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Chanukah Celebration - Sunday December 22 @ 6:30pm

05/12/19 10:44:56 AM

Dec5

       

       

Passing of Karen Kadish

04/12/19 03:18:55 PM

Dec4

It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the recent passing of Habonim member: 

 

Karen Kadish

Wife of Neal Kadish 

Mother and Mother-in-law of:

David Kadish and Kristin Aleklett

Carli and Raffy Gutman

Joel and Arielle Kadish

Seth Kadish

Sister and sister- in-law of:

Jody and the late Stuart Roebuck

Mark and Cheryl Grammer

Neil Grammer and Cheryl Daniels

 

Funeral: Thursday December 5th, 12:00 pm

Congregation Habonim, 5 Glen Park Ave.

 

Please see more information here:

https://www.benjaminsparkmemorialchapel.ca/ServiceDetails.aspx?snum=128788&fg=0

 

We wish the entire family comfort among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

If you wish to send a Habonim Tribute Card to the family to express your condolences, you can do so on our website at

http://www.congregationhabonim.org/payment.php
or by calling the office at 416-782-7125.

 

Potluck Kabbalat Shabbat- December 13th

29/11/19 03:01:25 PM

Nov29

 

Please Join

Eli Rubenstein 

&

Aviva Rajsky

with Tom Bellman & Jim Gelcer accompanying

 

Friday December 13th @ 6:30 PM

 

POTLUCK & KABBALAT SHABBAT

 

5 Glen Park Avenue, Toronto

REGISTER HERE

Potluck Kabbalat Shabbat- December 13th

28/11/19 11:18:50 AM

Nov28

 

Please Join

Eli Rubenstein 

&

Aviva Rajsky

with Tom Bellman accompanying

 

Friday December 13th @ 6:30 PM

 

POTLUCK & KABBALAT SHABBAT

 

5 Glen Park Avenue, Toronto

REGISTER HERE

Tonight Kabbalat Shabbat with WordSwap

22/11/19 10:59:20 AM

Nov22

Join us tonight for Kabbalat Shabbat

with  Eli Rubenstein & Aviva Rajsky

accompanied by Tom Bellman and Jim Gelcer 

https://www.cjnews.com/news/canada/young-israelis-coming-to-canada-on-mission-of-peace

Passing of Ide Haber

20/11/19 07:58:49 PM

Nov20

It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the recent passing of Habonim member: 

 

Ide Haber

 

Please see more information here:

https://steelesmemorialchapel.com/condolence/ide-haber/

 

We wish the entire family comfort among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

If you wish to send a Habonim Tribute Card to the family to express your condolences, you can do so on our website at

http://www.congregationhabonim.org/payment.php
or by calling the office at 416-782-7125.

 

Moving CJN article by Avrum Rosensweig on the new Habonim

19/11/19 05:36:52 PM

Nov19

Please see link to a very moving CJN article by Avrum Rosensweig on the new Habonim, rising from the ashes of the Holocaust.

https://www.cjnews.com/perspectives/opinions/rosensweig-out-of-the-ashes-of-kristallnacht-a-shul-is-born

This week at Habonim BOOK TALKS & KABBALAT SHABBAT with WordSwap

17/11/19 03:26:50 PM

Nov17

 

Book Talks with Max Eisen

November 19, 2019 | 7:30 PM

Congregation Habonim of Toronto 
5 Glen Park Ave. Toronto, ON 

Register Here 

Please join us as we hear from renowned author, public speaker and Holocaust educator, Max Eisen. Max will share his amazing story and key moments from his book, By Chance Alone: A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz.

Light refreshments will be served
Kashruth observed
Couvert: $36 per person
 

Dr. Max Eisen, LL.D. (Hon.) – Czechoslovakia - Survivor of Auschwitz 

More than 70 years after liberation, Max Eisen details his amazing story in By Chance Alone. From back-breaking slave labour in Auschwitz, to the infamous death march, to the painful process of physical and psychological healing, Eisen takes his reader on an unforgettable journey.

Max Eisen's book By Chance Alone will be available for purchase. Published by Harper Collins.

