Continuing Series for learners of all ages, levels and backgrounds - who love a good story!
Monday Mornings at 9:45a.m.
March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 31st
April 7th, 28th
May 5th, 12th
The following dates have been scheduled for March 20th, April 24th, May 22nd and June 26th. We knit blankets for the Linus Project, which provides them to children from 0-18 years who are ill or have suffered trauma. We also make knitted hats for Israeli soldiers or you can knit or crochet for other worthy causes. We have fun and help each other with our knitting projects. Please join us. NB: Please note that I am NOT sending an e-mail to my old distribution list. If you wish to be included, please e-mail me at email@example.com or call me at 905-707-7377.
Musica Beth Tikvah presents JEWISH ROCK STARS
Cantor Eyal Bitton of Beth Jacob Synagogue Hamilton and past Music & Choir Director of Beth Tikvah, is back, with a wild look at some legendary and outrageous Jewish rock stars.
Gene Simmons, David Lee Roth, Bette Midler, Bob Dylan and more ...
Sunday, March 9th, 2014
Please join us for Services at 9:a.m.
Followed by Breakfast and this fascinating lecture
$10 per person. Call the office to register 416-221-3433
Join us for Purim and Passover
A whole new perspective
Three Study Sessions with Bracha Feder
7:30p.m. - 9p.m. at Beth Tikvah Synagogue
Tuesday, March 11th
"Exile, Assimilation, Power Politics, Heroism and Human Responsibility:
An Exploration of Megillat Esther - the Paradoxical Purim Narrative"
Thursday, March 20th
"The Haggadah: an Educational Paradigm Committed to three Objectives-
1. Evoking Identification with a People's Past
2. Recognizing the legitimacy of Diversity amongst its students
3. Encouraging each Student's Autonomy"
Thursday, March 27th
"Pesah Themes in the Torah, Haggadah, and Contemporary Texts:
Slavery and Freedom-Physical and Spiritual
Attitudes toward Enemies: Spill the drops of wine or not?
The Exodus - a Partnership between God and the
Family, Solidarity, and the Paschal Sacrifice
No charge for Beth Tikvah Members, $10/class for Non-members
Call the office to register, 416-221-3433
It's Time To TWIST AND SHUSHOUT!
Services on Saturday night begin at 6:50pm followed by Megillah reading at approximately 8pm. Then dance the night away with the live music of "GO FREDDIE GO", have a little nash and enjoy fun for the entire family. Dress up as your favourite musical celebrity or whatever costume makes you smile. This event is FREE but advance registration is required, to help us plan this event responsibly. Contact the synagogue office by phone at: 416-221-3433 or click on the link below to register by March 10th.
PURIM SEUDAH BRUNCH:
The celebration continues on Sunday March 16th. Services begin at 8:30am followed by Megillah reading at approximately 9:15am. Following services join us for a delicious Purim Seudah Brunch and fulfill the mitzvah of Seudat Purim in style!
Cost: Members $5/person, Non-Members $10/person.
We greatly appreciate the generosity of all our donors who made this delicious brunch possible. Todah Rabbah!
Advance registration is required. Contact the synagogue office by phone at: 416-221-3433 or click on the link below to register online by March 10th.
SHUSHAN BT FUNFEST!
Following the Purim Seudah the fun continues for children (tots - grade4/5)and their families at approximately 10:45am. Don't miss an incredible live performance by "THE AMAZING FANTASY CIRCUS FAMILY" with amazing acrobatics and more. Then you become the acrobat and enjoy a workshop with these amazing performers. Also enjoy sports, games, crafts and more!
BT Members participate for FREE. Non-Members $5/person.
Advance registration is required. Contact the synagogue office by phone at: 416-221-3433 or click on the link below to register online.
Contact Our Youth Director
CALLING ALL ZERIZIM AND BTYERS (Grade 5-12)...Fulfilling all the mitzvot of Purim was never this much fun before!
Join us for services at 8:30am followed by Megillah Reading at 9:15am. The fulfill the mitzvah of Seudat Purim at an incredible brunch with bagel & schmeer, plus eggs and kid friendly surprises too (yummy!). Then help us create Mishloah Manot and Matanot L'Evyonim and board the bus. Deliver these packages on the way to SGT. SPLATTERS where we will find out if MORDECHAI'S MASHERS will win over HAMAN'S HEAVY HITTERS in our private paintball court. Trip will return to BT at 3pm. Cost: Members $30/person, Non-Members $40/person which includes breakfast, transportation to and from BT plus paintball & equipment.
Zerizim Click Here to RSVP By March 6th
BTYers Click Here to RSVP By March 6th
Beth Tikvah's Moss Family Shinshinim: Omree Negri & Orian Grisaru will be introducing and screening two more Israeli films (English subtitles) followed by directed discussion groups and refreshments. Enjoy a great film, a nash and hear from these incredible young people as they bring their unique perspectives on a variety of issues raised in these films. A wonderful way to spend a social evening out at BT!
Cost: $5/screening in advance or $10/screening at the door.
Contact the synagogue office 416-221-3433 to register by phone
or click the link below to register online.
For more information about each of the films click below for the program flyer.
