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Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto

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210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
416.487.4161 www.templesinai.net

February 2019

Beginners Hebrew Class with Carmella Cohen

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Hebrew Class with Carmella Cohen Beginners: From Aleph to Tav, let’s start at the beginning and explore Hebrew tog Mondays from 11.00 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. January 7 to March 11 (10 Sessions) This course is a continuation from the fall, or come brush up on your Hebrew Basic Hebrew knowledge is required. For those wishing to start learning fro the beginning, we will offer a course in the fall. Cost for any of the Hebrew classes: Members: $150, Non-members:…

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Music with James Funnyhat (up to 14 months)

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Keep the beat as you and your child sing and dance with James. Cost: Members: $85 Non-Members: $95 Register online at templesinaipreschool.net. Or for more information, call BobbieLynn at 416.487.3281 or email education@templesinai.net.

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Live with Cantor Katie Oringel

February 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Live With the Cantors! is a live-streamed interview show on the Jewish Music Toronto YouTube channel. Each episode, Eli Green chats one-on-one with a new guest, from local Ba'alei Tefillah to world-renowned Cantors, to hear about their life, career and love of music and prayer. Previous episodes of Live With the Cantors!, including Episode 8, featuring Cantor Charles Osborne, can be found at https://youtu.be/DVT_R3a6lhU.

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Sense-ational Tot Shabbat

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Sense-ational Tot Shabbat Up to 24 months Fridays from 10.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. An interactive adult/child celebration where you and your little one will see, hear, touch, smell and taste Shabbat. Cost: Members: $135 Non-Members: $145 (9 classes) Register online at templesinaipreschool.net. Or for more information, call BobbieLynn at 416.487.3281 or email education@templesinai.net

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Shabbat Mishpachah Young Families

February 22 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Do your kids ever wonder what is the meaning of Shabbat? Do they question what the prayers mean? Let’s teach them together! Join us for a beautiful Shabbat celebration and fun experience and learn all about Shabbat. Special prayer book craft for each child CONNECT, SING, LEARN, PRAY and EAT A warm and welcoming environment for everyone. •Aleph Group (Grade 1 and under) •Bet Group (Grades 2 to 5) •Gimmel Group (Grade 6+ ) •Shabbat Dinner with your family Register…

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Beginners Hebrew Class with Carmella Cohen

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Hebrew Class with Carmella Cohen Beginners: From Aleph to Tav, let’s start at the beginning and explore Hebrew tog Mondays from 11.00 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. January 7 to March 11 (10 Sessions) This course is a continuation from the fall, or come brush up on your Hebrew Basic Hebrew knowledge is required. For those wishing to start learning fro the beginning, we will offer a course in the fall. Cost for any of the Hebrew classes: Members: $150, Non-members:…

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Music with James Funnyhat (up to 14 months)

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Keep the beat as you and your child sing and dance with James. Cost: Members: $85 Non-Members: $95 Register online at templesinaipreschool.net. Or for more information, call BobbieLynn at 416.487.3281 or email education@templesinai.net.

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Wellspring Information Session

February 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Join us for a presentation about Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation, a network of community-based cancer support centres that provides professionally led programs that meet the emotional, social, practical, informational and physical/functional needs of individuals living with cancer and those who care for them, at no charge. Learn more about how Wellspring helps support people living with cancer in your community and its upcoming partnership with Temple Sinai.

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March 2019

Sense-ational Tot Shabbat

March 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Sense-ational Tot Shabbat Up to 24 months Fridays from 10.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. An interactive adult/child celebration where you and your little one will see, hear, touch, smell and taste Shabbat. Cost: Members: $135 Non-Members: $145 (9 classes) Register online at templesinaipreschool.net. Or for more information, call BobbieLynn at 416.487.3281 or email education@templesinai.net

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CIJA Town Hall on Community Safety

