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What's New: Week of August 1


Deadline reminder: Due to the civic holiday, Aug. 1 is the deadline for the issue of Aug. 15. Aug. 12 is the deadline for the issue of Aug. 23. Phone 416-391-1836, ext. 269; email



Orillia Country Shul holds services during the summer with visiting guest rabbis and speakers. Aug. 3, Lionel Sharp; Aug. 10, Rabbi Elyse Goldstein; Aug. 17, Rabbi Tina Grimberg; Aug. 24, Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg; Aug. 31, Rabbi Arthur Bielfeld. Services at 10:30 a.m., 151 Creighton St. South. 705-327-7069.



The Toronto Workmen’s Circle and the Town of Ajax present a heritage exhibit including Camp Yungvelt and the W.C. Colony, Workmen’s Circle Centre, 471 Lawrence Ave. W., 1-9 p.m. (Ajax exhibit only open from 3-7 p.m.) RSVP by Aug. 9, or 416-787-2081.



Shaarei Shomayim Congregation shows the movie Crossing Delancey, Aug. 13 at 1 p.m. Members free, guests $3. 416-789-3213.


Shaar Shalom Synagogue continues with its New to Two program: songs, games and crafts for children up to 2 years old. Wednesday mornings. (No program Aug. 7, program continues Aug. 14).To register, call 905-889-4975.



Shaar Shalom Synagogue holds a trunk and book sale, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., 2 Simonston Blvd., Thornhill.



Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto Congregation is looking for vendors for its youth fair, Aug. 25. If you have a service, product or program of interest to children or teens, contact Rich Winkler at 905-886-3810, ext. 135 or visit



Pride of Israel Synagogue is going to see Fiddler on the Roof, Aug. 20. Tickets, which include bus, orchestra theatre ticket and kosher box lunch are $110 for members, $130 for non-members. Call 416-226-0111.



Baycrest Freeman Family Day Centre is looking for a volunteer who can teach music and is able to incorporate music education into a program. To volunteer, visit or call 416-785-2500, ext. 2572.

Reena is looking for creative arts volunteers to work with the Reena Theatre Troupe helping to prepare for a major production. Volunteers with skills/interest in dance, music, acting, lighting, sound, scene design and production are needed. The commitment is Sundays 1-5 p.m. from September 2013 to May 2014 at 972 Clark Ave. W., Thornhill. Call Mille Chadwick, 905-889-2690, ext. 2112, or send an email to:

Volunteers needed to deliver kosher meals on wheels. Pick up from Baycrest or Pride of Israel Synagogue. Mileage reimbursed. Call Circle of Care, 416-373-4100.



List your spare room or basement apartment with the accommodation registry at Jewish Information Service of Greater Toronto. Help is available for renters as well. 416-635-5600 or email





Bereaved Jewish Families of Ontario offers self-help groups to bereaved parents. Beth Feffer, JF&CS, 416-638-7800, ext. 6244, or




Adath Israel Congregation. Wednesday afternoon socials. Bridge, mah-jong, Rummikub. Refreshments $2. Call Sheila, 416-665-3333, or Marcia, 416-932-1229.

Shaar Shalom. Play bridge Mondays, 1:30 p.m. Lessons, 12:30 p.m. 905-889-4975.

Beth Emeth. Experienced mah-jong and Rummikub players meet Mondays and Wednesdays. 416-633-3838.

Seniors Cultural Club meets Tuesdays, 10 a.m., Borochov Cultural Centre, 272 Codsell. 416-630-9444.

New Horizons is a Jewish Hungarian Seniors Club. Kosher food, card games. 416-256-1892.

Hadar Senior Citizens Social Club is looking for new members. The club meets Monday and Wednesday afternoons, Garnet A. Williams Community Centre, 501 Clark Ave., Thornhill. Call Phyllis 905-889-5722.

Charming Earl Bales Seniors Club in the Park. (60+). Valerie, 416-395-7881. Trip to Woodbine Casino, Aug. 21; Lunch and Laugh Aug. 15. Monday to Thursday, mah-jong, Rummikub and dominoes, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tuesdays, chair exercise for seniors, 10 a.m.; Thursdays, line dancing, 10 a.m.; social bridge; 12:30 p.m.

Active Seniors/Boomers Miles Nadal JCC, 416-924-6211, ext. 155. Aug. 15, Art appreciation, Israeli artists with Osnat Lippa, refreshments at 1:30 p.m., program starts at 2 p.m.

Bernard Betel Centre, 1003 Steeles Ave. W. 416-225-2112.Aug. 6, Robert Shechter presents a digital slide lecture on “Canadian and Greenlandic High Arctic,” 10 a.m.; Aug. 7, Corey Keeble discusses “The  RMS Titanic- the Unsinkable Ship,” 7 p.m.; Aug. 8, Sabina Malstman discusses “How to Get the Most Out of Your Visit to the Doctor,” 1:30 p.m.; Aug. 13, Rachel Levin discusses “The 10 Most Famous Paintings in the World,” 10 a.m.; Aug. 14, grief and bereavement support group, 11 a.m.; Aug. 15, Debra Flanagan discusses “Top 10 Ways to Improved Wellness for Older Adults,” 1:30 p.m.,



Sherman Campus, 4588 Bathurst St., 416-638-1881,

Now accepting registration for limited spaces in September for junior and senior kindergarten. Full-day program with kosher lunch and snacks. Call Kailah Rubin, ext. 4351.

Mah-jong tournament games for experienced players, Mondays at 1:30 p.m; Casual Yiddish conversation, Mondays 1:30 p.m.; Folkdance with Teme and Sandy, Wednesdays at 10 a.m.; Recorder with Judy, Wednesdays ; Duplicate bridge with Samy Toledano, Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.

 Spirituelle Divas – new chapters forming. Call to join for monthly get-togethers Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.

Car, bike and truck show, Aug. 18, 3-6 p.m. BBQ and music. Call ext. 4235.

The movie How to Train your Dragon will be shown Aug. 25.


750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211

Register now for fall programs, Aug. 14 for members; Aug. 21 for non-members. Ext. 0.

Adult daytime choir meets all summer, Tuesdays at 1 p.m. No experience or sight reading needed. Email:

 Fall swim lessons registration, Aug. 14 for members, Aug. 21 for non-members. Call ext. 530 or  email

Weight of Memory, visual art by David Brock, Mahla Shapiro, Jessica Thalmann, Yael Brotman and Shlomi Amiga is on display at the gallery from Aug. 3-28. A reception will be held Aug. 8, 7-9 p.m. Call ext. 250 or email

Michael Bernstein Chapel holds services Thursdays at 7:15 a.m.; Sundays at 8 a.m. Call Coleman Bernstein, 416-968-0200.


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