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Have You Joined a Shul Yet?   As most members and GTA synagogues are aware, the expiry date is November 30, 2017 to be eligible for the offers Shaar Shalom has arranged with these synagogues. We have been advising our membership periodically to approach shuls, speak to the leadership and make your decision. It is

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14th Annual Golf Tournament

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Adath Israel Holds 14th Annual Golf Tournament May 16th, 2017 Golfers can almost smell the greens with snow subsiding and for those who love the comraderie and the competition, you may want to register for Adath Israel’s 14th Annual Golf Tournament! It will held on May 16, 2017 at 11:30 AM at Lebovic Golf Club .

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Meet Beit Rayim Leadership

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Beit Rayim Holding Information Information Evening This information evening offers Shaar Shalom members a more intimate setting to meet the clergy and lay leadership of Beit Rayim to listen to what their shul can offer and ask them questions directly. Milestones are approaching. Purchasing High Holiday tickets for next year and the deadline for the

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Music and Magic

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An Exceptional Evening of Music and Magic Thursday, May 18th 7:30pm to 9:30pm Enjoy a performance by Mike D’urzo, International Award Winning Magician. Jazz combo featuring the musical stylings of BEBY’s own talented young musicians. Take a peak at the Time Capsule. Drinks, food and good times! Register by clicking on the image above.

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Carlebach Classic Gala Concert

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Beth Tikvah Holds a Carlebach Classic Gala Concert Beth Tikvah Synagogue is known for its musical prowess and this Carlebach Classic Gala Concert will highlight all its musical talents with its hazzan, Tibor Kovari along with the Beth Tikvah Choir, the Beth Tikvah Chamber Orchestra and will be conducted by Alexander Veprinskiy. The evening will be

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Jewish Hollywood Concert

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100 Years of Jewish Hollywood A Celebration of Your Favourite Movie Songs and the Jewish Songwriters Who Wrote Them! A one-night-only special event for Jewish Music Week! Jewish songwriters have dominated the Best Song category at the Oscars since it was introduced in 1934. Now, join this celebration of all-time favourite movie songs and the

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Beth Emeth Shabbatini

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Shabbatini & Kabbalat Shabbat at Beth Emeth – May 26, 2017 6:00PM Join us for a Shabbatini at 6:00 PM Martini Bar • Harvest Table. Fun for the whole family! Kiddie Mocktails. followed by a Kabbalat Shabbat Celebration led by Cantor David Guber. Services at 7:00 pm. Sponsored by The Music & Membership Committees. No Charge. RSVP required

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We’re Having a Reunion

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Psst! Tell All Your Shaar Shalom Friends!! All Shaar Shalom Members, Current and Past, Are Invited to the Shaar Shalom Reunion Some Shaar Shalom members think it would be a great idea to have a reunion!! Anyone who was a member as of June 30, 2016, even if they have joined another shul, is still considered

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Synagogues in Germany

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International Exhibition at the Paul H. Cocker Gallery, Ryerson University March 16 – April 21, 2017 Paul H. Cocker Gallery, Ryerson University 325 Church St, Toronto, ON Currently on the Canadian leg of a major international tour, this large and interactive multimedia exhibition from Germany has made its way to Toronto following a show at

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Re-Dedicating Cayne Family Chapel

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A New Beginning for the Cayne Family Chapel On Thursday March 24th, 2017, the Pride of Israel Synagogue held a re-dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Cayne Family Chapel, which was moved from Shaar Shalom Synagogue to Pride of Israel. Guests from both the Pride of Israel and those who were former members of

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Cayne Family Chapel News

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Saying Hello Again to the Cayne Family Chapel Many of Shaar Shalom members have spent time in the warm and welcoming Cayne Family Chapel at Shaar Shalom Synagogue. Daily minyanim twice daily, Kabbalat Shabbat and Shabbat evening services, special Shabbat services such as Yachad and Hashkama. When our synagogue closed, the Cayne Family Chapel was