March 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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CIJA Town Hall on Community Safety Hosted by: MP Peter Kent MP Michael Levitt MP Marco Mendicino In partnership with Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto Security Expert Panelists: Gerry Almendrades, Security Advisor for the GTA, CIJA Robert Johnson, Superintendent, Toronto Police Services Paul Rinkoff, Inspector, Toronto Police Services John Whitworth, Detective-Sergeant, Toronto Police Services Recently, there has been a deeply worrying upsurge in violent and threatening incidents in Toronto. Find out what we can do as a community: •Hear about…

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Beginners Hebrew Class with Carmella Cohen

March 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Hebrew Class with Carmella Cohen Beginners: From Aleph to Tav, let’s start at the beginning and explore Hebrew tog Mondays from 11.00 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. January 7 to March 11 (10 Sessions) This course is a continuation from the fall, or come brush up on your Hebrew Basic Hebrew knowledge is required. For those wishing to start learning fro the beginning, we will offer a course in the fall. Cost for any of the Hebrew classes: Members: $150, Non-members:…

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FINDING THE RIGHT WORDS: Integrating the Siddur of the Shul and the Siddur of our Hearts

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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FINDING THE RIGHT WORDS: Integrating the Siddur of the Shul and the Siddur of our Hearts Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg Articulating prayer is like baking a cake - we need a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Key ingredients include a grounding in tradition and an openness to the moment. We look beyond ourselves as we explore our connection to God, community and the world. Let’s delve into the siddur and learn about…

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Finding the Right Words: Integrating the Siddur of the Shul and the Siddur of our Hearts

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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FINDING THE RIGHT WORDS: Integrating the Siddur of the Shul and the Siddur of our Hearts Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg Articulating prayer is like baking a cake - we need a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Key ingredients include a grounding in tradition and an openness to the moment. We look beyond ourselves as we explore our connection to God, community and the world. Let’s delve into the siddur and learn about…

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FINDING THE RIGHT WORDS: Integrating the Siddur of the Shul and the Siddur of our Hearts

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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FINDING THE RIGHT WORDS: Integrating the Siddur of the Shul and the Siddur of our Hearts Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg Articulating prayer is like baking a cake - we need a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Key ingredients include a grounding in tradition and an openness to the moment. We look beyond ourselves as we explore our connection to God, community and the world. Let’s delve into the siddur and learn about…

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Finding the Right Words: Integrating the Siddur of the Shul and the Siddur of our Hearts

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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FINDING THE RIGHT WORDS: Integrating the Siddur of the Shul and the Siddur of our Hearts Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg Articulating prayer is like baking a cake - we need a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Key ingredients include a grounding in tradition and an openness to the moment. We look beyond ourselves as we explore our connection to God, community and the world. Let’s delve into the siddur and learn about…

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The Big Questions

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Making decisions about Jewish Education? Wondering what makes a Jewish home? Figuring out how to balance between yours and your partners’ traditions? Please join UJA and Temple Sinai for an inspiring evening that will help you explore your family values and navigate life’s big Jewish questions. Hear from speakers with expertise in family therapy, education and Jewish learning, and participate in a dialogue around shaping your children’s Jewish journeys. Speakers: Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg Avrum Nadigel, Marriage and Family Therapist Moderator:…

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Sense-ational Tot Shabbat

March 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Sense-ational Tot Shabbat Up to 24 months Fridays from 10.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. An interactive adult/child celebration where you and your little one will see, hear, touch, smell and taste Shabbat. Cost: Members: $135 Non-Members: $145 (9 classes) Register online at templesinaipreschool.net. Or for more information, call BobbieLynn at 416.487.3281 or email education@templesinai.net

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Beginners Hebrew Class with Carmella Cohen

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Hebrew Class with Carmella Cohen Beginners: From Aleph to Tav, let’s start at the beginning and explore Hebrew tog Mondays from 11.00 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. January 7 to March 11 (10 Sessions) This course is a continuation from the fall, or come brush up on your Hebrew Basic Hebrew knowledge is required. For those wishing to start learning fro the beginning, we will offer a course in the fall. Cost for any of the Hebrew classes: Members: $150, Non-members:…