For more information, please contact Brenda Cooper
bcooper@ujafed.org or call 416.635.2883 x 513

Women's Philanthropy Chair: Leslie Richmond
Women's Philanthropy Vice-Chair: Melissa Muskat
Book Talks Chairs: Leslie Flatt, Bonny Reichert & Faith Sherman


               

               Friday November 22 @ 8:15 pm

                Join us for Kabbalat Shabbat

                  with Eli Rubenstein & Aviva Rajsky

         accompanied by Tom Bellman and Jim Gelcer

                     as they are joined by WordSwap

 

Join us for HOLOCAUST EDUCATION WEEK & BOOK TALKS

07/11/19 10:35:54 AM

Nov7

 

 


Book Talks with Max Eisen

November 19, 2019 | 7:30 PM

Congregation Habonim of Toronto 
5 Glen Park Ave. Toronto, ON 

Register Here 

Please join us as we hear from renowned author, public speaker and Holocaust educator, Max Eisen. Max will share his amazing story and key moments from his book, By Chance Alone: A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz.

Light refreshments will be served
Kashruth observed
Couvert: $36 per person

Kindly RSVP by Friday November 15, 2019
Limited space available

Dr. Max Eisen, LL.D. (Hon.) – Czechoslovakia - Survivor of Auschwitz 

More than 70 years after liberation, Max Eisen details his amazing story in By Chance Alone. From back-breaking slave labour in Auschwitz, to the infamous death march, to the painful process of physical and psychological healing, Eisen takes his reader on an unforgettable journey.

Max Eisen's book By Chance Alone will be available for purchase. Published by Harper Collins.

For more information, please contact Brenda Cooper
bcooper@ujafed.org or call 416.635.2883 x 513

Women's Philanthropy Chair: Leslie Richmond
Women's Philanthropy Vice-Chair: Melissa Muskat
Book Talks Chairs: Leslie Flatt, Bonny Reichert & Faith Sherman


 

Our Children's High holiday service was a great success.  

Check out a video clip of Josh Engel, Mark Feldman & Shaina Silver-Baird  performing their 80's High Holiday medley.

Click HERE to view.

Upcoming Services and Events

01/11/19 03:40:52 PM

Nov1

Tonight

Join Eli Rubenstein & Aviva Rajsky

with Tom Bellman accompanying for

Kabbalat Shabbat

 at 8:15 pm

Kiddush Following Services

*Next Kabbalat Shabbat Nov. 22 & Dec 13


 

 


Book Talks with Max Eisen

November 19, 2019 | 7:30 PM

Congregation Habonim of Toronto 
5 Glen Park Ave. Toronto, ON 

Register Here 

Please join us as we hear from renowned author, public speaker and Holocaust educator, Max Eisen. Max will share his amazing story and key moments from his book, By Chance Alone: A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz.

Light refreshments will be served
Kashruth observed
Couvert: $36 per person

Kindly RSVP by Friday November 15, 2019
Limited space available

Dr. Max Eisen, LL.D. (Hon.) – Czechoslovakia - Survivor of Auschwitz 

More than 70 years after liberation, Max Eisen details his amazing story in By Chance Alone. From back-breaking slave labour in Auschwitz, to the infamous death march, to the painful process of physical and psychological healing, Eisen takes his reader on an unforgettable journey.

Max Eisen's book By Chance Alone will be available for purchase. Published by Harper Collins.

For more information, please contact Brenda Cooper
bcooper@ujafed.org or call 416.635.2883 x 513

Women's Philanthropy Chair: Leslie Richmond
Women's Philanthropy Vice-Chair: Melissa Muskat
Book Talks Chairs: Leslie Flatt, Bonny Reichert & Faith Sherman

Friday Nov 1st Kabbalat Shabbat

30/10/19 10:21:54 AM

Oct30

Join Eli Rubenstein & Aviva Rajsky

with Tom Bellman accompanying for

Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday November 1st, at 8:15 pm

Kiddush Following Services

 

 

Passing of Ben Hamilton

24/10/19 11:35:21 AM

Oct24

It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the recent passing of: 

 

Ben Hamilton

Father and father-in-law of Habonim members:

Susy and Brian Goldstein

Please see more information here:

https://www.benjaminsparkmemorialchapel.ca/ServiceDetails.aspx?sid=182147&fg=1

We wish the entire family comfort among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

If you wish to send a Habonim Tribute Card to the family to express your condolences, you can do so on our website at

http://www.congregationhabonim.org/payment.php
or by calling the office at 416-782-7125.