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Cayne Family Chapel Re-Dedication

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Celebrate the Re-Dedication of the Cayne Family Chapel at the Pride of Israel Synagogue The leadership of the Pride of Israel warmly invites Shaar Shalom members to the re-dedication of the Cayne Family Chapel on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 Evening Services at 6:30 PM Dedication at 7:00 PM For many Shaar Shalom members, the Cayne

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Lunch & Learn Series

Beth Tikvah Synagogue Holds Spring 2017 Lunch & Learn Series Click on image for larger view Above is a calendar of Beth Tikvah’s Lunch & Learn programs held every Tuesday at Beth Tikvah’s Social Hall. Guest speakers talk on many diverse topics within the Jewish spectrum which you enjoy a lovely lunch sponsored by different

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Top Ten Reasons

To Join Petah Tikva Anshe Catilla Congregation Click on the image to get to the flyer from Petah Tikva, the first Sephardic synagogue in Toronto. Petah Tikva’s mission is to provide their members with a Sephardic synagogue that follows the customs of the Jews of Northern Morocco.  They offer daily services, educational and social programs in

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Reciting Refuah Shlemah Blessing for the Ill

Blessing for a Refuah Shlemah (Full Recovery) The prayer in English translation May He who blessed our fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, heal (name) son (daughter) of (mother’s name), because (name) son (daughter) of (father’s name) pledged charity on his (her) behalf without a vow, for his (her) sake. In this merit may the Holy One, blessed be

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Why Shaar Shalom Members Chose Beth David

Beth David Continues to Welcome Shaar Shalom If you haven’t quite decided on a new shul, please consider the reasons why many former Shaar Shalom members have made Beth David B’nai Israel Beth Am Synagogue their new spiritual home: An Egalitarian Conservative community where members of all ages “Participate, Learn and Grow” Led by an

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BEBY Men’s Club Events

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Beth Emeth’s Men’s Club Planning Full Calendar of Events Beth Emeth’s Men’s Club is providing a preview of events on the horizon. As more information becomes available, it will be posted to their website.

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10 Reasons to Make Beth David Your Home

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Beth David Sends Shaar Shalom Members Warmest Wishes for a Sweet, Happy and Healthy New Year As you finalize your shul membership decision in the near future, please consider 10 reasons to make Beth David B’nai Israel Beth Am Synagogue your new spiritual home: An Egalitarian Conservative community where members of all ages “Participate, Learn and

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Remembering Shimon Peres

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COMMUNITY MEMORIAL FOR SHIMON PERES z”l When former Israeli President Shimon Peres, z”l,  passed away on September 28th, Israel, the Jewish world, and the world-at-large lost a unique and important figure; one that will be greatly missed by all who yearn for peace. UJA Federation of Greater Toronto and the Centre for Israel and Jewish

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Special Thanks from DJC

The Danforth Jewish Centre Sends Message of Gratitude The allocation of Shaar Shalom’s possessions was a painful process but knowing that transferring our loved ritual items to shuls who need them and will allow them to practice Judaism in other neighbourhoods made the transition meaningful and fulfilling. Josh, Greenhut of the Danforth Jewish Centre recently

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LAST CHANCE TO PICK UP PLAQUES

Make Sure to Pick Up Your Plaques THIS SUNDAY, SEPT. 18TH, 2016 Place:  8220 Bayview Avenue, Unit 203 Time:  Sunday morning, Sept. 18th, 2016 from 10:00AM – 1:00PM The entrance to the office is on the north side of the plaza, a side entrance. The building is equipped with an elevator. Follow the corridor until

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City Shul Receives Torah from Shaar Shalom

Rabbi Elyse Goldstein of City Shul is Honoured to Receive Shaar Shalom Torah Rabbi Elyse Goldstein recently forwarded their newsletter to us to show just how thrilled their shul is to receive a Torah from our congregation. This ensures that the legacy of Shaar Shalom will go on in the City Shul as elsewhere. Select

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Building Sold

Update After Building Sold Below please find a link to a letter from Barry Barnes, President, as to the progress made as a result of the sale of the building. The letter addresses the work that has been accomplished to date and what still lies ahead of us. Letter Re Sale of Building

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Beth Radom’s New Offer

Updated Offer from Beth Radom for Shaar Shalom Members! Beth Radom has sweetened their offer. Attached please find the details.

