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Cantor David Young talks about the upcoming Cantorial Cabaret.

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Fly me to the moon...
(A Passover Story.)

Israel Airports Authority lists moon landing on its timetable

Ben Gurion Airport timetable includes the Beresheet landing on the moon, circled in yellow, April 11, 2019

Alongside incoming flights from Istanbul and Madrid, the Israel Airports Authority listed the Beresheet moon landing on its arrival timetable.

The flight carrier is identified as Israel Aerospace Industries and the landing scheduled for 10 p.m., although the landing [was] actually expected to take place at 10:25 p.m.
The four-legged spacecraft [was] expected to land in the Sea of Serenity after 47 days and 6.5 million kilometers of flight, making Israel the fourth country to ["land"] a spaceship on the moon.

Passover Services

Celebrate our Freedom

Thursday&Friday April 18&19, 2019 at 9 AM
2nd Annual Jack and Bella Zins Memorial Siyum for the firstborn
Breakfast following morning minyan.

Saturday_April_20_2019  (15 Nissan)
Passover Day 1 Service starts at 9 AM

Sunday_April_21_2019  (16 Nissan)
Passover Day 2 Service starts at 9 AM

Friday_April_26_2019 (21 Nissan)
Passover Day 7 Service starts at 9 AM

Saturday_April_27_2019  (22 Nissan)
Omer: Day 7 
Shabbat services start at 9 AM
Pesach Yizkor - approximate starting time 10:15 - 10:30 AM
Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Service
with Cantor David Young and his choir.

May_4_2019  (29 Nissan)
The annual National Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony, held at the National War Museum in Ottawa, commemorates the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and pays tribute to the survivors who rebuilt their lives in Canada. The program includes a personal account by a Holocaust survivor, remarks by the leaders of the major Canadian political parties, and moving musical presentations. Participants come from Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto as well as other communities, including 200 high school students. The 2019 theme is, "Struggle for Survival: Jewish Resistance during the Holocaust." A reception follows the event.
Thursdays (see schedule)
7:30 PM

Lodzer Kiddush Room

If you haven't attended before, please feel free to join us.  Having read the book is not a prerequisite to come out and enjoy this group, share thoughts and pick up ideas on books you'd like to read.

If interested contact:
by Carol Off

June 20 - The Other Woman
by Daniel Silva

SHABBAT MAY 11 - A Special Treat

Chapter One Pirke Avot will be chanted by
8-year old Eitan Sarfaty (grandson of Judy and Charly Hazan)
in the Sephardic style.
UJA’s Walk with Israel is one of the largest Israel solidarity fundraising events in the world. First held in May 1970, the Walk is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019 by returning to our roots in the heart of the Jewish community along Bathurst Street in North York. An estimated 20,000 people will join the Walk in an inspiring show of Jewish unity, pride, and support for our unbreakable bond with the land and people of Israel.

UJA's Walk with Israel takes place on Monday, May 20, 2019 - rain or shine! Pre-Walk festivities, Registration, and Walk Package Pickups, including route maps, start at 9am. The Walk begins promptly at 10 a.m.
The eight-kilometre Walk begins at Earl Bales Park in North York and winds its way through neighbourhoods along Bathurst Street, as far south as St. Germain Avenue, before heading back north, ending up at the first-ever Renee & Irwin Nadal Bathurst Street Fest. The Street Fest will see a one-kilometre route from York Downs Drive to Charleswood Drive closed to traffic from 11.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. for a family-friendly 50th anniversary celebration complete with music, dance, entertainment, food & more!


SUNDAY MAY 26 at 10:30 AM


Craft Beers and Finger Foods
With Jeff Shabes and Rafi Remez (JRAF)
THURSDAY MAY 30 at 6:30pm
$50 pp / $75 couple
Reserve now 416-636-6665
3pc. Musical Accompaniment.
Special appearances
by Jakie Young and other renowned guests.
Dessert Reception by Lodzer Sisterhood following.

Buy Tickets Now 416-636-6665
Contact Jeff Shabes
1953 - 2019
12 Heaton Street, M3H 4Y6  (416) 636-6665

We welcome you to join us for weekly Shabbat Services
and special musical Shabbat Services for Rosh Chodesh
with Cantor David Young and his choir.
Shabbat Rosh Chodesh dates for 5779:
May_4_2019  (29 Nissan)
June_1_2019  (27 Iyar)
June_29_2019  (26 Sivan)

Yiskor services will be held on:
Saturday_April_27_2019 -- 8th day of Pesach  (22 Nissan)
Monday_June_10_2019 -- Shavuot  (7 Sivan)

Where in the world is Rabbi Eli?
Last sighting: The Botanical Gardens by the Bay.
Cemetery plots for sale to members in good standing (three years minimum).
If you are a member (3 years or more) and want to buy a plot, the cost per plot is $2500.
If you know anyone wanting a plot - the person can pay three years' membership dues and then be entitled to buy a plot. This is an opportunity to purchase before prices increase.

Please consider sponsoring a kiddush, or contributing to the building, programming, or any specific interest fund.

If anyone has tickets for any event that they would like to donate to the shul please let the office know. It is a simple way to raise money for our synagogue so please donate spare tickets and bid generously.

Tree of Life or Seat Plaques
Remember family and friends by purchasing a leaf on our tree of life or a sanctuary seat plaque.

Lodzer Sisterhood Cookbooks
Great Gifts – just $20 each

Siddur Dedications
As you know, we now use the new-new siddur. For the low-low price of $18 per book these may be dedicated to your loved ones, yourself, family members and as gifts, or simply to support the shul.

Making a difference to our shul
The Board along with Rabbi Eli are setting a new direction for our shul. "We are making changes to shul services and programming, and becoming more of a community." The Board discusses procedures and suggested innovations on a monthly basis. "We're not alone in this and would greatly appreciate your help."
If you have any suggestions please give them, in writing to Sarah, and, if you wish to speak at our monthly Monday night Board meeting about your ideas, concerns, or interests, again, please let Sarah know. 
"It is your shul. We want and need your input."

Chesed Committee
Please call the shul office if you need support or if you know of one of our members who may need support. It remains confidential.
Daily Minyan
Sunday – Friday: 9:00 am
Run by Arthur Zins
- includes Breakfast following.
Come Daven, Fress & Schmooze

Wednesday evenings at 7:30 - 8:30
Please join this lively group,
led by Judy Hazan.

With warm-ups for joints and boxing
drills. Free. Led by David Birken.

Saturdays: Shabbat Service
Birkot ha-Shachar 9:12 AM
Yishtabach 9:30 AM
Led by Cantor Young
includes Kiddush Luncheon

Want to contact the Rabbi?
Rabbi Eli is eager and very happy to speak to our congregants on a one-on-one basis about personal or shul issues. Please e-mail him at with your phone number and he will call you as soon as possible.

Who we are - Contact Info
Bar and Bat Mitzvahs
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Charles Greene,
16 Apr 2019, 09:39