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!

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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

    Feb
    23
    February 23 @ 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.

  • Israeli Folk Dancing with Paula Warren

    Feb
    23
    February 23 @ 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on November 10, 2018 at 1:00pm

    One event on January 19, 2019 at 1:00pm

    One event on February 23, 2019 at 1:00pm

    One event on March 30, 2019 at 1:00pm

    One event on May 25, 2019 at 1:00pm

    Come and kick your heels up in room 307! Everyone is welcome. No experience necessary. Fun and Easy! See you there!

  • You Can Ukulele! with Susan Baskin

    Feb
    24
    February 24 @ 12:15 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Sunday, repeating until June 16, 2019

    In 1915, when the ukulele was first introduced to people, it sparked the world’s first uke craze.

  • Eye on Israel: Film night with our Shinshinim “Maktub”

    Feb
    25
    February 25 @ 7:00 pm

    Steve and Chuma, two criminals are the sole survivors of a terrorist attack at a restaurant in Jerusalem. They decide to change their ways and become flesh and blood angels. They go on a journey of wish fulfillment for people who write requests on paper and put between the sacred stones of the Waili...

  • Downtown Lunch & Learn: Jewish Business Ethics

    Feb
    26
    February 26 @ 12:15 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 12:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 25, 2019

    Bring your lunch and study Jewish ideas of business ethics with Rabbi Satz

  • Understanding Your Bereavement & Healing

    Feb
    26
    February 26 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Jack Kugelmass, MSW, will provide a supportive environment for congregants to find new insight into the meaning of their losses

  • Melton Core Course – Year One Rhythms and Purposes

    Feb
    26
    February 26 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 16, 2019

    This is Year One of Melton’s signature two-year learning experience - a text-based course providing sophisticated pluralistic understandings of Jewish living, memory and wisdom that invites adults to discover personal interests and meaning.

  • Sisterhood Torah Study – Crisis & Continuity with Mark Goodman

    Feb
    27
    February 27 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Feb
    28
    February 28 @ 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

    Mar
    2
    March 2 @ 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.

  • You Can Ukulele! with Susan Baskin

    Mar
    3
    March 3 @ 12:15 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Sunday, repeating until June 16, 2019

    In 1915, when the ukulele was first introduced to people, it sparked the world’s first uke craze.

  • Shabbat Meditation, Mussar, and Contemplation

    Mar
    3
    March 3 @ 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on January 19, 2019 at 4:00pm

    One event on February 9, 2019 at 4:00pm

    One event on March 3, 2019 at 4:00pm

    Join us before Shabbat Mincha service & Havdalah for reflection, contemplation, and meditation on the spiritual themes of the parashah

  • Understanding Your Bereavement & Healing

    Mar
    5
    March 5 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Jack Kugelmass, MSW, will provide a supportive environment for congregants to find new insight into the meaning of their losses

  • Melton Core Course – Year One Rhythms and Purposes

    Mar
    5
    March 5 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 16, 2019

    This is Year One of Melton’s signature two-year learning experience - a text-based course providing sophisticated pluralistic understandings of Jewish living, memory and wisdom that invites adults to discover personal interests and meaning.

  • Sisterhood Torah Study – Crisis & Continuity with Mark Goodman

    Mar
    6
    March 6 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Mar
    7
    March 7 @ 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.

  • York U @ HBT: Professor Sara R. Horowitz

    Mar
    7
    March 7 @ 7:30 pm

    “The Hand that Stirs the Ladle; Women Who Cook on the Israeli Screen”

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Mar
    9
    March 9 @ 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.

  • You Can Ukulele! with Susan Baskin

    Mar
    10
    March 10 @ 12:15 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Sunday, repeating until June 16, 2019

    In 1915, when the ukulele was first introduced to people, it sparked the world’s first uke craze.

  • Midtown Lunch & Learn: Jewish Business Ethics

    Mar
    12
    March 12 @ 12:15 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 12:15pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 11, 2019

    Midtown Lunch & Learn: Jewish Business Ethics Bring your lunch and study Jewish ideas of business ethics with Rabbi Satz We meet in a boardroom at Baskin Financial on St. Clair Avenue. The class is open to anyone – you don’t need to be in business! Jewish Business Ethics meets on the sec...

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

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Our Life Long Learning Stories

December 19, 2018 - York U @ HBT

We are proud to announce our second annual York University at Holy Blossom Temple ([email protected]) series Read more »

December 13, 2017 - Shinshinim: Where are they now?

Our Shinshinim have been an integral part of our community for the past 11 years. Read more »

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

By Gillian Helfield. Read more »

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