Our Services

  • Friday Evening Shabbat Service 8:15 pm: There is one Shabbat evening service each month, with a break over the summer months. This takes place on the last Friday of the month, at 8:15 pm.
  • Friday Evening Combined School & Shabbat Family Service at 7:15 pm: These are special family oriented Shabbat evening services specifically for the enjoyment and involvement of young children. Non members welcome. Please check the Calendar of Events for dates.
  • Saturday Morning Shabbat Service: Congregational Shabbat Services take place at 10:00 am, only on those Saturday mornings when Bar mitzvahs or Bat mitzvahs are scheduled. Everyone is welcome to attend these Saturday morning services.
  • Toronto Partnership Miyan: TPM’s services are usually one Saturday morning each month. Visit torontopartnershipminyan.com for more upcoming events
  • Festivals: In addition to the High Holidays, services are held on the last day of the following festivals: Passover, Shavuot and Shemini Atzeret (which takes place on the second-to last day of Sukkot, the day before Simchat Torah).

Other special events include a Holocaust Kristallnacht service in November; a communal Passover Seder for the congregation and guests. Congregation Habonim also celebrates Simchat TorahHanukkah and Purim with family oriented services and celebrations. Check our Recent Events and our collection of Photos & Videos and more.

Yizkor: Yizkor for departed family members is recited on the following days:

  • Yom Kippur
  • Passover
  • Shavuot
  • Shemini Atzeret.

Yizkor is recited on the day of Yom Kippur, on the eighth day of Passover, on the second day of Shavuot, and on Shemini Atzeret (which takes place on the second last day of Sukkot, the day before Simchat Torah).

Mourner’s Kaddish & Yahrzeit (Anniversary of the passing of a loved one): At the service on the last Friday night of every month, Kaddish is recited for the Congregation’s departed. At this time, the names are read of all Congregation members who have passed away during that month in previous years. In addition, the names of Congregation members who have passed away in the past 12 months are also read.

Tue, December 12 2017 24 Kislev 5778