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Writing & Publishing: Short Stories, Memoir and Enthical Wills

This will be a very exciting series….if you have any interest in writing, ethical will writing and/or publishing,– these are for you. Attend one, two or all three. We are proud to partner with our friend and neighbour down the … Read More…

 

JTEM (Jewish Teen Experience Midtown) is ready for registration!

We hope the start of summer has been an enjoyable one for you and your family. JTEM (Jewish Teen Experience Midtown) is a new teen program that connects participants in grades 8-12 with each other and meaningful Jewish learning experiences. … Read More…

 

Chai Mitzvah: Grow Your Judaism

What Do You Want Your Jewish Life to Look Like? Being Jewish means you learn and do, all your life. Our tradition teaches us the world stands on Torah, Avodah and G’milut Chasadim: learning, spirituality and social involvement. That is, head, … Read More…

 

love is love is love is love

Holy Blossom Temple stands with the LGBTQ Community in mourning the loss of the 49 innocent victims of the terror attack in Orlando.  We join Kulanu and the Jewish Community at the upcoming Pride Parade on Sunday, July 3, 2016 in … Read More…

 

David Grossman: Discounted tickets for Holy Blossom Temple Members

David Grossman, an outspoken peace activist , will be speaking in Toronto on Sunday,  September 11th from 1-4 pm. The program is sponsored by the New Israel Fund of Canada. Mr. Grossman is one of the most celebrated authors in Israel … Read More…

 

Art of the Big Masters for Young Artists

Looking for a great after-school activity for your children in Grade 2-5 next Fall?? Join us at HBT on Wednesday afternoons!! Art of the Big Masters will share important information on favourite artists and give your children an opportunity to … Read More…

 

Register for Our Youth Education Centre

Dear Friends, We welcome you to Holy Blossom Temple Youth Education Centre. We are honoured to have your family share the wonders and beauty of Jewish education together. We are proud that our current application is fully on-line. Please read … Read More…

 

Special Summer Services

Save the Dates… and bring a friend who is looking for a synagogue-community to call home. Friday, June 17 – A More Open House!  Followed by Tot Shabbat and Kabbalat Shabbat with Matan Klein. Saturday, June 18 – We celebrate Lindi Rivers’ … Read More…

 

You’re Invited! Summer Gathering: The Summer Tradition for our Senior Congregants

An invitation for our senior congregants to gather for a special Shabbat celebration. Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Join us for our Annual Summer Gathering. We’ll begin with services & enjoy each other’s company over a light … Read More…

 

50% of Ticket Sales Support Out of the Cold at Holy Blossom! Skylight at the Berkeley Street Theatre

Future and past collide in unpredictable ways in David Hare’s critically-acclaimed SKYLIGHT. An unexpected knock at the door on a deep winter night in Northwest London brings the past rushing back into Kyra’s apartment. At the door is Tom, a restless, self-made … Read More…

 
Renewal: Open During Construction!
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Demolition is drawing near

A short update this week, friends. If you’ve been following along with these bi-weekly Renewal construction updates, you’ll know that our general contractor, Pomerleau Construction, has mobilized on-site in a big way. In addition to building a new outdoor covered … Read More…

 

You can’t miss our new covered walkway!  

Renewal construction updates (almost) as they happen, for the week of May 30, 2016. Since we last updated you, two short weeks ago, the look and feel of our campus has changed dramatically.  With all of the Temple’s people and … Read More…

 

Construction has begun and safety comes first

Renewal construction updates (almost) as they happen, for the week of May 16, 2016. It has been an exciting couple of weeks here at Holy Blossom as our new general contractor, Pomerleau Construction, has mobilized on-site.  At this early stage … Read More…

 
Our Rabbis Sermons and Reflections
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Hazony And Halevi: Greek Jews At Their Best

By Rabbi John Moscowitz. June 20, 2016 Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks observes, as have others previously, that while Classical Judaism developed primarily in response to what was heard, Greek culture was driven more by what was seen. Put more specifically, … Read More…

 

Sermon: June 12, 2016 – Rabbi Yael Splansky

Click image above to listen. God’s broken Heart. – Rabbi Yael Splansky – June 12, 2016.

 

Sermon: June 11, 2016 – Rabbi Yael Splansky

Click image above to listen. From Continuity to Engagement. How the Next Generation Signs onto the Covenant. – Rabbi Yael Splansky – June 11, 2016.