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The Holy Blossom Temple 'Stories' Archive

September 27, 2019 - Last Folio: Exhibit & Special Event at Holy Blossom

To inaugurate our new gallery space in honour of Rosh Hashanah 5780, Holy Blossom Temple is proud to present selections from The Last Folio by renowned Slovak-Canadian photographer Yuri Dojc. Read more »

September 27, 2019 - Featured Ceramicist Loren Kaplan for Project Betzalel

Article by Denise Gordon Read more »

September 18, 2019 - Announcing the Launch of our Tzedakah Centre!

With the change in weather, nature turns inwards and plants invest in their roots.  As we also follow this mandate of nature to better survive, I ask that we mark our path inwards with outwards acts as well. Read more »

September 18, 2019 - Jesse Sol Invites the Holy Blossom Community to participate in sharing our love of books!

Donate your gently used children’s books to The Children’s Book Bank. Read more »

September 10, 2019 - 2019-2020 Nominating Committee Report

The Nominating Committee hereby provides its report to the Board of Directors of Holy Blossom Temple. Read more »

August 30, 2019 - Update from the Senior Cantor Search Committee (August 2019)

Thank you to all congregants who participated in the Senior Cantor Search Committee’s listening campaign. Read more »

August 30, 2019 - Tapestry of Spirit: The Torah Stitch by Stitch Project

In the beginning, Holy Blossom Temple member Temma Gentles had a dream to create a project that would bring women and the Torah together in a deeply meaningful way. Read more »

August 30, 2019 - Cantor’s Celebrations Committee: Join us at our soul-stirring Selichot Service

The Cantor’s Celebrations Committee is inviting the congregation to a very special Selichot on Saturday, September 21, the first event in a year of celebrating the cantor before he assumes his new position as Emeritus. Read more »

August 30, 2019 - A gift to ensure a place in Temple history

Our people have always been aware of the importance of generational memory. Read more »

August 2, 2019 - Melton @ Holy Blossom

If you have not yet heard about our program via The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, you are missing out! Read more »

July 24, 2019 - Cantors Assembly: Jewish Musical Journey through ITALY

It is our privilege to announce the third musical mission with the Cantor's Assembly, the Jewish Musical Journey through ITALY: Rome, Florence & Venice (June 22 - July 2, 2020) Read more »

June 28, 2019 - New space begets new support. $30.2 million and counting!

This Renewal update continues on the theme of our congregation (and the wider community) expressing love/joy/awe/excitement for our new Atrium and renewed spaces Read more »

June 25, 2019 - Holy Blossom Temple Memorial Plaques

These memorial tablets which line the walls of our historic sanctuary are a lasting tribute Read more »

June 14, 2019 - Holy Blossom Temple is thrilled to Welcome Wendy Steinberg Himmel to the ECC Team!

Wishing a warm welcome to Wendy Read more »

June 14, 2019 - A Jewish Musical Journey through ITALY CA 2020 Mission

We are very excited to announce that CA Italy 2020 registration is live and has launched to the public! Read more »

May 31, 2019 - Busting the $30 Million Barrier. And Toronto drops in for a visit.

We have over 30 million reasons to keep believing in our shared Renewal Project. Momentum continues to build as we get closer to completing fundraising for Phase 1. Read more »

May 31, 2019 - Building community with bagels: the HABSTY Bagel Project

The annual HABSTY Bagel Project took place once again on Sunday, May 12, delivering smiles and bagels across the city. Read more »

May 3, 2019 - A Special Thank You to the Attendees of A Common Thread

What an amazing evening. Thanks especially to the families who spoke so genuinely and from the heart, Eva Madras, Anne and Max Dublin, Ed and Isaac Applebaum and Fay Kieffer. Read more »

April 25, 2019 - Sundays in the Atrium: See you next season!

Our Sundays in the Atrium audience was treated to a splendid musical afternoon of performances by The Glenn Gould School Chamber Music Competition winners Read more »

April 25, 2019 - Honouring family, and family history, through Renewal giving

The remarkable thing about how our congregation engages with, and gives to, our Renewal Project, is how deeply personal it is for all Read more »

April 12, 2019 - Update from the Senior Cantor Search Committee

Open Forum April 29 (8 pm) & Survey Reminder Read more »

April 8, 2019 - Shalom to Ido and Lia, and shalom to Maayan and Lior!

It is hard to believe that as we welcome Spring, we look ahead to the end of our School Year and with that, it comes time to say “shalom” to our Shinshinim Read more »

April 2, 2019 - The Memorial Scrolls Trust and the History of the Czech Scrolls

Holy Blossom Temple is honoured to share the inspiring story of the survival and second life of a Memorial Scroll form the Czech Republic Read more »

March 29, 2019 - Phase 1 is OPEN!

Friends, we have built what we dreamed we would build. It is wonderful that we are realizing our vision. And even more wonderful that we are realizing it, together. Read more »

March 15, 2019 - 2 for Seder

The notion is to invite two non-Jewish adults, who have never attended before, to your family Seder. They can begin to learn, through community, what we are all about. Read more »

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