The real test of our religious commitment isn’t in the meticulous performance of rituals, but the way we treat God’s creatures on Earth.
Wychwood Barns in Toronto was transformed into Jerusalem’s famous Machane Yehudah market on Sept. 10.
Among the beneficiaries of campaign funds are Jewish Family & Child Service, JIAS (Jewish Immigrant Aid Services), Zareinu Educational Centre, Chai Tikvah and JVS Toronto.
What is most astonishing about this anti-Semitism is how few and how powerless Canadian Jews were at this time.
By making music a key part of their services, The Song Shul and Shir Libeynu are examples of itinerant synagogues that have attracted hundreds of worshippers to Shabbat and High Holiday davening.
I have a theory: Unlike other show runners and creators, the creator of Weeds and Orange is the New Black is more than just “culturally Jewish.” Her family spends High Holidays at synagogue and have Shabbat dinners.