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Finding the Right Words: Integrating the Siddur of the Shul and the Siddur of our Hearts

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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FINDING THE RIGHT WORDS: Integrating the Siddur of the Shul and the Siddur of our Hearts Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg Articulating prayer is like baking a cake - we need a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Key ingredients include a grounding in tradition and an openness to the moment. We look beyond ourselves as we explore our connection to God, community and the world. Let’s delve into the siddur and learn about…

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Young Families Purim Party – Cirque Du Purim

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Come one Come All! Cirque Du Purim Great fun for all ages! Celebrate Purim with Temple Sinai as we explode with fun and entertainment - circus style. •Learn new tricks • Create some magic •Face painting • Super Cool crafts •Photo Booth • And so much more! •Pizza, drinks and snacks available for purchase Cost: Members: $10/family; Non-Members: $15/Family (Family = 2 adults +4 children) Please bring mishloach manot of hygiene products that will be donated to Eva’s Place, an…

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Finding the Right Words: Integrating the Siddur of the Shul and the Siddur of our Hearts

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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FINDING THE RIGHT WORDS: Integrating the Siddur of the Shul and the Siddur of our Hearts Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg Articulating prayer is like baking a cake - we need a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Key ingredients include a grounding in tradition and an openness to the moment. We look beyond ourselves as we explore our connection to God, community and the world. Let’s delve into the siddur and learn about…

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Harvey Atkin Purim Comedy Competition

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Harvey Atkin Purim Comedy Competition Megillah Reading at 7.00 p.m. Comedy Show at 8.00 p.m. Headliner, Jacob Samuel MC, Humble Howard (Howard Glassman) Canadian Radio Personality Judges: David Eisner, Ellen Dubin, Lorne Frohman Light Refreshments | Cash Bar Members: $18; Non-Members: $25 Registration is required for the show. Register online: www.templesinai.net Or call Marcie: 416.487.4161 This program is sponsored, in loving memory, of lifetime member and resident filosof Harvey Atkin"l by Celia Tessler Atkin.

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TSSC Shabbat Dinner & Service

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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You and your family are invited to join us for a most wonderful Shabbat experience filled with food, friendship, Shabbat joy and all this in a hamish setting. These Shabbat dinners have become a joyful and a spiritual beginning to our Shabbat celebration and, ask anyone, they are becoming more and more popular each Shabbat. Be a part of it! Temple Sinai Social Club will be hosting an integrated Shabbat dinner and service. For those not joining us for dinner,…

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Temple Sinai Reads – Review with Rona Arato

March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Forgiveness by Mark SakamotoFinalist for CBC Canada Reads #1 National BestsellerForgiveness is the true story of Mark Sakamoto’s grand- parents. His maternal grandfather was captured and imprisoned as a prisoner of war in Japan during the Second World War — all while his paternal grand- mother and her Japanese-Canadian family were interned by their own government in Alberta.Join fellow Temple member book lovers for a chat on the latest award-winning books with a Jewish theme.Each book discussion will host a…

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April 2019

Standing on a Precipice

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Standing on a Precipice Progressive Social Issues in Danger as Israelis Face an Election Keynote address by prominent israeli social activist Anat Hoffman Named "Person of the Year" (2013) by Israeli newspaper Haaretz Listed fifth by the Jerusalem Post among its list of 50 Most Influential Jews. Just five days before Israelis head to the polls, Anat Hoffman, founding member of Women of the Wall, will take a close look at what progressive Reform Jews can expect from a new…

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Shacharit Service

April 24 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 am
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Count me in! Attend our daily morning service at Temple. This important mitzvah is its own reward! Together, we can make it a year of community, reflection, learning and prayer. See you in Shul! Shacharit Services Monday to Friday: 7.30 a.m. Sundays and statutory holidays: 9.45 a.m. Prayers for healing: Monday, Thursday and Saturday morning Torah readings