 

Reminder- Sukkot/Shmini Atzeret & Simcha Torah

18/10/19 02:15:40 PM

Oct18

 

The Jewish Heritage School at Congregation Habonim invites you to join them on Sunday, October 20th for their Pizza in the Hut Sukkot family celebration. There will be songs with Josh Skye Engel; activities including making edible sukkot and apple printing; and of course, pizza in the sukkah  

We are also very fortunate to have Rivka Campbell joining us as a special guest speaker. Rivka, a Jewish woman of Jamaican descent, seeks to build community among Jews of Colour (a pan-ethnic term for Jewish people whose family origins are from African, Asian, or Latin American countries) while opening dialogue about cultural and ethnic diversity. She has spoken at many synagogues as well as at Western University, Bialik, and the JCC, just to name a few. It is sure to be great for all ages!

 PLEASE REGISTER HERE

 


         

Sukkot/Shmini Atzeret/Yizkor Service

Monday October 21, 10:00 am

Congregation Habonim

5 Glen Park Avenue

  

 

 

Join us for Sukkot/Shmini Atzeret & Simcha Torah

13/10/19 09:15:50 AM

Oct13

 

The Jewish Heritage School at Congregation Habonim invites you to join them on Sunday, October 20th for their Pizza in the Hut Sukkot family celebration. There will be songs with Josh Skye Engel; activities including making edible sukkot and apple printing; and of course, pizza in the sukkah  

We are also very fortunate to have Rivka Campbell joining us as a special guest speaker. Rivka, a Jewish woman of Jamaican descent, seeks to build community among Jews of Colour (a pan-ethnic term for Jewish people whose family origins are from African, Asian, or Latin American countries) while opening dialogue about cultural and ethnic diversity. She has spoken at many synagogues as well as at Western University, Bialik, and the JCC, just to name a few. It is sure to be great for all ages!

 PLEASE REGISTER HERE

 


         

Sukkot/Shmini Atzeret/Yizkor Service

Monday October 21, 10:00 am

Congregation Habonim

5 Glen Park Avenue

  

 

 

Tickets for services

29/09/19 01:31:19 PM

Sep29

 

 

Shana Tova!

Reminder- Please be sure to  bring your tickets with you to every service. Wishing you and yours a Chag Sameach.

 

Congregation Habonim 

 

Habonim Bulletin now available with link corrected

20/09/19 05:11:20 PM

Sep20

 

 

High Holiday Habonim Bulletin 

is now available!

To view click here

 

 

 

Habonim Bulletin now available

20/09/19 04:49:52 PM

Sep20

 

 

High Holiday Habonim Bulletin 

is now available!

To view click here

 

 

 

Request for Assistance: High Holiday Honours

05/09/19 06:52:19 PM

Sep5

 

PLEASE PLAY A ROLE IN OUR HOLIDAY SERVICES!

High Holidays are just around the corner and we are now making arrangements for members to help with the services. The type of help we require includes English readings, lifting the Torah, opening the Ark, and in some cases reading Hebrew for an Aliyah. To help services run smoothly, please offer your help in one of these areas.

It is a mitzvah to have an honour at services!

 

If you are able to help out, please click  HERE  to answer these 5 brief questions.

Please reply by Friday September 13th.

Any questions may be directed to CharissaLevy18@gmail.com

Passing of Harvey Sterling

26/08/19 12:31:21 PM

Aug26

 

It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the recent passing of : 

 

Harvey Sterling

Father of Habonim member:

Bonnie Grundman

grandfather to Jamie, David and Michael

 

Please see more information here:

https://www.benjaminsparkmemorialchapel.ca/ServiceDetails.aspx?sid=182147&fg=1

We wish the entire family comfort among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

If you wish to send a Habonim Tribute Card to the family to express your condolences, you can do so on our website at

http://www.congregationhabonim.org/payment.php
or by calling the office at 416-782-7125.

 

Passing of Rhoda Vyner

21/08/19 09:08:41 AM

Aug21

 

It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the passing of : 

 

Rhoda Vyner

Mother and mother-in-law of Habonim members:

Brian and Bunny Vyner

 

Funeral -  Friday, August 23rd at 12:00 pm

                     Dawes Road Cemetery

 

Please see more information here:

https://www.hebrewbasicburial.ca/ServiceDetails.aspx?snum=127039&fg=0&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

 

We wish the entire family comfort among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

If you wish to send a Habonim Tribute Card to the family to express your condolences, you can do so on our website at

http://www.congregationhabonim.org/payment.php
or by calling the office at 416-782-7125.

