Special Notices


2017 / 2018 DJC CHILDREN’S JEWISH STUDIES PROGRAM

We still have some spots open in SK, Kita 3 & Kita 6. For more information about our program, click here: Children’s Jewish Studies Program  We are in the midst of planning an exciting year for 2017/2018, filled with art, music,


HELLO, COMMUNITY!

As we look forward to gathering in September for the High Holy Days, it’s worth taking a moment to celebrate how much our community has accomplished this year.  Here are just a few highlights: The DJC gained the ability to


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


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


STAFF CHANGE

As of July, we’re welcoming a new member to the DJC team — Ariella Flatt, Communications & Social Media Coordinator.  Ariella will be helping us extend the reach and visibility of all the great things happening in our community by growing


“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