Youth programs at Holy Blossom Temple are often, dynamic, and diverse. Our youth are our tomorrow. And, they are simultaneously our today!

See below for a complete listing of all our Family and Youth programming, and learn how you can get involved!

Find Your Place

Our youth group for all students in Grades 3-5.

YEAH provides monthly activities for our students both in and out of our building, as well as opportunities to take part in Temple events together.  YEAH is a great way to spend time with your Holy Blossom friends, and make new friends!  Have an idea for an activity you’d like to do?  Let us know, and we’ll make it happen!

Join the mailing list at [email protected] to get information about monthly events and Temple activities YEAH is a part of!  Non-member friends are welcome. Contact: Lisa Isen Baumal, [email protected] 416-7879-3291 ext. 242

JVC offers a combination of age-appropriate social events, as well as an opportunity for students to participate in monthly Social Action/Hands-on Mitzvah programs: HOME (hands on mitzvah experiences). HOME events take place on the first Monday of each month, at 5pm, prior to Senior School.  These are opportunities for students to get a hands on ‘taste’ of what doing mitzvot is all about, and these experiences can count towards their Shaarei Kehillah B’nei Mitzvah program.  Join the mailing list at [email protected] to get information about upcoming events, or contact us if you have an idea for a great Mitzvah project! Non-member friends are welcome.  JVC students are also eligible to participate in some high school events.

Questions? Contact Director of Youth Engagement Lisa Isen Baumal. [email protected]

Alongside our Temple renewal, we are renewing Teen Life at Holy Blossom this year! Teens are invited to come join our brand new HBTeen council to have a say about what goes on for teens at Temple! HBTeens will be hosting one special program a month, and running open lounge night every Monday after classes. HBTeens is also our gateway to NFTY NEL, our local region of the North American Federation of Temple Youth, which hosts fantastic weekend programs in cities across the region. Ask us more about NFTY if you are interested in connecting with Jewish teens at other shuls.

For more information, contact Lisa Isen Baumal, [email protected]

or Lindsay Mockler, [email protected]

For those in grades 9-12

Want to earn community service hours? You can fulfill those community service hours at Holy Blossom Temple year round!

Interested in being part of teen community? You can volunteer with other teens, while doing the types of volunteer things you love!

Love working with kids? That is one of the most available volunteer options at the Temple!

Family and Youth Calendar

  • Little Blossoms Drop-In!

    Feb
    26
    February 26 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

    Join us Tuesday Mornings for our Little Blossoms Drop-in program!

  • HBTeen Mitzvah Bakers!

    Feb
    27
    February 27 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on November 28, 2018 at 6:30pm

    One event on December 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

    One event on January 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

    One event on February 27, 2019 at 6:30pm

    One event on March 27, 2019 at 6:30pm

    One event on April 17, 2019 at 6:30pm

    One event on May 29, 2019 at 6:30pm

    Join us once a month in the kitchen for an evening of baking for Out of the Cold and Ve’ahavta. All teens are welcome to participate  - it’s a great way to get community service hours.

  • Family Shabbat

    Mar
    1
    March 1 @ 6:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

    One event on November 16, 2018 at 6:00pm

    One event on January 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on February 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on March 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on April 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on May 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

    The music of Shabbat entrances congregants of every age as we drink sweet juice and dig into the delicious challah with our families!

  • Little Blossoms Drop-In!

    Mar
    5
    March 5 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

    Join us Tuesday Mornings for our Little Blossoms Drop-in program!

  • Moving Traditions

    Mar
    5
    March 5 @ 7:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on November 6, 2018 at 7:00pm

    One event on December 11, 2018 at 7:00pm

    One event on January 8, 2019 at 7:00pm

    One event on February 5, 2019 at 7:00pm

    One event on March 5, 2019 at 7:00pm

    One event on April 9, 2019 at 7:00pm

    One event on May 7, 2019 at 7:00pm

    One event on June 4, 2019 at 7:00pm

    Holy Blossom is excited to be launching Rosh Chodesh and Shevet groups, led by Lisa Isen Baumal, and Daniel Abramson. There will also be parallel parent groups being led by Rabbi Splansky and Rabbi Satz.

  • Family Hamentaschen Bake

    Mar
    6
    March 6 @ 5:30 pm

    We’ll provide the dough and some fillings. Have a favourite filling? Bring it along!

