Weekly Updates

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Hanukkah, 

Beth Torah!

Join us this week for Shabbat!

Doors open at 8:30 am for a pre-davening coffee and schmooze.

Services begin at 8:45 am and often include b’nai mitzvah, aufrufs, baby namings, guest speakers and more.

 

This week, we are delighted to welcome Dr. Rachael Turkienicz, our Clergy Educator, to speak at services.

Sunday Minyan

Please join us on Sunday mornings at 9:00 am in the Charney Family Hall. Breakfast following.

December 16, 2017

28 Kislev, 5778

Fri. Candle Lighting

4:23 pm

Shabbat Ends

5:26 pm

Parsha

Mikeitz

Haftorah

Zechariah 2:14 – 4:7

Announcements

Mazal Tov!

Mazal Tov to Shelley Zane and Charles Goelman on Ryan’s Bar Mitzvah on Sunday morning!

 


PJ Library Plus is at Beth Torah!
PJ Plus is a program where young Jewish families can connect with one another in a warm, welcoming, inclusive environment. With Beth Torah, PJ is running a 7-10 week program where children aged 18 months through 2.5 years and their parents (or grandparents) participate in a fun and meaningful program with a specially designed curriculum based on PJ Library books! It focuses on Jewish holidays, Shabbat, Israel, and Jewish values.
Program begins on January 14th. Register for this FREE program with Adina Lipson at 416 635 2883 x 5406 or email alipson@ujafed.org

 

Ottawa Shabbaton Trip

Beth Torah invites grade 6-7 students on the Canadian Council of Conservative Judaism (CCCS) trip to Ottawa from February 9-11th 2018, coinciding with Ottawa’s Winterlude. Details from Kayla Hendriks, our Hebrew School Principal at hebrewschool@bethtorah.ca.

 


Dec 24-28/USY International Convention: Chicago
Join hundreds of Jewish teens from all over Canada, the U.S and Europe for 5 days of non-stop programming, speakers, events and community service! Want to register? Click here.

Holiday Hours
The Beth Torah offices will be closed from December 24-29.
Hebrews’Cool will be on winter break and will return on January 9
YLJ will be on winter break until January 28

 


Yahrzeit

Saturday, December 16 2017 – Friday, December 22, 2017

   Kislev 28 – Tevet 4  5778

We offer comfort to those who mourn or observe yahrzeit, and honour those who wish to keep alive the memory of those who vanished in the Shoah.

We apologize if your loved ones’ yahrzeit has been omitted. Please email us at communications@bethtorah.ca  to add your yahrzeit to our database for future listings.

 

Lily Gotfrit

Mother of Gerry Gotfrit

 

Sunday, December 17, 2017Kislev 29, 5778
Manny Rotman

Father of Jennie Cass

 

Sunday, December 17, 2017Kislev 29, 5778
Rose (Ada) Glick

Mother of Martin, David and Eddie Glick

 

Monday, December 18, 2017Kislev 30, 5778
Sadie Langbord

Mother of Merle Levine

Grandmother of Robyn and Maura Levine

 

Tuesday, December 19, 2017Tevet 1, 5778
Adele Lerner

Mother of Nancy Lerner

 

Tuesday, December 19, 2017Tevet 1, 5778
Lynne Newton

Sister of Gary Newton

 

Tuesday, December 19, 2017Tevet 1, 5778
Edward Greenspan

Father of Julianna Greenspan

 

Wednesday, December 20, 2017Tevet 2, 5778
Sam Levinson

Father of Motty Levinson

 

Wednesday, December 20, 2017Tevet 2, 5778
Irving Perlin

Father of Shawna Perlin

 

Wednesday, December 20, 2017Tevet 2, 5778
Albert Joseph Presement

Father of Barry Presement

 

Wednesday, December 20, 2017Tevet 2, 5778
Hannah Beck

Mother-in-law of Mary Devenyi

 

Thursday, December 21, 2017Tevet 3, 5778
Evelyn Dennis

Mother of Nancy Dennis

 

Thursday, December 21, 2017Tevet 3, 5778
David Silverman

Father of Alana Silverman

 

Thursday, December 21, 2017Tevet 3, 5778
Karen Smith

Sister of Robert Smith

 

Thursday, December 21, 2017Tevet 3, 5778
Rebecca Feldman

Grandmother of Brian Feldman

 

Friday, December 22, 2017Tevet 4, 5778
Harold Genser

Father of Naomi H. Cohen

 

Friday, December 22, 2017Tevet 4, 5778
Archie Goodman

Gather of Allan Goodman

 

Friday, December 22, 2017Tevet 4, 5778
Morris Goodman

Grandfather of Paula Feig

 

Friday, December 22, 2017Tevet 4, 5778
Phyllis Moss

Mother of Ellen Somer and Merilyn Lean

 

Friday, December 22, 2017Tevet 4, 5778