 

Passing of Sylvia Levy

18/07/19 09:26:19 AM

Jul18

 

It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the passing of : 

 

Sylvia Levy

Mother of  Jeff Levy

 

Funeral -  Friday July 19 at 11:00 AM

Graveside - Pardes Shalom Cemetery  

 

Please see more information here:

www.benjaminsparkmemorialchapel.ca

 

 

We wish the entire family comfort among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

If you wish to send a Habonim Tribute Card to the family to express your condolences, you can do so on our website at

http://www.congregationhabonim.org/payment.php
or by calling the office at 416-782-7125.

 

Passing of Dr. Mladen Vranic

21/06/19 11:53:47 AM

Jun21

 

It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the passing of : 

 

Dr. Mladen Vranic

Father and father-in-law of Habonim members:

Iva Vranic and Michael Salsburg 

Husband of Linda Vranic

Father of Claire and Anne

 

Funeral -  Monday, June 24th at 11:30 am

Humphrey Funeral Home, 1403 Bayview Avenue

 

Please see more information here:

https://www.cdnmedhall.org/remembering-mladen-vranic-md-dsc

 

We wish the entire family comfort among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

If you wish to send a Habonim Tribute Card to the family to express your condolences, you can do so on our website at

http://www.congregationhabonim.org/payment.php
or by calling the office at 416-782-7125.

 

Reminder tonight @ 6:30 pm Kabbalat Shabbat with Guest Speaker

21/06/19 11:05:26 AM

Jun21

                

Join Eli Rubenstein and Aviva Rajsky

   with Tom Bellman accompanying

Our last Friday night service at our temporary location!

 

  Friday June 21, at 6:30 pm 

Kabbalat Shabbat

& Potluck dinner 

Featuring Special Guest, Celebrated Jewish Storyteller

Dan Yashinsky 

See: https://tellery.com/dan-yashinsky/

 

Leo Baeck Day School

  501 Arlington Ave.

Please register here

  

Kabbalat Shabbat this Friday @ 6:30 pm with Guest Speaker

18/06/19 06:42:47 PM

Jun18

                

Join Eli Rubenstein and Aviva Rajsky

   with Tom Bellman accompanying

Our last Friday night service at our temporary location!

 

  Friday June 21, at 6:30 pm 

Kabbalat Shabbat

& Potluck dinner 

Featuring Special Guest, Celebrated Jewish Storyteller

Dan Yashinsky 

See: https://tellery.com/dan-yashinsky/

 

Leo Baeck Day School

  501 Arlington Ave.

Please register here

  

Brightpath at Habonim

17/06/19 04:53:21 PM

Jun17

Kabbalat Shabbat Friday June 21 @ 6:30 pm

14/06/19 10:37:51 AM

Jun14

                

Join Eli Rubenstein and Aviva Rajsky

   with Tom Bellman accompanying

  Friday June 21, at 6:30 pm 

for

 Kabbalat Shabbat

& Potluck dinner 

 Leo Baeck Day School

  501 Arlington Ave.

Please register here

  

Passing of Joan Kishner- correction

13/06/19 11:12:20 AM

Jun13

 

It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the passing of : 

 

Joan Kishner

Wife of Habonim member:

Gerald Kishner

 

Funeral -  Today at 1 pm

Steeles Memorial Chapel

 

Please see more information here:

http://steelesmemorialchapel.com/condolence/joan-kishner/

 

We wish the entire family comfort among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

If you wish to send a Habonim Tribute Card to the family to express your condolences, you can do so on our website at

http://www.congregationhabonim.org/payment.php
or by calling the office at 416-782-7125.

 

Passing of Joan Kishner

13/06/19 10:34:51 AM

Jun13

 

It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the passing of : 

 

Joan Kishner

 

Husband of Habonim member:

Gerald Kishner

 

Funeral -  Today at 1 pm

Steeles Memorial Chapel

 

Please see more information here:

http://steelesmemorialchapel.com/condolence/joan-kishner/

 

We wish the entire family comfort among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

If you wish to send a Habonim Tribute Card to the family to express your condolences, you can do so on our website at

http://www.congregationhabonim.org/payment.php
or by calling the office at 416-782-7125.

 

Reminder - AGM Tonight @ 7:30 pm

11/06/19 03:20:06 PM

Jun11

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

TONIGHT @ 7:30 PM

LEO BAECK DAY SCHOOL

501 ARLINGTON AVENUE

Sat, May 30 2020 7 Sivan 5780