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Shacharit Service

April 25 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 am
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Count me in! Attend our daily morning service at Temple. This important mitzvah is its own reward! Together, we can make it a year of community, reflection, learning and prayer. See you in Shul! Shacharit Services Monday to Friday: 7.30 a.m. Sundays and statutory holidays: 9.45 a.m. Prayers for healing: Monday, Thursday and Saturday morning Torah readings

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DEAR ZEALOTS: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study

April 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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DEAR ZEALOTS: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study Just weeks before his passing, acclaimed author Amos Oz released an incomparable series of essays on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures, Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel, and the geopolitical standing of Israel in the wider Middle East and internationally. Dear Zealots is classic Amos Oz - fluid, rich, masterly, and perfectly timed for a world in which polarization and…

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Dear Zealots: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study

April 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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DEAR ZEALOTS: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study Just weeks before his passing, acclaimed author Amos Oz released an incomparable series of essays on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures, Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel, and the geopolitical standing of Israel in the wider Middle East and internationally. Dear Zealots is classic Amos Oz - fluid, rich, masterly, and perfectly timed for a world in which polarization and…

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May 2019

Dear Zealots: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study

May 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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DEAR ZEALOTS: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study Just weeks before his passing, acclaimed author Amos Oz released an incomparable series of essays on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures, Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel, and the geopolitical standing of Israel in the wider Middle East and internationally. Dear Zealots is classic Amos Oz - fluid, rich, masterly, and perfectly timed for a world in which polarization and…

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Knishes and Grits: Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company Talk Back

May 5 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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KNISHES AND GRITS: Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company Talk Back When black rhythms met Jewish melodies, Jazz and the Broadway musical were never the same. Join this musical journey from the ghettos to the top of the charts. Come celebrate the music of the Gershwins, Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lena Horne, Sammy Davis Jr., Barbra Streisand, Sophie Tucker, and many more. Director Avery Saltzman will join performers in conversation and song, looking ahead to this upcoming production. This program…

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THE MISHNAH: Key to the Treasure of Oral Torah – The Pilgrimage Festivals

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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THE MISHNAH: Key to the Treasure of Oral Torah - The Pilgrimage Festivals Series with Rabbi Lawrence Englander Most of what we observe in Judaism today comes not from the Bible but from what we call the Oral Torah, composed by the ancient rabbis. In this course, we will discover the traditions developed around the three pilgrimage festivals: Pesach, Shavuot and Sukkot. In particular, we’ll discuss: How the Pesach Seder developed. Why is the number four so prominent? How is…

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The Mishnah: Key to the Treasure of Oral Torah – The Pilgrimage Festivals

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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THE MISHNAH: Key to the Treasure of Oral Torah - The Pilgrimage Festivals Series with Rabbi Lawrence Englander Most of what we observe in Judaism today comes not from the Bible but from what we call the Oral Torah, composed by the ancient rabbis. In this course, we will discover the traditions developed around the three pilgrimage festivals: Pesach, Shavuot and Sukkot. In particular, we’ll discuss: How the Pesach Seder developed. Why is the number four so prominent? How is…

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Dear Zealots: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study

May 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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DEAR ZEALOTS: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study Just weeks before his passing, acclaimed author Amos Oz released an incomparable series of essays on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures, Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel, and the geopolitical standing of Israel in the wider Middle East and internationally. Dear Zealots is classic Amos Oz - fluid, rich, masterly, and perfectly timed for a world in which polarization and…

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The Mishnah: Key to the Treasure of Oral Torah – The Pilgrimage Festivals

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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THE MISHNAH: Key to the Treasure of Oral Torah - The Pilgrimage Festivals Series with Rabbi Lawrence Englander Most of what we observe in Judaism today comes not from the Bible but from what we call the Oral Torah, composed by the ancient rabbis. In this course, we will discover the traditions developed around the three pilgrimage festivals: Pesach, Shavuot and Sukkot. In particular, we’ll discuss: How the Pesach Seder developed. Why is the number four so prominent? How is…