  • Guatemala: Brewing Justice

    Mar
    8
    March 8 - March 16

    The world is changing, help change it for the better. Join Holy Blossom and Operation Groundswell for a once in a lifetime opportunity!

  • Little Blossoms Drop-In!

    Mar
    12
    March 12 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

    Join us Tuesday Mornings for our Little Blossoms Drop-in program!

  • Little Blossoms Drop-In!

    Mar
    19
    March 19 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

    Join us Tuesday Mornings for our Little Blossoms Drop-in program!

  • Little Blossoms Drop-In!

    Mar
    26
    March 26 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

    Join us Tuesday Mornings for our Little Blossoms Drop-in program!

  • HBTeen Mitzvah Bakers!

    Mar
    27
    March 27 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on November 28, 2018 at 6:30pm

    One event on December 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

    One event on January 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

    One event on February 27, 2019 at 6:30pm

    One event on March 27, 2019 at 6:30pm

    One event on April 17, 2019 at 6:30pm

    One event on May 29, 2019 at 6:30pm

    Join us once a month in the kitchen for an evening of baking for Out of the Cold and Ve’ahavta. All teens are welcome to participate  - it’s a great way to get community service hours.

  • Little Blossoms Drop-In!

    Apr
    2
    April 2 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

    Join us Tuesday Mornings for our Little Blossoms Drop-in program!

  • Family Shabbat

    Apr
    5
    April 5 @ 6:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

    One event on November 16, 2018 at 6:00pm

    One event on January 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on February 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on March 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on April 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

    One event on May 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

    The music of Shabbat entrances congregants of every age as we drink sweet juice and dig into the delicious challah with our families!

  • Shabbat at the Barns

    Apr
    6
    April 6 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on April 6, 2019 at 9:30am

    One event on May 4, 2019 at 9:30am

    One event on June 15, 2019 at 9:30am

    Join Holy Blossom Temple, The Leo Baeck Day School, and PJ Library as we celebrate Shabbat with the neighbourhood!

  • Little Blossoms Drop-In!

    Apr
    9
    April 9 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

    Join us Tuesday Mornings for our Little Blossoms Drop-in program!

  • Moving Traditions

    Apr
    9
    April 9 @ 7:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on November 6, 2018 at 7:00pm

    One event on December 11, 2018 at 7:00pm

    One event on January 8, 2019 at 7:00pm

    One event on February 5, 2019 at 7:00pm

    One event on March 5, 2019 at 7:00pm

    One event on April 9, 2019 at 7:00pm

    One event on May 7, 2019 at 7:00pm

    One event on June 4, 2019 at 7:00pm

    Holy Blossom is excited to be launching Rosh Chodesh and Shevet groups, led by Lisa Isen Baumal, and Daniel Abramson. There will also be parallel parent groups being led by Rabbi Splansky and Rabbi Satz.

  • Little Blossoms Drop-In!

    Apr
    16
    April 16 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

    Join us Tuesday Mornings for our Little Blossoms Drop-in program!

  • HBTeen Mitzvah Bakers!

    Apr
    17
    April 17 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on November 28, 2018 at 6:30pm

    One event on December 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

    One event on January 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

    One event on February 27, 2019 at 6:30pm

    One event on March 27, 2019 at 6:30pm

    One event on April 17, 2019 at 6:30pm

    One event on May 29, 2019 at 6:30pm

    Join us once a month in the kitchen for an evening of baking for Out of the Cold and Ve’ahavta. All teens are welcome to participate  - it’s a great way to get community service hours.

  • Little Blossoms Drop-In!

    Apr
    23
    April 23 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until June 18, 2019

    Join us Tuesday Mornings for our Little Blossoms Drop-in program!

  • Taste of Kensington

    Apr
    28
    April 28 @ 12:30 pm

    Don’t miss our Taste of Kensington Tour!!

For more information, please send an email to Lisa Baumal or call (416) 789-3291, ext.242.

Our Youth Photo Gallery

Our Youth Stories

August 22, 2018 - Moving Traditions at Holy Blossom

We are excited to be launching Moving Traditions, a new program that will be housed monthly in our youth lounge Read more »

August 8, 2018 - Project Tikvah 2018

The Importance of being inclusive is more important than ever 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 »

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