Judaism

    Jul
    12
    July 12 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

    "Jews” or perhaps more elaborately, the “Children of Israel” have maintained their own distinct society for over 3000 years, a feat few other groups have endured.

  • Sisterhood Torah Study Class with Mark Goodman

    Jul
    12
    July 12 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

    Wednesday Mornings 9.30 am – 10.30 am Enkin Board Room Summer 2017 Programming Beginning on Wednesday June 28, 2017 and continuing every Wednesday morning throughout the Summer, the class will be devoted to a discussion of “Jewish Current Events”. Each week the class will discuss one or tw...

For more information, please send an email to Debbie Speigel or call (416) 789-3291, ext. 239.

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Our Life Long Learning Stories

March 3, 2017 - This was not your typical book-reading: 44 Hours or Strike!

By Gillian Helfield. Read more »

October 21, 2016 - Thank you! The Golden Age of Jewish Television

By Gillian Helfield Read more »

February 24, 2016 - Old Gems, Newly Polished: Lifelong Learning at Holy Blossom Temple

By Rabbi Yael Splansky. In our daily prayer for Revelation we say:  “Compassionate God, inspire us to know and understand, to listen, learn and teach, to observe and uphold with love all the teachings of Your Torah.”  From these few lines, we can infer a great deal about the Jewish approach to learning. That first spark... Read more »

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