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Shiva Leaders

Shiva Leaders Continue to Support Shaar Shalom Members Shaar Shalom continues to support our members through the shiva process. When a loved one passes, there is a lot to take care of and a lot of deep sorrow and confusion. Our shul has historically supported those wanting to hold services at the shiva homes by

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Member Enrolment Form

Form to Be Completed by Recipient Synagogue on ENROLMENT of Shaar Shalom Member This form is provided to Synagogues who are registering Shaar Shalom members who were members in good standing as at June 30, 2016. Each of these members was provided a letter clearly outlining that they are a member in good standing as at

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Get to Know Adath Israel

Bruchim Ha’Baim – Welcome Adath Israel Congregation welcomes the members of Shaar Shalom Synagogue. While this is an emotional time as you look to find alternative for your shul community, we are certain that you will find in Adath Israel, the tradition Conservative community that you have been familiar with at Shaar Shalom. We strive

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Shul Leadership

Executive Barry Barnes, President bbarnes@shaarshalom.ca Rhoda Gonen, First Vice-President rgonen@shaarshalom.ca Jack Cayne, Vice-President jcayne@shaarshalom.ca Sam Chaim, Vice-President schaim@shaarshalom.ca Robbie Feldman, Treasurer rfeldman@shaarshalom.ca Morty Weisselberg, Secretary mweisselberg@shaarshalom.ca Board of Governors Michael Bowman mbowman@shaarshalom.ca Stephen Cappe scappe@shaarshalom.ca Brian Gordon bgordon@shaarshalom.ca Gayle Holtzman gholtzman@shaarshalom.ca Steve Lebner slebner@shaarshalom.ca Eric Lerner elerner@shaarshalom.ca Ralph Levine rlevine@shaarshalom.ca Gerry Lewy glewy@shaarshalom.ca Sam Mendelsohn

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Beth Sholom Sanctuary

Beth Sholom Synagogue

Midtown Conservative Shul Beth Shalom Synagogue is located at 1445 Eglinton Ave. W., Toronto. This is a well-established Conservative shul on Eglinton at the foot of the Allen Expressway.  Below you will find a letter from Beth Sholom’s President.   Dear Shaar Shalom Member; Although we are saddened by the loss of your synagogue community, we

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Welcome to Neshama

Neshama Congregation of York Region

Reform Neshama Congregation Neshama is reaching out to our members who would like to explore the Reform congregation. Rabbi Erin Polansky has personally extended an invitation to contact them. Please visit their website for more information.  

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Mitzvah Knitters

Mitzvah Knitters Will Continue On Monday, June 20th, Mitzvah Knitters held the final end of year party at Shaar Shalom with the traditional pizza party. There was a lovely turnout of dedicated women, members and non-members, to celebrate the work they have done over the past ten years and to honour the two chairs, Janice

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Temple Emanu-El

Temple Emanu-El

Temple Emanu-El, Reform Congregation Temple Emanu-El located in the Bayview and 401 area and is an inclusive and egalitarian kehilla deeply engaged in tikkun olam. Temple Emanu-El offers Shaar Shalom members to visit and consider joining their congregation. The following is an open letter to our members.

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Rabbi Fagan's Message

Rabbi Fagen’s Message

Dear Friends, For the last 18 years, I’ve had the honour of serving the Shaar Shalom family as one of the rabbis for the High Holidays.  My family and I have appreciated your warmth, and made many friends in the community. We empathize with you all as the Shaar Shalom era ends; we know how

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