Special Notices


B’NEI MITZVAH PROGRAM 2017/2018 ~ A FEW SPACES LEFT

We pleased to let you know, we are running a second class in our 2017/2018 B’Nei Mitzvah Program, and we have a few spaces left.  If you’re interested, please contact us ASAP.  Registration deadline is August 1st. Calling all families


ARE YOU A MARKET RESEARCHER OR SURVEY DESIGNER?

The DJC is planning to launch a membership survey in the fall, and we need your expertise in order to get it right!  Contact us if you’re interested. 


EASTMINSTER ACCESSIBILITY FUNDRAISER ~ THE LADY IN THE VAN

The Lady in the Van tells the true story of Mary Shepherd, an elderly woman who lived for fifteen years in a rundown van on playwright Alan Bennett’s driveway.  The play offers a thoughtful and amusing take on the virtue


2017 / 2018 DJC CHILDREN’S JEWISH STUDIES PROGRAM

Registration is available for all returning students in our Children’s Jewish Studies Program from now until June 30th.  Please Note:  On July 1st, we open registration to new students.  All classes are capped, so register now to hold your spot.


Word of the Month: Naches

The Yiddish word naches (נחת \näKHəs\ NAKH-es) can be translated as pleasure, delight, or proud enjoyment. One might be heard saying, “What naches it gave us to see the whole gymnasium of the JCC filled with people of all types,


DJC SEEKING INSPIRING TEACHERS & INNOVATIVE TEEN PROGRAM LEADER

We are currently hiring teachers for our after school program as well as a leader for our new teen program.  If you would like to apply, please be sure that your application specifies which position(s) you are interested in. Teachers


$15 and Fairness

I’m involved in an initiative that I want you to know about — the $15 and Fairness Campaign.  This initiative is working to raise Ontario employment standards, affecting a range of concerns from fairer wages, to sick leave, to the


“OH! MY PAPA …” FATHER’S DAY IS HERE

Kavod donations in Dad’s name are a fine tribute to him for his contributions to your life.  Do his colourful, fatherly ways bring a smile to your face?  Then celebrate with a donation that honours him and supports DJC activities


CREATING EID GIFT BASKETS FOR NEWLY ARRIVED SYRIAN FAMILIES

Our DJC Multi-Faith Committee is currently working on preparing and delivering Eid gift baskets for some newly-arrived Syrian families [including the family we are sponsoring] who are celebrating their first Ramadan and Eid in Toronto.  This is the second year


ACCESSIBILITY INITIATIVE SURVEY

Have you ever tried to attend a DJC event and found that it was not accessible to you because of a physical, mental, or psychological barrier?  If accessibility issues are relevant to you, or someone else you know in the