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Dear Zealots: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study

May 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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DEAR ZEALOTS: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study Just weeks before his passing, acclaimed author Amos Oz released an incomparable series of essays on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures, Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel, and the geopolitical standing of Israel in the wider Middle East and internationally. Dear Zealots is classic Amos Oz - fluid, rich, masterly, and perfectly timed for a world in which polarization and…

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The Mishnah: Key to the Treasure of Oral Torah – The Pilgrimage Festivals

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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THE MISHNAH: Key to the Treasure of Oral Torah - The Pilgrimage Festivals Series with Rabbi Lawrence Englander Most of what we observe in Judaism today comes not from the Bible but from what we call the Oral Torah, composed by the ancient rabbis. In this course, we will discover the traditions developed around the three pilgrimage festivals: Pesach, Shavuot and Sukkot. In particular, we’ll discuss: How the Pesach Seder developed. Why is the number four so prominent? How is…

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Dear Zealots: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study

May 25 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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DEAR ZEALOTS: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study Just weeks before his passing, acclaimed author Amos Oz released an incomparable series of essays on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures, Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel, and the geopolitical standing of Israel in the wider Middle East and internationally. Dear Zealots is classic Amos Oz - fluid, rich, masterly, and perfectly timed for a world in which polarization and…

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doc&dessert

May 25 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Farewell to Cantor Katie Oringel

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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At the end of June, Cantor Katie Oringel will be leaving our Temple home. Please join us for an evening of goodbyes and new beginnings as we honour our spiritual leader and wish her well on her future endeavours.

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The Mishnah: Key to the Treasure of Oral Torah – The Pilgrimage Festivals

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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THE MISHNAH: Key to the Treasure of Oral Torah - The Pilgrimage Festivals Series with Rabbi Lawrence Englander Most of what we observe in Judaism today comes not from the Bible but from what we call the Oral Torah, composed by the ancient rabbis. In this course, we will discover the traditions developed around the three pilgrimage festivals: Pesach, Shavuot and Sukkot. In particular, we’ll discuss: How the Pesach Seder developed. Why is the number four so prominent? How is…

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Shared Narratives of Hardships United Hope for Healing

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Shared Narratives of Hardships United Hope for Healing On the surface, the collective narratives of the Jewish people and Indigenous people differ greatly. However, both peoples share commonalities in their commitment to peoplehood, spirituality and investment in the land. Further, both nations have suffered unspeakable hardships in their histories and today face the challenge of holding this troubled past close and identifying a pathway forward. This journey of healing can be fostered in tandem. Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg, a grandchild of…

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June 2019

Dear Zealots: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study

June 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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DEAR ZEALOTS: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study Just weeks before his passing, acclaimed author Amos Oz released an incomparable series of essays on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures, Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel, and the geopolitical standing of Israel in the wider Middle East and internationally. Dear Zealots is classic Amos Oz - fluid, rich, masterly, and perfectly timed for a world in which polarization and…

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Dear Zealots: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study

June 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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DEAR ZEALOTS: Letters From a Divided Land Omer Study Just weeks before his passing, acclaimed author Amos Oz released an incomparable series of essays on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures, Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel, and the geopolitical standing of Israel in the wider Middle East and internationally. Dear Zealots is classic Amos Oz - fluid, rich, masterly, and perfectly timed for a world in which polarization and…

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Saying goodbye to Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg

June 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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Saying goodbye to Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg will be moving to the next stage of his rabbinate and taking on the challenge of rabbinic leadership as senior rabbi of Temple Israel in Ottawa at the end of June. Please join us to honour our spiritual leader and wish him well on this exciting new step.

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Temple Sinai Reads

June 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto, 210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5M 3B1 Canada
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My Promised Land by Ari Shavit New York Times Bestseller Winner of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewi Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East today. Join fellow Temple member book lovers for a chat on the latest award-winning books with a Jewish theme. Each book discussion will host a local reviewer. Charge: $36 for…

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