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A note from Rabbi Miriam before our upcoming Yom Kippur services

Getting Connected, Being Human and Keeping Your Cameras On If you are able to (and there are certainly legitimate reasons why someare not able to), please keep your video cameras on during the services.This is for two reasons: 1) At

Here’s what you need for our virtual High Holy Days youth programs

We are so excited to celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur with you this year! We’ve got all kinds of activities planned to make this year’s programs fun and meaningful together on Zoom. But we want you to be prepared!

High Holydays 5781: Creative Supplement of Poetry and Readings

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Accessibility Update for the High Holydays

With the holidays being different this year, the Accessibility Initiative has been working to make sure anyone who wants to participate is able to do so. With this in mind, we wanted to let you know a few important things:

Miriam’s Cup: The Days of Awe Will be Awful Unless…

My dear DJCers.  I’m going to be frank here. Leading services for Yamim Nora’im/the Days of Awe on Zoom, singing alone in my office, listening to Cantor Lisa sing alone in hers, and speaking to the little camera dot on my

The Torah of Honey: A Rosh Hashanah Podcast

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DJC High Holydays Food Drive 2020

Your support is needed! Every year at the time of the high holidays, the DJC launches a FOOD DRIVE to support the Bethany Church Food Bank in our Riverdale ‘neck of the woods’. Before services, we come to Eastminster bearing

Elul Programming – A Month of Connection, Reflection and Action

The month of Elul, leading up to the High Holydays, is a time for inner awakening, spiritual accounting and turning toward our deepest individual and collective calls to action for justice and compassion. Practices include sounding the shofar every morning

Events and News from the Climate Action Team

BetterHomesTO is a City of Toronto program that supports energy efficiency and deep retrofits in Toronto’s single family homes. Sign up at Eventbrite for their free 1:00 pm webinar seminars: Wednesday, August 26 – Solar PV and Battery StorageThursday, September

Miriam’s Cup: Anti-racism and Teshuva

I am part of a group of rabbis and Jewish leaders from across North America thinking together about Racial Justice.  As a group of white Ashkenazi leaders, it is a context for each of us to engage in the personal