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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Schwartz/Reisman Adult Education Program Calendar

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Dec
    14
    December 14 @ 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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.

  • Krav Maga and Situational Awareness With Simeon Olsberg

    Dec
    15
    December 15 @ 9:00 am

    A passionate student, Sim is also a dedicated instructor, having led training for soldiers and now for students in Krav Maga.

  • Jewish Images from the Early Days of CBC Television

    Dec
    16
    December 16 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on December 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    Don’t miss this rare opportunity to view three archival dramas from the early days of CBC Television.

  • Downtown Lunch & Learn: How to Argue Jewishly

    Dec
    17
    December 17 @ 12:15 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on November 19, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    One event on December 17, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    One event on January 28, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    One event on February 25, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    One event on March 24, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    One event on April 28, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    One event on May 26, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    One event on June 23, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    Bring your lunch and study Jewish ideas of business ethics with Rabbi Yael Splansky, Rabbi Jordan Helfman, & Rabbi Zachary Goodman.

  • Bereavement Discussion Group at Holy Blossom

    Dec
    17
    December 17 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm 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 Year 1: Rhythms & Purposes

    Dec
    17
    December 17 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

    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.

  • Melton Core Curriculum: Year 2 Crossroads and Ethics

    Dec
    17
    December 17 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

    This is Year Two 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

    Dec
    18
    December 18 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Discussing the development of Judaism from a local sect to a strong organization with members found throughout the known world

  • The Vision of the Jew in Modernity, Leading Thinkers who Shaped Philo-Semitism and Anti-Semitism in the Modern Age

    Dec
    18
    December 18 @ 7:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

    with Prof. Howard Adelman, Professor Emeritus, Philosophy, York University

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Dec
    19
    December 19 @ 8:20 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Texts including a modern English translation are provided. All are welcome.

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Dec
    21
    December 21 @ 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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.

  • Bereavement Discussion Group at Holy Blossom

    Dec
    24
    December 24 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm 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 Year 1: Rhythms & Purposes

    Dec
    24
    December 24 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

    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.

  • Melton Core Curriculum: Year 2 Crossroads and Ethics

    Dec
    24
    December 24 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

    This is Year Two 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

    Dec
    25
    December 25 @ 9:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Discussing the development of Judaism from a local sect to a strong organization with members found throughout the known world

  • Thursday Shacharit, Breakfast and Talmud Study

    Dec
    26
    December 26 @ 8:20 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Texts including a modern English translation are provided. All are welcome.

  • Shabbat Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Yael Splansky

    Dec
    28
    December 28 @ 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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.

  • Bereavement Discussion Group at Holy Blossom

    Dec
    31
    December 31 @ 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm 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 Year 1: Rhythms & Purposes

    Dec
    31
    December 31 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

    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.

  • Melton Core Curriculum: Year 2 Crossroads and Ethics

    Dec
    31
    December 31 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

    This is Year Two 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.

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

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December 19, 2018 - York U @ HBT

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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!

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