MUSICA BETH TIKVAH PRESENTS
A tribute to Hazzan Tibor Kovari
Join us in Celebration of Hazzan Tibor Kovari's first 10 years of service to Beth Tikvah Synagogue and the Toronto Jewish Community.
Help us celebrate with our featured guest performer, Avi Hoffman "Still Jewish After All These Years"
Toronto debut of this 1 man musical comedy show, Worldwide performer & recipient of numerous Theatre Credits, Carbonelli & Curtain Up honours
Tuesday, April 1st at 7:30pm
A special tribute to Hazzan Tibor Kovari
Dessert Reception for our patrons
General Admission $36
Friend $180* - includes 2 tickets & Dessert reception
Patron $360* - includes 2 tickets & Dessert Reception
Sponsor $500* - includes 2 tickets & Dessert Reception
Benefactor $1000* - includes 4 tickets & Dessert Reception
* Tax receipt will be issued a the maximum allowable amount.
Please call the office to reserve, 416-221-3433
Starting April 2014:
April 29th - Robert Rotenberg - The Crime Fiction Novel
May 6th - Mike Anklewicz - Where's the Klezmer?
May 13th - Marc Gorbet - From RCMP to Lawyer - My Legal Journey
May 20th - Dr. Terry Delovitch - Genetic Diseases in Ashkenazi Jews
May 27th - Tom Sandler - "I'll Never Smile Again"
June 3rd - Norene Gilletz - The Menus in My Life
June 10th - Rabbi Jarrod Grover - What the Proposed Quebec Charter Means for Us
June 17th - John Thompson - New Realities in the Middle East: Impact on Israel
Get your 8 pack before February 28th!
See attached flyer for details
BETH TIKVAH WELCOMES THE AUTHOR OF
THIS YEARíS MOST POWERFUL BOOK
Rabbi Charles S. Sherman
THE BROKEN AND THE WHOLE
DISCOVERING JOY AFTER HEARTBREAK
This is the story about a familyís search for joy and understanding when their son Eyal suffered a brainstem stroke that left him quadriplegic and dependent on a ventilator for breathing. The Shermans are close personal friends of Rabbi Grover, who witnessed up close their extraordinary strength and faith.
A Shabbat of inspiration that you donít want to miss.
ABOUT THE BOOK: THEBROKENANDTHEWHOLE.COM
Join us at Beth Tikvah for the Pre-Passover Hametz Fest Shabbat Dinner on Friday night,
April 11th beginning at 6:00pm
Choose your service:
* Traditional Service in the Chapel at 6pm
* Family-Friendly Shabbat Service in the Sanctuary
Then enjoy a "Worry-Free" Shabbat Dinner Together:
* Traditional Friday Night Dinner
* Kid-Friendly Food Too!
* Fun For All Ages
Cost: Member Adults $20, Kids $15, 1 and under Free
Non-Member Adults $27, Kids $20, 1 and under Free
contact the Synagogue Office 416-221-3433 or
email Mandy to register by April 3rd
We gratefully acknowledge our sponsors Michael, Corinne & Elijah Fox and The Lazarciuc Family who have graciously underwritten the meal in loving memory of Helen Fox, z"l.
We invite you and your family to join us at Beth Tikvah Synagogue for a memorable Seder experience this Passover 5774.
Monday, April 14th at 8:10p.m.
Adults $50, Non-Member Adults $75, Children 5-13 years $25, Non-Member Children $50
Under 5 No Charge
Please make your cheque payable to
Beth Tikvah Synagogue
Call the office 416-221-3433 to pay by credit card
RSVP by March 17th
BEYOND THE CHUPPAH
MARRIAGE TOOLS FOR PRE-NUPS
Equip yourselves with skills and habits that are proven to build successful, sustaining, and loving relationships for the long run!
With Marriage-Counselor Larry Borins and Rabbi Jarrod Grover
Two Shabbat Afternoon Sessions - Saturday, April 26th and Saturday May 3rd, 2014 from 1:30p.m. to 3:00pm.
At Beth Tikvah Synagogue/3080 Bayview Ave.
RSVP to Rosalie@bethtikvahtoronto.org
No charge for those affiliated with Beth Tikvah or those being married outside of Beth Tikvah by Rabbi Grover.
5774 Yom Hashoah
Remembering Those We Have Lost ...
Honouring Those Who Have Survived
With a presentation by
Gerda Frieberg sharing her story and introducing
us to her new critically-acclaimed memoir
I Kept My Promise
"An invaluable, irreplaceable testimony." - Eli Wiesel
Presentation followed by our annual "Yad Vashem"
And a moving Photographic Exhibition by Larry Fruitman
Motzei Shabbat April 26th, beginning at 7:40pm with Minha
Beth Tikvah Synagogue is offering a bereavement support program to its members. Non-members are welcome for a nominal fee. The Program will be held by trained bereavement group facilitator,
The group will meet on Sunday mornings for 8 weeks from 10am-11am at the Synagogue.
Dates are as follows:
May 4th, 11th, and 25th
June 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th
Advance registration is required by April 20th
Call the office to register at 416-221-3433 or