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Parshat Yitro  •  פרשת יתרו

Shabbat Schedule

Friday Night

Candle Lighting

5:27 pm

Mincha followed by Kabbalat Shabbat

5:30 pm

Shabbat Day


9:00 am

Rabbi's Shiur

4:30 pm


5:30 pm

Shalosh Seudot & Halacha Discussion

After Mincha

Shabbat Ends

6:31 pm

Shul Announcements


Mazel Tov to Akiva Rotenberg

Mazal Tov to Akiva on the occasion of becoming Bar Mitzvah, and to his grandparents, Hart and Clare Rotenberg and Roz Hecht and all his aunt and uncle, and cousins around the world and to Daniel, Ayala, Meira and Sara his brother and sisters. Paul and Rhonda are sponsoring Kiddush this Shabbat in honour of Akiva’s Bar Mitzvah.

Community Announcements


Nefesh B’Nefesh Workshop - Aliyah & Life in Israel:
2 sessions - Healthcare and Real Estate

Join Nefesh B'Nefesh for this exciting 2-part workshop and hear experts breakdown the healthcare and real estate system, so you can know your rights, options, plan and choose your best options. 

Session 1:  Healthcare System in Israel with Dr. Tanya Cardash, Dir. at Maccabi Health Fund, will discuss the Israeli healthcare system, healthcare provider options,, national insurance, supplemental insurance, and more.

Session 2 :  Finding Your Home In Israel with Jane Olman, Partner at Rachlin-Olman Law, will be speaking about the process of purchasing or renting property: what to expect and how to protect your rights.

Additional Experts:

Ronen Goldman, Director of Marketing & Customer Relations at Goldfus Insurance, will be available to discuss private insurance options.

Miriam Naiman, Senior Aliyah Advisor at Nefesh B'Nefesh, will discuss the ins and outs of Aliyah planning and the support and guidance available from NBN as you prepare to make the move.

Please register in advance at: WWW.NBN.ORG.IL/TORONTO


Volunteer with Kosher Meals on Wheels

Shopping and cooking can be overwhelming for many older adults. Circle of Care’s Kosher Meals on Wheels program delivers nutritious, tasty meals right to your front door. Learn more here or contact us at 416-635-2860.  Our program is also in need of volunteers to deliver meals. To volunteer with us, contact or call 416-635-2860 x284.



Liberation75: The Global Gathering of Holocaust Survivors, Descendants, Educators and Friends, is a once-in-a-lifetime event which will be held in Toronto from May 31-June 2, 2020, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of liberation from the Holocaust.

Liberation75 will focus on remembering the victims, honouring the survivors, showcasing the future of Holocaust education, reflecting on antisemitism in the world, celebrating the role of the liberators, and committing to protecting freedom, diversity, human rights and inclusion. We anticipate thousands of attendees from around the world.

Liberation75 is partnering with over 85 global organizations to showcase best-in-class Holocaust and anti-genocide education, awareness and remembrance, including interactive exhibits, presentations, panel discussions, films, artistic representations, music and more. All programming will focus on keeping the Holocaust relevant for future generations.

Registration opens on September 10, 2019 and we need your help spreading the word across your communities. We kindly ask that you include the attached graphic in your High Holiday newsletters this year to help raise awareness about our event with your members.

If you have any questions or want to become even more involved with Liberation75, please contact or check out their website.

​The International Online Bible Contest for Adults – 2019

The International Bible Quiz in Hanukkah will take place on December 24, 2019, at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem, between 18:00-20:00 and will be broadcast live, in the presence of the Prime Minister and the Minister of Education. Registration is open to Jewish participants over the age of 22. The online quiz will take place on September 4th 2019. More information is available here.

Message from Jewish Free Loan Toronto

Jewish Free Loan Toronto wants all those in need to know they have a place
to turn when they need financial help. Please see this brochure, and view and
share the video below. Help JFLT help others to help themselves!


Mon, April 6 2020 12 Nisan 5780