Special Notices


SPACE AVAILABLE IN DJC B’NEI MITZVAH PROGRAM!

Do you have a child currently in Grade 6? Are you interested in a Bar or Bat Mitzvah experience rooted in group learning, hands-on experiences, and family participation? We’re hoping to run a second class in our popular group B’nei Mitzvah Program


CALLING ALL BOOK LOVERS!

Join the DJC Reading Circle for lively and stimulating discussions in an intimate home setting.  On May 23, we offer our final book of the season: A Horse Walks into A Bar, by David Grossman (winner of the Man Booker International


BETHANY FOOD BANK ~ CONTRIBUTIONS OVER THE YEAR

The DJC is continuing its relationship with the Bethany Church Food Bank and bringing non-perishable items to the following services and events would be greatly appreciated by the 70 families who depend on the food bank every week. Check out


HIGH HOLYDAY FOOD DRIVE

The DJC is continuing its relationship with the Bethany Church Food Bank.  Your contributions will be greatly appreciated by the many local families who depend on the food bank every week. Non-perishable items are constantly needed: Canned fruits and vegetables,


LEAVES OF REMEMBRANCE

Most of our community has seen the Yahrzeit wall hangings that are up during the High Holy Days and our special Yizkor service to remember the departed.  It is a beautiful way to honour loved ones who are no longer


2017 / 2018 DJC CHILDREN’S JEWISH STUDIES PROGRAM

Classes begin September 14! We  have some spots in SK, Kita 3 & Kita 6. For more information about our program, click here: Children’s Jewish Studies Program. We look forward to an exciting year for 2017/2018, filled with art, music, and Jewish


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. 


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