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

  • Conversational Beginner’s Yiddish

    May
    23
    May 23 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 23, 2017

    Beginners welcome – no knowledge of Yiddish required!

  • Sisterhood Torah Study: The Evolution of Judaism

    May
    24
    May 24 @ 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.

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    May
    25
    May 25 @ 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.

  • Must a Jew Believe Anything: Viewpoints on the Essence of Jewish Religious Faith

    May
    25
    May 25 @ 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until June 1, 2017

    We will discuss three essays by Jewish thinkers on the core of Jewish faith.

  • Beyond the Chuppah

    May
    25
    May 25 @ 8:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 15, 2017

    Group classes for building the strongest foundation for marriage.

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    May
    27
    May 27 @ 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.

  • ARZA Canada Kallah at Holy Blossom

    May
    28
    May 28 @ 9:30 am

    Emergency Routine: The Paradox of Israeli Life - Dialogue with Galit Baram, Consul General of Israel, and Rabbi Benjie Gruber

  • A Season of Mussar

    May
    29
    May 29 @ 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.

  • Sisterhood Torah Study: The Evolution of Judaism

    May
    31
    May 31 @ 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.

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Jun
    1
    June 1 @ 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.

  • Must a Jew Believe Anything: Viewpoints on the Essence of Jewish Religious Faith

    Jun
    1
    June 1 @ 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until June 1, 2017

    We will discuss three essays by Jewish thinkers on the core of Jewish faith.

  • Beyond the Chuppah

    Jun
    1
    June 1 @ 8:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 15, 2017

    Group classes for building the strongest foundation for marriage.

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Jun
    3
    June 3 @ 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.

  • The Golden Age of Spain

    Jun
    5
    June 5 @ 7:30 pm

    Exploring the Middle Ages of Jewish Spain. It's glory and bitter end in 1492.

  • Sisterhood Torah Study: The Evolution of Judaism

    Jun
    7
    June 7 @ 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.

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Jun
    8
    June 8 @ 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.

  • Beyond the Chuppah

    Jun
    8
    June 8 @ 8:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 15, 2017

    Group classes for building the strongest foundation for marriage.

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Jun
    10
    June 10 @ 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.

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

Our Life Long Learning Gallery

Our Life Long Learning Stories

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

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

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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 »